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Approximately 120 participants attend the event at the UPF Peace Embassy in Tirana.
H.E. Alfred Moisiu, the former president of Albania, addresses the participants.
FFWPU-Albania President Manjola Vasmatics is the event moderator.
Defrim Methasani, the chairman of the Tirana Peace Council, welcomes the participants.
Defrim Methasani, the chairman of the Tirana Peace Council
FFWPU-Albania President Manjola Vasmatics
Dr. Migena Kapllanaj, a lecturer at Marin Barleti University, gives her impression of the book.
Gaqo Apostoli, the coordinator of Albanian Peace Councils in the diaspora
Gaqo Apostoli
Manjola Vasmatics
Co-authors Dr. Saemira Pino and Gani Rroshi
Dr. Saemira Pino and Gani Rroshi
Dr. Saemira Pino and Gani Rroshi
Dr. Saemira Pino and Gani Rroshi
The audience includes H.E. Alfred Moisiu, the former president, as well as current and former MPs, academicians, prominent representatives from the media and civil society, and many Ambassadors for Peace.
Gani Rroshi, secretary general of UPF-Albania
Manjola Vasmatics, president of FFWPU-Albania
New Ambassador for Peace Professor Dr. Selami Xhepa, president of the European University of Tirana, with Dr. Saemira Pino
H.E. Alfred Moisiu, the former president of Albania, awards an Ambassador for Peace certificate to Bahri Cani, the Albanian voice of Deutsche Welle.
Screenwriter, journalist and director Artur Bejzade, a new Ambassador for Peace (left), with Myzaljen Hoxha
Researcher and publisher Mujë Buçpapaj, a new Ambassador for Peace (left), with Astrit Memia
Ola Bruko, a TV presenter and journalist, receives her Ambassador for Peace certificate from Gaqo Apostoli.
New Ambassador for Peace Ola Bruko
New Ambassador for Peace Enton Abilekaj, an analyst and director, with Shpresa Kapsyzi
Journalist and writer Halil Rama receives his Ambassador for Peace certificate from Rajmonda Stefa.
Businessman and philanthropist Mehmet Krasniqi, a new Ambassador for Peace (left), with Gezim Hajdinaga
All the newly appointed Ambassadors for Peace
Former President Alfred Moisiu and other prominent participants (front row) with new Ambassadors for Peace (back row)
Former President Alfred Moisiu and other prominent participants (front row) with new Ambassadors for Peace (back row)

Tirana, Albania—The former president of Albania attended an event celebrating the publication of a book co-written by the UPF-Albania secretary general.

H.E. Alfred Moisiu, who was the president from 2002 to 2007 and is currently the chairman of UPF’s Supreme Peace Council for the Balkans, honored the event with his presence and also offered words of greeting.

Approximately 120 guests—including current and former parliamentarians, academicians, prominent representatives of the media and civil society, and many Ambassadors for Peace—attended the celebration at the UPF Peace Embassy on February 25, 2022.

The Families of the XXI Century and Universal Values was written by educator Dr. Saemira Pino, chair of IAAP committee in Albania, together with Gani Rroshi, the secretary general of UPF for Albania as well as for the Balkan region.

The book explains in depth the current situation of the family and promotes the values of ideal families, based on UPF’s Principles of Peace.

The Tirana Peace Council organized the event in cooperation with the Albanian chapter of the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification (FFWPU), an organization that is affiliated with UPF.

Manjola Vasmatics, the president of FFWPU-Albania, was the moderator of the event.

Defrim Methasani, the chairman of the Tirana Peace Council, who made the most effort in organizing the event, delivered the welcoming speech.

Gaqo Apostoli, the coordinator of Albanian Peace Councils in the diaspora, and Dr. Migena Kapllanaj, a lecturer at Marin Barleti University, offered their impressions of the book.

After the launch of the book and special messages from some of the present, eight personalities were appointed as Ambassadors for Peace:

  • Professor Dr. Selami Xhepa, the president of the European University of Tirana;
  • Bahri Cani, the Albanian voice of Deutsche Welle;
  • Artur Bejzade, a screenwriter, journalist and director;
  • Mujë Buçpapaj, a researcher and publisher;
  • Ola Bruko, a journalist and moderator of News 24;
  • Enton Abilekaj, an analyst and director in several media;
  • Halil Rama "Grand Master," a journalist and writer;
  • Mehmet Krasniqi, a businessman and philanthropist.

 

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