Tagged: austria

Austria: YSP Meeting in Vienna

by Beatrice Kiedler, YSP Austria On June 26, 2019 we had our first Information and discussion evening about YSP in Vienna which took place in the Peace Museum Vienna, in the office of IAPD. The topic we set for this event was: “What can I do for Peace?” Our first speaker was Jeong-Hye...

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...

Austria: The Golden Rule in Daily Life

Prepared by WFWP Austria The emphasis of the 28th Commission of Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice 2019 has been on: “The responsibility of effective, fair, humane and accountable criminal justice systems in preventing and countering crime motivated by intolerance or discrimination of any kind”, and in response, we choose the following topic for...

Austria: High Noon Event in Vienna

By Elisabeth Cook, FFWPU Austria The High Noon team arrived in Vienna on Friday, May 31st. The program started on Saturday, June 1st in Vienna Headquarters. 110 brothers and sisters participated, about half of them being from the elder 1st generation and half of them from the younger 2nd gen. Participants came from...

Austria: Info-Table – Experiences and Observations

By Walter Waldhäusl, FFWPU Austria 3 years ago we had the last Info- Table in Innsbruck. This one was not very inspiring and successful, so there was no motivation to repeat it. Looking for ways in which several brother and sister together could do outreach and get to know prepared people, we came...

Austria: International Day of Families

By Peter Haider, UPF Austria On the occasion of the “International Day of Families” the Universal Peace Federation (UPF), the Women’s Federation for World Peace and the Austrian Family Federation for World Peace organized on May 17th 2019 in Vienna a conference on the topic “Family as the Basis of a Sustainable Future”,...

Austria: Invitations to Iftar

By Maria Pammer, UPF Austria On Monday, May 13th an Iftar celebration took place at the old town hall in Linz, which was organized by the Islamic religious community Linz. It was not only attended by representatives of various Mosque associations, but also by political representatives such as the lord mayor of the...

Austria: Interreligious Prayer at the Mauthausen Memorial

First Anniversary of the Holy Ground and Interreligious Prayer at the Mauthausen Memorial by Maria Pammer, UPF Austria We held an interreligious prayer service on the premises of the Family Federation Upper Austria in Linz on May 12, 2019. As guests we could welcome Mrs. Bindreiter, representative of the Buddhist religious community in...

Austria: Lecture about Angels and Demons in Hometown

  By Barbara Grabner, FFWPU Austria After participating in the ancestor liberation in January, the work and qualities of angels came often to my mind. I decided to hold a lecture about this topic during a visit in my home village near Salzburg at Easter time. Living 400 km distant, it is not...

Austria: Perspectives for Sustainable Peace in the Horn of Africa

By Peter Haider, UPF Austria On March 20th 2019, at the Vienna International Center (United Nations building) in Vienna, the Universal Peace Federation co-sponsored a conference on the theme: “Perspectives for Sustainable Peace and Development in the Horn of Africa”, which was organized by the permanent mission of Eritrea to the United Nations...