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30-Jähriges Jubiläum - 30th Anniversary - HORN OF AFRICA NEWS AGENCY
100 Freunde, Friedensaktivisten und interessierte Menschen folgten am 22. März 2019 der Einladung zur Feier "30-Jähriges Jubiläum - HORN OF AFRICA NEWS AGENCY - 30th Anniversary", um einen Rückblick auf die langjährigen Tätigkeiten zu hören. Die Agentur wurde vor 30 Jahren in der BRD gegründet und unmittelbar danach bei der UNO in Wien akkreditiert. Seit Beginn der Aktivitäten hat man sich stets für soziale und kulturelle Projekte, die dem Gemeinwohl der Länder des Horns von Afrika dienten, engagiert.    weiter...


 

Perspectives for Sustainable Peace and Development in the Horn of Africa
On March 20th 2019, at the Vienna International Center (UN) in Vienna, UPF co-sponsored a conference on Peace and Development in the Horn of Africa, which was organized by the permanent mission of Eritrea to the UN in Vienna. 200 guests attended the event. The conference was organized on the foundation of the dramatic change that took place in the Horn of Africa, when the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea, on July 9th 2018, signed a declaration ending the state of war between the two countries.   weiter...


 

100th anniversary of the Korean Independence Movement and reports on the World Summit 2019 in Seoul
70 guests attended on March 7th 2019 an evening organized by UPF-Austria in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Korean Independence Movement. Additionally there were reports about the World Summit 2019 in Seoul.   weiter...

Koreanische Unabhängigkeisbewegung vom 1. März 2019


 

World Summit 2019 in Seoul, Korea - Inauguration of the International Summit Council for Peace
UPF World Summit 2019 on "Peace, Security and Human Development" was held from February 8 to 11 in Seoul, South Korea. 1200 participants including 40 current and former heads of state and government from 110 nations attended.   weiter...

World Summit 2019 Discusses Korean Reunification
Hon. Lee Nak Yon, prime minister, Republic of Korea spoke about the relations between ROK and North Korea since the Olympic Games, including the Inter-Korean summits, the North Korea-U.S. Singapore Summit in June and the upcoming summit in Vietnam.    weiter...


 

World Summit 2019: Sunhak Peace Prize Award Ceremony
This year, the prize was awarded based on the theme "Peace and Human Development in Africa". Laureate Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank, has promoted a vision of good governance for African nations. Laureate Waris Dirie has improved the rights of millions of girls and women by leading a campaign to eradicate the tragic act of female genital mutilation.    weiter...


 

Kalmyk Cultural Evening
Am 28. Februar 2019 folgten an die 100 Gäste einer Einladung der Föderation für Weltfrieden, die gemeinsam mit dem Kulturverein KultEurasia eine kalmykischen Abend veranstaltete. Kalmykien liegt im europäischen Teil Russlands an der Nordwestküste des Kaspischen Meeres und besteht hauptsächlich aus Steppe. Die Kalmücken sind das einzige buddhistische, mongolisch sprachige Volk innerhalb der geografischen Grenzen Europas.    weiter...

KultEurasia


 

World Interfaith Harmony Week: Migration and Interreligious Understanding in the Age of Globalization
Vienna International Centre (UN Building), Austria - 200 guests attendend on February 1st 2019 a conference on the theme "Migration and Interreligious Understanding in the Age of Globalization" commemorating the The World Interfaith Harmony Week, which was first proposed at the UN General Assembly in 2010 by H.M. King Abdullah II of Jordan. It was unanimously adopted by the UN and is henceforth observed annually during the the first week of February.   weiter...

One Book For Peace
An initiative by the Interreligious Council in Bosnia & Herzegovina created with the help of renowned journalist Mirnes Kovac and two theologians.   weiter...


 

World Interfaith Harmony Week
Annual UN Observance Week: Feb. 1-7. UPF Austria celebrated the World Interfaith Harmony Week for several years in the Vienna International Centre (United Nations).   weiter...

2017: Toward Peace and Reconciliation in Conflict Zones - The Role of Religions

2016: Toward Peace and Reconciliation in Syria and the Middle East - The Role of Religions

2015: The Importance of Interfaith Cooperation for Securing Peace in the 21st Century

2014: The Role of Religions in promoting a Culture of Peace


 

Konferenz zum Thema Afghanistan: Wer sind die Hazara?
150 Gäste kamen auf Einladung von Hazara World und der Universal Peace Federation Austria am 15.1. 2019 zu einer Konferenz mit dem Thema "Afghanistan: Wer sind die Hazara?". Es sprachen Experten, die aus verschiedenen europäischen Ländern angereist waren.   weiter...


 

Allen Friedensstiftern wünschen wir ein erfolgreiches Jahr 2019
Mehr als 100 Gäste folgten am Sonntagnachmittag des 16. Dezember 2018 einer Einladung der Föderation für Weltfrieden - UPF Austria zur "Peace Starts with Me"-Weihnachtsfeier mit Rückblick auf die Aktivitäten im Jahre 2018. Mit dem Ensemble Cindrak (Akkordeon und Geige) und dem Vienna Peace Choir.   weiter...


 

UPF Holds Human Rights Conference in European Parliament
Strasbourg, France - To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the historic Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Universal Peace Federation convened in the European Parliament on December 12, 2018, two panels of eminent scholars, human rights activists and practitioners to consider the theme "Europe and the Future of Human Rights."   weiter...


 

Asia Pacific Summit Convenes in Nepal
Kathmandu, Nepal - The first UPF Asia Pacific Summit 2018 was held in Kathmandu, Nepal from November 30 to December 3, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. The theme of the summit was "Addressing the Critical Challenges of Our Time: Interdependence, Mutual Prosperity and Universal Values." This was the seventh and concluding in a summit series which started in January in Senegal (West Africa) and has been held in various regions of the world throughout the year.   weiter...


 

Africa Summit: Honoring the Legacy of President Nelson Mandela
Cape Town, South Africa - On November 21 through 24, 2018, the international conference on "Peace and Human Development in Africa" hosted by UPF and the Royal House of Mandela, took place at the International Convention Center. The summit provided a platform to honor the legacy of President Nelson Mandela during this centennial celebration year (1918-2018) and to exchange views on current critical issues. Attending were 700 participants from throughout Africa, including former heads of state, government ministers, speakers and members of parliament, religious leaders and prominent traditional rulers.   weiter...


 

Africa Interactive - Connecting to Africa's Past via Smart Media
To use state of the art technology to gather, aggregate, and disseminate compact information pertinent to the preservation of Africa's vast cultural heritage - from Africa and around the world - and to make this information accessible via smart media to young Africans and all of us.   weiter...

High-Level Forum Africa-Europe: "Taking cooperation to the digital age"


 

UPF at the First World Tolerance Summit
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - A UPF delegation of six attended the first World Tolerance Summit, which took place from November 16 to 18, 2018 in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.   weiter...

Embracing Diversity through Innovation and Collaboration
The World Tolerance Summit hosted government leaders, private sector leaders, experts, social leaders and social influencers to promote peace and tolerance.    weiter...


 

Interreligiöser "Runder Tisch": Die Orientalisch-Orthodoxen Kirchen
(Mittwoch, 28. 11. 2018, 18:30 Uhr, Blutgasse 3, 1010 Wien, c/o Peace Museum Vienna) Referent: Dr. Emanuel Aydin, Chorepiskopos der syrisch-orthodoxen Kirche in Österreich spricht zum Thema "Die Orientalisch-Orthodoxen Kirchen - insbesondere die Syrisch-Orthodoxe Kirche: Geschichte, Lehre, die Situation in ihrer Heimat und in Österreich" - eine Veranstaltung im Rahmen der "Interreligious Association for Peace and Development".   weiter...

Interreligious Association for Peace and Development for Europe and the Middle East


 

Religious thinkers discuss "Overcoming Division, Building Unity"
New York, United States - Under the banner of "Overcoming Division, Building Unity" close to 300 clergy and lawmakers from 28 nations convened at the iconic New Yorker Hotel on November 10 to 12, 2018, to mull paths to reconciliation.   weiter...

The Catholic Church and Interfaith Dialogue


 

Das Einstein Enigma - Spiritualität, Wissenschaft und ein mysteriöses Manuskript
Am 5. 11. 2018 fand in der Aula am Campus der Uni Wien ein Live-Vortrag mit J.R. Dos Santos, dem Autor des Weltbestsellers "Das Einstein Enigma" statt. Es ist ein Roman um die Entstehung und Zukunft des Universums, der Unterhaltung mit der Welt der Astrophysik und einem geheimnisvollen Manuskript verbindet.    weiter...

Das Einstein Enigma ist ein Roman um die Entstehung und Zukunft des Universums


 

Interreligious Association for Peace and Development inaugurated in Ukraine
Kviv, Ukraine - The Ukrainian chapter of IAPD was inaugurated during a conference titled "Toward Interdependence and Mutual Prosperity: The Role of Public, Youth and Spiritual Leaders." More than 300 people attended the conference, which was held on October 19, 2018, in the assembly hall of the National Pedagogical Drahomanov University. The event was organized jointly by UPF-Ukraine and the Ukrainian Peace Council.   weiter...


 

Musikalische Grüße von Moskau nach Wien
UPF Austria lud am 4. November 2018 zu einem musikalischen Nachmittag ein, der von Elena Rozanova, einer in Wien lebenden russischen Geigerin und Olga Kiseleva, Präsidentin von "Artix-Fest", organisiert wird. Junge und arrivierte Künstler boten Russische Romanzen, Volkslieder, Wiener Musik und Klänge aus Russland.   weiter...


 

UPF-Argentina participated in G20 Interfaith Forum
Buenos Aires, Argentina - The G20 Interfaith Forum 2018 was held from September 26 to 28, 2018 in Buenos Aires in lead up to the G20 Summit, which will take place in Argentina's capital from November 30 to December 1. The theme of the fifth annual event was "Building Consensus for Fair and Sustainable Development: Religious Contributions for a Dignified Future."   weiter...

G20 Interfaith Forum


 

Balkans Peace Road visits 7 Nations
Tirana, Albania - The 2018 Balkans Peace Road brought a message of peace to a region that is still recovering from years of conflict.   weiter...

Peace Road Balkans


 

Griechischer Kulturabend "Odysseus Time-travel in a Dream"
An die 100 Gäste folgten am 19. Oktober 2018 einer Einladung der UPF Austria und der IDEA Society, die anlässlich des österreichischen Vorsitzes im Rat der Europäischen Union 2018 und unter Betracht des gelegten Schwerpunktes auf Migration gemeinsam einen griechischen Kulturabend veranstalteten.   weiter...

IDEA Society


 

Peace Road im Ennstal - Für den FRIEDEN mit dem Rad auf dem WEG
UPF Oberösterreich in Zusammenarbeit mit 3 Gemeinden und deren Bürgermeister beteiligte sich am 13. Oktober 2018 an dem weltweiten Projekt Peace Road mit einer Radtour von der Friedensbrücke vor dem Forstmuseum in Reichraming, das Ennstal heraus nach Ternberg bis zum Friedensdenkmal in St. Ulrich.    weiter...


 

Peace Day Launch for IAPD Geneva/Swiss Chapter
Geneva, Switzerland - The Geneva/Swiss chapter of the Interreligious Association for Peace and Development was inaugurated in the Ecumenical Center of Geneva. The launch took place during a conference held on September 21, 2018, by UPF in partnership with WFWP, as well as the Geneva Interfaith Intercultural Alliance and the Fribourg Peace Forum. On this 37th International Day of Peace, one could equally celebrate the 70 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the 70 years of the World Council of Churches.    weiter...


 

Horn of Africa Women's Forum & Vienna Peace Celebration event
UPF Austria, Vienna, September 14. and 15. 2018 - Ethiopians and Eritreans alike are celebrating the breakneck speed of a rapprochement between Addis Ababa and Asmara, two longtime enemies. Closer ties between the two will usher in a new era of peace and prosperity for the Horn of Africa.   weiter...

Embassy Media - "Horn of Africa Women Forum" Vienna 2018


 

Summit of Parliamentarians Held at the United Nations in New York
New York, United States - UPF Vice President Dr. Tageldin Hamad chaired a high-level roundtable at the United Nations during a Summit of Parliamentarians. The summit, "On the Role of Parliaments for Promoting the Culture of Peace and Implementing the SDGs," was held on September 4, 2018. The Inter-Parliamentary Coalition for Global Ethics organized the event, which was co-sponsored by the Permanent Missions of Sri Lanka and Benin as well as UNESCO.   weiter...


 

The Right to Peace - The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70
Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The theme for 2018 is "The Right to Peace - The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70". Sustainable Development Goal 16 "Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions" calls for promoting peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, providing access to justice for all and building effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.   weiter...


 

Filmabend: Behind Venice Luxury - A Hazara in Italy
Am 8. September 2018 veranstalteten wir einen Filmabend über die Geschichte des Afghanen Ashraf Barati, dem es gelungen ist, sich in Europa zu etablieren, indem er ein erfolgreiches Restaurant in Italien aufbaute. Der Film ist in Italienisch und in Dari mit englischen Untertiteln.   weiter...

Trailer zum Film

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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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