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About

The Peace & Development Network

A Project of the Universal Peace Federation – UK

Mission

The Universal Peace Federation is a global alliance of individuals and organizations dedicated to building a world of peace, a world in which everyone can live in freedom, harmony, cooperation, and co-prosperity for all.

Objectives

  • Renewal of the United Nations
  • Partnerships among governments, religions, and civil society fostering development grounded in universal values
  • A culture of peace through education, sports, arts, media, and service
  • A framework for interreligious cooperation
  • Conflict prevention and resolution
  • Strong, loving family life as a personal contribution to peace
  • Character education over the course of life
  • One Family Under God™

The Universal Peace Federation’s (UPF) conceives of  humanity as ‘One Family Under God’ meaning that humankind is one family beyond faith, race and nationality without prejudice, superiority or inferiority and formed by ‘living for the sake of others’.

The UPF promotes the accomplishment of the United Nation’s Millennium Development Goals.

UPF seeks to promote dialogue and understanding, as a means of resolving conflict and establishing lasting peace.


Universal Peace Federation Founders: Dr. Sun Myung Moon and Mrs Hak Ja Han Moon

Universal Peace Federation – UK

Patron: Lord King of West Bromwich

UPF – UK Trustees:

  • Dr David Earle
  • Mr Ronald German
  • Dr David Hanna
  • Ms. Saleha Begum Jaffer
  • Dr Raheem Khan
  • Mrs Joyce Suda
  • Mr Robert Williamson

UPF – UK Secretariat:

Robin Marsh: Secretary General

Cllr. Margaret Ali: Director


Areas of Activities:

  1. Community Cohesion Working Group Members
  2. Interfaith Committee Members
  3. Environment Chapter Members
  4. Marriage and Family Committee Members
  5. Peace and Development      Committee and Partners
  6. British Academy for World Peace  Advisers and Secretariat
  7. Artists for Peace                    Committee

Websites:

Main UPF – UK Website    www.uk.upf.org

Videos are also uploaded on Youtube.    http://uk.youtube.com/PeaceDevelopmntNetwk

International UPF Website:   www.upf.org

Events:

Together with our partners we held a Global Peace Festival with our partners on November 22nd 2008 at Excel Centre, London. http://www.globalpeacefestival-uk.org/

The Global Peace Festival and UPF promote the fulfillment of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals

  1. Eradicating extreme poverty
  2. Achieve universal primary education
  3. Promote gender equality and empower women
  4. Reduce child mortality
  5. Improve maternal health
  6. Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other diseases
  7. Environmental sustainability
  8. Global Partnership for development
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5 Responses to “About”

  1. neena said

    In order to succeed, the Federation needs to involve more people by making it ‘the organisation to be in’. Get the youth, so the next generation will already imbibe the qualities and values and ideas that they pass on to their children, of the brotherhood of man.

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