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The Importance of Interfaith Cooperation for Securing Peace in the 21st Century
(February 6th 2015, 13:00-18:00, Vienna International Center, C-Building Room C1) The UN designated the first week of February every year as World Interfaith Harmony Week. UPF celebrates this week each year, in a way that encourages understanding, respect, and cooperation among people of all faiths.    weiter...

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Konzert: Reuben Silverbird & die Wiener Sängerknaben
(Do 29. Januar 2015, 19:30 im MuTh) 1932 reisten die Wiener Sängerknaben das erste Mal in die USA. Seit 1936 steht auch Kanada immer wieder auf dem Tourneeplan. Das Konzert wird eine echte Verschmelzung zweier Kulturen sein. In der Aufführung kann man die Wiener Sängerknaben an indianischen Instrumenten erleben. J. Reuben Silverbird ist der Sohn eines Nedhni Apache Wise Man und einer Cherokee Medicine Woman. Er war mit Stars wie Diana Ross, Eartha Kit auf der Bühne, im Film und im Fernsehen - in den USA, Europe und Asien. Wird zu Shows eigeladen, wo er seine Eigenkompositionen singt.   weiter...


 

Interreligiöse Feierstunde - Weltreligionstag 2015
(UPF Austria - Wien, 25.1.2015) Bereits im Jahre 1950 wurde von Bahá’í in den USA der „Weltreligionstag“ ins Leben gerufen. Er wird heute als feste Institution des interreligiösen Dialogs in etwa 80 Ländern jeweils im Januar begangen.    weiter...


 

World Interfaith Harmony Week
First proposed at the UN General Assembly on September 23, 2010 by H.M. King Abdullah II of Jordan, just under a month later it was unanimously adopted by the UN and henceforth the first week of February will be observed as a World Interfaith Harmony Week.   weiter...

World Interfaith Harmony Week 2014 - UN Vienna


 

In the Face of Violence: A Call to Unity and Responsibility
Paris, France - On this day of national mourning, on behalf of UPF, we pray for the 12 people killed in the Jan. 7 attack and for all the wounded. We express our deepest sympathy to the relatives of the victims.   weiter...

The Paris Killings: Who Are the Real Heroes of Press Freedom?


 

Gesegnete und erholsame Weihnachten und ein erfolgreiches Jahr 2015
UPF Austria lud am 14. Dezember 2014 zu einer internationalen Weihnachtsfeier ein: Traditionelle und brasilianische Weihnachtslieder - "Coro Novo Mundo“, Künstlerischen Leitung: Luiz Guilherme de Godoy. Rückblick auf die Aktivitäten der Universal Peace Federation im Jahr 2014, Weihnachtliches Buffet.   weiter...


 

Moldova: Eurasia-Europe Dialogue for Peace
Chisinau, Moldova - The conference "Eurasia-Europe Dialogue for Peace" took place Dec. 5-7, 2014 in the capital city of Moldova. Before an audience of 120 participants, the conference was opened by the First Lady of Moldova Mrs. Margareta Timofti, she was followed by distinguished guest speakers from Austria, Belgium, Great Britain, Moldova, Netherlands, Russia and Ukraine.   weiter...


 

Activities and Perspectives of UPF International
UPF Austria organized on Dec 7th 2014 a special event with the president of UPF International Dr. Thomas Walsh, who was on a short visit to Vienna after attending a conference in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova, on “Eurasia & Europe: Dialogue for Peace”.    weiter...


 

Malala: „Will, dass überall Frieden ist“
(orf.at) „Mir ist aufgefallen, dass Menschen mich ganz unterschiedlich beschreiben.“ Manche nennen sie „das Mädchen, das von den Taliban angeschossen wurde“, andere nun Nobelpreisträgerin. „Soweit ich weiß, bin ich einfach nur eine engagierte und sture Person, die eine gute Ausbildung für alle Kinder, gleiche Rechte für Frauen und Frieden in jeder Ecke der Welt sehen will.“   weiter...


 

Afghanistan – a Country in Transformation: Promoting Peace and Development through Art
The Permanent Mission of Afghanistan in Vienna, ACUNS Vienna Liaison Office and UNODC organized a colloquium: “Afghanistan – a Country in Transformation: Promoting Peace and Development through Art” on 2 December 2014 in the Vienna International Center. There the Ambassador for Peace Award was granted by UPF to the best known Afghan singer and UN Goodwill Ambassador Farhad Darya, who was the keynote speaker of the event.   weiter...


 

Forum in Geneva on De-escalation in the Korean Peninsula and East Asia
Geneva, Switzerland - UPF organized this forum at the Palais des Nations (UN headquarters) in Geneva on Oct. 31, 2014. Among the topics discussed was a proposal by South Korea to build a large regional UN complex inside the demilitarized zone that divides North and South Korea.    weiter...


 

Eine musikalische Reise: Wien-Lemberg-Kiew-Moskau-St.Petersburg
Das Ensemble RONDO DANUBE VIENNA gestaltete am 23. November 2014 einen Abend mit Musik von Johann Strauss bis Tschaikowski. Dazu gab es Gesangs- und Balletteinlagen.   weiter...


 

Global Citizenship & My Faith
On October 14th Youth UPF in Vienna came together to discuss about the role of religions in a pluralistic Europe and a globalized world. Inputs to the discussion about the topic Global Citizenship & My Faith were given from young religious representatives.   weiter...


 

BRICS as a Counterbalance to US and Europe
The BRICS members are all developing fast-emerging economies. Their sixth summit was held in July 2013 in Brazil and hosted by Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff. The acronym BRICS was coined by economist Jim O’Neill in a 2001 Goldman Sachs paper entitled “Building Better Global Economic BRICS.”    weiter...


 

Is Religion the main Cause of Conflict today?
New report challenges myth of religious violence. The research found no general causal relationship between religion and conflict when looking at all of the current conflicts in the world.   weiter...


 

Indonesia University Hosts International Youth Convention
Medan, Indonesia - In the early morning of Oct. 8 2014, more than 3,000 students lined up to enter the main auditorium of the University of North Sumatra for the International Youth Convention on the theme “Young People of Character-The Hope of the Future” co-hosted by UPF-Indonesia and USU.   weiter...


 

Dialogue & Alliance Interfaith Journal
It promotes conversation and understanding among people of faith for the sake of peace. Now in its 26th year, it is published twice a year.   weiter...


 

International Day of Peace der UNO
Am 21. September 1981 verkündete die Generalversammlung: Dieser Tag soll offiziell benannt und gefeiert werden als Weltfriedenstag (International Day of Peace) und soll genützt werden, um die Idee des Friedens sowohl innerhalb der Länder und Völker als auch zwischen ihnen zu beobachten und zu stärken.    weiter...

Botschaft von UNO-Generalsekretär Ban Ki-Moon


 

Ban Ki-Moon urges leadership to move from ‘turbulence’ to peace
24 September 2014 – Warning that the world’s “fasten seat belt” light is illuminated, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon opened the 69th annual debate of the United Nations General Assembly with a call for decisive leadership at a time when the ghosts of the Cold War have returned and much of the Arab Spring has gone violently wrong.    weiter...


 

Youth UPF-Europe Holds Training in Sweden
Kloten, Sweden - UPF-Europe hosted its first Youth Leadership Training in the scenic village of Kloten in Bergslagen, Sweden. Aug. 20-24, 2014.   weiter...


 

World Summit 2014 addresses Peace, Security and Development
Seoul, Korea - Convened at a time of heightened global concerns about security, UPF's World Summit 2014, August 9-13 was addressed by heads and state and government and first ladies, as well as distinguished leaders from civil society, religion and the private sector. They addressed the issues from national, regional and global perspectives.   weiter...


 

ATOMIC BOMB AWARENESS DAY - GENBAKU-NO-HI 8.8.
(August 8th 2014, UN Vienna International Centre) Mrs. Yuko Gulda in cooperation with UPF, ACUNS and the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs Vienna organized the 2014 GENBAKU-NO-HI celebration.   weiter...


 

Schallaburg: JUBEL & ELEND - Leben mit dem Großen Krieg 1914-1918
Hundert Jahre nach dem Ausbruch des Ersten Weltkriegs eröffnet die Ausstellung auf der Schallaburg vollkommen neue Perspektiven auf die so genannte „Urkatastrophe des 20. Jahrhunderts“. Die Ausstellung ist bis 9. November 2014 zu sehen.    weiter...


 

40 Jahre kulturelle Revolution der Afrobrasilianer
Die „Föderation für Weltfrieden lud am 18. Juli 2014 gemeinsam mit dem Verein ABRASA ein: Präsentation von Bildern der Ausstellung „A flor da pele“ des Malers und Fotografen Marcelo Mendonça aus Bahia. Maria Quitéria, Präsidentin der União dos Municípios da Bahia (UPB) sprach über "Zukunftsperspektiven des Bundestaates Bahia".   weiter...


 

Geneva Conference Links Family to Economic and Social Well-being
Geneva, Switzerland - A conference on "Family Values and Their Link to Economic Well-being and Social Outcomes" took place at the UN headquarters in Geneva June 30-July 1, 2014.   weiter...


 

Annual Youth Achievement Awards Presented in London
London - The annual Youth Achievement Awards were presented on July 1, 2014 in the House of Commons. These awards honored young adults from various backgrounds who have in some way impacted the lives of people around them and beyond, and the recipients explained their activities.   weiter...


 

Middle East Peace Projects
The Middle East Peace Initiative was established in 2003, dedicated to promoting peace and development in the region, with emphasis on interfaith dialogue, people-to-people diplomacy, service projects, conferences and interfaith pilgrimages to the holy sites.   weiter...


 

Angels of Peace - Kindertanzgruppe aus Moskau
Die „Angels for Peace“ präsentierten russische Volkstänze und Lieder. 100 Jahre nach dem Ausbruch des ersten Weltkrieges brachten Schulkinder eine Botschaft der Versöhnung.    weiter...


 

Forum in London on Forced Displacement and Migration
London, UK - World Refugee Day, June 20, is promoted by the United Nations to discover and celebrate the contributions that refugees have made over the years. World Refugee Week was celebrated in London via a series of events, one of the first being Youth UPF’s June 16 forum on the topic “Forced Displacement and Migration: Time to Rethink Human Dignity.”   weiter...

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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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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.

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