Some affiliate organizations:
Through forums, seminars, conferences, service programs, and interfaith peace initiatives, the Universal Peace Federation builds a global network of peacebuilders to contribute to a world of sustainable peace in which everyone can live in freedom, harmony, cooperation, and prosperity. Founded in 2005 by Rev. Dr. Sun Myung Moon and his wife, Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon, they have proposed a revitalized, renewed United Nations with more than 50,000 diplomats, clergy, civic leaders, current and former heads of state appointed as Ambassadors for Peace. (www.upf.org)
WFWPI supports a network of National WFWP Chapters worldwide. WFWP Chapters adhere to the principle that women, working together, taking initiative and empowering one another across traditional lines of race, culture and religion to create healthy families, are resolving the complex problems of our societies and world.
The Family Federation for World Peace and Unification (FFWPU) is an international society comprised of families striving to embody the ideal of true love and to establish a world of peace and unity among all peoples, races, and religions as envisioned by Rev. Sun Myung Moon.
WFWP Canada, founded in 1992 by Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon, is a chapter of the WFWPI. It is an NGO, not for profit organization that’s open to all, regardless of race, nationality, religion and gender. In Canada there are 3 regional chapters, Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto. Efforts are focused on empowering women and families through education and healing for reconciliation of racial, religious and cultural conflicts; women working together to help establish a culture of heart in the family, community, nation and in the world in order to achieve sustainable peace through the practice of altruistic principles of God’s love. (www.wfwp.ca)
Rev. and Mrs. Moon founded the Collegiate Association for the Research of Principles (CARP) and created the organization with the intention of educating young people with character, heart and skill. No matter what race, religion, creed, background, etc., anyone can agree that moral leadership is essential to a healthy, successful and peaceful world.
The International Relief Friendship Foundation, Inc. (IRFF) seeks a world of ethical action, social justice, self-reliance and opportunity. It acts as a catalyst for global social change, creating opportunities for human development, community welfare and social progress. The IRFF works through educational service projects and holistic programs which promote sustainability. (www.irff.org)
WFWP USA is a dynamic organization that is committed to providing women with the opportunity to create lasting peace in the world, through talks, forums at the United Nations, luncheon programs, racial and religious reconciliation projects, national and international conferences, benefits, and service projects. WFWP USA asserts that the family is the cornerstone of peace in the world, and that mature couples are the foundation for strong and loving families. Cultivating a mother’s heart, caring for not just her own children but for the children of others, the children of other nations, the children of the world, by developing and expressing the qualities of empathy, forgiveness, and unconditional love. (www.wfwp.us)
The Middle East Peace Initiative (MEPI) was launched in 2003 by Rev. Sun Myung Moon, founder of the Universal Peace Federation (UPF), as a Track II diplomacy effort to bring a wide range of interfaith perspectives into the center of the search for peace in the Holy Land. Between 2003 and 2008, more than 12,000 clergy, scholars and government officials from around the world participated in MEPI pilgrimages. (www.mepi.us)
The Religious Youth Service (RYS) experience began as an experiment in peace building and has become a time-tested model of multi-religious, cross-cultural harmony and cooperation. Their mission is to provide an environment wherein youth can rise above doctrinal differences, unite in activities of service and learning, and develop leadership abilities that enable them to help create a culture of peace. (http://www.religiousyouthservice.org/)
The World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations (WANGO) is an international organization uniting NGOs worldwide in the cause of advancing peace and global well being. WANGO helps to provide the mechanism and support needed for NGOs to connect, partner, share, and solve basic problems. (www.wango.org)
The Unification Theological Seminary (UTS) is an interfaith seminary with both faculty and students representing a wide range of religious traditions. The curricula at uts are likewise interfaith in nature and include courses on Christianity, Islam and Buddhism, among others. (www.uts.edu)
The Family Federation of the United Kingdom is a Unification Movement to encourage spiritual maturity in individuals and to promote the value of the extended family – exercising our God-given potential and thereby enabling our society to function harmoniously. (http://um-uk.org/)