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Russia: Family and Marriage Round table

Prepared by FFWPU Russia Exactly one month after holding a Family Festival in a town of Verkhneyarkeyevo in Ilishevsky District of the Russian republic of Bashkortostan, on June 11 2019, our members held a round table about family and marriage, in which district level officials took part. Alexey and Ilsiyar Pavlov, who reside...

Russia: A Visit to Bring Blessing to Tikhvin

By Alexey Saveliev, FFWPU Russia On June 10 and 11, six of us went to the city of Tikhvin, located 200 kilometers to the east of St. Petersburg. Those in our group were Olga Vakulinskaya, Oleg Kuzmin, Nikolay and Natalya Chuistov, my wife, Olga, and myself. We have two main contacts there: a...

Fiji: Inauguration of Tong-Il Moo-Do

Prepared by TIMD Fiji Tong-Il Moo-Do in Fiji was officially launched with the presence of Dr. Joon Ho Seuk, the founder of Tong-IL Moo-Do and president of World Tong-IL Moo-Do Federation on June 1, 2019. Among the VIPs coming was the Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports of Fiji Hon. Avhikrit Alvick Maharaj....

Brazil: Ambassador for Peace Gathering

Prepared by UPF Brazil On June 15, 2019, we held an afternoon teatime to gather Ambassadors for peace with 85 participants. The event was held at Headquarters – São Paulo and was organized by WFWP in partnership with UPF, FFWPU and YSP, to nominate new Ambassadors for Peace. The Afternoon Tea was attended...

Philippines: Asian Leadership Conference in Manila

By Ms. Chooli Julia Nuyana, FFWPU Philippine The Universal Peace Federation- Philippines hosted the Asian Leadership Conference on June 7-9, 2019 at the Hotel Jen by Shangri La in Pasay City, Manila, Philippines. On its theme, “Providing Vision and Leadership for Nation-Building and Peace;” the conference was attended by 97 VIP participants from...

Malaysia: 8th Nationwide HyoJeong Sung Hwa Youth Workshop

Prepared by FFWPU Malaysia We held a 5-day workshop from June 4 to 8, 2019 with 80 participants at Peace embassy headquarters. This was the 8th Nationwide Workshop (since year 2013) held annually during mid-term school holidays for 2nd generations and their close friends. Victorious outcome of this workshop summarized as follows: 2nd...

Estonia: Baltic Blessed Family Meeting

By Olga Martinson, FFWPU Estonia Estonian FFWPU members hosted members from Latvia and Lithuania at a Baltic family meeting. The meeting was held on June 8 and 9 in the Estonian Peace Embassy in Tallinn. During this meeting a seminar for blessed couples was held and also an international Sunday service. The goal...

Austria: Inauguration of a local UPF Chapter in Burgenland

Prepared by UPF Austria On June 5, 2019, a local branch of UPF-Austria was inaugurated in Parndorf, a small city in the eastern part of Austria, Burgenland. Johann & Yoon Ja Rechberger, who had moved to their hometown 18 years ago, built a stable foundation with the local community by developing a Nordic...

Russia: Yekaterinburg Members Give Blessing at Neighborhood Fair

Prepared by FFWPU Russia Our members in Yekaterinburg used the occasion of the local summer fair in the residential complex Michurinsky (a new district of Yekaterinburg) to hold a Family Festival on June 1, 2019. Seven couples received the Blessing. This was our first experience of not inviting people somewhere but instead going...

Georgia: Universal Values and Healthy Families

Prepared by FFWPU Georgia Striving to realize Vision 2020, as well as create a model community where social problems are solved with the help of the Blessing and programs aimed at strengthening the institution of the family, on June 1st in Georgia, in the city of Bolnisi, a conference was organized by the...