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New Zealand: UN International Day of Peace 2018

Prepared by UPF New Zealand Universal Peace Federation New Zealand (UPF-NZ) commemorated the UN International Day of Peace, on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at Te Mahurehure Cultural Centre, Point Chevalier, Auckland. It was co-sponsored by Women’s Federation for World Peace New Zealand (WFWP-NZ) and this year’s theme was ‘Communities Together for Peace and...

Cameroon: International Day For Peace

Prepared by UPF Cameroon The 2018 edition of the International Day of Peace was held in Yaoundé, Cameroon on the 28th of September 2018. There were over 74 people who participated in the conference that held at the Muna Foundation under the title: “The Right to Peace – 70 years of Universal Declaration...

Brazil: Seminar in Preparation to Start Family

Prepared by FFWPU Brazil – BFD We held a Seminar in Preparation to Start Family at the church headquarters of Brazil in São Paulo on September 22 & 23, 2018 A total of 33 participants, 22 first generation and 11 second generation completed the  workshop.  The couples are in the 40-day separation period...

Benin: Caravan of Peace

Prepared by FFWPU/UPF Benin As part of the celebration of the International Day of Peace (21 September) and the International Day of Non-Violence (2 October), FFWPU Benin and UPF Benin, in collaboration with other structures, organized through the Tribal Messiahs of Ouémé and Zou a Caravane de Paix. The main objective of this...

Albania: Peace Road 2018

Prepared by UPF Albania The third day of Peace Road Balkans 2018 was very intense. We had 3 activities within the day. The Alps of Montenegro have nested a city with the warm heart of a kindling fire, from where peace springs from the hearts of the locals and spreads through the Balkans...

Italy: One Day Seminar on the Divine Principle

  By Sergio Coscia, FFWPU Italy It is always important to dedicate time to study and reflect about the Divine Principle, the core teaching that the Founders of the Family Federation, Rev. and Mrs. Moon have offered to all humanity. This Sunday, September 30th, we were prepared to spend a special day, and...

Spain: Peace Road 2018

  By Miguel and Maryvonne Calvis, UPF Spain On Sunday September 30th, 2018 we organized our Peace Road in Spain in the Pyrenees and invited our community from Barcelona to participate. They brought with them a few guests: some ambassadors for peace, one brother brought his parents, some brought their friends and also...

Austria: Interreligious and Intercultural Breakfast

  By Maria Pammer, UPF Austria After a repeated participation in UPF-events Imam Lopo Saudin and Mr. Mehmed Becirbasic of the Bosnian Mosque Steyr invited us, to host an Interreligious and Intercultural Breakfast at their premises. Early in the morning Bosnian women prepared a substantial buffet with specialties from their country. The men...

Austria: Charity Concert and a Blessing at the Syrian Orthodox Church

by Elisabeth Seidel & Renate Amesbauer, FFWPU Austria On 29.Sept. we organized a Charity Concert for helping Syrian refugee families and we conducted a blessing ceremony. On the Foundation of Elisabeth Seidel and her husband Dietrich (who passed to spirit world 2 yrs. ago) who have been friends with this church for many...

The Netherlands: Peace Road 2018

  By Hans Campman, UPF the Netherlands We did the Peace March in two cities: Nijmegen and The Hague on two consecutive Sundays (Sept. 23d and September 30th). Both walks were about 4 km. In Nijmegen we marched together with the “Council of World Views and Religions” of which 20 organizations are part....