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  • World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in UK

    World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in UK

    London, United Kingdom—The power of people of faith to solve the world’s crises was the theme of the 2018 celebration of World Interfaith Harmony Week.

  • UPF-UK Launches Southeast London Branch

    UPF-UK Launches Southeast London Branch

    Bromley, United Kingdom—UPF of the United Kingdom has inaugurated a local branch in the Bromley region of Southeast London.

  • International Day of Peace Observed in United Kingdom

    International Day of Peace Observed in United Kingdom

    London, United Kingdom—UPF-UK commemorated the UN International Day of Peace by holding a discussion on the theme “How Do We Stop the Next War?”

  • UPF annual Young Achievers Awards in 2017

    UPF annual Young Achievers Awards

    On 5th July 2017, UPF hosted its annual “Young Achievers Award” in Portcullis House, celebrating future leaders.

  • Preventing Radicalization Is Discussed in House of Lords

    Preventing Radicalization Is Discussed in House of Lords

    London, United Kingdom—The House of Lords was the setting for an important and timely discussion, organized by UPF-UK, on preventing radicalization.

  • UPF-UK Celebrates Africa Day

    UPF-UK Celebrates Africa Day

    London, United Kingdom—Africa Day 2017 as celebrated by UPF-UK was a colorful and inspiring program of African speakers, music and foods.

  • UK Ambassadors for Peace Enjoy Weekend Retreat

    UK Ambassadors for Peace Enjoy Weekend Retreat

    Seend, United Kingdom—England’s beautiful West Country was the setting for a weekend retreat in which Ambassadors for Peace studied the UPF Peace Principles.

  • An “Evening With” Two U.K. Media Figures

    An “Evening With” Two U.K. Media Figures

    London, United Kingdom — The latest in the “Evening With” series of inspirational interviews was held at the UPF-U.K. headquarters on February 19, 2017.

  • World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in United Kingdom

    World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in United Kingdom

    London, United Kingdom—“World Interfaith Harmony Week and Anti-Radicalization” was the title of a discussion held by UPF-UK.

  • UPF Conference Addresses Crisis in Syria

    UPF Conference Addresses Crisis in Syria

    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.

  • International Leadership Conference in London

    Westminster Hall at the UK Parliament

    From September 7 to 9, 2016, the Universal Peace Federation held an International Leadership Conference in London, the third in a series of events held this year to launch worldwide the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP).

  • Welcoming greetings by Dr. Edwin Shuker

    Dr. Edwin Shuker, the vice president of the European Jewish Congress

    Video of the welcoming remarks by Dr. Edwin Shuker, the vice president of the European Jewish Congress.

  • Signing of the Declaration

    Video of the signing of the declaration.

  • Interview with Hon. Inge Bite

    Hon. Inge Bite, Member of Parliament, Latvia

    Video of interview with Hon. Inge Bite, Member of Parliament, Latvia.

  • Intervention of Hon. Silvio Parnis

    Hon. Silvio Parnis, Member of Parliament, Malta

    I am very honoured to address this conference and to be part of IAPP. First of all, may I introduce myself? I am from Malta, a country which, from the beginning, even before its independence in 1964, promoted initiatives for peace.

  • Intervention of Hon. Virendra Sharma

    Hon. Virendra Sharma, Member of Parliament, United Kingdom

    First, please accept my apologies for not being able to join you earlier. I’m supposed to be out of the country, but all the program changed and I happen to be here, so first let me welcome you all here and say how glad am I and proud to be associated, myself, with the organisation and the many friends I can see from everywhere that I can see joining us today.

  • Intervention of Dr. Afzal Ashraf

    Dr. Afzal Ashraf, Consultant Fellow at the Royal United Studies Institute, United Kingdom

    Political systems have 2 essential components: who exercises power and the value framework within which that power is exercised.   In most cases, it is religion or the religious heritage of the politicians that provides the value systems by which power is exercised, or at least justified.

  • Intervention of and interview with H.E. Fatmir Sejdiu

    H.E. Fatmir Sejdiu, President of Kosovo (2006-2010)

    The issue we are addressing is without a doubt of great importance, especially taking into account the extraordinarily dramatic and painful developments in many part of the world, which as such are generating substantial victims of different ages, sexes, ethnicities, beliefs and cultures, or places where they come from.

  • Intervention of the Rt. Rev. the Lord Robin Eames OM

    The Rt. Rev. the Lord Robin Eames OM, Anglican Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland (1986-2006)

    My position was as Anglican archbishop of Armagh, which means I was the Anglican primate for the whole of Ireland, North and South, and that period of 22 years before I retired coincided with what we call the troubles, the war in Ireland.

  • Welcome greetings by and interview with Lord Nazir Ahmed of Rotherham

    Lord Nazir Ahmed of Rotherham, House of Lords, United Kingdom

    Tom [Brake], Dr Walsh, very distinguished ladies and gentlemen and friends, I am very sorry that I have to leave soon after my speech or just a few words, but I want to say thank you to the UPF, because for many, many years we have been working for peace, not only in the middle east, and I have had the pleasure of working with some of the friends here in Jerusalem, as well as on the Korean peninsula.

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