Youth UPF encourages, sponsors and organises many types of events as well as focussing on leadership training for global citizenship.
This has been one of the most inspiring as well as busy weeks in the UPF-UK and also for the YouthUPF teams. The UN international Day of Peace beautiful concert, “Music For Peace in the Middle East” performed by people from Israel & Palestine, the Ambassador for Peace meeting focussing on 'Growing Through Overcoming Challenging Relationships', and the Youth UPF event, 'An Evening With Nicola Bailey'.
Nicola Bailey is a passionate Assistant Head Teacher and her school Head of Parent and Community Support. She specializes in working with complex sets of stakeholders to accomplish enhanced educational performance among children who have more than average challenges to overcome.
The Youth Achievement Awards 2013 presentation was an inspirational occasion featuring the sincere idealism of 12 young adults. Convened by the Universal Peace Federation and the Women's Federation for World Peace in the House of Commons, it was hosted by Mr Virendra Sharma MP who remained for the whole session despite his busy schedule. Photo Link Powerpoint Link
"It's true Jesus didn't use twitter but that doesn't mean we shouldn't", said Daniella Duvall, the Christian youth contributor to the Youth Interfaith Council that met last night to consider the 'Impact of Social Media on Faith Communities'. The event was hosted by Universal Peace Federation (UPF) -UK's Patron, Mr Virendra Sharma MP. He praised UPF for its work for community cohesion. He was especially pleased to see young people taking the stage for this event. There were prepared speeches from Christian, Muslim and Unificationist perspectives followed by a good discussion. A presentation by Ilaria Esposito who is on the Advisory Council for Youth on the Council of Europe, focussed on the 'No Hate-Speech Online Movement'.