UPF Areas of Focus

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Universal Peace Federation's areas of focus include interfaith peacebuilding, marriage & family, peace & security, a culture of peace & service, and UN relations.
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  • 1. • Conferences• Learning from each other• Interfaith councilsReligious leaderswelcomeparticipants to aWorld InterfaithAssembly in Korea.
  • 2. Sharing insights andbuilding understandingamong people of variousfaithsIndiaSri LankaMoldovaGermany
  • 3. • Cultivating good character• Strengthening marriage & family• Holding World Peace Marriage BlessingsMalaysian families enjoyan outing at a park onthe International Day ofFamilies.
  • 4. Relationship skills,character building,commitment to fidelityArgentina:honoring parentsKazakhstan:parenting adviceZimbabwe:character educationKorea: mass wedding
  • 5. • Offering humanitarian aid• Organizing Religious Youth Service projects• Sports and cultural programsDonations of clothingand bedding in Pakistan
  • 6. Working together toimprove communitiesand promote goodwillThailand: flood cleanupNepal: freedental clinicJapan:Hauling away debris after the tsunamiSt. Lucia:painting homes for elderly people
  • 7. Bringing peopletogether throughmusic and the artsUkraine: balletMalaysia:school muralGeorgia:Learning African dancesNew York:Africa Day celebration
  • 8. Making new friendsand practicing goodsportsmanshipEstonia: teams fromnearby nationsChad:civilian and military teamsIn friendly matchesJordan:refugees competewith Jordanian youthItaly: Peace Cup
  • 9. • International Leadership Conferences• Forums• ConsultationsHeads of stateandgovernmentaddressedUPF’s WorldSummit 2013 on“Peace,Security, andHumanDevelopment.”
  • 10. Addressing issuesof broad concernAustria: dealingwith pluralismUK: preventinggenocideAzerbaijan:Caucasus issuesRussia: youth concerns
  • 11. Addressing issuesof broad concernAlbania:European integrationIsrael:Israel and its neighborsIndonesia:ecological safetyTurkey: Arab Spring
  • 12. • Holding meetings at the UN• Supporting UN initiatives:• Partnering with the UN and NGOsWorld InterfaithHarmony Weekcelebration inthe UN GeneralAssembly HallUPF is an NGO in special consultative status with the UN Economic and Social Council.
  • 13. Offering insights atthe UN and helpingto promote UN goals UN Offices in Geneva:Model UN Interreligious CouncilVenezuela:Day of PeaceMarshall Islands:Prayers for peaceBrazil: Rio+20People’s Summit
  • 14. www.upf.org
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