Category: News

Sierra Leone: Character Education for the Youth

By Sylvester Moriba, FFWPU Sierra Leone As part of its national program for the education of youths and students, Youth and Students for Peace (YSP) successfully organized a one-day workshop on character education for 280 middle high school students of the Saint Ambrose Academy on July 5, 2019. The impressions and reflections from...

Mali: Seminar for Peace Ambassadors Mission on Good Governance

Prepared by UPF Mali We held a seminar for our Peace Ambassadors on June 22, 2019 at Hôtel Colibris in Bamako. We had 40 participants. Among VIPs we had His Excellency, President Dioncounda Traore (2012 – 2013). He spoke at the both opening and closing ceremony. During the event, we nominated the Minister...

Benin: Conference for Women Leaders

Prepared by WFWP Benin On Thursday, June 27, 2019, we organized a conference for women leaders of the 1st district of Cotonou. The first session began with the welcoming words of the President of the WFWP-Benin, Mrs. Marie Jeanne Loko. Then followed a brief presentation of the WFWP and its areas of activity...

Benin: Nomination of New Ambassadors for Peace

Prepared by WFWP Benin We in collaboration with the Portal of African Women (PFA) of Benin hold a seminar to educate and nominate PFA women as Peace Ambassadors on June 22, 2019 at the hotel Ayelawadje 2 of Porto Novo. We had 67 participants. The ceremony began with a speech given by the...

Video: Rally to Celebrate True Parents’ Victorious Return

  Rally to Celebrate True Parents’ Victorious Return from the 2019 World Tour for the Firm Establishment of the Heavenly World and to Welcome Home our Victorious True Mother.   Good morning, I am pleased to see you. Today we can feel how God, the Creator, is working with His only begotten daughter,...

Spain: Blessing Ceremony

By Maryvonne Jamois, FFWPU Spain In a very hot afternoon in Madrid, on June 30, 2019, we celebrated a Blessing ceremony in Espacio Ronda. After a few welcoming words from Enrique and Marcia Sanchez who were the master of ceremonies for this occasion, Ana María Sanchez, pianist and compositor and friend of us,...

France: Family Festival for Peace – Blessing Ceremony

By Yves Massey, FFWPU France On June 30, 2019, 57 members of the Paris area and guests came together at the Paris Education Center, Espace Barrault, for a Family Festival for Peace. The first part of the festival was filled with songs offered by our New Hope Choir and a lecture about the...

Austria: YSP Meeting in Vienna

by Beatrice Kiedler, YSP Austria On June 26, 2019 we had our first Information and discussion evening about YSP in Vienna which took place in the Peace Museum Vienna, in the office of IAPD. The topic we set for this event was: “What can I do for Peace?” Our first speaker was Jeong-Hye...

Belgium: Bridge of Peace Ceremony 

Prepared by WFWP Belgium On June 23, 2019, we hold an event under the theme ‘Fostering Bonds of Peace and Respect’ between Belgium and its former colony of Congo at the Africa Museum in Tervuren just south of Brussels. In the morning prior to the visit of the museum which illustrates the richness...

UK: Interfaith Evening to Remember Christchurch and Sri Lanka

Prepared by FFWPU UK Following the terrible atrocities earlier this year in Christchurch, New Zealand, and in Sri Lanka, we decided to come together as people of faith in Birmingham, both to remember those who lost their lives and their families, and to promote a positive vision of peace for our city, particularly...