Category: News

Cameroon: Character Education

By Nchia Kamran, YSP Cameroon Following the launching of YSP Cameroon at the beginning of the year, many efforts have been made to invite youths and students from various backgrounds to receive YSP character education. Even though many activities are outlined in YSP programs, our team didn’t just desire to do activities for...

Russia: Festival of Families Held in Ulyanovsk

by Mikhail Fedosov, FFWPU Russia The Russian city of Ulyanovsk was the site of a Festival of Families held on February 15, 2020. A total of six couples and seven single guests participated. These were the relatives and work colleagues of our members as well as the parents of classmates of our second-generation...

Austria: World Interfaith Harmony Week

Prepared by UPF Austria UPF Austria, Vienna International Centre (United Nations), January 31st 2020: Following up on conferences of the Coalition of Faith-Based Organizations in Vienna, New York and San Francisco and supported by UNODC, the Universal Peace Federation (UPF), Growth4Peace, the Women’s Federation for World Peace, UNCAV and Youth&Students for Peace in...

Norway: Celebration of World Interfaith Harmony Week

By Steinar Murud, UPF Norway We organized a program on the UN World Interfaith Harmony Week on Thursday 20th February 2020. The event was entitled «World Peace through Interfaith Harmony – cooperation based on common values». The program was in partnership with the network «My Neighbor», which is an initiative started by the...

Israel: Family Festival to celebrate True Parents’ Centenary

Prepared by FFWPU Israel On January 24, 2020 in Yad Labanim Hall in Daliat El Carmel, some 150 people gathered at from 4 different faiths: Druze, Jews, Moslems, and Christians to celebrate True Father’s Centenary, True Mother’s 77 years and 60 years anniversary of the Holy Blessing. Despite the bitter cold (the hall...

Cranes Club Europe: 2020 dinner in Paris

BY INOË  ANDRÉ, Cranes Club Europe OVERVIEW The 3rd Cranes Club Dinner in Paris aimed at inspiring people to improve their career and at the same time create more space for networking. There are always new participants that can always receive a presentation of Cranes Club and then know more about it. Such...

UK: Divine Principle Seminar for Clergy

By June Darby, FFWPU UK February 23: This, the last in the current series of Divine Principle seminars for clergy was well-supported by brothers and sisters – it makes a great difference – and most ably led by Pastor Daniel Fenuga (seated front left) who did a great job. Pastor Ayani, next to...

Estonia: Workshop for Second Generation

By Olga Martinson, FFWPU Estonia Our first one day seminar for the youngest group of Second Generation was organized by HARP members on February 22, 2020. The motto of the seminar was “We Are Family!” Even though participants were not many, staff members who took care of them were many. In a way...

Germany: Starting the Chinese New Year with a benefit event.

by Karl-Christian Hausmann, UPF Germany On January 25, 2020, about 120 guests and friends of Universal Peace Federation Stuttgart had the opportunity to celebrate and offer good wishes for a second start to the New Year. Karl-Christian Hausmann proposed a toast to the New Year, and in the spirit of Francis of Assisi...

Germany: Intercultural New Year Reception in Frankfurt

Prepared by FFWPU Germany On 25 January, to celebrate the start of the New Year according to the lunar calendar, UPF Frankfurt held a reception under the motto: „God at the center of the world family“. Invited were pastors and representatives of various religions and cultures. Refreshments and a warm welcome greeted the...