European IAPD Office Opens in Vienna

October 18, 2018

Vienna, Austria—The Interreligious Association for Peace and Development opened its European office in the premises of Peace Museum Vienna.

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Bicycling from a Peace Bridge to a Peace Memorial

October 13, 2018

Reichraming, Austria—For its 2018 Peace Road event, UPF of Upper Austria organized a 30-kilometer bicycle ride along the Enns River.

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Interfaith Breakfast Focuses on Importance of ‘Motherliness’

September 29, 2018

Steyr, Austria—UPF of Upper Austria hosted an interfaith breakfast in a local mosque with the theme “Motherliness – Unifying Force in Family and Society.”

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Literature, Music, and the Struggle for Freedom

June 25, 2018

Linz, Austria—In recognition of World Refugee Day, UPF held a “literature concert” that combined classical music with readings of the written word.

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Vienna Gathering Discusses Horn of Africa Prospects

June 22, 2018

Vienna, Austria—UPF-Austria was one of the organizers of a program titled “Perspectives for the Horn of Africa with a Special Focus on Sudan.”

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Alpine Peace Road Unites Three Nations

June 9, 2018

Klagenfurt, Austria—Bicyclists from Italy, Slovenia and Austria took part in a UPF Peace Road event that visited all three nations in one day.

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Seminar Envisions Pakistan on the New Silk Road

May 29, 2018

Vienna, Austria—The president of Pakistan-administered Azad Jammu and Kashmir was the main speaker at a seminar on Pakistan’s future role.

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Stand Up to ‘Spiral of Silence,’ Austrians Told

May 28, 2018

Linz, Austria—A UPF event focused on the difficulty that many people have in voicing unpopular opinions.

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Interreligious Association for Peace and Development Launched in Europe

April 29, 2018

Vienna, Austria—A two-day International Leadership Conference organized by Universal Peace Federation brought together 250 participants from 45 nations.

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Freedom of Faith a ‘Litmus Test’ for All Human Rights

April 28, 2018

Freedom of religion or belief is an essential human right and an expression of the deepest personal freedom—freedom of conscience.

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Seeking ‘The Femininity of God’

April 14, 2018

Linz, Austria—The historical development of women’s role, from early Christianity to today, was the focus of a lecture co-sponsored by UPF.

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UPF Forum Considers Legacy of Marx

March 29, 2018

Linz, Austria—In the year of his 200th birthday, Karl Marx was the subject of a lecture on his life and his legacy.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Upper Austria

February 17, 2018

Gramastetten, Austria—Forty-five guests representing eight religious denominations celebrated the 2018 World Interfaith Harmony Week.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Vienna, Austria

February 11, 2018

Vienna, Austria—More than 200 people attended a World Interfaith Harmony Week program that culminated with an Interfaith Peace Blessing.

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UPF-Austria Holds 2017 Year-End Meeting

December 9, 2017

Vienna, Austria—UPF-Austria organized a meeting of Ambassadors for Peace to reflect on the events of the past year and set a direction for 2018.

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Austrians Discuss Hope for Horn of Africa

November 3, 2017

Vienna, Austria—About 100 guests attended a panel discussion on human rights in the Horn of Africa in relation to the recent phenomenon of migration.

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Interreligious Breakfast Linz

October 14, 2017

Linz, Austria—The fourth Interreligious Breakfast of 2017 focused on the theme “You Shall Be a Blessing.”

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Upper Austrian 'Peace Road' Follows Scenic Path

September 30, 2017

Reichraming, Austria—UPF of Upper Austria, in cooperation with three communities and their mayors, held a Peace Road bicycling tour through the scenic Steyr-Land district.

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Vienna Celebrates Asmara’s UNESCO Honor

July 15, 2017

Vienna, Austria—The listing of Eritrea’s capital as a World Heritage Site was celebrated at a special event titled “Asmara—City of Dreams.”

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Austrians Discuss Role of Believers in Politics

July 1, 2017

Linz, Austria—An interreligious breakfast meeting held by UPF of Upper Austria focused on the topic “Spirituality and Politics—Are Religious People Called to be Actively Involved in Political Affairs?”

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