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Regional Conferences

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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Regional Peace Conference in Kuala Lumpur

June 20, 2011

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Building on the United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week program organized by UPF-Malaysia in February of this year, a special dinner reception was held at the prestigious Bankers’ Club in the Amoda Building in downtown Kuala Lumpur on June 20.

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Conference in Istanbul Assesses the Arab Spring

May 8, 2011

Istanbul, Turkey - A Regional Leadership Conference for current and future Ambassadors for Peace in the Middle East was held at the Atakoy Sheraton Hotel in Istanbul May 6-8, 2011.

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Norway Hosts European Leadership Conference

May 1, 2011

Oslo, Norway - A European Leadership Conference sponsored by the Universal Peace Federation and Women’s Federation for World Peace was held in Oslo, Norway, on April 30 and May 1. Distinguished delegates from many European countries were in attendance.

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Response to European Leadership Conference

May 1, 2011

Oslo, Norway - Excerpts of presentations at the European Leadership Conference in Norway in May 2011 and responses by the distinguished audience to the speech by UPF Founder Rev. Sun Myung Moon.

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Integration and a Culture of Peace Discussed at UPF-Eurasia Conference

April 10, 2011

Moscow, Russia - The annual conference of UPF-Eurasia on “Pressing Issues of Integration and Building the Culture of Peace in Eurasian Nations” took place in Moscow on April 9, 2011. One hundred and twenty delegates from seven nations acknowledged the importance of peacemaking efforts in the region.

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Conference in Italy about Ending World Hunger

January 29, 2011

Pesaro, Italy - UPF-San Marino held a conference in Pesaro on January 29 to support the World Food Program's campaign to end world hunger by 2015, the first of the eight Millennium Development Goals.

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Leadership Conference Held in DR Congo

December 19, 2010

Kinshasa, DR Congo - The Universal Peace Federation's third Sub-Regional International Conference for Leadership was held in Kinshasa Democratic Republic of Congo December 16-19 in the Palais du Peuple, seat of the Congolese Parliament.

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Year-End Conference in Moscow Marks UN Human Solidarity Day

December 18, 2010

Moscow, Russia - UPF-Russia held an international conference on Dec. 18, 2010, the eve of UN International Human Solidarity Day, to explore the role of NGOs in promoting peace.

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European Conference Considers Issues of Ireland and Middle East

December 13, 2010

Bergen aan Zee, Netherlands - "States operate not under ethical considerations, but by what they feel benefits their own situation," asserted a former Dutch prime minister at a European Leadership Conference in the Netherlands Dec. 10-12, 2010.

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Regional Issues Addressed at Conference in Cameroon

October 1, 2010

Yaounde, Cameroon - The Congress Hall filled with 354 dignitaries for a regional International Leadership Conference on October 1 focusing on strategies to improve education and the environment in the nations of central Africa.

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Europeans Take Fact-Finding Trip to Japan

August 5, 2010

Tokyo, Japan - "Japan's Role in Securing Peace, Stability, and Human Rights in North-East Asia" was the theme of a European Leadership Conference and Fact-Finding Tour to Japan August 1-5.

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Congo Hosts Central Africa UPF Summit

June 13, 2010

Brazzaville, Congo - An international summit of UPF's Central African sub-region was held in Brazzaville from June 11 to 13. This Summit was supported by the Presidency of the Republic and by the National Peace Council. It had a substantial impact on the nation.

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European Conference Addresses Prospects for Middle East Peace

April 11, 2010

Bergen aan Zee, Netherlands - During a European Leadership Conference in Glory House, North Holland, April 9 to 11, four UPF-Netherlands Ambassadors for Peace considered the prospects for peace in the Middle East and Afghanistan.

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UPF-Eurasia Conference on East-West Dialogue Held in Moscow

April 10, 2010

Moscow, Russia - On April 10, an international conference was held at the Peace Embassy in Moscow on the theme of “East-West Dialogue: 20 Years after the Fall of the Iron Curtain.”

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World Peace Blessing Celebrated in San Marino

January 23, 2010

A European Leadership Conference on "The Significance of Marriage and Family for Peace in the 21st Century" culminated in a World Peace Blessing held in San Marino’s national theatre Jan. 23, 2010.

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European Leadership Conference, December 2009

December 13, 2009

Bergen aan Zee, Netherlands - Glory House and our Dutch UPF staff were very welcoming to the 50 Ambassadors for Peace and staff from the UK, Germany, Switzerland, Malta, Norway, Denmark, Bosnia, Greece, and the Netherlands who attended the December European Leadership Conference.

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Stories of Peacebuilding Told at European Conference

December 13, 2009

Bergen aan Zee, Netherlands - The story of a man from Malta who died in the Netherlands while negotiating in the aftermath of a terrorist attack was one highlight of the last European Leadership Conference of 2009. It took place at UPF-Netherlands’ Glory House conference center. 

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