Tagged: switzerland

Switzerland: A Testimony to Guida Gindroz

By Heiner & Carolyn Handschin, FFWPU Switzerland Guida Gindroz was on the way to conduct a large Blessing and educational event in Zambesi, Zambia under the Patronage of HRH the Chief of Zambezi, when the car went off the road and overturned several times. During this tragic accident, the 4 passengers were injured...

Switzerland: International Day of Families 2019

  by Heiner Handschin, UPF Switzerland To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the International Day of Families, the Universal Peace Federation (UPF) in joint sponsorship with the World Council of Churches (WCC), Women’s Federation for World Peace, Intl. (WFWPI), the Geneva Interfaith Intercultural Alliance (GIIA) and the Fribourg Peace Forum (FPF), convened a...

Switzerland: Peace Designer Education

  By Mélanie Komagata, YSP Switzerland YSP Switzerland had the honor to hold its first Peace Designer Education on March 16th 2019 in Biel/Bienne. The participants arrived the evening before for a bounding time through bowling and boardgames. We started the next morning at 9am with an introduction of YSP for the new...

Switzerland: Family Festival and Blessing Ceremony

  Prepared by FFWPU Switzerland The planned Family Festival and Blessing Ceremony for Zurich took place on November 4, 2018 at the Ofenhalle in Zurich. The event started at 3pm and the Emcee, Ms. Andrea Nakamura, welcomed everyone and mentioned that this family festival included a nationwide campaign with the title: “Strong Families...

Switzerland: Inauguration of IAPD

“Toward Interdependence and Mutual Prosperity: The Role of Religious Leaders and Parliamentarians” – Creation of the Geneva/ Swiss Chapter of the “Interreligious Association for Peace and Development (IAPD)” Prepared by UPF Switzerland   On September 21, 2018 the Universal Peace Federation (UPF) in close partnership with Women’s Federation for World Peace (WFWP), the...

Switzerland: Peace Road 2018

Prepared by UPF Switzerland On a sunny Sunday August 12th, the International Youth Day, UPF organized a Peace Road event, culminating in front of the Federal Palace in Bern. Two teams of cyclists traversed large swathes of beautiful Swiss scenery, cycling a combined 400km, to promote world peace and the connectedness of one...

Switzerland: At a UN Conference

World Conference at the UN Religions, Creeds and Value Systems Joining forces to Enhance Equal Citizenship Rights Under the patronage of HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan     By Chantal Komagata, UPF Switzerland On June 24, 2018, I participated in the world conference at the UN...

Switzerland: 3-Day Divine Principle Workshop

  By Chantal Chételat Komagata, FFWPU Switzerland The end of December is the best period to reflect on the past and make new goals for the New Year. We thus organized a 3-day “Divine Principle and the way to happiness” bilingual French-German workshop from December 27 to 29, 2017 in Biel-Bienne. Each 1...

Switzerland: Annual International Charity Bazaar

  By Michel Reymond, UPF Switzerland UPF Representatives attended and supported the 2017 International Charity Bazaar organized every year in Geneva by the United Nations Women’s Guild www.unwg.ch , Mrs Bilqueece Alimohamed, member of the organizing committee invited me to attend and make a retrospective video of their main annual event: The International...