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Sri Lanka: UN International Day of Peace 2017

  by Chula Senaratne, UPF Sri Lanka Universal Peace Federation of Sri Lanka conducted a Free Specialized Medical Clinic on 30th September 2017 in Moratuwa, Colombo district, Sri Lanka to commemorate the “UN International Day of Peace” which was on the 21st September 2017. This was jointly organized with the Colombo South Teaching...

Sri Lanka: Peace Road 2017

  by Lt. S. Sarrajh , UPF Sri Lanka As Sri Lanka came across the experience of massive internal conflict for three decades, after the government forces’ success in finishing this conflict in 2009, Government & Non-Governmental Organizations had been striving hard to promote peace and reconciliation throughout the country so that no...

Sri Lanka: Religious Youth Service Project 2017

  By John W.Gehring, UPF International In reporting on the successful August 11-18th Religious Youth Service project in Galle, Sri Lanka it is important to consider the various elements that are essentialto qualify a service program as a success.  A key to success is in part measured by the ability of the project...

Sri Lanka: International Day of Youth

  By Chula Senaratne,UPF Sri Lanka The UN International Day of Youth 2017 was celebrated in Galle, Sri Lanka, under the theme of “Youth Building Peace” on August 12, 2017. The Universal Peace Federation together with the Ministry of Land and Parliamentary Reforms, UN Information Center, Youth and Students for Peace, Religious Youth...

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...