Tagged: austria

Austria: International Women´s Day Celebration

Prepared by WFWP Austria The meeting took place on March 6, 2020 in Raiding, the home town of Martin and Elizabeth Kiedler, with the title, The History of European women from early Christianity to the present. We had 40 participants including 17 members and 23 guests. At the beginning the mayor Markus Landauer...

Austria: Leadership Change in Graz

By Elisabeth Cook, FFWPU Austria On January 12, 2020 the leadership of the Family Federation in Graz, capital of the Federal state of Styria in Austria, was handed over from 1st gen couple Manfred and Heidi Mayr to 2nd gen couple David & Kuni Wurzer. David and Kuni had been assistant pastor of...

Austria: World Interfaith Harmony Week

Prepared by UPF Austria UPF Austria, Vienna International Centre (United Nations), January 31st 2020: Following up on conferences of the Coalition of Faith-Based Organizations in Vienna, New York and San Francisco and supported by UNODC, the Universal Peace Federation (UPF), Growth4Peace, the Women’s Federation for World Peace, UNCAV and Youth&Students for Peace in...

Austria: HARP Winter Workshop 2019

Prepared by FFWPU Austria From the 27th of December until the 2nd of January a Harp Winter WS took place in Gaflenz. It has been a great opportunity for a lot of second Gens to spend some time together, hear various types of content through lectures and activities, but also have fun with...

Austria: YSP Charity Concert for Sao Tomé e Principe

By Marlies Ladstätter, YSP Austria On the 6th of December2019 we had our charity concert for Sao Tomé e Principe at Seidengasse, Vienna. In the beginning Antto Hassinen, YSP North Europe director, gave an introduction to Youth and Students for Peace (YSP). Afterwards, Prince Zeka, a famous musician in Austria, originally from Democratic...

Austria: Interreligious and Intercultural Pray Breakfast

By Maria Pammer, Hans Brunnbauer, UPF Ausria At their invitation on the 7th of December 2019 an Interreligious and Intercultural Breakfast took place. The common topic was: “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.” Matthew 5:9. About forty people of different religions gathered in the center of the...

Austria: Spirituality and Justice

By Peter Haider The UN Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) on October 7th 2019 hosted a daylong event on “Spirituality and Justice“ about collaboration with Faith based Organizations (FBOs) at the Vienna International Centre (United Nations) and elswhere. It was opened by the UNODC Director of Policy Analysis and Public Affairs, Dr....

Austria: Leaders and Heavenly Tribal Messiah Meeting

by Elisabeth Cook, FFWPU Austria The Austrian community leaders, UPF and WFWP, as well as youth Leaders gathered on September 21-22 in order to finalize the plans for 2020. Also, the most important events of the near future have been discussed. The meeting was conducted under the motto “Noone left behind”, referring to...

Austria: Building blocks for a World of Peace

By Alfred Waldmann, FFWPU Austria A very diverse group of twenty gathered again in our Peace Center in Klagenfurt to take part on this series of seminars, organized by the local chapter of the ,Familiy Federation for Worldpeace and Unification Austria, on September 16, 2019. This time we started with an explanation on...

Austria: Youth Summer Retreat

Prepared by FFWPU Austria Every day our mental and physical “battery” gets more and more strained. Every day many responsibilities, expectations, influences, thoughts flow into us, which drain our energy. Especially, when it’s stressful with school, university or work; when conflicts within the family and in our circle of friends seem to reoccur;...