Gjakova, Kosovo—The UPF Peace Council of Gjakova District held a meeting dedicated to the "Promotion of the Principles of Universal Peace Federation."
The event, held on October 16, 2021, at the Hotel Çarshia e Jupave, was attended by 25 Ambassadors for Peace, intellectuals and honored persons from the municipalities of Gjakova, Mališevo and Rahovec.
After thanking the participants for their attendance, Mevlyde Mezini Saraçi, the president of the UPF Peace Council of Gjakova District, summarized the Peace Council’s recent activities.
Hydajet Hyseni, who represents Kosovo at the UPF Global Peace Council, greeted the participants. He stressed the great work that the UPF founders have done for all humanity but also the support they have given to Kosovo on its path to being recognized as an independent state.
Professor Dr. Ruzhdi Sefa, the president of the "Jakova" Association of Intellectuals, greeted the audience, saying that he felt very honored to be among so many intellectuals and good people of Gjakova who have worked all their lives to build this country.
The event continued with a video introducing the main principles and activities of UPF. Entela Mustafai, the coordinator in Kosovo of the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification, an affiliated organization, introduced the memoir of UPF co-founder Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon with much love. She read aloud beautiful parts from the book and spoke about the accomplishments of the UPF founders.
Ejona Icka, the secretary general of UPF-Kosovo, introduced the UPF Peace Principles and explained the significance of the title "Ambassador for Peace."
Afterward, 16 prominent and respected personalities of the municipality of Gjakova became part of the UPF family, representing the fields of art, culture, education, medicine, engineering, journalism and politics.
A very peaceful atmosphere was created in which the participants cordially congratulated each other for the title of Ambassador for Peace but also shared very fond memories they had of each other from the work done together over the years.
Because the event was held on the eve of local elections of 2021, the Gjakova Peace Council came out with an appeal to all voters in Kosovo: "We wish the voting process to be peaceful, democratic and dignified."