Category: News

Belgium: Second Generation at the European Parliament

By Jonathan Hoyte, UPF Europe On Tuesday 5th December, UPF Europe held an event at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium to discuss ‘Radicalisation and Violent Extremism in Europe: Focus on Prevention’ with guests and members of Parliament from different countries with a range of expert speakers on the topic. The violent radicalisation...

Belgium: IAPP Conference at the European Parliament

  By Jacques Marion, UPF Europe Concluding a series of inaugural meetings of the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace in Europe in 2017, a conference was organized by the Universal Peace Federation at the European Parliament in Brussels on December 5th 2017. Hosted by Italian Eurodeputy Flavio Zanonato, a member of the...

Switzerland: Annual International Charity Bazaar

  By Michel Reymond, UPF Switzerland UPF Representatives attended and supported the 2017 International Charity Bazaar organized every year in Geneva by the United Nations Women’s Guild www.unwg.ch , Mrs Bilqueece Alimohamed, member of the organizing committee invited me to attend and make a retrospective video of their main annual event: The International...

Italy: Blessing and Relationships

Prepared by FFWPU Italy On Sunday, November 26th, at Bergamo church center, Italian Blessed Family Department held a one-day workshop dedicated to young couples, under the name of “Blessing and relationships”. The morning program was rather rich, covering different topics. There were twelve participants. The MC, Verena Hoffmann, invited Franz Kerschbaummayr to start...

USA: Guiding Children Through Life and Marriage

  Prepared by FFWPU USA This Sunday (December 3, 2017), almost 50 women gathered in Belvedere for a special sisters’ meeting where they shared common challenges and insights gained after years dedicated to their families and children, many of whom are now adults. The meeting was organized by Debby Gullery, an author and...

Europe: The 17th Annual WFWP-Europe Women’s Leadership Conference

  Prepared by WFWP Europe Nearly 140 participants came from over 23 countries in Europe, Middle East and Northeast Asia to assess the current “integration” crisis with its many strains on personal and social development. Women leaders, representing all facets of society, met to share their knowledge and best practices toward finding sustainable...

USA: Uniting Professors and Students on Campus

  by Denthew Learey, CARP USA On November 1st and 8th, CARP Las Vegas held special ‘Campus Talks’ on their two campuses, College of Southern Nevada (CSN) and University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), with the theme “Peace Starts with Me.” This event was inspired by Mother Moon’s Peace Starts with Me Rally...

True Parents’ News: Weekly Update (December 9, 2017)

  Prepared by Peace TV Click on your preferred language to watch this week’s report:   English     Spanish     Portuguese     French     Russian     Korean     Japanese   This week we cover: 1. True Parents Special Luncheon for Elder Church Leaders and Cheon Il Guk Special Itinerant Missionaries True Parents’ HJ Cheonwon Special Gathering...

Vanuatu: Inauguration of IAPP

  Prepared by UPF Vanuatu The Vanuatu Chapter of the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP) had its official inauguration at the Warwick Le Lagoon Hotel in Port Vila city, the country’s capital There were about 40 participants, including the Speaker of Parliament, one State Minister, five Members of the Parliament, and...

Indonesia: Peace Road 2017

  By Alfred RF, UPF Indonesia Indonesia successfully organized Peace Road 2017 on Sunday, November 3rd, 2017 in the Car Free Day Area as the venue. This area is the main road near the historical National Monument, situated in the heart of Jakarta city, where motorists are encouraged to give up their cars...