Peace and Development

Cleeve House UPF Retreat Universal #Peace Federation (UPF) UK held its Autumn Retreat in Cleeve House, Wiltshire this weekend. Presentations included 'Universal Values as a Foundation for World Peace', 'Peace in the Family and Society' and 'The Cause and Resolution of Conflict' by Tim Miller and other talks to understand the founding vision of the Universal Peace Federation. The next weekend is on March 11 to 13, 2016 (contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more details).

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UNIVERSAL PEACE FEDERATION – France

Press release on the terrorist attacks of November 13th 2015 in Paris

Faced with the unprecedented violence which pummelled our country last night, the Universal Peace Federation calls for prayers for the many victims and we express our pain and our sympathy to their families. We are profoundly thankful toward our fellow citizens who are on the front line to protect our population and toward those who provided medical care to the injured, often at the risk of their life.

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World Mental Health Day 

World Mental Health Day Humanitarian Conference

Date: 10 Saturday Oct 2015

Hosted by Universal Peace Federation (UPF) - UK

43 Lancaster Gate, London W2 3NA

Time 10.00 am - 16.00 pm

You are cordially invited to The World Mental Health Day Humanitarian Conference. The Conference will feature a lively discussion on Promoting Dignity in Mental Health, the Presentation of Humanitarian Awards, Book Launch, Music, Networking with Professionals and VIPs, Cutting of Celebration Cake and other interesting programmes. We shall greatly appreciate your participation and support.

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UN Day of the Girl Universal #Peace Federation-UK in partnership with Justina Mutale Leadership Foundation convened the UN International Day of the Girl hosted by Lord Ahmed of Rotherham. Speakers included President Elio D'anna ( Founder & President of the European School of Economics), Her Excellency, Sabine Balve( Founder & President, World Leaders Forum Dubai), Dr Cassandra Martinez-King (Chief Executive, London Petroleum Law & Management School), Robin Marsh( Secretary-General, Universal Peace Federation) and Phoebe Ruguru (Student/Film Maker and Young Leader). 

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Sun Hak Peace Prize Awarded 20152015 Inaugural Sunhak Peace Prize Ceremony Launched Today for Dual Laureates H.E. Anote Tong, President of Kiribati, and Dr. Modadugu V. Gupta, Indian Fisheries Scientist:

 The Sunhak Peace Prize is awarded annually to an individual or organization that has made significant contributions to the peace and well-being of future generations. 

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International Day of Peace - SL“Refugees should be supported with respect, generosity and dignity,” affirmed Anca Anreopoulos, Regional Operations Manager for Migrant Help, on the occasion of UPF South London’s commemoration of the UN International Day of Peace. In resonance with the UN theme for this year’s commemoration: “Partnerships for Peace – Dignity for All”,

Read more: UN International Day of #Peace Report - South London

Group PhotoWAIT - UK and The International Relief & Friendship Foundation UK programmes in Africa were highlighted at a joint meeting with the Universal Peace Federation. A number of other programmes were advertised including Against All Odds run by Fikelephi Jackson, working in Malawi.  

Read more: UPF Partners with Projects in Africa