On the 9th of March 2023, Universal Peace Federation (www.uk.upf.org/uk-upf/) – UK hosted its annual commemoration of the United Nations International Women’s Day in a hybrid event, both online and in-person at its London Headquarters.
The main focus was the empowerment of women. The event was moderated by Margaret Keverian-Ali, Director of UPF-UK. A panel of distinguished speakers of different fields of expertise elaborated on the topic.
Kostas was one of the guest speakers at the event, and at the end was presented with the prestigious “Ambassador for Peace” award for his ethos, his contributions to society and fellow human beings, as well as promoting universal peace amongst other things.
Ambassadors for Peace
Launched in 2001, Ambassadors for Peace is the largest and most diverse network of peace leaders. As of 2020, there are more than 100,000 Ambassadors for Peace from 160 countries who come from all walks of life representing many races, religions, nationalities, and cultures, and commit to:
- Stand on the common ground of universal moral principles, promoting reconciliation, overcoming barriers, and building peace.
- Form a global network representing the diversity of the human family and all disciplines of endeavour.
- Promote cooperation beyond the boundaries of religion, race, ethnicity, and nationality.
- Practice “living for the sake of others” as the guiding principle for building a global community.