International Public Fund Russian Peace Foundation
On April 27, a stamp dedicated to the International Public Fund Russian Peace Foundation will go into postal circulation.
The Russian Peace Foundation is the successor of the Soviet Peace Foundation established in April, 1961. On March 27, 2003, the Russian Peace Federation was reorganized into the International Public Fund Russian Peace Foundation.
The Russian Peace Foundation branches are active in 56 regions of Russia; the Foundation has a subdivision in the Republic of Bulgaria, and partnership organizations in the USA and Canada.
The main activities of the Russian Peace Foundation include: promotion and enhancement of peace, friendship and understanding between peoples, promotion of the ideas of humanism and charity, philanthropy, prevention of national, religious and social conflicts, human rights protection, preservation of environment, development of international cooperation, scientific, cultural and youth exchange, etc.
The RPF is registered with the UN Organization and has a status of participant in the Council of Europe.
The postal stamp provides an image of the RPF official logo against the background of the tricolor.
In addition to the issue of the postal stamp, JSC Marka will produce First Day Covers and a special cancel for Moscow.
Design Artist: M. Bodrova.
Face value: 30 rubles.
Stamp size: 37×37 mm, sheet size: 152×152 mm.
Emission form: a sheet with 9 (3×3) stamps.
Quantity: 162 thousand stamps (18 thousand sheets).