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Populism, Integration & the future of Europe
On May 22nd 2017 Youth UPF Austria organized a panel discussion at the University of Vienna. Continuing a series of discussions under the theme "Walls or Bridges?", the discussion reflected on the roots and meaning of populism, as well as the new challenges for integration in Europe and Austria.   weiter...


 

Interreligiöse Feier zum Internationalen Tag der Familie
(Sonntag, 14. Mai 2017, 10:00 Uhr, Seidengasse 28 im Hof rechts, 1070 Wien) Das Thema für 2017 lautet: "Familien, Erziehung und Wohlstand". Musikalische Beiträge, "Familie" in den Kulturen der Welt.   weiter...


 

Zeitzeugen der Aufbruchszeit nach dem 2. Weltkrieg im Gespräch mit der Jugend des 21. Jahrhunderts
Die Föderation für Weltfrieden lud am 25. April 2017 zu einem Gespräch mit Dr. Walther Lichem ein.   weiter...

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UPF World Summit 2017 in South Korea
Seoul, Korea - The fourth World Summit on "Peace, Security and Human Development" concluded with a new assembly of parliamentarians for peace and the return of a historic assembly of scientists.   weiter...

International Parliamentarians in the Korean National Assembly

World Summit 2017 concludes with IAPP and ICUS Assemblies


 

UPF OÖ: Was verbindet die Religionen der Welt?
Universal Peace Federation OÖ und die Friedensakademie Linz veranstalteten drei Abende zum Thema: Was verbindet die Religionen der Welt? Vom ehemaligen katholischen Konzilstheologen Hans Küng stammt die Idee eines "Weltethos".    weiter...


 

World Interfaith Harmony Week: Toward Peace and Reconciliation in Conflict Zones - The role of Religions
UPF Austria, Vienna International Centre (United Nations), January 27th 2017 - Commemorating the World Interfaith Harmony Week 2017, the Universal Peace Federation organized a conference addressing the role of religions in conflict situations, which was attended by 200 guests. It was the 5th annual celebration of this special week since 2013.   weiter...


 

SUNHAK Peace Prize
Dr. Gino Strada, an Italian surgeon, and Dr. Sakena Yacoobi, an Afghan women's education professor, were selected as co-recipients of the prize. The 2017 Sunhak Peace Prize Award Ceremony was held on February 3rd 2017 in Seoul, Korea, at the Jamsil, Lotte Hotel World. Over 800 people from more than 100 countries around the world were in attendance, including current and former parliamentarians.   weiter...


 

Südsudan - der jüngste Staat Afrikas
(Dienstag, 10. Januar 2017, 19:00 Uhr, Seidengasse 28 im Hof rechts, 1070 Wien) Die Republik Südsudan erlangte am 9. Juli 2011 die Unabhängigkeit vom Sudan. Zuvor war das Gebiet von 1972 bis 1983 und erneut von 2005 bis 2011 eine autonome Region innerhalb des Sudans.   weiter...


 

Syria: Opening Lines of Communication and Soft Power Approaches to Peace
Larnaca, Cyprus - UPF convened a conference seeking solutions for Syria in Cyprus from December 17 to 19, 2016. Amidst the background of global despair and disbelief at the wholesale destruction that heralded the fall of Aleppo in Syria, UPF set modest goals for the conference, aware that doing the alternative would raise false hopes and effectively diminish the sense that anything can be done.   weiter...


 

Search for Balkan Consensus at Sarajevo Conference
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina - Consensus and cooperation in the Balkan region were the focus of a conference held on December 15, 2016. The conference, held at the Hotel Holiday, was organized by UPF in partnership with the International Institute for Middle East and Balkans Studies, and the Association for B&H-Asia Cooperation, Understanding and Sophistication.   weiter...


 

Washinghton: Launch of International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace
Washington D.C., United States - The conference was held from November 28 to December 1 2016, at the J.W. Marriott hotel under the theme "Addressing the Critical Challenges of Our Time: The Role of Government, Civil Society and Faith-Based Organizations." More than 200 leaders from 54 nations attended the assembly, which was organized jointly by UPF and The Washington Times Foundation.   weiter...


 

Sunhak Peace Prize 2017 Laureates announced
2017 Sunhak Peace Prize focuses on the Global Refugee Crisis: On November 29, 2016, Dr. Gino Strada from Italy and Dr. Sakena Yacoobi from Afghanistan were revealed as the recipients of the 2017 Sunhak Peace Prize at a banquet held at the International Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C.   weiter...


 

Walls or Bridges?
(Dienstag, 6. Dezember 2016 19:00 - 21:00 Uhr, Lassingleitnerplatz 2/3, 1020 Wien) Youth UPF Austria invites you to our discussion on the topic of migration, from an individual perspective to a global one. In order to provide you a time and space to gather information and reflect on this pertinent issue, we offer the two following panels: Storytelling - My Journey, My Vision & New Trends in Global Politics: Migration and the Rise of Populism.   weiter...


 

Ambassadors for Peace-Konferenz mit Adventfeier
(Donnerstag, 8. Dezember 2016 ab 14:00 Uhr, Seidengasse 28, 1070 Wien) Berichte über Aktivitäten im Jahr 2016, Ausblick auf 2017, Adventfeier, Nationaler Friedensrat der Ambassadors for Peace.   weiter...


 

Eine musikalische Reise von Moskau nach Wien
Galakonzert mit Künstlern und Künstlerinnen aus Moskau am 13. November 2016: Romanzen - klassische und moderne Musik aus Russland - Musik aus Wien.    weiter...


 

Parliamentarians for Peace Launched in Central America-Caribbean Region
San Jose, Costa Rica - The vice president of Costa Rica and dignitaries from Central America and the Caribbean attended the UPF International Leadership Conference (ILC) in Costa Rica. Among the 130 guests attending the ILC and the launching of the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP) were a total of 78 parliamentarians and government officials from the region. Costa Rican Vice President Hon. Ana Helena Chacon, attended the conference along with the president and vice president of the Legislative Assembly and the minister of foreign trade of Costa Rica.   weiter...


 

Syria: Church Leaders Bring Children's Call for Peace to European Leaders and UN officials
Acting as "Ambassadors of the Children" three prominent Syrian Church leaders - Patriarch Gregorios III, the head of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church, Greek Orthodox Metropolitan George Abou Zakhem of Homs, and Syrian Orthodox Bishop Selvanos Boutros Al Nemeh of Homs - are this week visiting EU and UN officials, respectively in Brussels and Geneva.   weiter...

Consultations on the Crisis in Syria


 

International Day of Peace Observed in Italy
Monza, Italy - An interfaith prayer for peace was held by candlelight to celebrate the 2016 International Day of Peace.The prayer vigil was held on the evening of September 21 in front of the Town Hall of Monza.   weiter...


 

Interreligiöse Feier - Weltfriedenstag der UNO
Die Föderation für Weltfrieden lud am 25. September 2016 gemeinsam mit der Familienföderation und der Frauenföderation zu einer Interreligiösen Feier amlässlich des Weltfriedenstags der UNO ein. Das Thema für 2016 lautet "The Sustainable Development Goals: Building Blocks for Peace."    weiter...


 

Parliamentarians for Peace Launched in London
London, United Kingdom - The third of a series of regional conferences launching the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP) was held from September 7-9, 2016. With the theme "Interregional Dialogue Addressing Critical Challenges: Europe, Eurasia, the Middle East and North Africa" the International Leadership Conference organized by UPF represented the official launch of IAPP in these three regions.   weiter...


 

Peace and Sustainable Development: Intergenerational Challenges
In honor of the UN's International Day of Peace, an innovative event was held in the Vienna International Centre - United Nations on September 16, 2016: a look at the intergenerational challenges of peace through the lens of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).   weiter...

Hip Hop for Peace and SDGs


 

Friedensforschung in Österreich - Bilanz und Perspektiven
Das Jahrbuch Friedenskultur will einerseits eine Leistungsschau des Zentrums für Friedensforschung und Friedenspädagogik sein, andererseits versteht es sich als ein vielfältiger wissenschaftlicher Diskussionsbeitrag zu Friedensstudien - und zwar nicht nur für Österreich, sondern auch für die internationale scientific community.    weiter...


 

Ursachen der Konflikte, Flüchtlingselend und Friedensperspektiven in Syrien und im Nahen Osten
Die Föderation für Weltfrieden lud am 16. August 2016 zu einem Informationsabend ein. Vortragende waren Thomas Schellen, Journalist, Editor-at-large für das Executive-Magazine und Hermine Schellen, Generalsekretärin der UPF im Libanon.   weiter...


 

Swiss "Peace Road" Honors Peace Cyclist
Geneva, Switzerland - The 2016 Peace Road urged the UN to open an office in Korea and honored the memory of a well-known peace bicyclist. Several separate groups of participants supported the 2016 event, which was organized jointly by the Swiss chapters of UPF and Family Federation for World Peace and Unification, an affiliated organization.   weiter...


 

UPF joins Interfaith Program at UN Church Center
New York, United States - A diverse group of leaders from spiritual and peace organizations shared speeches, traditions and music during the "Interfaith Celebration for World Peace and Harmony." The meeting was held on July 11, 2016 in the Tillman Chapel of the Church Center for the United Nations, directly across the street from the UN headquarters in New York.    weiter...


 

UPF im Wiener Rathaus als erfolgreicher Kongressveranstalter geehrt
UPF Austria wurde für die im Jahr 2015 veranstalteten bzw. mitveranstalteten Konferenzen wieder als erfolgreicher Kongressveranstalter geehrt. Peter Haider und Elisabeth Cook nahmen mit 350 weiteren Kongressveranstaltern am 11. Mai 2016 in den Festsaal des Wiener Rathauses an einem Festbankett teil.   weiter...


 

Essential role of mothers and fathers - UN-New York, Holy See/UPF
On June 1 the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the UN in New York co-sponsored by UPF hosted an event entitled "The Importance of Motherhood and Fatherhood" in observance of the Global Day of Parents, which the UN General Assembly initiated in 2012.   weiter...


 

Festival der Nationen: Miteinander leben - Miteinander feiern
Am 19. Juni 2016 fand im Heeresgeschichtlichen Museum zum siebenten Mal das Festival der Nationen statt - eine Reise um die ganze Welt mit Musik, Tanz, Spiel und Spaß. Auf der Bühne haben Kulturvereine, Chöre, Folkloregruppen sowie Kinder und Jugendliche aus verschiedensten Nationen getanzt, gesungen und musiziert.   weiter...


 

Sudan - das Land, wo Weißer und Blauer Nil zusammenfließen
Die Föderation für Weltfrieden (UPF-Austria) lud am 3. Juni 2016 im Rahmen des Projekts "Horn of Afrika"-Friedensinitiative zu einem Informationsabend über den Sudan und andere Länder am Horn von Afrika ein.   weiter...

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Botschaft des Friedens

Gibt es einen Traum, der allen Menschen unabhängig von Geschlecht, Alter, Zeit oder Ort gemeinsam ist? Die Geschichte hindurch sehnten sich die Menschen nach der Verwirklichung einer idealen Welt des Friedens. Friedensbewegungen erreichten unweigerlich ihre Grenzen und scheiterten letztlich, weil sie von unvollkommenen Menschen getragen waren.
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Vision

The Universal Peace Federation (UPF) was founded in the hope of building a world in which peoples, cultures, races, religions, and nationalities could live together in harmony, mutual respect, cooperation, and universal prosperity.

A unique feature of UPF's vision is the inclusion of the world's religious leaders, who bear the wisdom of their respective traditions, in the pursuit of peace.

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