The traditional educational program of excursions to the churches of St. Petersburg, dedicated to the UN Inter-Religious Harmony Week, this year started on a very significant date for the city - January 27.
More than five thousand young people from all over the world gathered to reignite the fire to achieve genuine peace and a longing for a peaceful reunification on the Korean peninsula.
There is no doubt in my mind that, no matter how many fences we put up, no matter how many fortresses we build, we are each interdependent on the other.
Women’s participation in decision making has, unfortunately, not been an area where progress has been notable. Equality in participation and decision-making in society at all levels, from grassroots to governmental positions, is important.
The future of Europe and of Africa is a common future, and only by discussing together this common future will it be successful.
“We can no longer say to each other, "your side of the boat is sinking;" we have to solve issues together. If there is a common problem we have to find a common solution.”
Odivelas, Portugal—UPF was invited to participate in the city’s World Interfaith Harmony Week events and activities.
Birmingham, United Kingdom—Forgiveness and its relevance to our lives were discussed at a meeting that drew an audience of 45.
Nearly a thousand religious leaders from around the world convened to inaugurate the World Clergy Leadership Conference (WCLC), an initiative affiliated with UPF, in New York City on December 27.
The Africa Continental Summit held in Niamey, Niger, was hosted by President Mahamadou Issoufou with the participation of more than 2,000 national and international delegates.
Santiago, Dominican Republic—UPF’s 2019 Latin America and Caribbean Summit drew over 500 participants from 43 nations on December 14 and 15, 2019.
The Asia Pacific Summit 2019 – Cambodia was convened in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, from November 18 to 21, 2019 with over 500 international guests from 46 nations, in attendance.
Koror, Palau—The Asia Pacific First Ladies Summit 2019 – Palau successfully concluded a series of three high-profile events, held between December 9 and 11, 2019, in Koror, Palau.
From November 11 to 14, 2019, an International Leadership Conference on the theme of “Restoring the Environment and Building a World of Lasting Peace: the Significance of the Ocean” was held in Yeosu, South Korea.
The IAED Assembly brought together 600 businessmen and women, representatives of financial foundations and research centers, and global experts in economics to explore the role of business in world peace.
The main IAAP Assembly was held from February 4-5 with prominent scholars and academics from around the world.
The World Clergy Leadership Conference (WCLC), an initiative affiliated with UPF, hosted its first ever assembly on February 5, 2020, in the Republic of Korea.
On February 4 and 5, the IAPD Assembly consisted of three sessions on the theme “Toward Lasting Peace: The Role of Religion, Interreligious Dialogue and Faith- Based Organizations”.
On the occasion of the World Summit 2020, current and former first ladies among others gathered for the International Assembly of First Ladies for Peace.
Launched at World Summit 2019, the ISCP held its first global assembly since its inauguration on February 4, in the central hall of the KINTEX center.
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