UPF Europe Newsletter June 2019

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Activities

Africa Summit Inaugurates New Regional Peace Organization

Johannesburg, South Africa—Former heads of state and government were among the more than 450 participants of the Africa Summit and Leadership Conference 2019.


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U.S. Convocation of IAPD and IAPP Held in Los Angeles

Los Angeles, United States—More than 200 participants from nine countries attended the National Convocation of the Interreligious Association for Peace and Development (IAPD) and the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP).


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International Day of Families Observed at UN

New York, United States—A large audience gathered at the UN headquarters to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the International Day of Families.


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Korea Experts Focus on Peaceful Reunification

Eighty senior experts in Northeast Asian and Korean affairs discussed multi-track diplomacy as a means of bringing peace and security to the Korean Peninsula.


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Global Day of Parents observed at the UN

To commemorate the UN Global Day of Parents 2019, UPF organized a conference on 11 June 2019 at the United Nations in New York with the theme “Good Parenting Builds Society: The Importance of Motherhood and Fatherhood".


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International Day of Families Observed in Switzerland

UPF co-sponsored a conference on interfaith cooperation and the family, held at the World Council of Churches.


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120 Leaders Gather at Balkan Conference

Tirana, Albania—Former heads of state and government and members of parliament attended a Balkan Leadership Conference organized by UPF.


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International Day of Families Observed in Czech Republic

Prague, Czech Republic—UPF held a conference examining “Family and the Media” and “Why We Need the Family.”


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International Day of Families Observed in Norway

Speakers emphasized that because the family is sacred, the day that commemorates families should be honored.


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Role of Faith Organizations in Criminal Justice Discussed

Vienna, Austria—UPF organized a side-meeting to the 28th Session of the UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice.


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International Day of Families Observed in Austria

Vienna, Austria—Fifty guests attended a conference titled “Family as the Basis of a Sustainable Future,” held to commemorate International Day of Families.


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International Day of Families Observed in Italy

Almè, Italy—"Family - Education - Wellness” was the theme of the International Day of Families commemoration held in a small town outside Bergamo.


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International Day of Families Observed in Moscow

A survey conducted by UPF found that Muscovites’ awareness of the UN-designated day is growing.


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International Day of Families Observed in Albania

Tirana, Albania—About 120 persons attended a UPF celebration of International Day of Families held in the National History Museum.


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Seaside Seminar for Ambassadors for Peace

Bergen aan Zee, Netherlands—Thirty participants gathered at a beautiful North Sea resort town for a seminar on the “UPF Vision and Peace Principles.”


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Moscow Roundtable Discusses Asia-Pacific Future

Moscow, Russia—Experts on Northeast Asia analyzed the prospects for peace, security and development in the region.


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Ukrainian Youth Try Model G20 Summit

Kyiv, Ukraine—Students were given the chance to be diplomats as they participated in the first youth model of the G20 Summit in Ukraine.


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Visit of UPF Austria President to Pakistan

In March 2019, Mr. Peter Haider, President of UPF Austria, accompanied a delegation to Pakistan.


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International Women’s Day Observed in U.K.

London, United Kingdom—International Women’s Day 2019 was marked by UPF with a program in the House of Lords.


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Conference at UN Vienna Focuses on Horn of Africa

Vienna, Austria—Two hundred guests attended a conference at United Nations headquarters in Vienna titled “Perspectives for Sustainable Peace and Development in the Horn of Africa.”


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Expert opinions

Excerpt of Intervention of Professor Dr. Isabel Apawo Phiri at the International Day of Families Commemoration

Excerpt of Intervention of Professor Dr. Isabel Apawo Phiri, deputy general secretary, World Council of Churches, at the commemoration of the International Day of Families in Geneva, Switzerland, on 14 May 2019.


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Excerpt of Intervention of H.E. Archbishop Ivan Jurkowich at the International Day of Families Commemoration

Excerpt of Intervention of H.E. Archbishop Ivan Jurkowich, head of the mission of the Holy See to the United Nations in Geneva, at the commemoration of the International Day of Families in Geneva, Switzerland, on 14 May 2019.


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Excerpt of Intervention of Rev. Dr. Peniel Rajkumar at the International Day of Families Commemoration

Excerpt of Intervention of Rev. Dr. Peniel Rajkumar, executive director, Interfaith Program, World Council of Churches, at the commemoration of the International Day of Families in Geneva, Switzerland, on 14 May 2019.


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