Interfaith "Helping Hands Project"

March 12, 2018

Melbourne, Australia—Ambassadors for Peace in partnership with UPF have come together to create a novel interfaith program, the Helping Hands Project, which serves people who need assistance with cleaning and gardening.

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Building a Culture of Values and Peace in Australia

February 17, 2018

Melbourne, Australia—The 2018 Peace Building Seminar series theme, “Building a Culture of Values and Peace in Australia,” seeks to open a conversation about universally shared values that can be used to build peace.

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Australians Awarded for ‘Living for Others’

December 4, 2017

Sydney, Australia—Four outstanding individuals received Living for Others Awards from UPF-Australia in appreciation of their public-mindedness.

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UPF-Australia Holds Peacebuilding Leadership Seminar

October 7, 2017

Melbourne, Australia—Thirty leaders and Ambassadors for Peace attended a peacebuilding leadership seminar co-organized by the Australia chapters of UPF and the Women’s Federation for World Peace (WFWP).

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International Day of Peace Observed in Melbourne, Australia

September 16, 2017

Melbourne, Australia—Peacebuilding within the diverse, multicultural city of Melbourne was the focus of the 2017 celebration of International Day of Peace.

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IAPP Is Launched in Australia

August 19, 2017

Sydney, Australia—The International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP) was inaugurated in Australia at an event attended by more than 80 dignitaries.

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Australian Ambassadors for Peace Address Drug Abuse

July 3, 2017

 Sydney, Australia—The bimonthly Ambassadors for Peace meeting had as its theme the UN International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.

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International Day of Families Observed in Australia

May 1, 2017

Sydney, Australia—The UN International Day of Families was commemorated by UPF-Australia at its bimonthly Ambassadors for Peace meeting.

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Australian Pastor Becomes a Peacebuilder in East Africa

April 18, 2017

Melbourne, Australia—An Ambassador for Peace in Victoria State has become a model of serving others and sharing a vision for peace in East Africa.

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IAPP Launched in Australia’s Victoria State

March 11, 2017

Melbourne, Australia—The International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP) was inaugurated in Australia with a discussion on the role of values in political life.

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Australians Discuss ‘Religions as Peacebuilders’

March 6, 2017

Sydney, Australia—Representatives of four religions spoke on “Religions as Peacebuilders” at the latest Ambassadors for Peace meeting.

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Australian Peace Council

November 19, 2016

Melbourne, Australia—The Australian National Peace Council had its second meeting, attended by 19 participants from the states of Victoria, South Australia, Queensland and Western Australia.

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Australia Hosts Multicultural Football Tournament

November 6, 2016

Sydney, Australia—A football tournament was held to celebrate Australians’ multicultural backgrounds and promote harmony among them.

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International Day of Peace Observed in Australia

September 24, 2016

Melbourne, Australia—In recognition of UN International Day of Peace, a conference to support and foster peacebuilding was held in Melbourne’s Docklands suburb.

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South Sudanese in Diaspora Serve as Peacemakers

June 25, 2016

Melbourne, Australia—South Sudanese living in Australia’s Victoria state were urged to unite and to promote peace in their homeland.

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Australians Promote a Culture of Peace

June 18, 2016

Melbourne, Australia—Ambassadors for Peace learned about Peace Leadership in a seminar held by UPF-Australia on June 18, 2016.

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Africa Day Observed in Australia

May 28, 2016

Melbourne, Australia—Approximately 250 dignitaries attended a gala dinner as part of Australia’s fifth annual celebration of Africa Day.

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Australians Discuss a More Inclusive Society

April 4, 2016

Sydney, Australia—Some 40 Ambassadors for Peace, UPF supporters and guests attended the bimonthly Ambassadors for Peace meeting at the Oceania Peace Embassy.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Australia

February 1, 2016

Sydney, Australia—UPF marked World Interfaith Harmony Week 2016 with a program titled “Interfaith in Action: Working Together for the Common Good.”

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Australians Honored for Living for Others

December 7, 2015

Sydney, Australia—Six persons who are widely recognized for their service to others were presented by UPF with Living for Others Awards.

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