Afghan Singer Farhad Darya appointed Ambassador for Peace

Vienna, Austria - A colloquium on “Afghanistan - a Country in Transformation: Promoting Peace and Development through Art” took place Dec. 2, 2014 in the Vienna International Center (UN headquarters).

Atomic Bomb Awareness Day Observed at the UN in Vienna

Vienna, Austria - An Atomic Bomb Awareness Day (Genbaku-No-Hi) observance took place at the International Centre in Vienna on August 8, 2014. It was co-hosted by the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs and organized by UPF-Austria, the Academic Council of the United Nations System, and event founder Yuko Gulda.

Annual Youth Achievement Awards Presented in London

London, UK - 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.

International Day of Families Observed at a Conference in the Czech Parliament

Prague, Czech Republic -A conference in the Parliament of the Czech Republic on May 22, 2014 in observance of the International Day of Families was organized by UPF-Czech Republic, UPF-Germany and other Czech partner organizations.

Peace Council Established in Presheva, South Serbia

Presheva, Serbia - Members of the Albanian Peace Council established by UPF-Albania and Kosovo in November 2013 visited Serbia April 26-27, 2014, to organize a peace council in the city of Presheva, the cultural center of Albanians living in South Serbia.

World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed at the Vienna International Centre

Vienna, Austria - An observance of World Interfaith Harmony Week took place at the Vienna International Center (UN Headquarters) on Feb. 7, 2014. Speakers on the theme of the Role of Religions in Promoting a Culture of Peace included religious representatives, academics, journalists, and leaders of NGOs.

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