UPF-Austria Holds Second Interreligious Breakfast

April 22, 2017

Linz, Austria—An interreligious breakfast held by UPF asked the question “What Can Religions Contribute to Solving the Problems of Our Age?”

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Leadership Lessons from an Austrian Empress

April 8, 2017

Linz, Austria—On the occasion of the 300th birthday of Maria Theresa, a lecture explored how the Austrian empress strove to bring career and family together.

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UPF-Austria Hosts Interfaith Series

March 16, 2017

Linz, Austria—The Peace Academy of Linz and UPF of Upper Austria hosted three events on the theme: What connects the religions of the world?

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Austria

January 27, 2017

Vienna, Austria—Approximately 200 persons attended a UPF-Austria conference at the United Nations offices to mark World Interfaith Harmony Week 2017.

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International Day of Peace Observed in Austria

September 16, 2016

Vienna, Austria—An International Day of Peace celebration at the United Nations’ Vienna office examined the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

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Austria: Examining the Sustainable Development Goals

September 6, 2016

Vienna, Austria—In honor of International Day of Peace, an innovative event will be held at the United Nations’ offices in Vienna on September 16, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Central European Roundtable on the Family

July 8, 2016

Vienna, Austria—Politicians, experts and NGO representatives from five Central European nations met at a UPF roundtable on family issues.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Austria

February 5, 2016

Vienna, Austria—UPF marked World Interfaith Harmony Week with a conference that asked how religions can help to bring peace to the Middle East.

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Europeans, Eurasians Hold Fifth Dialogue in Vienna

October 31, 2015

Vienna, Austria—More than 150 people attended the fifth Eurasia-Europe Dialogue, which took place on October 30 and 31, 2015, at the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna.

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UPF-Slovakia Explores a New Economic Model

May 28, 2015

Bratislava, Slovakia—A world that has moved beyond communism and capitalism to a higher level of economy was the vision offered at a talk organized by UPF.

 

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Vienna Forum Addresses Korean Peninsula Tensions

May 11, 2015

Vienna, Austria - A forum at the UN headquarters in Vienna addressed the issue “The UN at 70: Toward a Resolution of Tensions on the Korean Peninsula.”

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Vienna Conference Discusses Future of EU-Russian Relationship

February 26, 2015

Vienna, Austria — The future of the Russian-European Union relationship was the subject of a discussion attended by approximately 120 guests.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed at the UN Headquarters in Austria

February 6, 2015

Austria HarmonyWeek 2015 02 19Vienna, Austria - Approximately 200 people observed World Interfaith Harmony Week by attending a conference at the Vienna headquarters of the United Nations.

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Dr. Thomas Walsh Briefs Ambassadors for Peace in Vienna

December 7, 2014

AustriaDrWalsh-2014-12-07Vienna, Austria - More than 70 Ambassadors for Peace and good friends attended a Dec. 7, 2014 briefing by UPF President Dr. Thomas Walsh on UPF activities.

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Afghan Singer Farhad Darya appointed Ambassador for Peace

December 2, 2014

AustriaAfganSinger-2014-12-02Vienna, Austria - A colloquium on “Afghanistan - a Country in Transformation: Promoting Peace and Development through Art” took place Dec. 2, 2014 in the Vienna International Center.

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A Musical Journey: Vienna – Ukraine - Russia

November 23, 2014

AustriaMusicalJourney-2014-11-23Vienna, Austria - During a time of extreme tension between Russia and the Ukraine, UPF-Austria hosted a concert entitled “A Musical Journey: Vienna–Lvov–Kiev-Moscow-St. Petersburg.

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Youth Forum on Global Citizenship and Faith

October 14, 2014

Vienna, Austria - Youth in Vienna came together on Oct. 14, 2014 to discuss the role of religions in a pluralistic Europe and a globalized world.

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Atomic Bomb Awareness Day Observed at the UN in Vienna

August 8, 2014

Vienna, Austria -The Atomic Bomb Awareness Day was observed at the International Centre in Vienna on August 8, 2014, by the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs and organized by UPF-Austria, the Academic Council of the United Nations System, and event founder Yuko Gulda.

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UPF-Austria Is Partner in the Opening of the Peace Museum Vienna

June 21, 2014

austria-museumVienna, Austria - At the opening of the Peace Museum Vienna, UPF-Austria presented an Ambassador for Peace certificate on June 17, 2014, to museum patron Mr. Akio Komatsu, a Japanese entrepreneur who has been promoting a peace culture.

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Intercultural Dialogue at the University of Vienna

June 18, 2014

Vienna, Austria - Dr. Alexander Karakas, co-founder of the Trialog-Institut, organized a workshop and panel discussion under the title "Between Intercultural Dialogue and Integration" at the Campus of the University of Vienna on June 18, 2014.

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