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Regional Conferences

Nepal's Political Leaders Stress Need for Consensus

September 2, 2012

Kathmandu, Nepal — "Building peace is not a spectator sport," the Vice-President of Nepal explained at the opening of a two-day International Leadership Conference in Kathmandu Sept. 1, 2012.

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Conference on the Family at the UN Headquarters in Geneva

July 6, 2012

Geneva, Switzerland - A European Leadership Conference took place at the UN headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland on "The Contribution of the Family to Peace, Human Development and Prosperity" July 5-6, 2012.

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Conference in Panama on Regional Cooperation in Latin America and the Caribbean

June 24, 2012

Panama City, Panama - “Regional Cooperation in Latin America and the Caribbean for Peace and Development,” was the title of a June 22-24 UPF conference in Panama City with representatives from Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, St. Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, and Venezuela.

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Consultation in Sydney on Peace and Security in the Pacific

June 17, 2012

Sydney, Australia - An International Leadership Conference on “Consultation for Peace and Security in the Pacific” was held in Sydney June 15 to 17, 2012, to discuss critical issues facing nations in the Oceania region.

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London Conference on Protecting the Unempowered and Dispossessed

June 16, 2012

London, UK - A European Leadership Conference in London June 15-17 considered "Human Rights and the Protection of the Un-Empowered and the Dispossessed." Distinguished delegates from many European countries were in attendance.

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Toronto Conference Draws on Global Wisdom for Strengthening Families

June 10, 2012

Toronto, Canada - UPF-Canada held a joint conference with the Women's Federation for World Peace in Toronto on June 9 on Promoting Strong Family Values as a Foundation for a Peaceful Nation in support of the UN International Day of Families.

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Baltic Dialogue Forum Held in Estonia

June 2, 2012

Tallinn, Estonia - UPF-Estonia convened a leadership conference on the theme of "Peace Building in Multicultural Societies - The Baltic Dialogue Initiative" in Tallinn on June 2.

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Tbilisi Forum on Peacebuilding in Multicultural Societies

May 31, 2012

Tbilisi, Georgia - A Leadership Conference on “Peacebuilding in Multicultural Societies: The South Caucasus Peace Initiative,” May 31, 2012, drew participants from Georgia, Azerbaijan, Russia, France, Japan and USA.

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Conference Explores Principles for Peace and Security in Kosovo

May 29, 2012

Pristina, Kosovo - A conference in the government offices of Pristina May 28 and 29, 2012, explored how Kosovans and the international community can best support peaceful and effective state-building.

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Baku Conference Promotes Peace in the South Caucasus

May 29, 2012

Baku, Azerbaijan - An international conference on “Peace Initiative in the South Caucasus: New Approaches to Peacebuilding” took place in Azerbaijan on May 29, 2012 with experts from Azerbaijan, France, Japan, USA and Russia.

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Conference at UNESCO Office in Paris Focuses on Peace and Human Development

April 13, 2012

Paris, France - A European Leadership Conference took place at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris April 12-13, 2012, with the theme "A New Vision for Peace and Human Development."

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Conference in Moscow on Peace and Security in Multicultural Societies

April 7, 2012

Moscow, Russia - The annual conference initiated by UPF-Eurasia on “Peace and Security in Multicultural Societies at a time of Global Crisis” took place in Moscow April 6-7, 2012.

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Latin American Leaders Convene in Sao Paulo

February 16, 2012

Sao Paulo, Brazil - Leaders from Brazil and Latin America convened at the UPF Headquarters in Sao Paulo from February 12 to 16. The program opened with a presentation by Rev. Dong Mo Shin, Regional Chair of UPF-Latin America. Various topics were discussed, including marriage and family programs, education, and community building. In attendance were UPF leaders from Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, and Uruguay, in addition to leaders from throughout Brazil.

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Human Solidarity Day Observed in Moscow

December 18, 2011

Moscow, Russia - A  UPF-Eurasia conference on “Solidarity as a Fundamental Value of Humankind in the 21st Century” was related to International Human Solidarity Day, Dec. 17, 2011

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London Human Rights Forum: How Far Have We Progressed?

December 10, 2011

London, UK - UPF-Europe organized an International Leadership Conference in London December 8-10 on the theme 'Commemorating Human Rights Day 2011: How Far Have We Progressed?'

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Asia Peace Conference Inaugurated

November 27, 2011

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Representatives from 16 nations attended the inaugural Asia Peace Conference in Kuala Lumpur, November 26-27.

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Malta Conference: Europe, Africa and the Culture of Peace

November 6, 2011

Valletta, Malta - "A New Vision for Cooperation Between Europe and Africa and The Culture of Peace" was the theme of a conference of in the Presidential Palace of Malta on November 5. Political, diplomatic, economic, and religious experts from both continents assessed the Arab Spring revolutions, economic relations, gender equality, development, and aid effectiveness.

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Geneva Conference on Multiculturalism and Peace

September 23, 2011

Geneva, Switzerland - As a continuation of the series of conferences held at the United Nations in Geneva and New York, as well as in London, Bergamo, and Fribourg, Switzerland on interreligious/intercultural peacebuilding since 2008, a full-day symposium was held to commemorate the International Day of Peace in Geneva on September 23.

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Leadership Conference for Malaysian MPs

July 17, 2011

Washington, DC and New York, USA - Thirteen Malaysian Parliamentarians attended a special International Leadership Conference for Parliamentarians on the theme of “Leadership, Good Governance, and Interfaith Cooperation” July 11-17.

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Youth Offer Perspectives on Peace at a Conference in Vienna

July 3, 2011

Vienna, Austria - In commemoration of the UN International Year of Youth, youth spoke on the theme “Communicating Change: Youth Perspectives on Peace” at conference that opened on July 1, 2011, at the UN headquarters in Vienna.

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