Peru: Forum celebrating the UN Human Rights Day
By UPF Peru
On Nvember 16, 2016, UPF Peru and Congressman Dr. Yonhy Lescano co-sponsored the meeting in one of the main historic rooms of the Congress – the Miguel Grau room (at the Peruvian Congress building in Lima). It was filled beyond its normal capacity with many guests standing. The meeting started with introductory videos of the UPF and the UN message for the Day of Human Rights.
General Hector John Caro, Vice President of UPF Peru, shared the vision of UPF, emphasizing the words of Rev. Moon “we should live for the sake of others.” Congressman Yonhy Lescano expressed his appreciation for the work of UPF in Peru and globally. Peruvian Diplomats and experts on human right, shared their thought as well.
At this event, among the 160 participants, we had 17 new Ambassadors for Peace appointed, including the Ambassador of Indonesia.
Many guests expressed their gratitude for the high quality of the speakers as they were impressed by the ability of UPF Peru to mobilize such a large and distinguished audience.