Tagged: austria

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...

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...