Vision in Action: Join us as We Kick-off the Academic Year

Dear Ambassadors for Peace, Youth UPF members and friends,


Venue: 43 Lancaster Gate, W2 3NA

Date: Saturday, 29 September 2012

Time: 9.30 to 17.00

We hope that you are enjoying September so far.

Owing to plenty of interest from our previous works, to start this new academic year, the youth team of the Universal Peace Federation (UPF) would like to invite you to a one-day kick-off workshop under the theme, Vision In Action . This workshop is geared to young adults ages 18-30 years old* who would like to know more about the background and work of the UPF, along with the vision of the newly formed youth department.

We seek to make the Youth UPF a bank of like-minded peacemakers who are willing to work together to tackle social and global issues. At the same time we are committed to support the personal development of our fellow members and hence, will incorporate education sessions throughout the year to help us tap into our potential.

There will be exercises to explore values-based leadership and peace principles in action. Following this we will give opportunities for our visionary members and Ambassadors for Peace to present their project proposals to inspire and encourage everyone to actively get involved.

Examples of issues our projects are focusing on are: Character Education, Euromed/ Arab Spring and North Korea.

Altogether, this will serve as a Youth UPF open-day so anyone curious for more details and/or who are interested to become members are most welcome to come. We also encourage older, more experienced Ambassadors for Peace who are willing to act as Advisors to our project teams, to come and join.

Please RSVP to or call Christa, Neil or Haesul. We hope to see you there!

Kind regards,

On Behalf of the Youth UPF Team

Haesul Fagcang                                                   Neil O’Neill                                                           Christa Kamga

Youth Director                                                       Youth Coordinator                                               Youth Coordinator

+44 788 622 9892                                   +44 771 547 1424                                     +44 78 5319 2654

*If you are 16 or 17 years old and still want to come, please contact us for a parental consent form.

Draft Programme:

9.30 – 10.00        Arrival

10.00 – 10.30      Icebreakers

10.30 – 11.30      UPF Introduction

11.30 – 12.45      Peace Principles in their Application:

Session 1 “Being the change – What is leadership?”

12.45 – 13.30      Lunchbreak

13.30 – 14.45      Peace Principles in their Application:

Session 2 “The power of 1 2 3 4 – Creating effective teams”

14.45 – 15.45      Project Visions Presentation: Personal Development


15.45 – 16.45      Project Visions Presentation: Social and Global Issues

16.45 – 17.00      Final words from UPF Board

Closing Remarks



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