Europe and the Middle East—Church leaders and scholars addressed conflicts and pandemic concerns.
Europe and the Middle East—A number of distinguished women spoke about women’s potential as peacemakers.
Prayer of Sheikh Mohamad Ali Al-Haj Al-Amili, Imam, As-Sajjad Seminary, Lebanon.
France—The UPF co-founder’s speech set the direction for the International Leadership Conference’s eight sessions.
Istanbul, Turkey—A diverse panel addressed a webinar on the need for commonly shared values.
Bhamdoun, Lebanon—The Interreligious Association for Peace and Development inauguration attracted nearly 30 participants.
Tripoli, Lebanon—UPF-Lebanon held a second distribution of food and other items to needy families.
A session of ILC 2020 was devoted to the theme “Assessing the Role of News Media in the Global COVID-19 Crisis and Beyond.” (Includes session video.)
Jal El Dip, Lebanon—UPF volunteers held an initial distribution of food and supplies to needy families.
Intervention of H.E. Dr. May Chidiac, former Minister of State for Administrative Reform, Lebanon,in session 7 at ILC2020.
Istanbul, Turkey—Ambassadors for Peace and other peacemakers took part in a Peace Values Forum organized by UPF of the Middle East.
Beirut, Lebanon—The Lebanese chapter of the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP) was launched on December 14, 2017 at the Parliament of Lebanon.
Bonn, Germany—Personal recollections of Lebanon’s people and culture by a German who grew up there were the highlight of a Lebanese cultural event.
Düsseldorf, Germany—A young German woman who moved to Lebanon as a child was the speaker at a program about Lebanese culture.
Larnaca, Cyprus—UPF convened the conference, “Syria: Opening Lines of Communication and Soft Power Approaches to Peace,” in Cyprus from December 17 to 19, 2016.
Bonn, Germany—A German husband and wife who have made their home in Lebanon shared their insights on that country with a Bonn audience.