Stuttgart, Germany—More than 100 participants joined a conference on “Africa’s Century—Opportunities and Challenges for Europe.”
Lisbon, Portugal—UPF and an affiliated organization participated in an online discussion marking World Refugee Day.
The future of Europe and of Africa is a common future, and only by discussing together this common future will it be successful.
The challenge of migration - perspectives from E.U. and Southeast Europe
Vienna, Austria—UPF-Austria organized a conference on the theme of “Migration and Interreligious Understanding in the Age of Globalization.”
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.
Vienna, Austria—About 100 guests attended a panel discussion on human rights in the Horn of Africa in relation to the recent phenomenon of migration.
On 5th July 2017, UPF hosted its annual “Young Achievers Award” in Portcullis House, celebrating future leaders.
Giessen, Germany—At an International Café program organized by UPF, a family from Syria recounted the process of settling into their new country.
Moderator Hon. Erna Hennicot-Schoepges, the former president of the Chamber of Deputies (1989-2009) of Luxembourg, introduced the laureates:
Seoul, Korea—Two persons who have been a godsend to countless refugees were awarded the Sunhak Peace Prize during World Summit 2017.
Intervention of Dr. Antonio Stango, Secretary General, Italian Helsinki Committee for Human Rights, at the international leadership conference in London in September, 2016, on the topic of “Is migration a right and is hospitality an obligation?”
Intervention of Dr. Werner Fasslabend, Former Minister of Defence, Austria, in the session on "Peace and Migration: Cross-Regional Perspectives" at the International Leadership Conference in London in September, 2016..
Tirana, Albania—Around 200 people from many segments of society came together for an evening of prayer for Syrian children.
Intervention of Hon. Paulo Pisco, Member of Parliament, Portugal, in the session on "Peace and Migration: Cross-Regional Perspectives" at the International Leadership Conference in London in September, 2016.
We don’t need hospitality, but to take responsibility for the sake of the world. It is our responsibility if the Middle East is destabilized, since we went into Irak without an exit strategy and this was destabilizing for the whole region and is the main reason why we have so many refugees now.
Ladies and gentlemen, Friends and guests First of all, I would like to thank (International peace federation), for organizing this gathering and to Discuss about refugees problem, the modern times problem.
Bonn, Germany—A German husband and wife who have made their home in Lebanon shared their insights on that country with a Bonn audience.
Rome, Italy—Ambassadors for Peace from across the Middle East and North Africa gathered in Rome in July for UPF-Middle East’s second advanced seminar on UPF’s peace principles.
Intervention of Ms. Geertrui Lanneau, Senior Regional Specialist on Labour Mobility and Human Development, Intl Organization on Migration, Brussels, at the Geneva Conference on Multiculturalism and Peace in September 2011.
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