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UPF feiert 10. Geburtstag in Seebenstein
(Samstag, 12. September 2015 ab 14:00 Uhr, Villa Riehl, 2824 Seebenstein, Wiener Neustädter Strasse 101) Bericht vom Vorstand und von Friedensbotschafter/innen. Ehrengast: Jacques Marion, Generalsekretär, UPF Europa.   weiter...


Österreich-Jordanien - Harmonie & interkultureller Dialog durch Begegnung zweier Kulturen
(17. September 2015 um 19:00 Uhr, Figarosaal, Palais Palffy, Josefsplatz 6, 1010 Wien) Die Österreichisch-Jordanische Freundschaftsgesellschaft lädt zu einemm kulturellen Musikabend. Eröffnung von Botschafter Hussam Al Husseini und Dr. Peter Kostelka.   weiter...


Kreta: Orthodoxes Klosterleben, Mythologie, Alexis Sorbas, El Greco und die aktuelle Krise
(Dienstag, 8. September 2015 um 19:00 Uhr, 1070 Wien, Seidengasse 28) Mit Christian Rathner, Religionsjournalist beim ORF - Infoabend über Kreta und die Situation in Griechenland - Präsentation des Buches "Der Brunnen von Epanosifi - Wege zwischen Ost und West"    weiter...


Prescriptions for Peace Offered at World Summit
Seoul, Korea - More than 200 delegates attended the 3rd World Summit on "Peace, Security and Human Development" held at the InterContinental Hotel August 27-29, 2015.   weiter...

World Summit Examines Religion's Role in Peacebuilding

World Summit turns Attention to Asia-Pacific

World Summit on Europe and Middle East


Brasilien-Tag in Wien
(Samstag, 12. September 2015 ab 17:00 Uhr, Albert-Schweitzer-Haus, 1090 Wien, Garnisonstrasse 9) Bringt brasilianische Lebensfreude in das Herz von Wien: Brasilianische Life-Musik, Feijoada, brasilianische Getränke und vieles mehr.   weiter...

Dia do Brasil na Austria


First Sunhak Peace Prize Is Awarded in Seoul
Seoul, Korea - The first Sunhak Peace Prize was awarded to Kiribati President Anote Tong and fisheries scientist Dr. M. Vijay Gupta on August 28, 2015. More than one thousand dignitaries, including current and former presidents and other leaders of parliament, academia, business, media and religion from Korea and around the world attended the Ceremony.   weiter...


Gedenkfeier zum 3. Jahrestag der Seong Hwa unseres Gründers, Rev. Dr. Sun Myung Moon
(Sonntag, 30. August 2015 um 10:00 Uhr, 1070 Wien, Seidengasse 28) Musikalische Beiträge, Rückblick auf das Wirken des Gründers durch Vertreter/innen von Religionsgemeinschaften und Friedensbotschafter/innen. Gemeinsames Mittagessen.   weiter...


Netherlanders March for Peace
The Hague, Netherlands - More than 100 people took part in a "Great March for Peace" as the Netherlands' contribution to the Peace Road international initiative. Under the slogan "Renewal of the Road to Peace in Europe and the World," 106 persons took part walking either 10 kilometers or 5 kilometers past 24 famous institutions and monuments in The Hague.   weiter...


Kultur als Grundlage der nachhaltigen Entwicklung von Ökonomie und sozialer Inklusion
(Freitag, 3. Juli 2015, 14:00 Uhr, Altes Rathaus, Wien 1., Wipplingerstrasse 8) Der Verein ABRASA - Casa do Brasil, Austria Brasil em Movimento in Kooperation mit Universal Peace Federation Austria lädt herzlich ein zu einer Podiumsdiskussion.   weiter...


UPF Celebrates 1st International Day of Yoga
New York, USA - June 21, UPF International celebrated International Day of Yoga at New York's Lincoln Center as a co-sponsor of a program organized by the Global Citizen Forum, founded by Dr. B. K. Modi. The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations was also a co-sponsor, and was represented by the High Representative, H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser.   weiter...


Sunhak Peace Prize Laureates Announced
WASHINGTON D.C., USA - Indian fisheries scientist Dr. M. Vijay Gupta and President Anote Tong of the South Pacific island nation of Kiribati have been selected to receive the inaugural Sunhak Peace Prize, a prestigious award given annually to individuals and/or organizations that contribute to global peace through their commitment to environmental sustainability and innovative solutions to conflict-causing crises.   weiter...

Sunhak Peace Prize


Festival der Nationen: Miteinander leben, Miteinander feiern
Am Sonntag, den 14. Juni 2015 fand bei freiem Eintritt zum sechsten Mal das Festival der Nationen im Heeresgeschichtlichen Museum statt. Auf der Bühne traten Kulturvereine, Chöre, Folkloregruppen sowie Kinder und Jugendliche aus verschiedensten Nationen auf und ermöglichten so an einem Tag eine unvergessliche Reise um die Welt.    weiter...


The UN at 70: Toward a Resolution of Tensions on the Korean Peninsula
Vienna International Center (UN Building), Monday, May 11th 2015, 13:00-17:00. Alongside this year's celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War 2, two other significant milestones are the 70 years that have elapsed both since the founding of the United Nations and since Korean independence.    weiter...


The Little Angels Children's Folk Ballet of Korea in Vienna
The group's dances are based on Korean legends and regional dances and its costumes on traditional Korean styles. Choral singing by the troupe in many languages is also featured.   weiter...

The Best of Little Angels from Korea

May 2015: Vienna - Fankfurt - London

The Little Angels - Drum Dance


25 Years Horn of Africa News Agency
(Friday, 24th April 2015, 12:00 to 13:30, Vienna International Center, Rotunda) Introduction and African music in the Rotunda of the VIC in coordination with the UNIS, AWETHU and UNCAV.The Horn of Africa News Agency (HORNA) has the pleasure to invite you to its 25 years anniversary celebrations.   weiter...

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The Relevance of Interreligious Dialogue to Sustainable Development
New York, USA - "Both UPF and the UN Alliance of Civilizations share the belief that the promotion of intercultural and interfaith dialogue is the path for people and nations to live in peace and security" stated H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser.   weiter...

UNAOC: H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser on the Relevance of Inter-religious and Inter-civilizational Dialogue
In September, leaders will converge for the United Nations special summit to adopt the Post-2015 development agenda. We gather here today to affirm the importance of interfaith dialogue as bedrock of sustainable development.   weiter...


Holy See: Religions are partners for sustainable development
New York, UN - "Religions and faith-based organizations are partners for sustainable development, and will be potent agents of the achievement of the post-2015 sustainable development goals."   weiter...


Beyond the Challenges of Our Time: Transforming the Society, Nation and World
Approximately 150 leaders from around the world gathered in Seoul, Korea, from February 28 to March 4, 2015, to discuss multidimensional solutions to present-day crises and global conflicts at a UPF International Leadership Conference entitled "Beyond the Challenges of Our Time: Transforming the Society, Nation and World."    weiter...


The Imperative of an EU-Russia strategic reset
Vienna, Austria - 120 people gathered on February 26, 2015 to attend the panel discussion "The Imperative of an EU-Russia strategic reset" organized by UPF Austria in cooperation with the International Institute for Middle East and Balkan Studies. Panel: H.E. Anwar S. Azimov, Moscow, former Russian ambassador to the OSCE HQ Vienna and the RF's Delegation Head, the EU - Russia Strategic Dialogue and Dr. Walter Schwimmer, former Secretary General of the Council of Europe.   weiter...


UPF Signs Working Agreement with U.N. Group
New York - UPF has signed a working agreement with the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), a group founded 10 years ago to promote dialogue between the Western and Islamic worlds.   weiter...


Nepal Backs UPF Founder's Call for UN Interreligious Council
The prime minister spoke on the occasion of the 16th South Asia Leadership Initiative conference, which was held under the theme "The Increasing Challenges from Extremism to Democracy: Issues and Responses." It took place on Feb. 20/21 2015 at the Malla Hotel in Kathmandu.   weiter...


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 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...


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


Jerusalem and the Holy Sites: A Call for Peace at a Time of Crisis
Conference in Jerusalem, January 11-13 2015: Topics in cluded "The Temple Mount and Jerusalem - Spiritual, Religious and Moral Aspects, Jerusalem and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict - Soft-Power Solutions, Jerusalem and the Holy Sites - Political, Regional and International Aspects".    weiter...


Russian Students and the Value of Volunteerism
The forum organizer was the Kirov Region youth organization YUKONA, which seeks to encourage social activity among young people, with support from the Kirov Administration for Youth, Physical Culture and Sports and the Kirov City Department for Education.   weiter...


Mein Leben für den Weltfrieden
(Kando Verlag) Erste deutschsprachige Auflage der Autobiografie von Rev. Dr. Sun Myung Moon. "Moon hat sich auf der globalen Bühne als großer Friedenstifter etabliert. Als führender Kopf im interreligiösen Dialog trägt er zur Verständigung zwischen Menschen unterschiedlichster Provenienz bei und damit zum Frieden und zur Sicherheit in der Welt", Alexander Haig.   weiter...

Rev. Dr. Sun Myung Moon - 1920-2012


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...

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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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