Category: News

Australia: Celebration of the “United Nations International Day of Peace”

Prepared by UPF Australia The Universal Peace Federation in Sydney, celebrated the United Nations International Day of Peace at the Oceania Peace Embassy on October 1st 2018. The evening event also commemorated the 70 year anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Around 50 people attended the celebration, which featured three presentations...

Zambia: True Families Movement

By Odette Kunda, FFWPU Zambia The Family Federation for World Peace and Unification Zambia in conjunction with Women’s Federation for World Peace Zambia Chapter held their monthly outreach program to their members on the 29th September 2018. The event took place at Mr. George and Mrs. Evelyn Mulenga’s family in Kanyama Township, Lusaka....

Nepal: 7 State Mayors’ Leadership Conference

  The fifth in a series of eight conferences. Prepared by UUPF Nepal In Nepal during the first two weeks of October we are conducting a series of eight programs entitled, “Mayors’ Leadership Conference.” There are seven provinces in Nepal so there will be one conference in each province with two programs held...

Liberia: Heavenly Tribal Messiah workshop and Blessing

Prepared by FFWPU Liberia We organized 2-day workshop on the 7th of October 2018 to bring True family value and Divine Principle lectures to 253 couples preparing them for the blessing of marriage. This event took place at Conquerors United Pentecostal Church in Margibi County, Liberia, with 513 participants and 253 Couples. The...

Norway: Family Workshop

By Heidi Toresen, FFWPU Noeway Our workshop this time, on September 29 – 30, 2018, was created as a means for us to come closer to each other brothers & sisters, not just as 1st, 2nd & 3rd gen, but rather to put those labels aside and just to connect as a community....

Hungary: The Young Man became Ambassador for Peace

New York Times article about the Blessing   By Gyuri Kozma, UPF Hungary This article is about a newly appointed Ambassador for Peace. He received the certificate on True Father’s Seonghwa anniversary, which was held as a public event in Budapest on September 2. The next day this young Jewish Ambassador for Peace...

Denmark: UN International Day of Peace 2018

Prepared by UPF Denmark On September 23rd, 2018, UPF Denmark celebrated the UN International Day of Peace in the former Upper Chamber of the Danish Parliament in Christiansborg Palace from 2 to 5 pm. The beautiful decorated room was filled with NGOs, politicians, artists, religious leaders, UPF Ambassadors for Peace and other firebrands...

Switzerland: Inauguration of IAPD

“Toward Interdependence and Mutual Prosperity: The Role of Religious Leaders and Parliamentarians” – Creation of the Geneva/ Swiss Chapter of the “Interreligious Association for Peace and Development (IAPD)” Prepared by UPF Switzerland   On September 21, 2018 the Universal Peace Federation (UPF) in close partnership with Women’s Federation for World Peace (WFWP), the...

Argentina: Appointing 17 New Peace Ambassadors

By Miguel Werner, UPF Argentina On September 6, UPF Argentina appointed 17 new Peace Ambassadors during the celebration of the International Day of Friendship 2018. The event took place in the Autonomías Hall from Club Español, in Buenos Aires City. During the meeting, UPF-Argentina’s Director, Carlos Varga, talked about the Principles of Peace...

Spain: Night of Religions

  By Dulce Balil, UPF Spain The city of Barcelona has successfully celebrated the third edition of ‘The Night of Religions’, a proposal of the group of young people of the UNESCO Association for Interreligious Dialogue (AUDIR) September 1, 2018. The Night follows the initiative that was born in Berlin in 2012, where...