Category: News

Slovakia: Honoring our Founder´s 100th Birthday

By Barbara Grabner, UPF Slovakia There were two reasons to hold this event on February 25, 2020: Firstly, to share the wonderful experiences the Slovak delegation had in Korea with the local UPF friends. Secondly, to make known the 100th birthday of the UPF founder according to the solar calendar. The subtitle of...

Germany: Closing Event of the Exhibition of Paintings and Reliefs

By Robert Bentele, UPF Germany For over two months the paintings and reliefs of the artist, Uk-Je Kang (1.800 Couples Blessing), could be seen and admired in the premises of the Universal Peace Federation. His preferred working materials are acrylic paints especially gold, but he also uses many natural elements such as sand,...

Ukraine: Training Course for the Young Koreans

Prepared by FFWPU Ukraine Three new participants arrived in Ukraine to take part in the Global Future Leadership one-year educational program. The three Korean second-generation youth—one brother and two sisters—started the leadership course on February 23 and 24, 2020 with a workshop that introduced them to the program’s meaning, goals and schedule. In...

Spain: Interreligious Event

By Marian Barnes, UPF Spain On January 18, 2020, we held in Marbella (Málaga, Spain) an interreligious meeting, “Meeting for Peace and Dialog: strenghtening ties among different paths”. This meeting was organized by the Universal Peace Federation and ANDECO. Karl Oppermann (my husband) and I founded ANDECO with the desire of supporting projects...

Austria: Leadership Change in Graz

By Elisabeth Cook, FFWPU Austria On January 12, 2020 the leadership of the Family Federation in Graz, capital of the Federal state of Styria in Austria, was handed over from 1st gen couple Manfred and Heidi Mayr to 2nd gen couple David & Kuni Wurzer. David and Kuni had been assistant pastor of...

Spain: Peace Starts with Me

By Raimundo Fontinele and Conchita Garcia On January 11, 2020, our two blessed families living in Zaragoza invited Manuel Campillo from Madrid to give a lecture to some friends and couples who received Holy wine recently. “Peace starts with me, some keys for love and happiness”, 8 guests came and all together we...

HJ Global News (March 7, 2020)

Prepared by Peace TV This week we Cover: An International Network for the Good of All Humanity : International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP) Please click on your preferred language to watch this week’s report: English  —  Spanish  —  Portuguese  —  French  —  Russian  —  Korean  —  Japanese

True Mother Donates 300 Million Won in the Fight Against COVID-19

by JoongAng Ilbo (see the original article here) “It is time for all the Korean people to come together as one to overcome this.” The Family Federation for World Peace and Unification, co-founded by Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon, donated 300 million won ($250,000 USD) to the Korean Red Cross in preventing the...

Zimbabwe: Divine Principle Workshop for Bishops and Pastors

By Callisto Mushati, FFWPU Zimbabwe The Heavenly Tribal Messiah department with the department of education organized 7 days Divine Principle Workshop for Bishops and Pastors, to educate them to about True Parents’ mission, vision and activities. The workshop was held at POSCO Training Centre in Chitungwiza which is 25 kilometres away from the...

Brazil: Ambassadors for Peace Meeting

Prepared by UPF Brazil We held a meeting for the abmassadors for peace in our nation with150 participants on February 27, 2020. The event held by the UPF took place at the Edson Dalke Convention Center, in the city of Almirante Tamandaré, State of Paraná. The board was composed of the following authorities:...