Category: News

Austria: The 7th Conference on Global Citizen Education

  By Gaby Zoehrer, Mary Hinterleitner and Elisabeth Riedl On October 11th 2016 WFWPI (Women’s Federation for World Peace International) UN Vienna Office; WFWP Austria with ACUNS (Academic Council on the United Nations System), invited representatives of the Diplomatic Community, civil society, political leaders, international NGOs and educators to the 7th Conference on...

Pakistan: The 5th RYS Program

  By UPF Pakistan, Binod Paudel UPF Pakistan organized the RYS program at the Temple road, Lahore, Pakistan on Octber 2-6, 2016. The theme of the program was “Creating Unity: Breaking Barriers.” 25 young people joined the program from different faith. This is the 5th RYS project in Pakistan. In the opening session...

European Parents Matching Convocation

  By FFWPU Europe, blessed family department, Dr. David Hanna More than fifty parents gathered at the seminar center in Camberg, Germany, for a Parents Matching Convocation (PMC) on the weekend of 7-9 October. Organized by the Blessed Family Department (BFD) with European Second Generation Department (ESGD) support, these events offer practical and...

Spain: Heavenly Tribal Messiah

  By FFWPU Spain, Pedro and Misuzu Muruzabal The 24th of September, we organized a Japanese Culture Festival in a northern town of Madrid, Spain. Our family opened a culture center there one year ago called “Centro de la Armonía (Center of Harmony) “and some activities were held throughout the year. The purpose...

Germany: Interreligious Peace Walk

  By UPF Germany, Anja Brina To mark the United Nations International Day of Peace, UPF Dusseldorf organized an “Interreligious Peace Walk”. The aim was to visit different religious groups and to pray with them for world peace. On Saturday September 24, after a short introduction we started at 10 AM from the...

Italy: The Monza Prayer for Peace – Twelfth Edition

By UPF Italy, Franco Ravagioli All religions united in prayer for peace: the evening of Wednesday, September 21 in front of the Town Hall of Monza, a fire of hope has returned to burn, thanks to interfaith vigil for peace, promoted by the Universal Peace Federation to mark the International Day for Peace...

International Day of Peace in Austria

Peace and Sustainable Development: Intergenerational Challenges   By UPF Austria, Peter Haider In honor of the UN’s International Day of Peace, an innovative event was held in the Vienna International Center (United Nation) on September 16, 2016: a look at the intergenerational challenges of peace through the lens of the Sustainable Development Goals...

Couples Receive Marriage Blessing in Honolulu, Hawaii

  by FFWPU USA, Rev. Kazuo Takami On Sunday, September 25, one week after the national 40th anniversary event of the Washington Monument Rally, the Honolulu Family Church hosted a Marriage Blessing Ceremony at the Campus Center Ballroom of the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Around 60 people attended the program, and two...

USA: YUM Career Networking Day and Mentorship Program Kickoff

  by FFWPU USA, Sunmarie Burns On Sunday, September 25, the Young Unificationists Ministry (YUM) of New Jersey hosted their first Career Networking Day and Mentorship Program Kickoff event. Over 70 people attended the event. It was a three hour program from 2:00-5:00 p.m., in which attendants learned about the ins and outs...

True Parents’ News: Weekly Update

Peace TV: October 15, 2016   Click on the language you prefer to watch this weeks’ report:   English    Spanish    French    Korean    Japanese   This week we cover: True Parents News True Parents, True Family members at YongPyong and Harvesting Apples at Cheon Jeong Gung Special Report Korea-Japan Cheon Il Guk Leaders Gathering...