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Kenya: Divine Principle Workshop for the Bishops

  Prepared by FFWPU Kenya From October 5 to 7, 2017, we had 3-Day Divine Principle Seminar for Bishops in Migori, which took place in Homa-bay nearby Victoria lake in Kenya. Among the participants we had, Bishop Abisai from the Maranatha Faith Church, Bishop Jobando from the Caring Africa outreach Church, Bishop John...

Albania: Blessed Family Workshop

  Prepared by FFWPU Albania   Every year, in this time we organize a workshop for our blessed families. This time (from October 6th to 8th, 2017) we had families from Tirana, Elbasan, Durres, Korça, Vlora, Fier, Shkodra and Kosovo. Every time we prepare for such workshop our main concern is what kind...

USA: Disaster Relief, Being Representatives of True Parents

  Prepared by FFWPU USA On their sixth day in Florida, the 13 International Relief Friendship Foundation (IRFF) volunteers were once again focused on house-to-house outreach and needs-assessment in the town of LaBelle. The houses in the low-income neighborhood suffered from major damage after Hurricane Irma but the people were very open hearted...

Kosovo: Peace Road 2017

  Prepared by UPF Kosovo This year too (hoping to become a tradition) FFWPU, CARP and UPF Kosovo held “Peace Road” project in Pristina, on September 21st 2017, on the occasion of the International Day of Peace, intending to promote peace. The participants and the supporters of this project were added to hundreds...

USA: Reflections from ACLC Pastors’ Forum in Las Vegas

  Prepared by FFWPU USA On Friday, September 22, 2017, religious leaders who had gone to Korea in early September to attend the Peace Starts With Me interreligious conference gathered for a Pastors’ Forum in Las Vegas at the International Peace Education Center (IPEC). The forum allowed the pastors to give their testimonies of attending...

Albania: International Day of Peace

  By Manjola Vasmatics, UPF Albania This is the 9th year that UPF and FFWPU celebrates the International Day of Peace focusing in helping children on their journey of education The event took place on September 20, 2017 in Tirana. This year’s UN theme, “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All”...

USA: International Day of Peace Celebration Fosters Unity

  Prepared by UPF USA Together We Can Bring Peace was the title of a peace breakfast forum in observance of the United Nations’ International Day of Peace, co-sponsored by the Maryland Governor’s Office of Community Initiatives and the Universal Peace Federation (UPF) of Maryland. Emcees of the breakfast were Ms. Jennifer Gray,...

Human Rights Forum in the Peruvian Congress

  by Trevor Edward Jones, UPF Peru On the 4th of October UPF Peru President Dr. Trevor Edward Jones was invited by Congressman Moises Mamani to speak in the Congress during a forum about Human Rights. Other guests included the Ambassador from the United Arab Emirates and the Ambassador of Indonesia as well...

Sri Lanka: UN International Day of Peace 2017

  by Chula Senaratne, UPF Sri Lanka Universal Peace Federation of Sri Lanka conducted a Free Specialized Medical Clinic on 30th September 2017 in Moratuwa, Colombo district, Sri Lanka to commemorate the “UN International Day of Peace” which was on the 21st September 2017. This was jointly organized with the Colombo South Teaching...

Taiwan: Swim for True Parents

  Prepared by FFWPU Taiwan “Sun Moon Lake Ten Thousand People Swim” is an internationally renowned event, a total length of 3000 meters, this year enters the 35th year, attracting thousands of domestic and foreign people to participate in. On September 24, 2017, six blessing members and two second generation challenge themselves to...