Roucheon and FemiAfrica Day 2014 was commemorated yesterday with a range of opinions, music, and dreams in 43 Lancaster Gate, Universal Peace Federation's UK Headquarters. Co-hosted by Pauline Long and Robin Marsh with Mr Ahmed Shebani from Libya, Charlotte Simon from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Pauline Long from Kenya the evening provided a variety  of insights and dreams of the current and potential Africa. Event Photo link

The Universal Peace Federation is a partner with the African Union to commemorate Africa Day. A video introduction to UPF included a clip of an event in Manhattan that featured the UN Secretary General in last years Africa Day celebration.  

Prof Akbar AhmedProfessor Akbar Ahmed - 'Journey into Europe' with British Muslim Artists

Event Details: Venue & Sponsor: Ballroom, Universal Peace Federation,

43 Lancaster Gate, London W2 3NA

Sunday, 18th May, 2014
Door open at 5.15 pm
Starts 5:45 pm Concludes: 9:00 pm

You are very welcome to attend this event on Sunday night. If you are coming it would be helpful to know (RSVP on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) just to understand the numbers attending. We look forward to see you on Sunday.

Event Description:

We will start the event by inviting Robin Marsh to welcome the guests and a short introduction to Universal Peace Federation followed by Prof Akbar Ahmed to introduce his documentary 'Journey into Europe'. The documentary is meant to give an insight into Muslim life in Europe and to contribute to a better understanding about Muslims.

Below you will find an introduction to the documentary 'Journey into Europe'.

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Youth UPFUniversal Peace Federation-UK held its Annual Peace Council to review the year and plan its 2014 activities on Saturday 7th December in the Lancaster Gate, UK Headquarters. The day included sessions on values, peace initiatives, humanitarian efforts and a Youth UPF concert to raise funds for a peace project in Jerusalem. (Youth UPF Team in photo left)

Lord Ahmed Presents Gifts to Japanese DelegationDr. and Mrs. Yong Cheon Song visited the UK with a delegation of Japanese members who had supported European activities. They were welcomed by Lord Nazir Ahmed to the House of Lords. Lord Ahmed had launched the Universal Peace Federation in the House of Lords in 2006 and has attended a number of international conferences in the Middle East and the Republic of Korea. 

The delegation had a celebratory dinner in Lancaster Gate in the evening before returning to Japan the next day.


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