Sydney Honors UN Day of Peace

October 1, 2018

Sydney, Australia—UPF-Australia sponsored a well-attended event to celebrate UN International Peace Day and honor the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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Day of Peace Honored in Melbourne

September 22, 2018

Melbourne, Australia—UPF’s annual commemoration of the UN International Day of Peace was filled with education, inspiration, and celebration.

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Oceania Leadership Conference Concludes with World Peace Blessing in Sydney, Australia

August 18, 2018

Sydney, Australia—Youth and community leaders as well as Ambassadors for Peace gathered at the Oceania Peace Embassy for a one-day Oceania Leadership Conference.

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Oceania Leadership Conference Convenes in Brisbane, Australia

July 4, 2018

Brisbane, Australia—Community leaders learned about UPF’s Principles for Peace.

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UPF-Australia Highlights Egypt’s Role in Peace Building

June 16, 2018

Melbourne, Australia—Egypt’s consul general participates in Ambassadors for Peace program focusing on his country.

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UPF-Australia Welcomes Ambassadors for Peace

April 16, 2018

Sydney, Australia—Ambassadors for Peace and other UPF friends and supporters learn about human trafficking at April meeting.

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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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