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ATOMIC BOMB AWARENESS DAY - GENBAKU-NO-HI 8.8.
(Friday, 8. August 2014, 1:00 pm, United Nations - Vienna International Centre, Rotunda) UPF, ACUNS and Mrs. Yuko Gulda, in cooperation with the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs Vienna invite to the 2014 GENBAKU-NO-HI celebration.   weiter...


 

World Summit 2014
(Seoul, Korea, August 9-13) The World Summit is organized and sponsored by the Universal Peace Federation (UPF), an NGO in Special Consultative Status with ECOSOC of the United Nations.   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...


 

Friedensmuseum in der Wiener Blutgasse
In Wien werden die Passanten, die durch die sinnige Blutgasse hinter dem Stephansdom gehen, in Zukunft von vergrößerten Bertha-von-Suttner-Bildern in Fenstern begleitet. Sogenannte "Fenster für den Frieden". Dieser neu gestaltete Innenstadt-Abschnitt ist Teil des "Friedensweges" und des Wiener Friedensmuseums.   weiter...

The Best of the World: Peace Museum opening in Vienna

Die gebeugte Bertha: Suttners Ende in Wien
Die Waffen nieder!« machte sie über Nacht berühmt, sie begeisterte Karl May, Tolstoi und Johann Strauß. Aber Bertha von Suttner starb verzweifelt und verhöhnt, genau eine Woche vor dem Attentat in Sarajevo.   weiter...


 

Washington DC Peace & Security Forum: Russia as a US Partner for Stability and Peace in the World
Washington DC, USA - The UPF Office of Peace and Security Affairs in Washington held a forum on: “Despite Present Problems: Russia as a U.S. Partner for Stability and Peace in the World” on May 28, 2014.   weiter...


 

Middle East Peace: Women's Role in Peacebuilding
Jerusalem, Israel - More than 160 international delegates representing some 20 nations joined a MEPI program in Jerusalem May 12-16, 2014. Delegations representing UPF and the Women’s Federation for World Peace (WFWP) engaged in conference sessions and fact-finding tours. Their visits covered also the Upper Galilee.   weiter...


 

Identity - Boarders - Peace: Conversations about a Greater Europe
Youth UPF Austria, Vienna - About 40 people joined on June 3rd our “Conversations about a Greater Europe” in Vienna. The event was organized in cooperation with ACUNS, the Academic Council of the UN System Liaison Office Vienna.   weiter...


 

From Conflict to Dialogue on the Korean Peninsula
Vladivostok, Russia - An international conference on "Towards a road map for peace and development in Northeast Asia: From conflict to dialogue on the Korean Peninsula" took place on May 30, 2014 in Vladivostok. The event was attended by 100 experts from Russia, the US, South Korea, China and Japan who discussed issues of security and cooperation in the Northeast Asia.   weiter...


 

Families Matter for the Achievement of Development Goals
UPF-Austria, Vienna - In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the International Year of the Family UPF-Austria hosted a conference in Vienna on May 17th 2014. "Strong, well-functioning families can help reduce poverty, improve the wellbeing of mothers, promote gender equality and uphold human rights."    weiter...


 

Visionen für Europa im 21. Jahrhundert
Seebensteiner Gespräche: 100 Jahre nach dem Beginn des 1. Weltkrieges und 25 Jahre nach dem Ende des Kalten Krieges ist Europa auf der Suche nach seinem Platz in einer Welt, in der es inzwischen viele Zentren und auch dynamischere Orte gibt.   weiter...


 

Peace and Human Development in Latin America
Uruguay - ILC in Montevideo April 21-23, 2014 as an effort of UPF to find ways to confront the challenges of peaceful coexistence in a region of this globalized world where various crises that seem to revive old disputes are flourishing.   weiter...


 

Doha International Family Institute (DIFI) holds Conference
Doha, Qatar - The DIFI hosted an impressive mix of policy makers, researchers, academics, and UN and NGO representatives dealing with aspects of family policy and good practices from around the world during a conference April 16-17, 2014. The theme was "Empowering Families: A Pathway to Development."   weiter...


 

Ernst Florian Winter: Leiser Abschied eines Weltbürgers
Ernst Florian Winter ist tot. Er heiratete eine Tochter aus der weltberühmten Trapp-Familie und war als Diplomat in 83 Staaten tätig.   weiter...

1945 als erster (österreichischer) US-Soldat im Innviertel

Ernst Florian Winter im Gespräch


 

The History of European Integration and Its Relevance to Japan and East Asia
Tokyo, Japan - UPF-Japan organized a series of programs April 3-5, 2014 dedicated to the theme, "Peacemaking Processes in Europe: Proposals for East Asia." The featured speaker was Dr. Walter Schwimmer, the former Secretary General of the Council of Europe, and author of "The European Dream".   weiter...


 

Jerusalem: Interfaith Dialogue and Cooperation for Peace
(12.-16. May 2014) On behalf of UPF we are pleased to invite you to participate in a program of our Middle East Peace Initiative. It will bring together approximately 70 religious leaders, academics and NGO delegates from around the world. The theme of the program is “Interfaith Dialogue and Cooperation for Peace and Development.”   weiter...


 

The European Peace Walk project
On the morning of the 28th of July 2014, to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of WWI, the European Peace Walk will be launched. Start is in Vienna. 500km trans-national odyssey through 5 European countries.   weiter...


 

Washington Forum: Security Cooperation in the East and South China Seas
Territorial disputes have increased political and military tensions in the East and South China Seas especially in relation to small island territories claimed by nearby nations. Participants in the April 12, 2013 forum discussed approaches to reduce the tensions in the East and South China Seas.   weiter...


 

Die Ukraine im Spannungsfeld zwischen EU und Russland
(Dienstag, 1. April 2014 um 19:00, Seidengasse 28, 1070 Wien) Vortragende: Mag. Alexej Klutschewsky, Sozialanthropologe. Dr. Leo Gabriel, Journalist und Mitbegründer des Weltsozialforums.   weiter...


 

Dialogue between Europe, Russia and Eurasian countries
UPF has started several initiatives and organized conferences on this topic like the Baltic Dialogue Initiative and the South Caucasus Peace Initiative. A conference in 2012 in Vienna had as theme "Europe and Russia - Partners in a globalized World".    weiter...


 

Consultations on the Crisis in Syria
Since 2012 the Universal Peace Federation has convened or contributed to a number of civil-society forums on the crisis in Syria.    weiter...


 

India as a Facilitator for Stability and Confidence Builder
Since the time it gained independence in 1947, India has played an important role in promoting peace and the advancement of international law and principles in the world. Today, India stands as a major power in a multipolar world, with its geopolitical influence spanning from the Middle East to East Asia.    weiter...


 

UPF Today 2014
UPF Today is a magazine featuring activities of our international office and chapters throughout the world. The magazine is published in English and Russian, with occasional editions in other languages, including French, Spanish and Arabic.   weiter...


 

International Leadership Conference Held in Korea
Seoul, Korea - An ILC on the theme "Toward a New Paradigm for Peace and Human Development" brought participants from 60 nations to Korea Feb. 9-13, 2014. Sessions addressed the challenges of building a roadmap for peace in Northeast Asia and the Middle East.   weiter...

Conference schedule and links to presentations


 

The Role of Religions in promoting a Culture of Peace
UPF organized a conference celebrating the World Interfaith Harmony Week in Vienna on Friday, February 7th 2014 in the Vienna International Center (UN).   weiter...

World Interfaith Harmony Week

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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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