Sun Hak Peace Prize Awarded 2015

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2015 Inaugural Sunhak Peace Prize Ceremony Launched Today for Dual Laureates H.E. Anote Tong, President of Kiribati, and Dr. Modadugu V. Gupta, Indian Fisheries Scientist

 The Sunhak Peace Prize is awarded annually to an individual or organization that has made significant contributions to the peace and well-being of future generations. 

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WAIT - UK and The International Relief & Friendship Foundation UK programmes in Africa were highlighted at a joint meeting with the Universal Peace Federation. A number of other programmes were advertised including Against All Odds run by Fikelephi Jackson, working in Malawi.  

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Baroness Jenny Randerson with Mark Dontfried and Sheikh Ramzy

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 #ICD #UPF  "The 70th Anniversary of the Establishment of the UN: Developing Initiatives to Promote Cultural Understanding, Global Human Rights & World Peace within the Commonwealth"
Institute of Cultural Diplomacy and Universal Peace Federation conference

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Keith Best - Prevention of Sexual Violence in Conflict

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Rape as a weapon of war has caused so much suffering that many people packed into a House of Lords Committee Room to hear an update on the campaign from the Prime Minister's Special Representative for the Prevention of Sexual Violence in Conflict, Rt Hon Baroness Anelay DBE. Some had suffered sexual violence in conflict and provided powerful and shocking testimonies. Others shared their personal experiences of growing up where such experiences were common. They explained the tactics they were taught to avoid being raped even from the age of seven years old.

Read more: Prevention of Sexual Violence in Conflict: Global Summit One Year On

Youth Achievement Awards 2015

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The Youth Achievement Awardees testimonies were again so inspiring and refreshing that those who may have wanted to leave could not pull themselves away. Held in Committee Room 10 of the House of Commons on July 8th, the award programme was hosted by Mr Virendra Sharma MP's office and kindly supported throughout by Lord Nazir Ahmed of Rotherham.

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Ambassadors for Peace Weekend

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#UPF #AFP Ambassadors for Peace shared the weekend in the beautiful Cleeve House and Wiltshire countryside considering Universal Peace Federation's (UPF) principles and purpose. Cleeve House, placed in acres of fields and views undisturbed by modern power systems, was a wonderful venue for examination of UPF's founding and founder's vision.

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