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Dialogue & Alliance

Every one of us can make a contribution. Something. Just imagine the power of what we can do.
Wangari Maathai
UPF-Japan Forums: The History of European Integration and Its Relevance to Japan and East Asia

Tokyo, Japan - UPF-Japan organized a series of programs April 3-5, 2014 on the theme, "Peacemaking Processes in Europe: Proposals for East Asia" featuring Dr. Walter Schwimmer, former Secretary General of the Council of Europe.

UPF Chair Promotes Peace Education Initiative in Nigeria

Abuja, Nigeria - Chairman of UPF International Dr. Charles S. Yang was in Nigeria from March 31 to April 2, 2014 as part of recent visits to Africa to meet with heads of state and government and other high officials and, on behalf of UPF Co-Founder Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon, to share about the vision and work of the Universal Peace Federation in Africa and around the world. 

UPF Organizes Side Events to the UN Commission on the Status of Women

New York, USA - During the 58th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women at the UN headquarters in New York in March 2014, the Universal Peace Federation joined with diplomats and other NGOs in organizing two side events at the UN, one launching a campaign opposing human trafficking and the other urging the UN to consider women and the family as crucial drivers of social development.

International Autism Awareness Day Observed in Moldova

Chisinau, Moldova - UPF-Moldova joined several organizations in observing World Autism Awareness Day, April 2, through a variety of events in Chisinau raising awareness of the challenges presented by the growing numbers of children worldwide diagnosed with the disorder.

Ambassadors for Peace Leadership Conference Held in Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya - With a desire to learn more about UPF's principles for peace, education and human development, 25 Ambassadors for Peace traveled to Kenya to join UPF leaders from Benin, Uganda, Somalia, Eritria and Kenya for a Special Leadership Conference held at the 680 Hotel in Nairobi March 27 – 29, 2014. It was a follow-up to the UPF International Leadership Conference that took place in Korea a few weeks earlier.

Concert in London Raises Funds for North Korean Children's Hospital

London, UK - A charitable concert at 43 Lancaster Gate, London, on April 12 raised funds for humanitarian projects to benefit North Korean children. UPF-UK, Youth UPF-UK and the International Relief and Friendship Foundation-UK partnered with the Red Cross of North Korea to set up and supply a children's hospital in Nam Po near the country's capital of Pyongyang, where currently there is none.

International Women's Day 2014 Observed in Washington DC

Washington DC, USA - The UN International Women’s Day was commemorated at the distinguished and historic location, the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, DC on March 27, 2014. The program was co-sponsored by the Universal Peace Federation and the Women’s Global Initiative. Speakers included the First Lady of Namibia, Madam Penehupifo Pohamba, and Congresswoman Karen Bass from California.

Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Observed in Nigeria

Abuja, Nigeria - UPF-Nigeria observed the 2014 UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination through a commemorative seminar held at the Peace Embassy in Abuja on March 21, 2014. Participants at the closing session issued a communiqué calling on world leaders to initiate policies to end all forms of human discrimination based on the realization that all human beings are members of a global family under the parenthood of a common Creator.

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Europe-Eurasia relations

Upcoming Events

Uruguay, Leadership Conference, April 21-23
Israel, Middle East Peace Initiative, May 12-16

International Observances

International Day of Families, May 15
Global Day of Parents, June 1

Religious Youth Service Project

Zugdidi, Georgia, July 13-20

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UPF Introduction 2014

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