Parliament Week

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Universal Peace Federation-UK receives a certificate for its Partnership with Parliament Week over the last three years from the Speakers of the House of Commons and the House of Lords. This is an appreciation for UPF's support of their aims of political engagement and empowerment. We held an event on the 'Decline of the Political Centre Ground' during Parliament Week 2016 last November. http://ow.ly/5nfD308rMql

Read more: Parliament Week Certificate

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Universal Peace Federation Calendar 2017 

Universal Peace Federation (UPF) has a series of programmes ongoing featuring five main areas. The Interface of Religion and Politics, Marriage and Family, Sustainable Development Goals, Women's Empowerment and Youth Empowerment. Many invitations can be viewed here. The upcoming events are:

Read more: Upcoming UPF Events

ICD

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You are cordially invited to an annual conference on Cultural Diplomacy and the Commonwealth in London. The conference will be in 43 Lancaster Gate, London, W2 3NA. Amid a wide range of presentations, there will be a panel on ‘Radicalisation in the Commonwealth’ and themes such as ‘Post-Brexit Significance of the Commonwealth to the UK’ and the Celebration of Black History Month.. A number of other prominent speakers and commentators will be participating. Humphrey Hawksley will make a presentation ‘Democracy, War and Leadership’ 

 

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Tim Miller lecturing

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There is a gathering of participants from Birmingham, London and Yorkshire to spend a weekend examining principles that contribute to peace in the beautiful surroundings of Cleeve House in Wiltshire. Representatives of the Universal Peace Federation and the Women's Federation for World Peace are taking a weekend to understand the origins of these organisations and the initiatives that has underpinned their development. 

Read more: Autumn UPF Weekend Seminar

Universal Peace Federation  Statement on the International Peace Day

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The Universal Peace Federation (UPF) is proud to support the United Nations International Day of Peace 2016 dedicated to the theme "The Sustainable Development Goals: Building Blocks for Peace."

At the opening of the 70th Session of the General Assembly, the United Nations Member States came together in September of 2015 to affirm and announce the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), along with 169 targets. 

Read more: UPF Statement - International Day of Peace 2016

Social Media Session Panel

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Social media have become a catch-all phrase for a spectrum that runs from word-of-mouth rumour to The New York Times and BBC live blogs. They are fast and can have immediate global repercussions. But how much do they really help or hinder efforts to build peace? Are they more relevant than the introduction of printing, radio, television or the Internet itself into fractious societies? To what extent should the law step in to regulate the messages they bring? Addressing these questions, panellists in this session will assess the impact of social media on peacebuilding. 

Read more: Media and Peacebuilding: The Impact of Social Media