Category: News

Denmark: Christmas Celebration

  By FFWPU Denmark, Lars Neergaard (December 22, 2016) For several years we have a tradition in FFWPU Denmark to invite friends and members to an annual Christmas Celebration. It is very popular and this year we had more than 50 participants. We are fortunate to have a Headquarters that is a smaller...

Spain: Christmas Celebration

  By FFWPU Spain, Francesca Stabile On December 18th the Madrid Community had a Christmas celebration. We wanted this celebration to be an opportunity to gather together as a family to celebrate Christmas, Jesus’ birthday. We had a 4 hors program starting with Sunday Service at 11:00 and finishing with a charity draw...

United Kingdom: Christmas Celebration

By WFWP UK, Dolores Read The event, held in Haslemere Hall in Thornton Heath,on December 17, 2016, and MCed by Tina Coombs was a mixture of poems: ‘Hope’ and ‘Peace’ by Eileen Walkin and ‘Word Party’ by Richard Edwards recited by Garima Singh, mixed in with beautiful carols: ‘Oh Holy Night’ sung by...

Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of FFWPU Slovakia

By FFWPU Slovakia, Barbara Grabner The Slovak branch of FFWPU was officially registered in December 1996. Since then many activities and also changes took place. The anniversary provided a suitable opportunity to reflect about the activities during the past two decades and at the same time to inform our youth about the meaning...

UPF Conference in Sarajevo

  By Jacques Marion On December 15, 2016 at the Holiday hotel in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, UPF organized a conference in partnership with the International Institute for Middle East and Balkans Studies (IFIMES) and the Association for BiH-Asia Cooperation, Understanding and Sophistication (ABACUS). With the theme of “Social consensus, interreligious understanding and...

Germany: Culture of Peace

  By FFWPU Germany, Robert Bentele A Culture of Peace, this was the topic of a seminar held by the Munich branch of the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification on Saturday 4 December 2016, and attended by 60 first and second generation members. One purpose was to help us to clarify...

Romania: CARP Second Weekly Meeting in December

  By Romania CARP We had the second weekly meeting of December on December 14 which took place at the Peace Center. This time we had the opportunity to share about CARP member’s fundraising experiences. To help some of our community’s families, we decided to raise funds together and shared about our lessons...

Portugal: Christmas and Human Rights

By WFWP Portugal, Marta de Carvalho WFWP and UPF Portugal joined with FFWPU to hold a meeting to celebrate and commemorate Christmas as well as the International Day of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, on December 11, 2016 in the Peace Embassy in Barcarena, Lisbon. The meeting intended to give the Ambassadors...

Romania: CARP meeting on the first week of December

By CARP Romania We had our weekly meeting on December 7, 2016 in Bucharest headquarters. We are at the beginning of this wonderful season during which we reflect about the past year and meaning of Christmas, the Holy days that represent so much in the local Christian tradition. At the beginning of our gathering we...

With the Members in the NorthEast Region

By FFWPU NorthEast Region Russian-Korean-Japanese Dance Evening In Moscow On December 16 Moscow CARP organized Russian-Korean-Japanese dancing party with 23 participants including 5 guests from DP lecture education and 5 guests from Korean study group. Representatives from Korea, Russia and Japan shared about specific moments of national dances and held dance master class....