The 2020 Sunhak Peace Prize was awarded to President Macky Sall of the Republic of Senegal and Bishop Munib A. Younan, the International Honorary President of Religions for Peace. Marking the centenary of the founder Rev. Sun Myung Moon, a special Founders' Centenary Award was presented to former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Despite the global panic around the coronavirus outbreak, 7,000 heads of state, entrepreneurs, academics, media and religious leaders journeyed to Korea from February 3-5 for Universal Peace Federation guided peace talks to contribute their expertise to bringing solutions to conflict on every level of society. (Photo credit: Graeme Carmichael)
The annual Peace Council for Universal Peace Federation UK gathered on December 7th to celebrate, reflect and strategise. From a network of activists, branch leaders and supporters of UPF many came to share their ideals and the quest for peace. UPF's recent charity status featured high on the topics to celebrate on the day.
Universal Peace Federation's (UPF) World Summit 2020 has gathered 7,000 people, from 171 nations including 100 plus former and current leaders, religious leaders, businessmen, and Nobel Laureates. It will also commemorate the centennial birthday of Rev. Dr. Sun Myung Moon, the 60 the anniversary of the Moon’s holy wedding, and the 77th Birthday of Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon.
Unfortunately, domestic abuse against women is an on-going issue irrespective of country of origin, religious belief and age. On Monday 18th November, Universal Peace Federation held an event titled: Elimination of Violence Against women, which is a United Nations day at 43 Lancaster Gate.
The International Media Association for Peace was inaugurated during the Universal Peace Federation World Peace Summit 2020.
On November 7th, Universal Peace Federation (UPF) UK with Women's Federation for World Peace (WFWP) UK and the help of Initiatives of Change, is considering, ‘Reconciliation and Peace Building in a Time of Increasing Polarisation: The Need for Cooperation Between Politicians and Faith Leaders’