Peace-Loving Global Citizen

“‘What will I be when I grow up?’ I enjoyed observing and studying nature, so I gave some thought to becoming a scientist. However, I changed my mind after I saw the tragedy of how people were plundered by the Japanese colonial authorities… I wanted to become a person who could take away the tears that flowed from people’s eyes and the sorrow that was in their hearts.” —As a Peace-Loving Global Citizen

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‘Women from Enemy Nations Embracing Each Other is Beautiful’

(Top photo courtesy of the Sunhak Institute) The Mother of Peace presenting Dr. Sakena Yacoobi, Afghan women and girls activist, with the 2017 Sunhak Peace Prize.

With International Women’s Day right around the corner, we’re also celebrating the 9th anniversary of a special trip by the Mother of Peace, Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon. In March 2012, she traveled across Japan speaking about the critical importance of women in the world uniting and embracing each other.

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5th Rally of Hope Unites World Leaders, Millions of Global Participants

Several prominent world leaders joined millions of participants from 150 countries for the live online broadcast of the 5th Rally of Hope, sponsored by the Universal Peace Federation (UPF), on Sunday, February 28.

“Let us join hands in making a new resolve to advance God’s providence today,” said Dr. Moon. “If the Korean Peninsula can be reunified and become one people, and if all of the Asia Pacific can be united into a heavenly civilization and connect the entire world, we can become a force for good that will expand to all of the continents and oceans of the world.”

UPF co-founder Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon shared an inspiring message of hope in her Founder’s Address, as speakers focused on key global issues—like COVID-19, race relations, poverty, and inequality—under the theme “Building Partnerships for Peace based on Interdependence, Mutual Prosperity, and Universal Values.”

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