Oslo, Norway—In a program titled “Perspectives on Peace,” faith leaders offered their views on the way to attain peace.
Speakers emphasized that because the family is sacred, the day that commemorates families should be honored.
Oslo, Norway—UPF held its annual World Interfaith Harmony Week event in partnership with the largest mosque in Oslo.
Oslo, Norway—UPF-Norway organized a Peace Road event that took 18 bicyclists to a Peace Park on the border with Sweden.
Oslo, Norway—UPF-Norway held a program for UN International Day of Families which addressed the challenges that families face today.
Oslo, Norway—UPF-Norway celebrated the 2018 World Interfaith Harmony Week with an event in the Oslo Jewish Museum.
Oslo, Norway—The 2017 Peace Road event began with an evening program in the largest mosque in Norway.
Oslo, Norway—The UN International Day of Families was celebrated with a program on the topic “Family and Society—Our Families’ Situation in 2017.”
Oslo, Norway—The 2016 International Day of Peace was celebrated with a program titled “The UN Sustainable Development Goals and Religion.”
Oslo, Norway- UPF-Europe organized a European Leadership Conference Sept. 20-22, 2012 in Oslo linked to the theme of this year's International Day of Peace: "Sustainable Peace for a Sustainable Future."
While presentations about paths to peace are valuable, good role models can give extra inspiration. This session touched on this topic by speaking about a nation and an individual. Ms. Cecilie Fortune, UPF-UK, was the moderator.
This session was moderated by Mr. Mark Brann, Secretary General of UPF-Europe.
This session featured a film premiere of a documentary film made by the Bereaved Family Forum in Israel.
Human rights have high priority in our culture. Which role do they have in peacebuilding? Mr. Ed Brown, from the Stefanus Alliance International, was an effective moderator.
The essence of religion is good values; however, in reality we can see tension between them. How can religions contribute to sustainable peace? Ms. Marcia de Abreu from Spain moderated the session.
When people of the world are only concerned with their own interest, a common culture of peace is very distant. How can we educate people in global citizenship? This was a youth session with Bogdan Pammer, UPF Youth Europe, as moderator.
Keynote Address at the European Leadership Conference on Sustainable Peace for a Sustainable Future, Oslo, Norway - September 20, 2012
Ms. Carolyn Handschin gave an update on WFWP activities in 2012 and Mr. Mark Brann gave an update on UPF activities.
The question of security is complex. Which areas are involved and how can we strengthen human security? Mr. Robin Marsh, Secretary General of UPF UK, moderated the session.
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