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Austria: Online Meeting for IAYSP

By Marlies Ladstätter & YSP Team Austria On December 4, 2020, IAYSP Austria organized a Zoom meeting on Youth and Multiculturalism in Austria: “Preventing violent radicalization of young people”. Due to the recent event in the shooting terrorist attack in Vienna, we thought it is also an important topic for IAYSP Austria to...

Austria: Online Christian Clergy Conference

By Elisabeth Cook, FFWPU Austria An online conference was held with representatives of several faith communities on November 7, 2020. The topic was „Transition to the Spirit world – faith communities‘ practices and their understanding of the eternal world“ The first speaker, a Catholic woman priest, spoke about how she helps people deal...

Austria: 100 Years for Peace: Online Centenary Celebration

By Elisabeth Cook and Bogdan Pamme, FFWPU Austria The Upper Austrian community organized an online program commemorating True Father’s 100th Birthday. Over 100 people connected over ZOOM. In this online program life companions of Sun Myung Moon from Upper Austria portrayed his life and works. Bogdan Pammer, community leader, and his team collected...

Austria: Peace Road 2020

By Maria Pammer, UPF Austria On the route of the death march of Hungarian Jews in 1945 by bicycle in 6 states from 21 October – 26 October 2020 75 years after the end of the 2nd World War and the foundation of the UNO 30 years after the fall of the Iron...

Restrictions turned out to be a Blessing

By Barbara Grabner Returning from the World Summit 2020 in Korea, I quickly made appointments for a lecture tour in summer. But due to COVID-restrictions all were cancelled and I pondered what I could do instead. Moreover, my scheduled lectures in a health spa south of Salzburg were cancelled due to safety regulations....

Austria: Legacy of Love Centenary Exhibition

By Bogdan & Yoshiko Pammer, FFWPU Austria From May 27th to 29th the Legacy of Love Centenary Exhibition celebrating the life of our True Father and the 60th anniversary of True Parents’ wedding anniversary was held in Linz, Austria. The location of the exhibition was the Old Townhall of the City of Linz,...

Austria: Commemorating the International Day of the Family

By Elisabeth Cook, UPF Austria On Thursday, May 14th, 2020 UPF Austria in cooperation with UPF Germany and the Family Federation organized a Zoom Online Conference commemorating the International Day of the Family, an official Day of the United Nations. Mr. Peter Haider, president of UPF Austria, explained in his opening statement the...

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...