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Denmark: Peace Road 2019

By Nobuhiro Igarashi, UPF Denmark On August 4th we did our Peace Road 2019 event in Copenhagen by foot with 15 participants. This year´s topic was ”The Ocean in the service of Peace”. We chose a ”walk and talk –style” where we walked 2 km around the central part of Copenhagen. We stopped...

Denmark: Family Blessing Ceremony

By Nobuhiro Igarashi, FFWPU Denmark Two couples joined a Family Blessing Ceremony on Sunday 30 June, 2019 at our church center. They received the blessing with great joy. They restarted their marriage life centering on True Parents’ idea. Our members cerebrated them. One couples was so moved by the ceremony. They promised to...

Denmark: Celebration of Africa Day 2019

Prepared by UPF Denmark On the occasion of UN Africa Day 2019 Universal Peace Federation in Denmark organized a symposium with the topic: “Can the African culture lead the way to peace in the world?” It was held in the UN City in Copenhagen and was attended by over 150 guests. The three...

Denmark: Interfaith Meeting

By Nobuhiro Igarashi On May 5, 2019 we held our interfaith meeting under the theme “Eternal Life”. A state church (Lutheran Church) pastor, a spokesman of Ahmadiyya Muslim community and a representative from us shared their presentation about it. 20 religious leaders including our members gathered and share their idea centring on the...

Denmark: A UPF Thematic Meeting

“Eradication of Fake and Substandard Medications”   Prepared by UPF Denmark On Tuesday March 5th, 2019, UPF organized a thematic meeting in cooperation with AfP Dr. Bakhtyar Baram in UPF Peace Center in Copenhagen. In 2017 Dr. Baram was appointed AfP based on his volunteer work in Iraq. The meeting was attended by...

Denmark: Peace Road 2018

Prepared by UPF Denmark The Peace Road 2018 event started with a peace march, followed by a small symposium with the theme of “How to promote dialogue?” hosted by Jacob Holdt in his Ubuntu-house. Jacob Holdt became international known in the 70’s with “American Pictures” showing the hardships of America’s poor people. He...

Denmark: UN International Day of Peace 2018

Prepared by UPF Denmark On September 23rd, 2018, UPF Denmark celebrated the UN International Day of Peace in the former Upper Chamber of the Danish Parliament in Christiansborg Palace from 2 to 5 pm. The beautiful decorated room was filled with NGOs, politicians, artists, religious leaders, UPF Ambassadors for Peace and other firebrands...

Denmark: UN International Day of Families

  By Nobuhiro Igarashi, UPF Denmark On May 27th we celebrated the UN International Day of Families in the UN City in Copenhagen. The 200 seat Auditorium was filled with peace ambassadors, peace activists, performing artists and others interested in family issues, many families with children. In the first session there were five...

Denmark: New Year Meeting with Ambassadors for Peace

  By Nobuhiro Igarashi, UPF Denmark On January 20th, 2018, we held a New Year meeting with Ambassadors for Peace in our UPF Peace Center in Copenhagen. Among the 14 participants were MP Ulla Sandbæk , Laura Valesin from We Make Peace, a NGO who raises peace awareness and implement peace education in...

Denmark: UN International Day of Peace 2017

  By Karsten Nielsen, UPF Denmark On September 24th, 2017 for the 4th time UPF Denmark celebrated the UN International Day of Peace, this time in the UN City in Copenhagen, one of Copenhagen’s noticeable landmarks. The characteristic white eight-fingered star is located on Marble Pier in the Northern Harbor of Copenhagen, being...