Australian Peace Council Defines Its Vision

July 11, 2015

Melbourne, Australia—The Victoria Peace Council held its second meeting to define the vision, mission, values and peacebuilding principles to guide its work.

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UPF-Australia: RYS Project Includes Tree-planting

June 13, 2015

Riverwood, Australia—Young people from 16 nationalities and six faiths came together to plant trees in a project of the Religious Youth Service (RYS).

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UPF-Australia: Global Day of Parents Observed

June 11, 2015

Brisbane, Australia—Women upholding moral values was the topic of a joint celebration of International Day of Families and Global Day of Parents.

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Ethiopian Leader Addresses Australian Ambassadors for Peace

June 1, 2015

Sydney, Australia—The June meeting of Sydney Ambassadors for Peace had as its guest speaker a leader of Australia’s Ethiopian community.

 

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Africa Day Observed in Australia

May 30, 2015

Melbourne, Australia—Africa Day 2015 was celebrated in Australia with a variety of cultural events in Melbourne and Sydney.

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Peacebuilding Principles Called Antidote to Extremism

May 30, 2015

Melbourne, Australia—UPF peacebuilding principles could counter fundamentalism and extremism, said members of the Peace Council of the state of Victoria.

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UPF-Australia Starts Peace Council in Victoria

April 18, 2015

Melbourne, Australia—UPF-Australia has inaugurated a Peace Council in the state of Victoria as a model for other Australian states and eventually for a National Peace Council.

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Art’s Role in Peacebuilding Discussed in Australia

April 6, 2015

Sydney, Australia—The bimonthly meeting of Australian Ambassadors for Peace focused on the theme “Creating a Culture of Peace through Art.”

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Interfaith Forum Seeks Common Ground

February 17, 2015

Sydney, Australia—A small but select number of faith leaders were invited to an interfaith forum that sought to build on the successes of an earlier forum.

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World Interfaith Week Held in Australia from Youth Perspective

February 2, 2015

Sydney, Australia—During World Interfaith Harmony Week, the first bimonthly Ambassadors for Peace meeting for 2015 was held with the theme “Future Directions for Interfaith: A Young Person’s Perspective.”

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Interfaith Conference on Religions as Peacebuilders

November 11, 2014

Sydney, Australia - UPF-Australia held an interfaith conference entitled “Religions as Peace Builders” in Sydney Nov. 11, 2014.

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Australians Explore Interfaith Approaches to Peacebuilding

October 18, 2014

Melbourne, Australia—A seminar on “The Role of Interfaith in International Relations and Peacebuilding” was held at Monash University.

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International Day of Peace Celebrated in Australia

September 29, 2014

An Interfaith Walk and Prayer for Peace commemorated the International Day of Peace 2014 in Brisbane, Queensland, Sept. 21, and a Bridge of Peace ceremony brought together representatives of different nationalities in Victoria on Sept. 20.

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Seminar on Peace Studies in Melbourne, Australia

September 28, 2014

Melbourne, Australia - During the morning of the AFL Grand Final Day, Sept. 27, 2014, a seminar on Peace Studies took place at Monash University in Melbourne.

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Sewing Machines from Australia Donated to Vanuatu Women

September 15, 2014

Imaelone, Vanuatu - Sewing machines donated by Ingleburn High School in Sydney were transported to Vanuatu, and women were taught to use them.

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UPF Delegates Attend National Marriage Day Event at Australian Parliament

August 28, 2014

Canberra, Australia - Eleven representatives of the Universal Peace Federation attended the National Marriage Day event at Parliament House in Canberra Aug. 27, 2014.

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Commemoration in Australia of Rev. Sun Myung Moon's Legacy

August 4, 2014

Sydney, Australia - A memorial service was held at the Oceania Peace Embassy building on Aug. 3, 2014, to commemorate the life and legacy of Rev. Sun Myung Moon, who passed away two years earlier.

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Conference in Australia on Strengthening Marriage and Family

August 3, 2014

Sydney, Australia - A conference on the theme, “Strengthening Marriage and Family as a Foundation for Peace” was held at the Oceania Peace Embassy in Sydney on Aug. 2, 2014.

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Advancing the African-Australian Partnership

June 28, 2014

Following last year’s inaugural Australia-Africa Dialogue lecture by former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, a June 28, 2014 symposium on “Advancing the African-Australian Agenda” addressed interactions between Africa and Australia and challenges faced by the African-Australian diaspora.

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Seminar in Australia on Principles for Building a Peaceful World

June 8, 2014

Tasmania, Australia - UPF hosted a seminar on "Principles for Building a Peaceful World" on June 8, 2014, as part of the UPF/University Soccer Club Project.

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