UPF-Denmark’s Peace Road 2018 event included a peace march and a symposium with the theme “How to Promote Dialogue.”
Reichraming, Austria—For its 2018 Peace Road event, UPF of Upper Austria organized a 30-kilometer bicycle ride along the Enns River.
Tirana, Albania—The 2018 Balkans Peace Road brought a message of peace to a region that is still recovering from years of bloody conflict.
The Hague, Netherlands—For the 2018 Peace Road, UPF supporters joined two other organizations in holding two Peace Walks.
Barcelona, Spain—UPF-Spain’s 2018 Peace Road event was a climb to the beautiful Valley of Nuria, 2,000 meters above sea level.
Hamburg, Germany—A special Peace Road event brought bicyclists to the former border between East and West Germany.
UPF-Ireland added a forum to its “Peace Road” event, discussing the effects of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union.
Berlin, Germany—Twenty peace activists bicycled along the route of the former Berlin Wall as part of the 2018 Peace Road event.
Report on the 32nd International Leadership Conference (ILC) of the Universal Peace Federation – Seoul, Korea, Aug. 26-29, 2018.
My presentation today is devoted to the problems and prospects of development of the world and especially the transcontinental transport infrastructure. I will talk not only about the Bering Straight tunnel, but also about some wider issues.
Regensburg, Germany—Inspired by the motto “Connecting the World through Peace,” 18 bicyclists rode along the Danube River, which connects 10 European nations.
Helsinki, Finland—The 2018 Peace Road event started with a walk through central Helsinki and ended at a peace-themed program in the Finnish Parliament.
Munich, Germany—UPF-Munich organized a “Peace Road” bicycle tour to Muslim, Christian and Jewish houses of worship.
Odessa, Ukraine—A group of mostly children traveled from Kiev to Odessa as the Ukrainian contribution to the Peace Road 2018 campaign.
Oslo, Norway—UPF-Norway organized a Peace Road event that took 18 bicyclists to a Peace Park on the border with Sweden.
Klagenfurt, Austria—Bicyclists from Italy, Slovenia and Austria took part in a UPF Peace Road event that visited all three nations in one day.
Palermo, Italy—Day-long peace festival brings together Peace Road, interreligious ceremony, recognition of contributions to peace, and performances.
As a historical crossroads of empires and cultures, the Balkan Peninsula is the center of political, cultural and religious influences that make it a significant field for interreligious and intercultural peacebuilding in Europe in the 21st century. In this session, panelists will offer their perspectives on peacebuilding initiatives undertaken in the Balkans and recommend action steps toward a peaceful and democratic future in the region. This session also will feature a presentation of the Balkan Peace Road project promoted by UPF.
Intervention of Ms. Manjola Vasmatics, Secretary General, Tirana UPF Peace Council, Albania, at the international leadership conference in Vienna, Austria.
Vienna, Austria—UPF-Austria organized a meeting of Ambassadors for Peace to reflect on the events of the past year and set a direction for 2018.
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