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United Nations Events - UPF Events and Reports

Ambassadors for Peace Participate in UN's 70th Anniversary Concert

June 30, 2015

New York, United States—Ambassadors for Peace participated in a concert at the UN in New York in celebration of the UN’s 70th Anniversary, on June 30.

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Forum at UN Discusses Causes and Prevention of Youth Violence

May 28, 2015

New York, USA—UPF co-sponsored a forum on “Our Cities in Crisis: A Time for Reflection on Crime, Poverty and the Family” at the UN headquarters on May 28 to commemorate the 2015 International Day of Families.

 

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B. Ki-moon: Africa Day 2015 Message

May 27, 2015

If we empower women, we help build better, more equal and more prosperous societies.  I commend the commitment of the African Union to gender equality and the empowerment of women as part of its Agenda 2063, and I welcome the declaration of 2015 as the year of women’s empowerment in Africa.

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T. Hamad: Africa Day 2015 Message

May 27, 2015

UPF secretary general Dr. Taj Hamad’s remarks at the Africa Day celebration at the Manhattan Center in New York on May 27, 2015. 

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Africa Day 2015 Celebrated in New York

May 27, 2015

New York, USA—The African Union in partnership with UPF and the United Nations African Ambassadors Spouses Group organized a celebration of Africa Day in New York on May 27.   

 

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Seminar at the UN for UPF Ambassadors for Peace from Korea

May 13, 2015

New York, United States—Forty Ambassadors for Peace from UPF-Korea took part in a seminar at the UN on May 13, 2015 in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations. 

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Vienna Forum Addresses Korean Peninsula Tensions

May 11, 2015

Vienna, Austria - A forum at the UN headquarters in Vienna addressed the issue “The UN at 70: Toward a Resolution of Tensions on the Korean Peninsula.”

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Organization of Islamic Cooperation Hosts Tea Ceremony

April 28, 2015

New York, USA—The Ambassador of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation to the UN co-hosted a Japanese Tea Ceremony with UPF International 

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Poland’s UN Permanent Mission Hosts Tea Ceremony

April 16, 2015

New York, United States—A Japanese tea ceremony was hosted by Poland’s permanent representative to the United Nations, H.E. Mr. Boguslaw Winid, in cooperation with UPF International.

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Forum at the UN Promotes Interreligious Dialogue and Sustainable Development

March 27, 2015

New York, United States - Both UPF and the UN Alliance of Civilizations believe that interfaith dialogue can help nations live in peace, stated H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, the UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations, at a consultation at the UN headquarters.

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UPF Signs Working Agreement with UN Alliance of Civilizations

February 18, 2015

New York, United States — UPF has signed a working agreement with the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, a group founded 10 years ago to promote dialogue between the Western and Islamic worlds.

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UPF Statement on the Family Given during the UN Commission on Social Development

February 13, 2015

New York, United States - During the 53rd Session of the Commission on Social Development, Dr. Tageldin Hamad, Secretary General of UPF, read a statement encouraging the Commission to consider the stable family as fundamental for addressing social problems.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed at the UN Headquarters in Austria

February 6, 2015

Austria HarmonyWeek 2015 02 19Vienna, Austria - Approximately 200 people observed World Interfaith Harmony Week by attending a conference at the Vienna headquarters of the United Nations.

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African Women Raise Funds to Stop Ebola

December 17, 2014

US Ebola 2014 12 17New York, United States - To fight the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in Africa, compassionate and energetic African women organized a fund-raiser on Dec. 17, 2014.

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Forum at the UN in New York on the Role of Family-Oriented Policies in the Post-2014 Development Agenda

December 2, 2014

New York, USA - UPF co-sponsored a forum on Dec. 2, 2014, about recognizing the critical role of the family unit in achieving the sustainable development goals that are being formulated at the UN.

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Seminar at the UN on Peace, Security and Human Development

November 20, 2014

UNKoreanAfP-2014-11-20New York, USA - UPF organized a seminar for 30 Korean Ambassadors for Peace visiting the UN on Nov. 20, 2014.

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UN NGO Committee on Spirituality, Values and Global Concerns-NY Promotes Human Dignity

November 20, 2014

The NGO Committee on Spirituality, Values and Global Concerns at the UN in New York organized activities promoting human dignity in 2014 contribution to the discussion of post-2015 sustainable development goals.

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Forum at the UN on Globalization and Sustainable Development

October 31, 2014

New York, USA - A forum on “Globalization and Sustainable Development: The Role of Government, NGOs and Private Sector” took place Oct. 31, 2014 at the United Nations in New York.

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Conference in Geneva on De-escalation in the Korean Peninsula and East Asia

October 31, 2014

Geneva, Switzerland - UPF organized a conference on "The Role of Dialogue and Understanding Towards a De-Escalation on the Korean Peninsula and in East Asia" at the Palais des Nations (UN headquarters) in Geneva on Oct. 31, 2014.

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Side Events at the Human Rights Council on the Protection of the Family

September 16, 2014

Geneva, Switzerland - Three side events were held during Sessions 27 of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Sept. 12-16, 2014, in support of the Resolution on the Protection of the Family.

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