Peace Road Event Held in Upper Austria

June 22, 2019

Ternberg, Austria—Three communities took part in a Peace Road event organized by UPF of Upper Austria together with community officials.

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UPF-Austria Opens Branch in Burgenland

June 5, 2019

Parndorf, Austria—UPF-Austria has inaugurated a local branch in the eastern state of Burgenland.

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Role of Faith-Based Organizations in Criminal Justice Discussed

May 20, 2019

Vienna, Austria—UPF organized a side-meeting to the 28th Session of the UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice.

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An Interfaith Breaking of Ramadan Fast in Upper Austria

May 17, 2019

Linz, Austria—UPF representatives took part in two Iftar celebrations in Upper Austria, breaking the Ramadan fast with believers from many faiths.

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International Day of Families Observed in Austria

May 17, 2019

Vienna, Austria—Fifty guests attended a conference titled “Family as the Basis of a Sustainable Future,” held to commemorate International Day of Families.

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Conference at UN HQ in Vienna Focuses on Horn of Africa

March 20, 2019

Vienna, Austria—Two hundred guests attended a conference at United Nations headquarters in Vienna titled “Perspectives for Sustainable Peace and Development in the Horn of Africa.

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Interfaith Breakfast Focuses on Youth

March 16, 2019

Linz, Austria—An interfaith breakfast dealt with the question of how young people find their own way to embrace their parents’ religious traditions.

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A Look Back at the Korean Independence Movement

March 7, 2019

Vienna, Austria—The 100th anniversary of the Korean Independence Movement was celebrated with a program at the UPF offices.

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A Evening of Kalmykian Culture in Vienna

February 28, 2019

Vienna, Austria—Europe’s only predominantly Buddhist region was the topic of a cultural event held at UPF offices.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed at UN in Vienna

February 1, 2019

Vienna, Austria—UPF-Austria organized a conference on the theme of “Migration and Interreligious Understanding in the Age of Globalization.”

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UPF-Austria Sponsors Dialogue with Oriental Orthodox Churches

November 28, 2018

Vienna, Austria—An interfaith roundtable was held to discuss the Oriental Orthodox churches, especially the Syrian Orthodox Church.

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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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