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Dialogue & Alliance

Peace is always beautiful.
Walt Whitman

Interfaith Prayers on the 3rd Anniversary of the East Japan Great Earthquake

Ishinomaki, Japan - Faith leaders representing various creeds offered ritual prayers at a cemetery on March 7, 2014, for those who died as a result of the tsunami and its cause, the East Japan Great Earthquake of March 11, 2011.

All-Sides Consultation in Austria on the Syrian Conflict

Burgschlaining, Austria - An All Sides Consultation for a Political Solution to the Syrian Conflict March 8-9, 2014 addressed concerns of the Syrian people for security, to bridge the rifts, people on the move, political rights and political transitions.

Jerusalem Peace & Security Forum: Egypt toward New Leadership

Jerusalem, Israel - Diplomats, scholars, journalists and students of political science and diplomacy gathered on Feb. 26, 2014, in the house of a former Israeli ambassador to Egypt to discuss the upcoming elections in Egypt.

Seminar in Vancouver on Sectarianism vs. Universalism

Vancouver, Canada - People of various faiths assembled in Vancouver on March 16, 2014 to discuss the theme of Sectarianism vs. the Universality of Faith.

A Lesson in St. Petersburg on the Family as a School of Love

St. Petersburg, Russia - UPF representative Tatyana Krasnosumova gave a lesson about the “Family as a School of Love” on March 18, 2014 to students at school No. 609 in the Krasnogvardeisky district of St. Petersburg.

In Memoriam: Ahmed Tejan Kabbah, Former President of Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone’s former president Ahmad Tajan Kabbah died March 13, 2014 after a long illness in his home in Freeport, Sierra Leone. He was 82. The late president was a member of UPF’s Presiding Council and an Ambassador for Peace.

Family Seminar Held at a Theological School in Jakarta

Jakarta, Indonesia - The STT Sunsugos Theological Seminary in Jakarta and UPF-Indonesia organized a seminar on March 14, 2014 on the theme “Family and True Peace in the Society, Nation and World.”

Young Russians Promote Friendship and Goodwill at the Olympic Games

Sochi, Russia - A team of Young Ambassadors for Peace from Moscow traveled to Sochi to spend Feb. 11 and 12, 2014 at the Olympic Games. They visited the Olympic sites, rooted for their athletes, communicated with guests from different countries and gave them matryoshkas (painted nesting dolls) as a token of friendship and peace. In addition, they engaged in their own athletic event: a “Run Hour,” a popular program of UPF-Russia in which people assemble in a public space to spend an hour running and distributing literature to promote a worthwhile cause. A team member, Maria Oleinikova, wrote her impressions about the trip.

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