Category: News

UK: Interfaith Peace Blessing 2018

Prepared by UPF and FFWPU UK As the UK’s second city, Birmingham is relatively small, with a population of just over 1 million. However, from being a haven for Nonconformists in the 1660’s until today, over 350 years later, its capacity to welcome people of all religious, racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds has...

Italy: New Hope Team 2018

By Francesca Cali, FFWPU Italy We recently had in Colle Mattia, Rome, a junior harp workshop (age 8 – 13 years old), or as we call it in Italy: a New Hope Team Workshop. It was held from the 6th until the 12th of July. The motto for this workshop chosen by the...

Austria: Lectures about Eternal Life

By Barbara Grabner, UPF Austria Summertime is the period which I use to inspire people in my home village south of Salzburg. Early in July, I organized two lectures focusing on near-death-experiences and our preparation for life after death. The well-known lecturer and book author Johannes Stampf came from Vienna and gave two...

France: Introduction to YSP

  By Sungmin Barje, YSP France On Saturday 30th of June YSP- France organized its first event under the theme « peace continues with us ». The day started in the morning with some ice-breaking games to make the participants feel comfortable and get to know each other. Following a break, we had...

Germany: Japanese Tea Ceremony

by Jürgen Eck, UPF Germany Our monthly event in Karlsruhe was held, not as usual on a Saturday and not in the county library, but this time on a Sunday-June 24-and in a small room rented from an early Christian community. The pre-event publicity by way of leaflets, telephone calls and e-mails, etc....

Germany: International Cafe

By Josef Resch, UPF Germany UPF Gießen held another ‘International Cafe’ event on 23 June, in the tradition of fostering international understanding. The topic was ‘one hundred years of Finland’. Seija Künzig, a native of Finland who lives near Gießen with her German husband, gave a very comprehensive and enlightening power-point presentation about...

HJ Global News (Weekly Update: August 4, 2018)

  Prepared by PeaceTV Click on your preferred language to watch this week’s report:   English    Spanish    Portuguese    French    Russian    Korean    Japanese   Chinese   This week we cover:   1. True Parents 2018 Global Top Gun Youth Special Workshop 2018 Global Top Gun Youth Opening Ceremony 2. PeaceTV Special Brazil: The Day of...

Zambia: Inauguration of YSP

  by Andrico Tshaba, YSP Zambia The Youth and Students for Peace, Zambia held its launching ceremony on the 29th of July, 2018 at the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification Church hall at Barlastone Training in Lusaka. The program started at 3pm with invited guests from different organizations, we had a...

Albania: 15-Day National Workshop

Prepared by FFWPU Albania The national center of workshop in Mullet for 15 days was the home for around 70 young people from Albania, Kosovo, South Korea and Japan. From 10 July until 25 July 2018 the national workshop took place which come about only once a year. Coordinated by Mr. Ermir Hoxha...

Zambia: True Family Movement

Prepared by WFWP Zambia The True Families Movement in Zambia is taking root and spreading fast. This time, our event took place in Lusaka with 36 participants and the them for the event was “Forgive, Love and Unite (FLU) and the goal is to create an environment of witnessing by reaching out to...