Eastern Europe

  • Slovakia Lecture Probes Media Influence

    Slovakia Lecture Probes Media Influence

    Bratislava, Slovakia—The power of the media to shape public opinion was the topic of a lecture held by UPF-Slovakia.

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  • Lecture Explains How the Media Control Opinion

    Lecture Explains How the Media Control Opinion

    Prague, Czech Republic—“The Media and Us: Influencing the Public Opinion” was the title of a lecture organized by the Czech UPF chapter.

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  • Vienna memorandum

    We, convened at the round-table “Family Values, Family Policies, European Culture: Challenges and Opportunities in Central Europe Today” in Vienna on July 8, 2016, are a group of concerned citizens, educators, experts, opinion-makers and politicians from the “Visegrad Four” and other Central European countries.

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  • Human Rights Day: Challenges and Opportunities of Our Time

    Dr Aaron Rhodes

    Vienna, 10.12.2016 (FOREF) – The following is based on a presentation by Dr. Aaron Rhodes at the UPF Seminar, “Challenges and Opportunities of Our Time,” held in the Parliament of the Czech Republic on 25 November 2016, under the sponsorship of MP Nina Nováková.

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  • Czech Conference Examines Challenges and Opportunities

    Meeting at the Prague parliament

    Prague, Czech Republic—More than 50 participants attended a conference held in the Czech Parliament on “Challenges and Opportunities of Our Time.”

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  • Budapest round table

    Budapest round table

    Following up on the Vienna Round table, 17 politicians, experts, academics and NGO representatives from 5 nations gathered in Budapest on Monday 24, October 2016 for a Round table convened by Hon. Nina Nováková, member of the Czech Parliament and Mr. Jacques Marion, Secretary General of UPF Europe.

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  • Intervention of and interview with Hon. Nina Nováková

    Hon. Nina Nováková

    Ladies and gentlemen, I am very honoured to be here today.

    Let me introduce myself: I am a woman, white, Czech, catholic, European, mother, wife, teacher, politician, activist…

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  • Vienna round table on family values

    Vienna round table on family values

    Some 25 politicians, experts and NGO representatives from Hungary, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Poland, and Austria gathered for a Round Table on “Family Values, Family Policies, European Culture: Challenges and Opportunities in Central Europe Today” on July 8, 2016, in Vienna.

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  • Czech Parliamentarians Probe Paths to Peace

    Mrs Nina Nováková, MP Czech Republic

    Prague, Czech Republic—UPF held a roundtable in the Czech Parliament hosted by Mrs Nina Nováková MP to discuss the roles of religious and secular leaders in bringing peace.

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  • Religious Freedom in Hungary and the New Law on Minority Faiths

    Jura Nanuk

    Mr. Jura Nanuk, founder and president of the Central-European Religious Freedom Institute (CERFI) based in Budapest, Hungary, spoke on the topic of “Religious Freedom in Hungary and the New Law on Minority Faiths”. Mr. Nanuk said he was inspired to start his institute by an anonymous quote, “Sometimes I want to ask Godwhy He allows poverty, famine and injustice in the world, but I’m afraid He may ask me the same question.”

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