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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...

Denmark: UN International Day of Peace 2017

  By Karsten Nielsen, UPF Denmark On September 24th, 2017 for the 4th time UPF Denmark celebrated the UN International Day of Peace, this time in the UN City in Copenhagen, one of Copenhagen’s noticeable landmarks. The characteristic white eight-fingered star is located on Marble Pier in the Northern Harbor of Copenhagen, being...

Germany: International Day of Peace

“A new Peace Initiative for Syria”   By Anja Brina, UPF Germany The Universal Peace Federation Düsseldorf held an event to commemorate the International Day of Peace on 21 September 2017, which attracted an audience of 40. Mrs. Anja Brina, our emcee, opened with some welcoming words, and then went on to explain...

Netherlands: Peace Road 2017

  By Hans Campman, FFWPU Netherlands This year we held our Peace Road event on the UN Day of Peace, 21st of September 2017. It was held on cooperation with another organization, “Peace Labyrinth”, which coordinated Peace rituals all over Europe. The main event took place in the city of Almere, near Amsterdam,...

Slovakia: UN International Day of Peace

By Barbara Grabner, UPF Slovakia Honoring the UN International Day of Peace, the local branch of UPF organized an event titled “Peace is more than just the Absence of War” in the Slovak capital on September 21, 2017. The invitation letter was sent to numerous persons, including members of parliament, churches and various...

With Hungarian Blessed Families

Prepared by FFWPU Hungary 5th  Anniversary of True Father’s Seonghwa: 16th of September in the Hotel Benczur, Budapest we held a Seonghwa Anniversary for True Father. Blessed Families, Ambassadors for Peace, guests and friends came together to honor the legacy of True Father. The event had a motto: “Peace starts with me”. We...

True Parents’ News: Weekly Update (October 7, 2017)

      Prepared by Peace TV Click on your preferred language below, to watch this week’s report:   English    Spanish    Portuguese    French    Russian    Korean    Japanese   This week we cover: 1. True Parents Chuseok Cosmic Liberation: Bonhyangwon Memorial Service and Breakfast Banquet Korea: Chuseok Cosmic Liberation Paju Wonjeon Memorial Service Cosmic Liberation...

DR Congo: International Peace Day Celebration and UPF National Peace Council

by Mike Samuel Makenda, UPF DR Congo On the occasion of UN international day of peace, UPF DR CONGO in collaboration with the Congolese Government organized an event to establish UPF National Peace Council, on September 30,2017. The theme was Peace, Unity and Solidarity for a strongest Congo. More than 300 people gathered...