General Events

Weekend SeminarUniversal Peace Federation holds regular weekend seminars in the beautiful Cleeve House, nestled in the Wiltshire countryside, to reflect on building peace. Several times this has been held together with the Women's Federation for World Peace in Birmingham. In May 2017 there was a special weekend where participants found they had a profound depth of discussion and sharing of experiences among the group. (Photo Link) The next Weekend Seminar will be from October 27th to 29th.

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Women of Excellence

In a joint ceremony between the All Ladies League London and the Universal Peace Federation UK, the Women of Excellence Awards featured both moving testimonies and highly accomplished ladies.  

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Africa Day 2017

 

Africa Day 2017 was a colourful and inspiring programme of speakers, music and African foods. Held at UK - UPF HQ on Saturday, May 20th, speakers from across the continent came to celebrate Africa Day. The audience were from all over the world attracted maybe by Africa's colour and enthusiasm. A video was shown of Africa Day being celebrated in New York with the former UN Secretary General HE Ban Ki Moon. (Link to Africa Day Videos ) 

 

Henri Pierre Koubaka

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Farrukh Dhondy and Matteo Bergamini

Farrukh Dhondy & Matteo Bergamini were interviewed in the 'Evening With' series. Gul Khan of the All Ladies League, London interviewed Farrukh Dhondy, former Commissioning Editor of Channel 4 and Matteo Bergamini, Shout Out UK founder, was interviewed by Quince Garcia of Roadworks Media. While mostly considering political literacy and documentary filmmaking, Matteo Bergamini explained how they were able to film a documentary about the largely underground movement 'Annonymous'.  (Video link) The event was a partnership between  All Ladies League and the Universal Peace Federation  #ALL #UPF 

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March 11-13, 2016 RETREAT

 

Friday evening to  Sunday  afternoon

 

Welcome to Cleeve House in Seend Village in Melksham, Wiltshire

 

As you may have heard we had a most pleasant and meaningful Winter Retreat in January, and a Spring Retreat in April, and a Summer one in July. 

The Retreat will be from Friday dinner approximately 7.30 pm and with the departure on Sunday afternoon before 4.00 pm. The Cleeve House venue was so popular and appreciated by all participants that, we have decided to return there, and enjoy the beautiful countryside.

 

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Xmas TreeHappy Christmas and / or Seasons Greetings. I hope everyone has a wonderful time with family and friends. I hope we can all commit to do more next year to help everyone, especially those in difficult situations, to have a much better life circumstances and opportunities.

Thank you for so much support during the last year. Please find the upcoming dates for January and February below. Please also find the powerpoint of recent UPF activities on slideshare and other platforms. ( Universal Peace Federation - UK Aug to Dec 2015ow.ly/WjbBG )

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UPF PrinciplesThe monthly introduction to Universal Peace Federation - UK in the Lancaster Gate HQ was attended by people we had come to know through recent events. There was a stimulating discussion of the five core, universal principles of UPF. (see below) 

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