CALENDAR OF EVENTS
More International Conferences
December 3, 2015
Jerusalem, Israel—UPF held a Middle East Peace Initiative program under the theme, “Toward Resolving the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.”
November 27, 2015
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia—UPF-Ethiopia leaders and four Ambassadors for Peace took part in a conference on women’s role in Africa’s sustainable development.
November 26, 2015
Kathmandu, Nepal—From November 24 to 26, 2015, UPF-Nepal hosted a delegation from the Sunhak Peace Prize Committee.
October 31, 2015
Vienna, Austria—More than 150 people attended the fifth Eurasia-Europe Dialogue, which took place on October 30 and 31, 2015, at the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna.
September 29, 2015
Tokyo, Japan—UPF continued its focus on addressing the declining birth rate in Japan through its most recent International Leadership Conference.
April 15, 2015
Buenos Aires, Argentina—UPF-Argentina was recognized for its work at the Second International Ecological and Literary Congress on the theme "For Peace and Natural Balance," held on April 15, 2015.
January 30, 2015
Manila, Philippines - Four hundred participants from 28 nations took part in the first ever Asian Summit organized by UPF.
January 13, 2015
Jerusalem, Israel - A conference brought together people of diverse religions and nations to discuss the highly sensitive issue of the status of the holy sites in Jerusalem.
December 7, 2014
Chisinau, Moldova - A conference on the theme "Eurasia-Europe Dialogue for Peace" took place Dec. 5-7, 2014 in Chisinau, Moldova.
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.
October 2, 2014
Kona, Hawaii - Members of the Malaysian parliament and their spouses attended a conference on "Building a Nation and World of Peace" in Kona, Hawaii Sept. 25-Oct. 2, 2014.
May 30, 2014
Vladivostok, Russia - Experts from Russia, the US, South Korea, China and Japan attended a May 30, 2014, conference in Vladivostok on "Towards a Road Map for Peace and Development in Northeast Asia: From Conflict to Dialogue on the Korean Peninsula."
May 12, 2014
Jerusalem, Israel - A Middle East Peace Initiative program in Jerusalem brought together religious leaders, academics and NGO delegates with the theme of “Interfaith Dialogue and Cooperation for Peace and Development” beginning May 12, 2014.
January 25, 2014
Geneva, Switzerland - As Syria's civil war continued, UPF convened a “Track 2” conference in Geneva on Jan. 23, 2014 on the theme of "Toward Peace and Reconciliation in Syria: The Significance of Religion, Faith-Based Organizations and Civil Society."
December 22, 2013
Jerusalem, Israel - Approximately 45 religious leaders, academics, civil society leaders, diplomats and Middle East experts were in Jerusalem Dec. 19-22, 2013, to explore the theme “Interreligious and International Relations in the Middle East: Toward Peace and Stability.”
October 27, 2013
Qawra, Malta - Thirty-six young people from the United Kingdom, Finland, Austria, Italy, Malta, Tunisia, Egypt, Israel and Palestine gathered in Malta Oct. 20-27 to share experiences and explore perspectives on the topic of creating “real social change.”
December 22, 2012
Amman, Jordan - At a time when radical changes are sweeping the Arab world, UPF organized a conference in Amman Dec. 20-22, 2012, on the positive role of religion in bringing people together in peace.
September 15, 2012
More than 300 UPF Ambassadors for Peace made the long journey to Korea to attend the memorial services for Father Moon on Sept. 15, 2012.
August 29, 2012
Jerusalem, Israel - As civilian casualties mount in Syria, Israel’s northeastern neighbor, and concerns over militant groups operating in the Sinai trouble governments both in Cairo and Jerusalem, UPF’s Middle East Peace Initiative (MEPI) took another step forward with the August 26-28 interfaith seminar on the topic “Religion and Peace in the Middle East: the Significance of Interfaith Cooperation.”
March 25, 2012
Seoul, Korea - UPF convened a Special Consultation on “The Role of Intergovernmental, Non-governmental, and Faith-based Organizations in Building a World of Lasting Peace” in Seoul, Korea, from March 22 to 25.