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Sri Lanka: Peace Road 2017

  by Lt. S. Sarrajh , UPF Sri Lanka As Sri Lanka came across the experience of massive internal conflict for three decades, after the government forces’ success in finishing this conflict in 2009, Government & Non-Governmental Organizations had been striving hard to promote peace and reconciliation throughout the country so that no...

Colombia: Inauguration of IAPP

  Prepared by UPF Colombia The national inauguration of the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP) was held in Luis Carlos Galán Hall in the Congress of the Republic of Colombia. A total of 44 participants, including 10 parliamentarians, as well as religious and government leaders, attended the program, which took place...

Sri Lanka: Religious Youth Service Project 2017

  By John W.Gehring, UPF International In reporting on the successful August 11-18th Religious Youth Service project in Galle, Sri Lanka it is important to consider the various elements that are essentialto qualify a service program as a success.  A key to success is in part measured by the ability of the project...

An Article from “Chosun”, a Korean Magazine

Family Federation, Special Peace Rally in Madison Square Garden, New York Monthly Chosun – September 2017 Issue (Mainstream Korean Monthly Magazine) translated by PR Department of Tongil Group   Going to Manhattan, New York for a field coverage “On September 7 holding the 5th Anniversary of the Seonghwa of Rev. Sun Myung Moon...

An Article from “Joongang”, a Korean Magazine

New York Special Rally, Family Federation for World Peace and Unification “Peace Starts with Me” Monthly Joongang – September 2017 Issue (Mainstream Korean Monthly Magazine) translated by PR Department of Tongil Group     [ click here if you wish to see the article in Korean ]   On July 15, twenty thousand...

An Article from “ShindongA”, a Korean Magazine

  Peace and Purity Message, Spreading the Message to Youth Worldwide ShindongA – September 2017 Issue (Mainstream Korean Monthly Magazine) translated by PR Department of Tongil Group ‘5th Anniversary of the Seonghwa of Rev. Sun Myung Moon’ Family Federation for World Peace and Unification Dr. Hak Ja Han: “God’s will is to accomplish...

Austria: Peace Road 2017

by Maria Pammer, UPF Austria UPF Upper Austria, in cooperation with 3 communities and their mayors, took part in the worldwide Peace Road project with a cycling tour from the Peace Monument in St. Ulrich http://www.st-ulrich.at/, through the Enns valley, passing through Ternberg http://www.ternberg.at/, and ending at the Peace Bridge in front of...

Germany: A New Start

  By Hildegard Piepenburg, FFWPU Germany On September 30, 2017, Forty-three representatives from the German communities gathered in Giessen to officially welcome the new president of the newly formed Region “Europe, Middle East and Eurasia” (EME), Michael Balcomb, and his wife Fumiko. To open the meeting, Dieter Schmidt, leader of the Central Region...

Italy: A New Start

  By Giuseppe Cali, FFWPU Italy From September 26th to 29th Chairman Dr. Balcomb and his wife Fumiko, visited the cities of Milano and Rome. The two communities gathered in the evening to receive them and listen their speeches on the latest providential developments. The approach of Dr. Balcomb was quite surprising when...

German CARP Retreat in Cyprus

By Karl Martin Zimmerman, CARP Germany The recent CARP summer retreat took place on the beautiful yet sadly divided island of Cyprus. This retreats topic was “Epanenosis” (Greek: reunification) on September 18 – 24, 2017. and focused on the current division of the country and its people into Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots...