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Sri Lanka: Youth Seminar for National Development and Unity

  By Edgar T. Tanate, FFWPU Sri Lanka Members of Parliament, Hon. Ajith Mannaperruma and Hon. Edward Gunasekara, from the district of Gampaha and Founding Members of IAPP-Sri Lanka, initiated and supported the “Youth Seminar for National Development and Unity” as a project of UPF and YFWP in cooperation with the National Youth...

Sri Lanka: Global Young Leaders Peace Camp 2017

By Prageeth Hewage, YFWP-Sri Lanka The 2nd Global Young Leaders Peace Camp (GLSPC) was conducted in Sri Lanka as a project of Management & Science University (MSU) in collaboration with the Youth Federation for World Peace (YFWP-Sri Lanka). Its theme is, “Promoting World Peace Through Religious Harmony” and participated by 41 young leaders...

Global Young Leaders Peace Camp 2016 in Sri Lanka

By FFWPU-Sri Lanka, Edgar T. Tanate The 1st Global Young Leaders Peace Camp (GLSPC) was conducted in Sri Lanka as a project of the Youth Federation for World Peace (YFWP-Sri Lanka) in collaboration with Management & Science University (MSU) on December 1-5, 2016, with the theme, “Promoting World Peace Through Religious Harmony.” We had 35...

International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace Launched in Sri Lanka

  By Robert Kittel Colombo, Sri Lanka — The International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP) was launched in Sri Lanka on Wednesday, Octtober 5, 2016, at a special ceremony held inside the Sri Lankan parliament building in Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte in Colombo. The IAPP, a project of the Universal Peace Federation, is...

Religious Youth Service in Sri Lanka

  RYS/UPF Island Friendship Service Project Youth at the Forefront of Community Development   By FFWPU-SriLanka, Edgar T. Tanate The Religious Youth Service (RYS), a project of the Universal Peace Federation (UPF), has been conducting service projects in Sri Lanka, since 1991. For the last 17 years, RYS projects were held in the...

Sri Lanka: Honoring a Legacy of Peace

By UPF-South Asia, Edgar T. Tanate The Universal Peace Federation (UPF) celebrated the 4th Anniversary of Universal Seong Hwa of Rev. Dr. Sun Myung on August 13th in Ampara, Sri Lanka. A video presentation on the life course and accomplishments of Rev. Moon and a lecture presentation about his works for world peace...

Peace Road 2016 in Sri Lanka

By UPF Sri Lanka Peace Road Sri Lanka 2016 was successfully conducted in Colombo, the nation’s capital on July 09, 2016 at 7:30 am. Among participants, we had 7 Members of Parliament with Hon. Anoma Gamage, Dep. Minister of Petroleum Development who delivered the Peace Message. She praised Rev. Sun Myung Moon and...

Sri Lankan UN, UPF National Speaking Tour

  By UPF Asia, Robert Kittel: The Universal Peace Federation was honored and grateful to partner with the United Nations Information Centre, Colombo for our recently-concluded national speaking tour in Sri Lanka. In less than three months after the United Nations adopted their Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) in September of this year, Sri...

RYS-Built Community Center Opens in Sri Lanka

Religious Youth Service, by Dinesha Liyanasuriya, secretary general, April 18, 2015: Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka—Members of Parliament and other dignitaries attended the opening ceremony for a village community center built by the Religious Youth Service (RYS), a UPF project. The ceremony took place on April 18, 2015, in Kalpitiya, a village in the Puttalam District, about...

RYS Youth Restore Sri Lankan Hospital

  UPF: Fifty participants with a Religious Youth Service project renovated part of a Sri Lankan hospital from Dec. 6 to 12, 2014. Working with local villagers and health care professionals, the RYS participants went to work on the Preliminary Care Unit of the Kapugala Central Dispensary, replacing a ceiling that was in...