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Cote d’Ivoire: Nomination of New Ambassadors for Peace

  by Marius Bouguhe, UPF Cote d’Ivoire On May 21st, 2019, at the Prefecture of Odiénné Region, we held 2019 caravan of Peace Ambassadors and Peace Council Installation. This important caravan aims to mobilize a large number of leading actors for the promotion and consolidation of peace as well as intercommunity dialogue. During...

Nicaragua: Inauguration of YSP

Prepared by YSP Nicaragua On Saturday 18th of May 2019, we held inauguration of Youth and Student for Peace (YSP). With the support of UPF and FFWPU of Nicaragua, the event took place in the auditorium Science Commercial University (UCC) Managua, Nicaragua. We had 220 participants including many important people among our participants...

Peru: AIPD Peru visits the Central Mosque of Lima

  Prepared by UPF Peru On the ninth day of the Holy month of Ramadan, the Islamic Association of Peru invited UPF Peru to visit the main Mosque of Lima. UPF Secretary General Lic. Jaime Fernandez Tupac co-ordained the visit with Dr Trevor Jones, President UPF Peru and Bishop Jesus Mejia Quiroz, President...

Cote d’Ivoire: New Ambassadors for Peace

by Marius Bouguhe, UPF Cote d’Ivoire On May 18, 2019, the Peace Council of Yopougon was renewed and holding an event to welcomed 11 new Peace Ambassadors. The event took place at the ASTORIA Palace hotel complex and mobilized around 150 guests, including Community Chiefs, Religious Leaders, Youth Leaders and Business Leaders. We...

D.R. Congo: Youth Seminar

  Prepared by CARP DR Congo On Saturday, May 18, 2019, we organized a Religion-scientific workshop on a new perspective about Jesus, to give a new understanding of Jesus two thousand years after his existence. We had 36 participants. This workshop was held in the amphitheater of the Campus. And The purpose of...

Italy: International Family Day

  Prepared by UPF Italy On the occasion of “International Family Day”, we held an evening program on May 16 2019 at the Civic Hall of the Municipality of Almè, province of Bergamo, with the sponsorship of the same Municipality. The theme for the event was “Family, Education and Wellness”. The WFWP Italy,...

On the Suffering Path of the Lord – Part 4

  A Personal Testimony By Oh Yeong-choon The testimony of one of the earliest members of our church, Mrs. Oh Yeong-choon, whose life course, like that of many of her generation, was disrupted by the Korean War and the communist takeover. In this final installment, as refugees in Busan, Rev. Lee Yo-han and...

USA: Interfaith Prayer Gathering in Colorado

“Even the smallest candle can illuminate the darkest corner”: Remembrance Gathering in Colorado   By Gale Alves, WFWP USA The National Day of Prayer, which falls on the first Thursday of May each year, is an annual observance that brings people of all faiths together. A local chapter of WFWP in Colorado, which...

Brazil: New Perspectives for a Society of Peace

  Prepared by WFWP Brazil We held an event in partnership with the UPF Brazil, at the Chamber of Congressman on May 16, 2019 with the theme Women Building a Stable Peace among Nations. We had 350 participant including the minister of justice and minister of the Family, 2 senators and 17 congressional...

Chile: Blessing of Marriage festival

  Prepared by WFWP Chile On Sunday May 5, 2019 WFWP Chile celebrated two activities in Easter Island. The first activity was held at the main Catholic Church in Easter Island. As part of the Catholic religious service that day, one of our main supporters in Easter Island, Maria Ika, was able to...