Quarterly newsletter N° 1 published in July 2018.
Africa Day 2018 Celebrated celebrated with African UnionAfrica Day 2018 Celebrated celebrated with African Union
Global Day of Parents Observed at the UN
IAPP Launched in Lebanon
Russia: UPF Sponsors Environmental Cleanup
International Leadership Conference in Korea
Copenhagen, Denmark—Approximately 200 people attended a UPF celebration of UN International Day of Families 2018, held at UN City.
Amsterdam, Netherlands—UPF co-sponsored a combined celebration of the 2018 UN International Day of Families and Africa Day.
Oslo, Norway—UPF-Norway held a program for UN International Day of Families which addressed the challenges that families face today.
The 2018 observance of the International day of Families focuses on Sustainable Development Goal 16 relating to the promotion of peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development.
Stuttgart, Germany—“Family and Inclusive Societies” was the theme of a celebration of UN International Day of Families 2018.
On April 28 – 29, 2018 in Vienna, Austria, the Universal Peace Federation held an International Leadership Conference on the theme: “Toward Interdependence and Mutual Prosperity: The Role of Religious Leaders and Parliamentarians”.
Intervention of Dr. Jan Figel, the European Union special envoy for the promotion of freedom of religion or belief outside the EU, at the international leadership conference in Vienna, Austria.
Lisbon, Portugal—The International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP) was inaugurated in Portugal at a conference held in the national parliament.
Librazhd, Albania—Many important figures were among the 35 participants at the launch of the local UPF Peace Council in this eastern Albanian town.
Peshkopi, Albania—With the support of local government, UPF founded a local Peace Council in Albania’s Dibër region.
The World Interfaith Harmony Week was first proposed at the UN General Assembly on September 23, 2010 by H.M. King Abdullah II of Jordan.
Bilisht, Albania—Ten local dignitaries became Ambassadors for Peace at a program which also saw the founding of a local UPF Peace Council.
Gramastetten, Austria—Forty-five guests representing eight religious denominations celebrated the 2018 World Interfaith Harmony Week.
Pogradec, Albania—A local UPF Peace Council was established in this central Albanian city, with the enthusiastic support of the mayor.
Oslo, Norway—UPF-Norway celebrated the 2018 World Interfaith Harmony Week with an event in the Oslo Jewish Museum.
Vienna, Austria—More than 200 people attended a World Interfaith Harmony Week program that culminated with an Interfaith Peace Blessing.
Bergamo, Italy—Sincere brotherhood and intense spirituality marked the 2018 celebration of World Interfaith Harmony Week.
Bratislava, Slovakia—To mark World Interfaith Harmony Week, UPF held a roundtable on “Wisdom Sharing: Our Attitude toward Enemies.”
London, United Kingdom—The power of people of faith to solve the world’s crises was the theme of the 2018 celebration of World Interfaith Harmony Week.
Prague, Czech Republic—UPF, in cooperation with the Christian Community, organized an interfaith gathering on the occasion of World Interfaith Harmony Week.
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