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The Universal Peace Federation (UPF) is a global network of individuals and organizations dedicated to building a world of peace centered on universal spiritual and moral values.



Together we want to help the world see and believe in a better future.
Ban Ki-moon
Fiji

The UPF Fiji chapter is represented by Ambassadors for Peace, who number about 700 nationwide as a result of various seminars and rallies for peace conducted over the last five years in cooperation with international and regional UPF representatives.

The Fiji chapter has been promoting peace in Fiji through peace rallies, peace seminars, and character education programmes in cooperation with the Ministry for Youth, Sports, and Productivity. Service For Peace projects serve various communities and help to create a culture of peace based on a universally shared value of “Living for the sake of others.”

Some significant Service For Peace projects held so far are as follows:

Cleaning and painting stair railings with the theme, “Provide a clean and healthy environemnt for the sick” at the Colonial War Memorial Hospital; cleaning and socializing with children at the Hilton Special School Hostel and St. Christopher’s Home; cleaning and socializing with senior citizens at Father’s Law Home and the Home of Compassion to communicate the vision of “One Family under God."

Washington DC Forum: Peace, Stability, and Economic Development in Micronesia
By Dr. William Selig, Deputy Director, UPF Office of Peace and Security Affairs, Washington, DC, USA  
Wednesday, 18 September 2013

Washington DC, USA - UPF's Office of Peace and Security Affairs in Washington, DC, organized a forum on "Peace, Stability, and Economic Development in Micronesia" on September 18. Issues addressed included the impact of climate change, economic development in the region, and the role of the external powers in working with the region on these critical challenges.

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Fiji Peace Council Discusses Marriage and Family
By Kenji Watanabe, UPF-Fiji  
Saturday, 13 June 2009

Suva, Fiji - Religious leaders of the Fiji Islands, which is a multi-racial and multi-religious society, gathered at the Nasinu Town Council Chamber on June 13 to discuss the values of “marriage and family.” Perspectives were shared on this theme as representatives from each religious organization met to empower themselves as instruments for peace.

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Interreligious Peace Council Inaugurated in Fiji
By UPF - Fiji  
Saturday, 21 March 2009

Suva, Fiji - The inaugural meeting of the Interreligious Peace Council of Fiji was held in the peaceful chamber of the Nasinu Town Council. Heads and representatives of various religious and faith-based organizations assembled to find a way to contribute to peacebuilding in Fiji, which has experienced four coups since her independence in 1970.

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Day of Peace in Fiji
By UPF - Fiji  
Sunday, 21 September 2008

Suva, Fiji - Children at a school for the deaf enjoyed crafts projects on the International Day of Peace.

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P. Sotutu: Faith-Based Action and the Millennium Development Goals
By Dr. Paula Sotutu, Oceania Director, Habitat for Humanity  
Monday, 17 December 2007

The majority of poverty eradication work is done by faith organizations run by Christians of various denominations, Hindus, and Muslims. Many of them deliver food and medical supplies to the poor and also take their children to formal schools for education.

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Contact
Yoshinobu Murotani
PO Box 2121
Government Building
Suva
Fiji
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679-331-8100
Global Peace Council Member

Hon. Paula Sotutu
Ambassadors for Peace, UPF Fiji
Chapter Secretary General

Yoshinobu Murotani