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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...


 

Festival der Nationen: Miteinander leben, Miteinander feiern
Am Sonntag, den 14. Juni 2015 findet bei freiem Eintritt in der Zeit von 10:30 bis 19:00 Uhr zum sechsten Mal das Festival der Nationen im Heeresgeschichtlichen Museum statt. Auf der Bühne werden Kulturvereine, Chöre, Folkloregruppen sowie Kinder und Jugendliche aus verschiedensten Nationen auftreten, tanzen, singen, musizieren und so an einem Tag eine unvergessliche Reise um die Welt ermöglichen.    weiter...


 

Tipp: Kulturen bitten zu Tisch
Anlässlich des UNESCO-Welttags für interkulturellen Dialog findet am Donnerstag, den 28. Mai 2015 (verschoben vom 21. Mai) von 16 bis 22 Uhr bereits zum 8. Mal "Kulturen bitten zu Tisch" im Wiener Sigmund-Freud-Park vor der Votivkirche statt. Bei freiem Eintritt locken über 20 Nationen mit landestypischer Kulinarik, Kultur und Kunst. Der Reinerlös kommt länderspezifischen Sozialprojekten zugute. Erwartet werden wie in den Vorjahren über 5.000 Gäste. Veranstalter ist die in Wien ansässige internationale NGO "World Public Forum - Dialogue of Civilizations".    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...


 

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

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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.

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.

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