Category: News

Thailand: Asian Leadership Conference

  By Robert Kittel, UPF Asia At the ALC, October 6-9, 2017, we had 52 VIP guests from 12 nations including: 10 MPs (current), 2 former MPs, 1 Governor, 7 Deputy-Governors, 6 Government Officers, 3 Senior Academics, 2 Business Leaders, and 1 Religious Leader. The conference concluded with an Interfaith Peace Blessing Festival...

Cambodia: Peace Road 2017 (Final Batch)

  Prepared by UPF Cambodia This was the last batch for the Peace Road Cambodia 2017. While 1st & 2nd Batch Peace Road, we ran 1185.5km, held 7 (HTM/ Youth) Seminars (Belti Institute in Phnom Penh, Pursat Provincial Hall, Battambang Provincial Hall, Pailin Provincial Hall, Bantey Meanchay Provincial Hall, Siem Reap Provincial Hall,...

Venezuela: Peace Road 2017

by Mirleisy Izaguirre, UPF Venezuela A walk for peace was held in the Francisco de Miranda Park, Caracas on October 7, 2017. The walk for peace last 2 hours, about 3 Km. We had 18 participants and latter around 50 people joined the walk. The purpose was promoting peace with True Parents teachings...

USA: 19 New Ambassadors for Peace Appointed at ALC

  Prepared by FFWPU USA On October 7, 19 more people were appointed as Ambassadors for Peace at this year’s American Leadership Conference hosted by the Philadelphia Family Church.  Among the new Ambassadors for Peace included a state representative, an elected officer, the executive director of a local nonprofit, a peace award recipient,...

Zambia: Service for Peace

  Prepared by WFWP Zambia The program on October 11, 2017, was a Service for Peace Project and it was a partnership between WFWP Africa and WFWP Zambia. It involved the Twikatane group of Soccer boys and girls who train and play soccer in a soccer field outside the FFWPU Twikatane Sausage factory....

USA: Remembering Dr. Kaplan, A Great Supporter of True Parents

  Prepared by FFWPU USA On September 27, one of True Parents’ most beloved supporters, who is also one of their deepest admirers, Dr. Morton A. Kaplan, passed away quietly in Chicago on the eve of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year (5778) at 96 years of age. Dr. Kaplan was the Distinguished...

Czech Republic: Conference at the Prague Parliament

Inauguration of the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace in the Czech Republic   By Juraj Lajda, UPF Czech Republic On Monday 9th October 2017, at the Czech Parliament in Prague, a conference was held under the auspices of Czech Parliamentarian Nina Nováková. Two projects were being launched: the new association “Central European...

The Origins of the Italian Unification Movement

  By Giuseppe Cali, FFWPU Italy On Sunday October 8th we held a special Sunday Service in Rome, based on testimonies about the beginning of the Unification Movement in Italy. Special guests to give their testimonies were: Franco and Giannina Ravaglioli, former National leaders of Italy, Elio D’Alberti, former National leader of Spain...

Slovakia: National Meeting

  By Miroslav Rybar, FFWPU Slovakia On the weekend 7th – 8th of October 2017 we held an annual national meeting of Slovak members in our workshop centre in Dunajska Luzna near Bratislava. We met on Saturday and listened to latest news and reports from Slovakia and abroad, especially from Korea. We shared...

Central African Republic: International Day of Peace

  Prepared by UPF Central African Republic On the occasion of celebration of the International Day of Peace with the theme “Together for Peace”, the Central Africa UPF organized a peace education workshop for the Church Cooperation Jesus Christ’s young ambassadors of MANDJA-OTTO in the 6th borough of Bangui on September 21, 2017....