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Youth & Students for Peace (YSP) - What can I do for peace?
(Wednesday, June 26th 2019, 19:00, Blutgasse 3, 1010 Wien, c/o Peace Museum Vienna) YSP is a global network of young people that strives towards peace through overcoming national, cultural and religious barriers. We want to strengthen individuals, families and the environment.   weiter...

Peace Starts with Me - Vienna Youth Assembly


 

Economic Potentials and Opportunities in Afghanistan
(Dienstag, 25. Juni 2019, 18:30, Seidengasse 28 im Hof rechts, 1070 Wien) The Austria-Afghanistan Society in cooperation with UPF and VIDC cordially invites you to a panel discussion: In times of protracted crises, armed conflicts, deteriorating security and peace talks in Afghanistan, this panel discussion is focusing on an underestimated, but very important topic: The economy crisis in Afghanistan that has severe implications for the population and is directly related to human security. In this context, the panelists are not only focusing on the big economic picture, but in particular on potentials and opportunities for the population, exploring bottom-up approaches, alternative livelihoods, remittances and how to make a living with small businesses.   weiter...


 

Aura-Lesung mit Rael Godoy aus Brasilien
(Freitag, 14. Juni 2019 um 18:30, Seidengasse 28 im Hof rechts, 1070 Wien) Rael Godoy ist ein Aura-Lesung-Therapeut, der aus der Inkiri Piracanga-Gemeinschaft im brasilianischen Atlantikwald kommt, um Werkzeuge und Lebensstiländerungen mitzuteilen, die uns zur Entdeckung unserer Lebensziele ermächtigen. Die Aura-Lesung ist ein tiefgreifendes Werkzeug zur Selbsterkenntnis. Während einer Aura-Lesung, sehen wir den inneren Zustand einer Person, ihre Emotionen, Gedanken, Taten und Potenziale. Wir entdecken Abdrücke aus der Vergangenheit und Tendenzen der Gegenwart, die die Zukunft zu bestimmen helfen.    weiter...


 

Horn of Africa & Middle East - Perspectives for Peace and Development
(Wednesday, 12. June 2019 um 18:30, Blutgasse 3, 1010 Wien, c/o Peace Museum Vienna) Roundtable discussion with Mr. Hashem Mandee, who worked as an editor at Radio Free Iraq / Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty in Prague. Later he moved to the USA and worked there for Alhurra TV and Radio Sawa in Virginia, USA as a Broadcaster.   weiter...


 

Österreichisch-Bosnisch-Herzegowinischer Kulturabend
(Freitag, 7. Juni 2019 um 18:30, 1070 Wien, Seidengasse 28 im Hof rechts) Begegnung durch Kunst und Musik - Susret kroz umjetnost i muziku. Film: "Tür zu Europa - Naturschönheiten Bosnien-Herzegowinas". Ehrengast aus Sarajevo: Prof. Dr. Enes Kujundzic, Bericht: "Ein Österreicher lernt Friedensarbeit in Bosnien und Herzegowina kennen" (Wolfgang Weilharter), Musikalische Darbietungen: Frauenchor "Mimosen", Folkloregruppe Verein "Bosna" etc.   weiter...


 

Peace Road 2019 - Gemeinsam ein Zeichen setzen auf einer Sternfahrt im Ennstal
Samstag 22. Juni 2019, Start ab 9 Uhr in Reichraming "Friedensbrücke - Holzknecht-Museum" bzw. St. Ulrich "Friedensdenkmal" mit Ziel in Ternberg "Gedenkstätte und ehem. Aussenlager des KZ Mauthausen". Um 12 Uhr Empfang und dann Vortrag von Anna Mitgutsch "Der Weg zum Frieden führt über die Sprache".   weiter...


 

Gründungsfeier der UPF Burgenland in Parndorf
(Mittwoch, 5. Juni 2019 um 18:30, Markt der Erde Stadel, Schulgasse 1G, 7110 Parndorf) Musik, Getränke, Buffet. Präsentation der geplanten Aktivitäten.    weiter...

Anreise zum "Markt der Erde Stadel" in Parndorf


 

International Day of Families 2019 - Vienna Celebration
On the occasion of the "International Day of Families" the Universal Peace Federation, the Women's Federation for World Peace and the Austrian Family Federation for World Peace organized on May 17th 2019 in Vienna a conference on the topic "Family as the Basis of a Sustainable Future", which was attended by 50 guests.   weiter...


 

Vesakh - Gedenktag an Geburt, Erleuchtung und Tod des Buddha
(Mittwoch, 29. Mai 2019 um 18:30, Blutgasse 3, 1010 Wien, c/o Peace Museum Vienna) Referent: Gerhard Weißgrab, Präsident der Österr. Buddhistischen Religionsgesellschaft.   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...

30-Jähriges Jubiläum - 30th Anniversary - HORN OF AFRICA NEWS AGENCY


 

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...


 

'Peace Starts with Me'-Weihnachtsfeier mit Rückblick auf 2018
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

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