Category: News

Peace Road 2015 in Japan (Fukushima)

FFWPU Japan: Fukushima Prefecture received the Peace Road flag from Miyaki District and continued their 58 km ride on August 2, from Soma city to Iyaki city in-five sections with 11 participants. At 6:53 two of the cyclists departed from Futaba District to Hirono town. This town was restricted because of the Fukushima...

Interfaith Peace Blessing Ceremony in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

FFWPU Cambodia: After a month later of Interfaith Peace Blessing Ceremony event in Battambang city, FFWPU-Cambodia and UPF-Cambodia organized Interfaith Peace Blessing Ceremony (IPBC) at Phnom Penh, capital city of Cambodia. IPBC-Phnom Penh held two months later of International Youth Convention in Battambang city. With this result, Ministry of Royal Palace agreed to...

Young People Learn Sustainability and Cultural Exchange in Paraguay

FFWPU USA: Thirty-six young volunteers representing 11 nations came together in Paraguay from July 6 to 21 for the first Universal Peace Federation (UPF) “Pathways to a Sustainable Future” project. The ambitious project was designed in the hope of building greater cooperation between North and South America—a goal that True Father extensively invested...

Peace Road 2015 in Taiwan (Second Event)

FFWPU Taiwan: On July 26 to 31, Taiwan held their second Peace Road. Taichung church held a 30 day training program for University students who responded to the Peace Road project. 16 CARP students and two leaders rode from Taichung to Taitung. They cycled for 400 KM and reached to an altitude of...

Peace Road 2015 in Germany

FFWPU Germany: From August 1 to 3, Germany held the Peace Road. Germany was separated for almost 40 years into West and East. Berlin, situated in the middle of the former German Democratic Republic, was also divided into West Berlin and East Berlin, with a wall (in some places it was only a...

Peace Road 2015 in Indonesia

UPF Indonesia, August 9, 2015: For the Indonesian Peace Road 2015, we chose to walk from the Governor’s Office along Jalan M.H. Thamrin until the Hotel Indonesia Roundabout and return back to our starting point at the Governor’s Office. Every Sunday morning, this route is frequented by pedestrians and cyclists as it is...

Letters Offered to True Parents [8/11]

On August 11 at 7:30 AM, members’ heartfelt letters to True Parents submitted through iLoveTP.com were offered to True Parents in Cheon Jung Goong Palace. Of 45 letters that were submitted to iLoveTP.com, 3 were chosen and read to True Mother. True Mother was very happy to receive the letters, and was moved by the...

Peace Road 2015 in Norway

UPF Norway: On August 6 to 9, Norway held Peace Road under the theme “Peace through Intercultural Understanding”, a relevant theme in our society where the government encourages all kinds of dialogue projects. Representatives from 4 continents and 7 nations participated at the launch on Thursday August 6. The activity for the Peace...

Family in Danger – How Can we Protect the Family

  By Magda Haugen, Munich, Germany, 25. July 2015: Twenty UPF and WFWP members, an ambassador for peace and a new guest, attended this vivid event. After a nicely prepared breakfast Mrs. Magda Haugen, local coordinator of the WFWP, spoke about the following topics: 1. Nationwide ‘Allensbach-Survey’ / The family is alive –...

Nepalese Couples Restructure their Marriages as Lawmakers Restructure the State

  By Robert S. Kittel, August. 8, 2015 Jorpati (Kathmandu), Nepal—An overflow crowd of 1,500 people packed a marriage hall where couples rededicated their own marriages together in Jorpati, Nepal (on the outskirts of Kathmandu) on Saturday. There were 612 couples officially registered couples (those who filled out the registration form and had...