UPF Supports Sudanese Peace Initiative and Juba Peace Agreement

October 3, 2020

(Errata - a previous version of the following report contained several errors of fact.  The errors have been corrected in the following article). Juba, South Sudan— The Juba Peace Agreement, an historic peace initiative between Sudan’s transitional government and several rebel groups, was signed on October 3, 2020, aimed at ending years of war in which hundreds of thousands have died. 


UPF-Kenya Sponsors an Interfaith Peace Road

October 5, 2019

Makindu, Kenya—UPF-Kenya’s Peace Road 2019 was organized in conjunction with the Makindu Sikh Temple in commemoration of the 550th anniversary of the birth of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism.


Peace Road 2018 Comes to Nairobi, Kenya

July 29, 2018

Nairobi, Kenya—Peace Road 2018, sponsored by UPF-Kenya with the South Nairobi Sikh Temple, drew 1,000 participants.


IAPP Launched in Kenya

January 10, 2018

Nairobi, Kenya—The International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace had its official launch in Kenya in a ceremony in Parliament.


International Day of Peace and Peace Road 2017 - Kenya

September 30, 2017

Nairobi, Kenya—Celebrations in honor of the International Day of Peace, Eid–Ul-Haj and Peace Road 2017 were held at the home of the Hon. Rashid Omar, deputy chief of the Kadhi court (Nairobi) on September 30.


SDGs and the Family Discussed at UN Program

March 22, 2017

New York, United States—The family is essential to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, according to speakers at a side event to the 2017 Commission on the Status of Women.


M.M. Khimulu: Address to World Summit 2014

August 11, 2014

Cultural diplomacy remains the bridge towards our growth and we must embrace these ideals both from within and outside our religious stands.


International Day of Families Observed in Nairobi

May 17, 2014

Nairobi, Kenya - The International Day of Families was observed at a program in in UPF's Peace House in Nairobi on May 17, 2014.


Leadership Conference Held in Nairobi

March 29, 2014

Nairobi, Kenya - Twenty-five Nigerian Ambassadors for Peace traveled to Kenya to join UPF leaders from Benin, Uganda, Somalia, Eritria and Kenya for a Special Leadership Conference March 27–29, 2014 following up on the leadership conference in Korea the previous month.


AIDS Day Events in Kenya Focus on Promoting Abstinence

December 1, 2013

Nairobi, Kenya - Timing their visit to World AIDS Day, Dec. 1, 2013, two women from Switzerland traveled to Kenya to teach an HIV/AIDS-prevention program that focuses on premarital abstinence.


UPF-Africa Leaders Pay a Visit to Hon. Raila Odinga

July 11, 2012

Nairobi, Kenya - Key UPF leaders attended a continental meeting in Nairobi and paid a visit to Hon. Raila Odinga, prime minister of Kenya, on July 11.


Mission of Kenya to the UN Hosts Tea Ceremony

May 25, 2012

New York, USA - The Deputy Permanent Representative of Kenya, H.E. Ms. Josephine Ojiambo invited 13 diplomats to the Kenya Mission at the UN for a traditional Japanese tea ceremony on May 25, 2012.


Day of Families Observed in Nairobi

May 15, 2012

Nairobi, Kenya - UPF-Kenya and its network of Ambassadors for Peace and families hosted a celebration of the UN International Day of Families in Nairobi on May 15 with a wide variety of cultural events, educational speeches, and activities.


Day of Peace Observed in Nairobi

September 24, 2011

Nairobi, Kenya - UPF-Kenya celebrated the International Day of Peace on September 24 at the court of the Chief Kadhi in Nairobi. The event began with words of welcome and an invocation by young Muslim girls by chanting a message of peace to mark the UN International Day of Peace together with the Muslim Eid ul-Fitr celebration of the end of Ramadan.


An Interfaith Welcome in Kenya for UPF Chairman

February 27, 2011

Nairobi, Kenya - UPF International Chairman Rev. Hyung Jin Moon was welcomed to Nairobi by Ambassadors for Peace of different faiths on Feb. 27, 2011.


K. Marende: Solidarity and Partnership in Pursuit of World Peace

February 27, 2011

Each of you are demonstrating that you are making a difference by standing up for the ideal of peace that transcends race and religion — universal peace. This is the key to our coexistence and development. It goes to show how small acts when multiplied across the world by millions of people can transform it.


I. Odinga: Address to the International Leadership Conference

February 6, 2011

The French novelist and philosopher Victor Hugo once said that “More powerful than an invading army is an idea whose time has come.” Rev. and Mrs. Moon have led the way in the promotion of interfaith dialogue, the ethics of living for the sake of others, and service to God, family and nation.


Trees and Toilets to Transform Nairobi Slum

January 21, 2011

Nairobi, Kenya - Two hundred trees were planted in Kibera, one of the largest slums in Africa, on Jan. 21, 2011, and ground was broken for building ten public toilets.


Character Education Continues in Nairobi

December 11, 2010

Photos of a character education program for school officials and community leaders in Kenya in March 2010. A seminar on character education was held December 11 at the Peace Embassy in Nairobi.


International Leaders Bring Insights and Aid to UPF-Kenya

November 3, 2010

Nairobi, Kenya - Ambassadors for Peace from across the country gathered in Nairobi for a Nov. 3, 2010, seminar to meet international leaders and launch a new tree-planting initiative.