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Peru: Open Air Peace Festival

UPF Peru, Trevor Edward Jones: On November 14, 2015 UPF Peru continued its interfaith work by co-sponsoring, as it did in 2014, an open air Peace Festival in one of the main parks of Lima- Kennedy Park, Miraflores. Together with members of the Universal Brotherhood we brought together representatives of various religions and...

Europeans, Eurasians Hold Fifth Dialogue in Vienna

By UPF-Europe, Jacques Marion: Vienna, Austria—More than 150 people attended the fifth Eurasia-Europe Dialogue, which took place on October 30 and 31, 2015, at the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna. Ambassadors and members of the diplomatic corps, NGO leaders, UPF Ambassadors for Peace and youth volunteers, and students of the Diplomatic Academy attended the...

Press Release on the Terrorist Attacks of November 13, 2015, in Paris

French   UPF France, Paris, November 14, 2015: Faced with the unprecedented violence which pummeled our country last night, in the name of the Universal Peace Federation, we offer our prayers for the many victims and we express our pain and our sympathy to their families. We are profoundly thankful toward our fellow...

Nepal Urges India to Recognize its New Constitution

By UPF Asia, Robert Kittel: A meeting in New Delhi, India on the evening of Oct. 4, 2015 expressed concern and proposed solutions to the deterioration in bilateral relations between India and Nepal. It was held under the auspices of the Universal Peace Federation. Up to and following the promulgation of Nepal’s new...

Las Vegas UPF Forum Explores Religion and Peacebuilding

  By FFWPU USA: At the newly opened International Peace Education Center, the Universal Peace Federation of Las Vegas held a forum entitled “The Role of Religion in Peacebuilding” on September 30, 2015. Religious leaders, government and community leaders and interested citizens from Las Vegas attended the event. UPF LV used the occasion both...

Germany: 10 Years UPF Anniversary Celebration

By UPF Germany, Robert Bentele, Munich, Germany, September 20, 2015: A reason to be happy and to be proud! A reason to honour our founders, Rev. and Mrs. Moon, and a reason to celebrate this anniversary and invite our companions, Ambassadors for Peace, friends and guests! On Sunday 20th September the Munich UPF...

Prevention of Sexual Violence in Conflict: Global Summit One Year On

By UPF UK,  Robin Marsh, July 16, 2015: The campaign against rape as a weapon of war brought many people to a packed Committee Room in the House of Lords. Some had suffered sexual violence in conflict and provided and provided powerful and shocking testimonies. Others shared their personal experiences of growing up...

Celebration of United Nations International Yoga of Day in India

By UPF India, Krishna Adhikari: From this year, United Nations has declared the UN International day of Yoga to be celebrated on 21st June every, which was proposed by H. E. Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India. To commemorate this UN Day, UPF-India & FFWPU-India organized the programs in two places of India....

Imagine- you are not dead when you die!

Universal Peace Federation seminar about near-death experiences By Robert Bentele, Munich Germany, June 13, 2015   With this seminar about near- death experiences, UPF Munich tackled this topic for the third time. Why is UPF, a movement for peace, concerned with such a topic? The second of the five Principles of Peace states that...

Best Values of Sport’ Shown at Italian Peace Cup

UPF Italy, by Francesca Radaelli: Soccer players representing more than 15 nationalities, including refugees newly arrived in Italy, competed for the UPF Peace Cup. Real Monza was the winning team, beating Centro Mamma Rita (CMR 50), Oratorio San Francesco from the town of Muggiò, and CPIA Monza e Brianza. The event, organized by...