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United Nations Events - UPF Events and Reports

International Day of Peace Observed in Austria

September 16, 2016

Vienna, Austria—An International Day of Peace celebration at the United Nations’ Vienna office examined the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

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Austria: Examining the Sustainable Development Goals

September 6, 2016

Vienna, Austria—In honor of International Day of Peace, an innovative event will be held at the United Nations’ offices in Vienna on September 16, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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UPF Joins Interfaith Program at UN Church Center

July 11, 2016

New York, United States—A diverse group of leaders from spiritual and peace organizations shared speeches, traditions and music during the "Interfaith Celebration for World Peace and Harmony."

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UPF Joins Academic Conference on the UN System

June 18, 2016

New York, United States—The Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) held its annual meeting with the theme “Meeting the Challenges of Development and Dignity.”

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Global Day of Parents 2016 Observed at the United Nations

June 1, 2016

New York City, United States—The importance of both fathers and mothers was the focus of an event the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See organized at the United Nations to commemorate Global Day of Parents.

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UPF Attends UN Conferences on Family, Spirituality

April 28, 2016

New York, United States—UPF participated in two conferences hosted by the UN NGO Committee on the Family and the Committee on Spirituality, Values and Global Concerns.

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Strong Families Strengthen Women, UPF Program Stresses

March 24, 2016

New York, United States—As a side-event to a major U.N. event, UPF co-sponsored a program that tied together women’s empowerment and the strength of the family.

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UN Event Discusses the Role of the Family, Fathers and Family-Oriented Social Policy

February 11, 2016

New York, United States—During the 54th Session of the UN Commission on Social Development at the UN headquarters in February, UPF helped organize a side event on the role of the family in strengthening social development.  

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UN Event on Strengthening Family as Part of the Sustainable Development Process

February 10, 2016

New York, United States—UPF helped organize a side event, calling for a family-focused approach to achieving sustainable development, during the 54th Session of the UN Commission on Social Development in February.  

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Austria

February 5, 2016

Vienna, Austria—UPF marked World Interfaith Harmony Week with a conference that asked how religions can help to bring peace to the Middle East.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed at the UN in New York

February 3, 2016

New York, United States—World Interfaith Harmony Week 2016 was celebrated at the UN on February 3 with the theme, “Interfaith Harmony: Implementing the Transformative Agenda of the Sustainable Development Goals.” 

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Peace, Harmony Felt at Grenada/Nigeria Tea Ceremony

December 2, 2015

New York, United States—Ambassadors to the United Nations from Grenada and Nigeria co-hosted a Japanese Tea Ceremony in cooperation with UPF International.

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Mission of Maldives to the UN Hosts Tea Ceremony

November 25, 2015

New York, USA—The Maldives Ambassador to the UN co-hosted a Japanese Tea Ceremony with UPF International.

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UPF Statement on the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties

November 17, 2015

In December 2015, the COP21, will aim to achieve a legally binding and universal agreement on climate. The following is the UPF International Statement regarding the COP21, and UPF's vision on stewardship of the environment...

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UPF Commemorates 21st Anniversary of International Year of the Family

November 4, 2015

New York, New York—UPF commemorated the 21st anniversary of the UN’s International Year of the Family by co-sponsoring a forum on “Raising Children of Peace" on November 4, 2015.

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Highlights of International Day of Peace 2015

November 4, 2015

A powerpoint report of Universal Peace Federation activities during the International Day of Peace 2015.

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Opening Session - 10th Global Forum on Human Settlements

October 30, 2015

United Nations, New York - UPF helped organize and support the 10th Global Forum on Human Settlements held in the United Nations on October 30.

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Spirituality Committee Honors “Spirit of the UN”

October 23, 2015

New York, USA—The Ninth Annual “Spirit of the United Nations” Awarding Ceremony took place at the Church Center for the United Nations.

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Faith Leaders Issue Call to End Poverty by 2030

September 24, 2015

New York, USA—Over 100 faith leaders and representatives of faith-based NGOs, multilateral agencies, and governments gathered at the UN to discuss ways in which they can work together to achieve the SDGs. 

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International Day of Peace at the United Nations

September 21, 2015

New York, United States—The International Day of Peace 2015 was celebrated at the United Nations by a coalition of UN NGO committees and NGOs.

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