Can religions help to heal the wounds of conflict?
By Rev Dr Marcus Braybrooke 22nd February 2016
World Interfaith Harmony Week
Considering the role of religion in healing the post-conflict wounds, Rev Braybrooke set out the scene at the beginning of this conference in the House of Lords. (Speech video link)
SEOUL, Korea – The Universal Peace Federation (UPF) is dedicated to achieving world peace. UPF is an international and interreligious network of individuals and organizations, including representatives from an international and inter-religious network of individuals and organizations, including representatives from religion, government, civil society and the private sector. An NGO in special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, UPF supports the work of the United Nations, particularly in the areas of interfaith peacebuilding, character education, and the strengthening of marriage and family.
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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.
Happy 2016 from the Universal Peace Federation UK team. It will be a great year.
JAN 14: Introduction to Universal Peace Federation http://ow.ly/Wwqsy
JAN 21: Realstew Showcase: Sustainable Funding http://ow.ly/Wws0X
JAN 28: Genocide Awareness and Holocaust Memorial Day http://ow.ly/Wws7F
FEB 11: Introduction to Universal Peace Federation
FEB 27: Marriage Re-dedication
MAR 11-13: UPF Weekend 'Retreat' Wiltshire countryside
Three courses of Good Governance Education have been taught to groups in London and Brussels from the United Congolese Party(UCP). The President of the UCP,Mr Christian Malanga, requested these courses and was in the first group to advise on the content.
The Universal Peace Federation (UPF) Annual #Peace Council was a very inspiring occasion. One participant expressed, 'I am so inspired to hear the message of peace expressed today. I am so glad to have been introduced to you. It has given me so much hope.'