Tagged: europe

Inauguration of UPF/WFWP/FFWPU Office in Geneva

By Michel Reymond UPF Geneva Here are some pictures and a little video clip of the inauguration of the joint Office for UPF/WFWP/FFWPU in Geneva. On May 7th, 2019, the UPF Geneva Team has convened an inaugural gathering and the nomination of two new Ambassador for Peace, Mr Bachittar Singh Ughrha, Vice-President of...

The 1st European Hyojeong Songwriting Workshop – CREATE

  By Stefan Schmid The first European songwriting workshop of the Hyojeong Culture Department, lead by Kazuha Canak and supervised by Stefan and Jae-Sook Schmid, welcomed twelve young adults from Hungary, Ireland, England and Germany on April 21–28, 2019, held in Hurlach, Bavaria, Germany. The workshop also enjoyed the attendance of VIPs such...

Europe: STF Witnessing Testimonies

  Prepared by STF Europe (April 18, 2019) We just finished a 3 months period of witnessing in Europe and we want to share with You our experiences and results, hoping to bring you joy and hope! These are the testimonies of the team leaders in STF, they chose to stay a second...

Europe: DONE 2018 Reflection

Prepared by European Second Generation Department DONE 018 successfully ended in December 2018 and we will soon start DONE Mission One after a break, after participants could return home and reconnect with their families and friends. It has been a very full, exciting and intense period spent together and everyone could experience, learn...

Europe: Conference on “Europe and the Future of Human Rights”

  By Jacques Marion, UPF Europe To commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the historic Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Universal Peace Federation (UPF), together with partnering organisations, conv ened on December 12, 2018, in the European Parliament in Strasbourg, two panels of eminent scholars, campaigners and practitioners to consider the theme: ‘Europe...

Europe and Middle East WFWP Annual Meeting

Women’s Active Participation in Decision Making: Development and Sustainable Peace   By Katarzyna Minollari, WFWP Europe The annual European WFWP Conference and Workshop was held on the weekend of November 16-18th, in Tirana, Albania, under the title “Women’s Active Participation in Decision Making: Development and Sustainable Peace.” This yearly event is an anticipated...

Europe: Blissfully Blessed Couples Retreat

Prepared by European Blessed Family Department On the weekend of October 21, 2018, 8 Second Gen couples gathered in Bad Camberg for the Blissfully Blessed – couples Retreat. It was a packed weekend, as we had to make the most of the short time! We played couple games, had an outdoor Treasure hunt...

Inauguration of the European IAPD Office

By Elisabeth Cook On Wednesday, October 18th 2018, the European IAPD Office was opened in Vienna by Dr. Michael Balcomb and Peter Haider. The office is located in the “Vienna Peace Muzeum” in downtown Vienna. Peace Ambassadors, UPF and FFWPU members attended the first meeting in the office. After everybody introduced him/herself briefly,...

European Blessed Families Department Annual Meeting

Prepared by J.Torese, FFWPU Europe Around 60 representatives from all of Europe, including Russia, the Middle East and STF, gathered for our Annual BFD meeting. The weather was warm and sunny with breathtaking autumn colours in the surrounding forest. The overall theme of the meeting was “Creating a community that cares” – to...

EU: Seminar on the UPF Vision and Peace Principles

By Jacques Marion, UPF UPF Europe & Middle East UPF Europe & Middle East organized a Seminar on the UPF Vision and Peace Principles at Glory House, a beautiful hotel located on the dunes of the North Sea in the beach resort village of Bergen Aan See, in the Netherlands on July 13...