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Youth UPF-UK in parternership with South London UPF & IRFF

Outline:

In order to mark the World Human Rights Day, former North Koreans that fled from North Korea; now refugees living in countries around the world want to announce a  launch of more than 170 species of writings and published books to exhibit the harsh realities of the North Korean Human Rights.

It has been carried out every year since 2007 in South Korea. This however is the first time they launch an event of the kind overseas. This event is the first exhibition to be held in a foreign country, as well as in the first in London Book Fair, the first in international book fair, and the sixth time in its entirety since 2007. On this occasion as well, a defector North Korea Human Rights Film Movie will be shown and there will be time for the defectors' to give testimonies and to take questions you might have for them.  Everyone is welcome to attend.

Read more: First International Book Fair Display of North Korean refugees’ writings

Launch of a Youth Interfaith Council

 28th November, 2012

 Room 4, House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW

 Hosted by Lord King of West Bromwich, patron of UPF


PRESS RELEASE:

On the 28th of November, 2012, in the House of Lords, we had a splendid event, the very first Youth Committee to launch a Youth Interfaith Council in the House of Lords, we were graced by the presence of two members of House of Lords. The event started with Christa Kamga, introducing Matthew Huish who was had the idea/ project manager of this council. Matthew presented a most wonderful and inspiring vision of the Interfaith Council, which personally touched my heart and impressed me. Matthew spoke for approximately 15 mins and it was very well welcomed.

Read more: Launch of a Youth Interfaith Council

Sheridan Mangal - Founder of SFM FoundationSheridan Mangal was interviewed during a Youth UPF-WFWP evening about his youth and community work after achieving success in a financial market career. Sheridan Mangal who received racist taunts as a 16 year old on the stock market trading floor, spoke about how he found value in his work despite the racism and snobishness in the 1980's. ( http://t.co/dX0DhUS2)  He funds the SFM Foundation himself to mentor and advise young people how to develop their talent in business. He says a person should, 'Learn, Earn and Return' in their lives. He is now returning his wisdom to others. Sheridan Mangal and SFM Foundation. 'Our courses get young people to think for themselves. They get a lot of self esteem from that.

Read more: An Evening With Sheridan Mangal

Ian and RiochUniversal Peace Federation Youth UK and Women’s Federation for World Peace Youth UK were fortunate to have two awe-inspiring individuals in their presence. Rioch Edwards-Brown who has over 16 years experience as a TV researcher and media campaigner and Ian Brown, who has worked in the television industry for more than 20 years, gave a moving interview on their personal and professional journey, a meeting held at Lancaster Gate on April 5th. Around 40 passionate young people gathered for an evening they will surely remember.

(Next Evening with ... Sheridan Mangal - Link 7:00 pm May 8th, 43 Lancaster Gate, W2 3NA)

Read more: An Evening With Rioch Edwards Brown and Ian Brown