Peace and Development

Board of Directors mtgUniversal Peace Federation UK held a Board of Directors meeting at 43 Lancaster Gate, London. It was a very good opportunity to discuss priorities and review a wide range of activities. There is a working draft calendar of events and some potential for opening new branches of UPF within the UK.

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Parliament WeekUniversal 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

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group photo Cleeve House SeminarAt the recent West Country launch of Universal Peace Federation (UPF) - UK at a one-day leadership seminar in Cleeve House, we had a grand total of 18 participants. This included the experienced UPF presenters Mark Brann and Robin Marsh, both of whom travelled that morning, all the way from London, to give their special keynote PowerPoint presentations about UPF’s work. The main core of their talks documented pictorially the incredible amount of outreach made to many high-level contacts, including a meeting specifically requested by the Pope at the Vatican with both national and international level UPF representatives.

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ICD

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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Young Encounter Hate Speech

London Debate - Young People Countering Hate Speech

 

10 am, 5th August, 43 Lancaster Gate, W2 3NA

National Training Course on Human Rights Education

Respect, Review, Release HRE. Report, React, Respond to Hate Speech 

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Universal Peace Federation  Statement on the International Peace DayThe 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. 

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HE Joyce BandaThe official launch of the Global Africa Women's Week (‪#‎GAWW‬) initiated by Dr Pauline Long in UK Parliament this evening in partnership with Universal Peace Federation (‪#‎UPF‬) hosted by Virendra Sharma MP. Guest of honour H.E Former President of Malawi, Dr Joyce Banda.

 

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