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Interfaith

World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Italy

February 11, 2017

Bergamo, Italy—UPF-Italy celebrated World Interfaith Harmony Week with an interreligious public meeting on the topic "Faith in Peace—Peace in Faith."

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World Summit 2017 on Peace, Security and Human Development: Executive Summary

February 5, 2017

Seoul, Korea—World Summit 2017, organized by the Universal Peace Federation from February 1 to 5, 2017, provided a comprehensive assessment of peace, security and human development around the world.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Germany

February 5, 2017

Stuttgart, Germany—Interfaith prayers and a ceremony with light and water were the highlights of the 2017 World Interfaith Harmony Week celebration.

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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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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Austria

January 27, 2017

Vienna, Austria—Approximately 200 persons attended a UPF-Austria conference at the United Nations offices to mark 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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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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South African Ambassadors for Peace Honored

December 2, 2016

Johannesburg, South Africa—More than 120 dignitaries attended a gala dinner held to honor 26 new UPF Ambassadors for Peace.

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UPF-USA Hosts International Leadership Conference

December 1, 2016

Washington, D.C., United States—More than 200 leaders from 54 nations attended an International Leadership Conference (ILC) which featured the launch of a parliamen- tarians’ peacebuilding association known as the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP).

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Nepal Holds Peace Blessing

November 19, 2016

Sankhu, Nepal—Over 1,300 people participated in an Interfaith Peace Blessing that took place in the village of Sankhu, located just outside of Kathmandu, on November 19. 

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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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UPF President Speaks at Peacebuilding Conference

November 3, 2016

New York, United States—The president of UPF International was a keynote speaker at an international conference on interethnic and interreligious peacebuilding.

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UPF-Albania Supports ‘Prayer Night for Syrian Children’

October 28, 2016

Tirana, Albania—Around 200 people from many segments of society came together for an evening of prayer for Syrian children.

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UPF-Kosovo Conference Seeks a ‘Righteous Peace’

October 21, 2016

Pristina, Kosovo—Around 90 dignitaries from Albania, Macedonia, Serbia and Kosovo attended a one-day conference titled “Righteous Peace, Sustainable Peace.”

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Ukrainians Discuss Building a Culture of Peace

October 21, 2016

Kyiv, Ukraine—The former president of Ukraine was the main speaker at the UPF conference “Fundamental Principles of Sustainable Peace.”

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Rome Conference Stresses ‘Cooperation for Peace’

October 1, 2016

Rome, Italy—"Cooperation for Peace, Dignity for Everyone” was the title of a one-day conference organized by UPF-Italy.

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Religious Leaders Gather for Second Indian Interfaith Peace Initiative Conference

September 30, 2016

New Delhi, India—On the occasion of the International Day of Peace and International Day of Non-Violence 2016, UPF held its second Indian Interfaith Peace Initiative conference. 

 

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International Day of Peace Observed in Munich, Germany

September 24, 2016

Munich, Germany—International Day of Peace 2016 was observed by UPF-Munich with an interreligious peace prayer.

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International Day of Peace Observed in Norway

September 22, 2016

Oslo, Norway—The 2016 International Day of Peace was celebrated with a program titled “The UN Sustainable Development Goals and Religion.”

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International Day of Peace Observed in Denmark

September 21, 2016

Copenhagen, Denmark—The 2016 International Day of Peace was observed at a program in Denmark’s Parliament.

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