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Interfaith

Faith-Based Webinar Takes Up Topic of Justice

July 28, 2020

UPF International, New York— On July 28, 2020, the Coalition of Faith-Based Organizations held a web conference titled “In Search of Social Justice: Criminal Justice Reform and the Restoration of Solidarity and Trust in our Communities.”

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UPF-Middle East Holds "Peace Talk" Forum

July 16, 2020

Istanbul, Turkey—Ambassadors for Peace and other peacemakers took part in a Peace Values Forum organized by UPF of the Middle East.

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Jewish Leader Speaks of His Path as a Peacemaker

July 2, 2020

St. Petersburg, Russia—The spiritual leader, who is also a sports coach and mentor, recalled his interethnic and interreligious activities.

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Russian Mufti Presents Islam as Peacekeeper

June 4, 2020

St. Petersburg, Russia—The mufti said Islam helps those in need and protects those who are treated unfairly.

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Israelis Unite to Promote Mutual Respect through Interfaith Dialogue

May 27, 2020

Jerusalem, Israel—UPF and the Jerusalem Interfaith Forum held an interfaith study to celebrate the holidays of three major religions.

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Russian Orthodox Cleric Promotes Pedagogy of Peace

May 20, 2020

St. Petersburg, Russia—A prominent Russian Orthodox cleric was the first guest in a series of online meetings on interreligious cooperation.

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Israel’s Faith Leaders Pray during Pandemic

May 14, 2020

Haifa, Israel—Leaders representing four main religions met to pray for the healing of the world from coronavirus.

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Coalition of Faith-Based Organizations Holds First Webinar

May 11, 2020

UPF International, New York— The first program for the Coalition of Faith-Based Organizations’ Spirituality and Justice Initiative webinar series had over 120 participants from 24 countries.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Indonesia

March 7, 2020

Jakarta, Indonesia—The 10th anniversary of World Interfaith Harmony Week was commemorated in Indonesia with a program featuring speakers from different faiths.

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French Participants Reflect On World Summit 2020

February 29, 2020

Paris, France—World Summit 2020 was the topic of discussion of about 60 summit participants and Ambassadors for Peace at a meeting held by UPF.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Oslo

February 20, 2020

Oslo, Norway—UPF commemorated UN World Interfaith Harmony Week with a program titled “World Peace through Interfaith Harmony – Cooperation on Common Values.”

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WCLC Assembly: Clergy at Assembly Seek ‘God’s Will for the Earth’

February 5, 2020

Seoul, Korea—Several hundred clergy attended the World Clergy Leadership Conference Assembly, held during World Summit 2020.

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IAPD Assembly: Religious Leaders Call for Greater Interfaith Cooperation

February 5, 2020

Seoul, Korea—The Global Assembly of IAPD had as its theme “Toward a World of Lasting Peace: The Role of Religion, Interreligious Dialogue and Faith-Based Organizations.”

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Vienna

January 31, 2020

Vienna, Austria—A conference was held at the United Nations offices with the theme “Faith-Based Organizations and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.”

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Faith-Based Organizations Discuss Crime Prevention, Criminal Justice, and Prepare for UN crime Congress in Kyoto, Japan

November 13, 2019

San Francisco, United States—The need for partnerships between faith-based organizations and UN agencies was discussed over two days.

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Summit Explores Peace and Development in Southeast Europe

October 27, 2019

Tirana, Albania—Participants from over 50 nations attended the Southeast Europe Peace Summit organized by UPF.

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Coalition of Faith-Based Organizations Focuses on Addressing Criminal Justice with Spirituality

October 22, 2019

New York, United States—UPF cosponsored a program to explore how faith-based organizations can assist in preventing crime and reforming criminal justice.

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Interfaith Gathering Discusses Women in the Modern World

October 13, 2019

Petrozavodsk, Russia—"The Role of Women in the Modern World" was the topic of a meeting held by UPF and a Muslim women’s organization.

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International Day of Peace Observed in Munich

September 21, 2019

Munich, Germany—"Active for a Climate of Peace" was the title of the UPF commemoration of the 2019 International Day of Peace.

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International Day of Peace Observed in Norway

September 19, 2019

Oslo, Norway—In a program titled “Perspectives on Peace,” faith leaders offered their views on the way to attain peace.

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