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Introduction to the Universal Peace Federation

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His Holiness Sanjeev Krishna Thakurji receives an Ambassador for Peace award: 

On Saturday 16th April 2016, Indian Spiritual Leader His Holiness Sanjeev Krishna Thakurji of Vrindavan, India, received the ‘Ambassador for Peace’ award from the Universal Peace Federation (UPF) during his 9 day spiritual event in London. The presentation was witnessed by over 500 people inside the venue and millions watching LIVE on Asian TV Channel across UK, Europe, Canada, USA and India. Robin Marsh, Secretary General of the UPF (UK Chapter) presented His Holiness Sanjeev Krishna Thakurji the award for his outstanding contribution for peace, harmony, protecting human rights, service to humanity and animal welfare.  His Holiness Sanjeev Krishna Thakurji was recognised for his ideals of standing on the common ground of universal moral principles, promoting reconciliation, overcoming barriers, and building peace, together with promoting cooperation beyond boundaries of religion, race, ethnicity, and nationality and living for the sake of others.

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How Is Europe to Deal With Violent Religious Extremism? Speeches from Robert Cutajar MP (Malta) and Professor Mimosa Hafizi MP (Albania) with more on this YouTube playlist.

 

Robert Cutajar MP Malta: Recent terrorist attacks across the world have shown that terrorism is a global issue that spares no nationality or religion, but we know only too well that throughout history, people have perpetrated extreme violent acts in the name of religion, and of course such behaviour is triggered by multi-faceted factors including psychological, political, historical and theological elements. 

 

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Healing the Wounds Panel

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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)

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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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Rev Dr Marcus Braybrooke

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This years 'Holocaust Memorial and Genocide Awareness' commemoration was held in 43 Lancaster Gate, London to draw together the human rights activists from a number of genocide issues to understand both the disparity as well as the common characteristics. We were very fortunate to have Rev Dr Marcus Braybrooke to begin the programme with his profound wisdom of this issue. 

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2016

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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

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