International Women’s Day 2015. 23 March 2015, House of Lords, Committee Room 4. “Every day should be International Women’s Day,” opened Baroness Verma. The resounding applause that followed highlighted Baroness Verma’s firm insistence that “we all [must] work together as it takes people to bring people together.” Women were not the only members of the audience, but “enlightened men.” The men in attendance were commended for their presence as it formed solidarity amongst those in attendance.… Read More Empowering women, empowering humanity: picture it!
Short recapitulation of the talks given at the seminar House of Lords, 9 December 2014 Organised by UPF and Youth UPF Lord Nazir Ahmed of Rotherham (our host for the evening) Lord Nazir Ahmed of Rotherham welcomed everyone to the House of Lords, sharing some of his background and passion for the topic of Religious… Read More Discussing the Present and Future of Religious Education in Schools
On Sunday, July 27th, 2014 UPF Giessen hosted a Summer Festival. The theme of the day was “World Family”. Over 100 UPF members and guests, from all walks of life, came together to take part in the diverse program. The festival began at 11:00 a.m. with an interreligious celebration. Youth Representative Jonathan Makkonen shared his… Read More UPF Summer Festival Giessen
Since the beginning of August, Jonathan & Yara Makkonen have been organizing the local project “Connect” on a weekly basis. Connect encourages cross-cultural dialogue on the community level with the hope of contributing to world peace. Our activities are held on Friday evenings in Giessen, and consist of four rotating programs. “Game On!” is an… Read More Connect: Today I Learned
Youth Universal Peace Federation (UPF) – UK You are invited to attend important youth event on the topic of: ‘Youth Engagement in Politics’ At the House of Lords On Tuesday the 14th of October at 6.00 PM The event is kindly hosted by Rt. Hon. Baroness Verma We would like to invite you to an… Read More Youth Engagement in Politics
The Refugee Week is organised and promoted by the United Nations to discover and celebrate the contributions that refugees have made in the UK and other nations over the years. The celebration takes place via a series of events, and one of the first events to take place was Youth UPF’s evening “Forced Displacement and… Read More UN Refugee Week 2014 – Forced Displacement and Migration: Time to Rethink Human Dignity?
Written by Oliver Davies and Robin Marsh Wednesday, 02 July 2014 18:31 In an event packed with inspirational stories and aspirational youth one of the highlights was the Youth Achievement Award presented to the 2014 winner of ‘The Voice’, Jermain Jackman. He explained to the full Parliament Committee Room 14, that he wants to make… Read More Youth Achievement Awards 2014