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Ambassadors for Peace

World Interfaith Harmony Week Celebrated in Peru

February 11, 2017

Lima, Peru—UPF in Peru held a forum in celebration of UN World Interfaith Harmony Week 2017 at the Peruvian Congress. 

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World Summit 2017 Concludes with IAPP and ICUS Assemblies

February 4, 2017

Seoul, Korea—The fourth World Summit on “Peace, Security and Human Development” concluded with a new assembly of parliamentarians and the return of a historic assembly of scientists.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Nigeria

February 4, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—Representatives of Nigeria’s religious traditions were among more than 120 participants of a conference held in honor of World Interfaith Harmony Week 2017.

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UPF-Nigeria to Commemorate Interfaith Harmony Week

January 22, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—UPF-Nigeria will observe World Interfaith Harmony Week with a special conference on interreligious peace education.

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UPF-Senegal Meets High-Level Officials

January 2, 2017

Dakar, Senegal—The visit of the UPF president for West Africa provided an opportunity for UPF leaders to meet with high-level Senegalese government officials.

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Russian Conference Discusses SDG Partnerships

December 17, 2016

Moscow, Russia—Fulfilling the UN Sustainable Development Goals through partnerships of different sectors of society was the focus of a UPF-Russia conference.

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UPF-Peru Celebrates UN Human Rights Day

December 16, 2016

Lima, Peru—More than 160 people attended UPF-Peru’s celebration of UN Human Rights Day 2016 at the Congress of Peru. 

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Nigerians Host Annual General Peace Assembly

December 11, 2016

Owerri, Nigeria—About 200 participants attended the UPF-Nigeria Annual General Peace Assembly 2016, which was devoted to the Peace Vision 2020.

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UPF-Russia Has Baltic Dialogue with Lithuania

December 11, 2016

Vilnius, Lithuania—Talented performers as well as masters of folk and applied art gathered at the eighth Light of the Christmas Star festival.

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Nigerian Peace College Proposal Approved

December 6, 2016

Abuja, Nigeria—UPF-Nigeria’s proposal for a Universal Peace College of Education in Nigeria has successfully passed the first step.

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UPF-Argentina Honors Volunteers with Awards

December 6, 2016

Buenos Aires, Argentina—In support of UN International Volunteer Day, UPF-Argentina presented its sixth annual Volunteering and Common Good Awards. 

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UPF-France Convenes Forum on Education

December 3, 2016

Paris, France—“The Role of the Family in Education” was the theme of a forum attended by around 60 Ambassadors for Peace and guests.

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Parliamentarians Association Welcomed in Azerbaijan

November 26, 2016

Baku, Azerbaijan—The former prime minister of Azerbaijan chaired a forum at which dignitaries heard about a new parliamentarians’ peacebuilding association.

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UPF-Czech Republic Examines Challenges of Our Time

November 25, 2016

Prague, Czech Republic—More than 50 participants attended a conference held in the Czech Parliament on “Challenges and Opportunities of Our Time.”

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International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women Observed in Argentina

November 24, 2016

Buenos Aires, Argentina—To honor the U.N. International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, UPF-Argentina’s Cycle Ambassadors program held a workshop on violence prevention.  

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Indonesian Students Participate in UPF Character Education Tour

November 22, 2016

Makassar, Indonesia—UPF-Indonesia brought its national tour on character education to universities in East Java province and the Lesser Sunda Islands.

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Nigerians Plan Early Start for Peace Vision 2020

November 12, 2016

Abuja, Nigeria—Nigerian Ambassadors for Peace have met to discuss several activities that they will embark upon during the 100 days leading up to World Summit 2017.

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UPF-Russia Discusses the Use of Science for the Public Good

November 12, 2016

Yekaterinburg, Russia—A conference on "Modern Science in Russia for Peace and Development" discussed the power that science has to benefit humankind.

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Indonesian Universities Host UPF Character Education Tour

November 10, 2016

Pekanbaru, Indonesia—Two universities in western Indonesia hosted UPF-Indonesia’s national tour on character education.

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Parliamentarians Association Launched in Zambia

November 7, 2016

Lusaka, Zambia—East African parliamentarians and religious leaders and Zambian traditional leaders attended an International Leadership Conference at which an international parliamentarians’ organization was launched.

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