Föderation für Weltfrieden auf FACEBOOK


 

International Youth Assembly "Peace starts with Me"
(Samstag, 28. April 2018, 18:00, Wiener Stadthalle) World Cafe Dialogue - Refreshments - Arts & Music Festival - Networking   weiter...


 

Islam in Europa - Gedenkveranstaltung für Dr. Smail Balic (1920-2002)
(Freitag, 6. April 2018, 18:00, Seidengasse 28, 1070 Wien) Mit Beiträgen von DI Siradj Duhan, Präsident der Gesellschaft Bosnischer Akademiker, OA Dr. Davud Bajramovic und Dr. Salim ef. Hadzic, islamischer Religionspädagoge. Der Kulturhistoriker und frühere Präsident der Islamischen Glaubensgemeinschaft in Österreich, Smail Balic plädierte für einen Islam, der die demokratischen und pluralistischen Gesellschaften Europas bereichern könnte. Jenseits des heute oft mit religiösem Fanatismus und politischem Radikalismus gleichgesetzten Islam zeichnete Balic das Bild einer toleranten, konsensfähigen und weltoffenen Religion.   weiter...


 

New Africa: Interdependence, Mutual Prosperity and Universal Values
(Tuesday, February 13th 2018, 19:00, Seidengasse 28, 1070 Wien) Report on the Africa Summit 2018 by Mr. Jacques Marion from Paris, France, Vice President, Universal Peace Federation Europe. With Africa's unique cultural heritage and rich human and natural resources, the summit's goal was to discuss the crucial issues of interdependence, mutual prosperity and universal values, and to search for solutions to common issues facing the continent's 1.7 billion inhabitants and 54 nations.   weiter...


 

Africa Summit 2018 in Senegal
Dakar, Senegal - Approximately 1200 participants, including heads of state and government from all the continent, attended the Africa Summit 2018, Jan. 18-19, 2018.   weiter...

(tv5mondeplus) Nouvelle Afrique: interdependance, prospeite mutuelle et valeurs universelles


 

Generalversammlung 2018 (Freitag, 26. Jänner 2018 18:00, Seidengasse 28, 1070 Wien)

Mitgliedschaft bei der "Föderation für Weltfrieden"
Unsere Föderation ist als gemeinnütziger Verein konstituiert, der sich durch die Beiträge der Mitglieder sowie durch Spenden finanziert. Sie können Ihr Interesse an unseren Aktivitäten dadurch bekunden, dass Sie Mitglied unseres Vereins werden.   weiter...


 

The Relevance of Religion in Peacebuilding
The post-Cold War era has been a time of religious resurgence, a time when religious actors move out of the shadows. Hand in hand is an awareness that secularization, a process linked to modernization and the primacy of scientific rationality, has not led, as some anticipated, to the obsolescence of religion. Religion continues to thrive throughout most of the world, while worldviews that disregard religion, some of which have utopian aspirations, have fallen far short of their ideals.   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


 

Interreligious Celebration - World Interfaith Harmony Week
Vienna - February 11th 2018: UPF Austria, the Family Federation and then Women's Federation organized an Interreligious Service commemorating the World Interfaith Harmony Week, which concluded with a World Peace Blessing. Over 200 people from various cultures   weiter...


 

Be a global citizen - act with passion and compassion
Vienna, 3 January 2018 - Ban Ki-moon (UN Secretary-General from 2007 - 2016) and Dr. Heinz Fischer (President of Austria from 2004 - 2016) inaugurated the "Ban Ki-Moon Centre for Global Citizens" in Vienna at the Federal Chancellery of Austria invitated by Chancellor Sebastian Kurz.   weiter...


 

UPF in Austria - Activities in 2017 and Perspectives for 2018
Herzlichen Dank für Ihre Unterstützung im vergangenen Jahr. Der Vorstand der UPF-Austria wünscht Ihnen und Ihrer Familie Gesundheit, Glück und Erfolg im Jahr 2018!   weiter...


 

Interreligiöse Feier zum Fest des Friedens - Weihnachten
Die "Föderation für Weltfrieden - UPF Austria" lud am 17. Dezember 2017 gemeinsam mit der Familienföderation und der Frauenföderation zu einer interreligiösen Feier ein. Die musikalische Umrahmung wurde vom Vienna Peace Choir gestaltet.   weiter...


 

EU-Parliament: "Radicalization and Violent Extremism: Focus on Prevention"
Concluding a series of inaugural meetings of the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace in Europe in 2017, a conference was organized by the Universal Peace Federation at the European Parliament in Brussels on December 5th 2017. With the perspective that the sustainable prevention of radicalization requires joint efforts from both parliamentarians and religious leaders.   weiter...


 

Musikalische Grüße von Moskau nach Wien
UPF Austria lud am 19. November 2017 zu einem musikalischen Nachmittag ein, der von Elena Rozanova, einer in Wien lebenden russischen Geigerin und Olga Kiseleva, Präsidentin von "Artix-Fest", organisiert wurde.   weiter...


 

Interreligious Conference Stresses Religion's Peacebuilding Role
Seoul, Korea, Nov. 11-13 2017 - The Conference, a joint effort of UPF and the American Clergy Leadership Conference, focused on "The Responsibility of Religion and Faith-Based Organizations in Building Peaceful and Prosperous Societies." On Nov. 11th participants traveled to the Seoul World Cup Stadium, where the keynote speaker was UPF co-founder Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon.   weiter...

Global Rally for the Peaceful Reunification of the Korean Peninsula


 

Beyond Refugee Crisis and Human Trafficking, Perspectives for the Youth in the Horn of Africa with a special Focus on Eritrea
Vienna, November 3rd 2017: UPF Austria in cooperation with the Permanent Mission of Eritrea at the United Nations in Vienna, the United Nation Correspondents Association and the "Horn of Africa"-Peace Initiative organized a panel discussion.   weiter...


 

Seiko Lee Benefizkonzert für Syrische Flüchtlingsfamilien
Am 21. Oktober 2017 fand in der Syrisch-orthodoxen Kirche am Stefan-Fadinger-Platz in Wien ein Benefizkonzert für syrische Flüchtlingsfamilien statt. Die Sopranistin Seiko Lee sang klassische Lieder wie "Ave Maria" und "O Mio babbino caro". Einen Höhepunkt des Konzerts bildeten 3 Stücke aus der Friedenskantate Halelu, komponiert und auch selbst dirigiert von Dr. David Eaton, Dirigent eines New Yorker Symphonieorchesters.    weiter...


 

Peace Road Austria 2017
UPF OÖ beteiligte sich am 30. Sept. 2017 am weltweiten Projekt Peace Road mit einer Radtour vom Friedensdenkmal in St. Ulrich hinein ins Ennstal, über Ternberg bis zur Friedensbrücke vor dem Forstmuseum in Reichraming.   weiter...


 

Die Schönheiten Tschechiens in 3D
(Donnerstag, 12. Oktober 2017, 19:00 Uhr, Seidengasse 28, 1070 Wien) 1. Teil: Vortrag von Günther Gerlich - 3D Brillen werden zur Verfügung gestellt. 2. Teil: Präsentation des Kurortes Luhacovice, der aufgrund seiner Mineralquellen und günstigen Klimabedingungen als bedeutendster und ältester Kurort Mährens gilt.   weiter...


 

Gegen Atomwaffen: Friedensnobelpreis an ICAN-Kampagne
Die Internationale Kampagne für die Abschaffung von Atomwaffen (ICAN) wird mit dem Friedensnobelpreis 2017 ausgezeichnet. Die Organisation erhalte die Auszeichnung für "ihre Arbeit, Aufmerksamkeit auf die katastrophalen Konsequenzen von Atomwaffen zu lenken", gab das Nobelkomitee in Oslo bekannt.    weiter...


 

Culture and Peace in the Balkans: The Role of Parliamentarians
On September 23-24, 2017 the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace was launched in the Balkans in Pristina, Kosovo. The main event was held in a hall at the Kosovo Parliament Building. The conference was attended by highly respected leaders in the Balkans: former President Moisiu of Albania, former President Mesic of Croatia, former President Sejdju of Kosovo and Macedonian Speaker of the Parliament Talat Xhaferi.    weiter...


 

Perspectives for Sustainable Peace in Europe: The UN Vision, the Role of Parliamentarians and Civil Society
Vienna International Centre (United Nations), September 15th 2017 - The Universal Peace Federation and partnering organizations convened a conference commemorating the United Nations International Day of Peace with a special focus on researching the role, which parliamentarians are able to play in securing peace for Europe and its wider neighborhood. Parliamentarians from Italy, Ukraine and the Czech Republik as well as parliamentarians from all political parties represented in the Austrian Parliament presented their perspectives on sustainable peace in Europe.   weiter...


 

Parliamentarians play important role in strengthening foundations for peace, OSCE PA President Muttonen says in Vienna at UPF Conference
Increased contact between civil society actors is a powerful way to reduce tensions and promote co-operation. As parliamentarians, we can help make these contacts happen, by building bridges where others only see walls, said President Muttonen.   weiter...


 

Nepal Delegation visits North Korea
Kathmandu, Nepal - A high-level delegation from Nepal, which included Hon. Ek Nath Dhakal, co-chair of the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace and former cabinet minister of Nepal, visited North Korea to promote peace and friendship.   weiter...


 

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres launches Action Plan for Religious Leaders to prevent Incitement to Violence
Around the world, we see how religion is being twisted and cynically manipulated, stressed the Secretary-General, speaking at the launch of an initiative to prevent atrocity crimes, which include genocide, crimes against humanity   weiter...

Launch of the Global Plan of Action for Religious Leaders


 

ASMARA - City of Dreams - UNESCO World Cultural Heritage
Vienna, July 15th 2017 - 150 guests attended an event with the title "ASMARA - City of Dreams" celebrating the designation of the capital of Eritrea as a World Heritage site by UNESCO. This proclamation ends a long-running quest by Eritrean authorities. The event was organized by UPF Austria together with the Permanent Mission of Eritrea at the UN in Vienna, UNCAV and the "Horn of Africa" Peace Initiative.   weiter...

ASMARA - Symbol of Pride - Video-Report


 

International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace launched in Myanmar
Naypyidaw, Myanmar - The Myanmar chapter of IAPP was launched on July 3, 2017, at the Hilton Hotel in Naypyidaw, the country's capital. Prior to the launching, in the morning of that day, the state counsellor and minister of foreign affairs of Myanmar, H.E. Aung San Suu Kyi, received a courtesy call from the UPF delegation.   weiter...


 

Preventing Radicalization was discussed in House of Lords
London, United Kingdom - The House of Lords was the setting for an important and timely discussion, organized by UPF-UK, on preventing radicalization. The event, held on June 28, 2017, was kindly hosted by the Rt. Hon. Baroness Sandip Verma. Emmanuel Dupuy, a journalist, consultant, teacher in geopolitics and researcher in geopolitical issues, offered a French perspective.    weiter...


 

Inauguration of the IAPP in Israel
Jerusalem, Israel - The national inauguration of the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP) was held at Israel's parliament, the Knesset, on June 21, 2017. Seven current Knesset members and one former Israeli government minister, as well as an international delegation, comprising parliamentarians from five nations, led by UPF International president, Dr. Thomas Walsh participated in the program.   weiter...


 

Sarajevo, the Jerusalem of Europe - Building bridges between the Orient and Europe
(Friday June 16th 2017, 18:00 (6:00 pm), Seidengasse 28 im Hof rechts, 1070 Vienna) Speaker: Univ. Prof. Mirnes ef. Kovac, Professor of the Islamic Theological University of Sarajevo, editor of PREPOROD, the Official Journal of the Islamic Community of Bosnia.    weiter...

weitere Themen

Termindienst für Österreich Welcome to the UPF Interfaith Harmony Week International Day of Peace Middle East Peace Initiative International Day of Families Africa Day

UPF News

Global News
UPF Today
Dialogue & Alliance
UPF Austria Int.
New World Encyclopedia


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.
... weiter ...

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.

Programs

Interfaith Peacebuilding
Peace Education
Peace and Security
Marriage and Family
United Nations Relations
Religious Youth Service
Bering Strait Project


Info

Zielsetzung
UPF-Gründung
UPF-Launch
Friedensbotschafter
Intoduction
Ambassador for Peace
Renewing the UN
Middle East Peace Initiative
MEPI September 2004 (D)
United Nations