Athletes United for Peace (AUP) is a nonprofit organization committed to promoting peace, education and friendship through sports. Throughout the organization's existence it has used the positive qualities of sports to bridge cultural differences and transcend international barriers, bringing people together from all walks of life to help create a worldwide culture of peace.
AUP's teamwork philosophy fostered through partnership linkages with sports organizations, municipalities, educational institutions, law enforcement and other nonprofits has helped to improve the "quality of life" for people in communities around the world.
These collaborative partnership efforts have enabled AUP to develop and implement alternative programs designed to aid in the development and growth of aspiring young people.
Athletes United for Peace is a not for profit 501c3 and United Nations NGO under ECOSOC (Non-governmental organization, Economic and Social Council).