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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Africa Day 2014 Celebrated in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane

May 25, 2014

Africa Day 2014 was celebrated in Australia with a week of festivities in Melbourne including a women's forum, street festival, sports festival, youth forum, talent competition, cultural events and business symposium, as well as programs in Sydney and Brisbane. 

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Australians Support Iraq's Democratic Elections

May 11, 2014

Sydney, Australia -  UPF-Australia representatives served as observers for the Iraqi parliamentary elections on April 30, 2014 at polling stations set up in Sydney so Iraqi residents in Australia could cast their ballots.

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Ambassadors for Peace in Sydney Hold Forum on Service

April 7, 2014

Sydney, Australia - The bi-monthly Ambassadors for Peace meeting was held on April 7, 2014, at the Oceania Peace Embassy in Sydney on the theme of "Service and Peace."

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Sydney

February 4, 2014

Sydney, Australia - UPF-Australia held its bimonthly meeting on Feb. 3, 2014 in observance of World Interfaith Harmony Week.

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UPF-Australia Presents Soccer Awards for Peace, Health and Harmony

February 2, 2014

Sydney, Australia - Two sports-loving Ambassadors for Peace invited UPF-Australia to present "Youth Peace-Builder" awards to outstanding young athletes on Feb. 2, 2014.

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Day of Peace Observed at a Concert and Forum in Australia

September 21, 2013

The second annual "Peace and Harmony Concert" celebrated the International Day of Peace in Sydney, and a forum in Brisbane, Queensland, explored various dimensions of the UN theme this year, "Education for Peace."

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Reflections on the International Leadership Conference in Seoul, Korea, August 2013

August 24, 2013

Comments by a participant from Australia in the International Leadership Conference in Seoul, Korea, August 2013.

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Africa Day 2013 Festivities in Melbourne

May 25, 2013

Melbourne, Australia - Africa Day in Australia is an opportunity to celebrate African cultural diversity and unity as well as the economic, spiritual, moral, social, and cultural contributions and successes of Australians from African descent. A week of celebrations began with the Emerge Street Festival on May 18 showcasing local African performing arts talent and continued with dialogues, forums, sports, and a gala dinner on May 25.

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Africa Day Celebrations Planned in Melbourne

May 18, 2013

Melbourne, Australia - The Africa Day 2013 celebrations will include several days of activities culminating with a gala dinner and performing arts extravaganza on May 25. The motto is "Celebrating the Cultures and Successes of Africa Australians and the New Africa."

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World Congress of Families VII in Sydney

May 18, 2013

Sydney, Australia - UPF Australia was invited to be part of the Local Organizing Committee for World Congress of Families VII, held at the Australian Technology Park in Sydney May 15-18, 2013.

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D.J. Clarke: Address to World Summit 2013

February 24, 2013

Commentary on Peace, Security, and Development

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Leadership Conference Held in Sydney

October 6, 2012

Sydney, Australia - An Australian Leadership Conference sponsored by UPF was held at the Oceania Peace Embassy in Sydney on October 6 with the theme, “Towards a New Paradigm of Leadership and Good Governance.”

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Day of Peace Observed in Sydney, Victoria, and Brisbane

September 22, 2012

Events commemorating the UN International Day of Peace 2012 took place in Sydney, Victoria, and Brisbane, Australia.

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A Celebration in Sydney of Marriage as Journey of Love

August 25, 2012

Sydney, Australia - A celebration of Marriage as a Journey of Love took place in UPF's Oceania Peace Embassy in Sydney on August 25. The program presented the ideal of a God-centered marriage and insight about overcoming the challenges faced in marriage life.

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Consultation in Sydney on Peace and Security in the Pacific

June 17, 2012

Sydney, Australia - An International Leadership Conference on “Consultation for Peace and Security in the Pacific” was held in Sydney June 15 to 17, 2012, to discuss critical issues facing nations in the Oceania region.

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Africa Day Commemorated in Melbourne

May 26, 2012

Melbourne, Australia - UPF-Victoria initiated an exciting project on May 26, “Africa Day Melbourne 2012” Celebrating African Culture and Successful African Australians. The event was held to coincide with the annual Africa Day celebrations held around the world, marking the 59th anniversary of the founding of the African Union.

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