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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Austrians Revisit the Peace Bridge They Built

July 1, 2017

Reichraming, Austria—A number of Ambassadors for Peace from the state of Upper Austria met at a Peace Bridge that they constructed eight years earlier.

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Young Austrians Discuss the Changing European Landscape

May 22, 2017

Vienna, Austria—“Walls or Bridges? Populism, Integration and the Future of Europe” was the title of a panel discussion organized by the Youth Committee of UPF-Austria.

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International Day of Families Observed in Austria

May 15, 2017

Linz, Austria—To commemorate the UN International Day of Families, the Upper Austrian chapter of UPF held a discussion on the topic “What Value Does the Family Have?”

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UN International Day of Families Observed in Vienna, Austria

May 14, 2017

Vienna, Austria—More than 200 guests, including Ambassadors for Peace and NGO leaders, attended a celebration of the 2017 International Day of Families.

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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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