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Norway: International Day of Families

By Steinar Murud, UPF Norway The UN International Day of Family were celebrated on Diakonhjemmet University College in Oslo on Wednesday 22nd May under the title « The Family as the Fundamental Unit of Society – What does it entail?» The first speaker represented the Mormon Church and he spoke about the sacredness...

Austria: Info-Table – Experiences and Observations

By Walter Waldhäusl, FFWPU Austria 3 years ago we had the last Info- Table in Innsbruck. This one was not very inspiring and successful, so there was no motivation to repeat it. Looking for ways in which several brother and sister together could do outreach and get to know prepared people, we came...

France: 3rd Life-book Workshop

By Rafael Guignard, CARP France 12 participants came together for the 3rd workshop of a series of 3 Personal Development workshop aiming to help young members to live ideal, happy, healthy, successful and fulfilling lives in all its dimensions and areas. The theme was : “Developing a meaningful and abundant career and life”....

USA: Blessing Relatives at a Family Celebration

  By Renee Corley, FFWPU East Europe On May 19, my husband and I held a family celebration in the United States at which we gave the Blessing to several relatives and friends. We had the tremendous good fortune to be able to rent the Main House at Belvedere, True Parents’ first U.S....

Germany: International Cafe – The Story of an Escape

By Rosemarie Leja, UPF Germany On 18 May, 2019, UPF Gießen held another of its International Cafe events, this time with the focus on Syria. To start off with, two videos were presented giving an impression of the country – its people, interesting history and cultural wealth. For many years Syria has been...

Austria: International Day of Families

By Peter Haider, UPF Austria On the occasion of the “International Day of Families” the Universal Peace Federation (UPF), the Women’s Federation for World Peace and the Austrian Family Federation for World Peace organized on May 17th 2019 in Vienna a conference on the topic “Family as the Basis of a Sustainable Future”,...

Moldova: Conference Celebrates Day of Families

By Natalia Roskot, FFWPU Moldova May 17, 2019, was a wonderful day. True Mother spoke at a very important event in Korea, and on the same day a conference for VIPs took place in Moscow, and there was a conference in Moldova’s Anenii Noi district. We conducted it in the district administration building....

Russia: Third Conference for Society’s Leaders

Prepared by FFWPU/UPF Russia On Friday, May 17, and Saturday, May 18, the third international conference “Universal Values and Healthy Families as a Basis for Peace and Development” took place in the Peace Embassy in Moscow. The conference, which was organized jointly by FFWPU, Universal Peace Federation and Women’s Federation for World Peace,...

Latvia: Blessing Festival

Prepared by FFWPU Latvia A victorious Blessing Festival was held on May 11, 2019 in the Latvian Peace Embassy in Riga, the national capital. Jurek and Tatyana Domaradzki led the Blessing ceremony. Two married couples received the Blessing for the first time. In addition, two married couples who had been blessed at a...

Russia: One-Day Seminar in Kalmykia

Prepared by FFWPU Russia From May 11 to 15, 2019, Alexey and Olga Saveliev made a second trip to Kalmykia, a republic of Russia located in the Southern Federal District. The uniqueness of this republic is that in the early 1990s, the character education program developed by Unificationists, My World and I, was...