International Christmas Celebration in Vienna

December 20, 2009

Vienna, Austria - The UPF community of Vienna celebrated “International Christmas – A Festival for Peace” with music from Austria, Russia, Africa, and the United States.


Austrian-Slovakian Friendship Gathering and Concert

November 15, 2009

Vienna, Austria - UPF-Austria in cooperation with UPF-Slovakia organized a meeting of Ambassadors for Peace and guests from Slovakia and Austria on November 15 that commemorated the fall of the Iron Curtain 20 years ago that separated East and West Europe.


Vienna Forum Reviews 20 Years Since the Fall of the Iron Curtain

June 20, 2009

Seebenstein, Austria - For the last several years UPF-Austria has made it a tradition to organize a small Peace Festival at the time of the summer solstice. This year it was combined with a June 20 conference on “20 Years Since the Fall of the Iron Curtain.”


Day of Families Celebrated in Vienna

May 17, 2009

Vienna, Austria - A lecture and round-table discussion were organized by UPF in Vienna on May 15. As an introduction the message of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was read by the MC, Mag. Elisabeth Cook.


Conference at UN Headquarters in Vienna Draws Attention to the Year of Reconciliation

April 9, 2009

Vienna, Austria - Civil society leaders and diplomats gathered in the United Nations Headquarters in Vienna April 9, 2009, for a conference on reconciliation.


Congratulatory Messages on Reconciliation Conference

April 8, 2009

Congratulatory messages on UPF's April 8 conference on reconciliation were received from the Prime Minister of Austria, Cardinal Christoph Schönborn, and the Governor of the County of Styria.



Day of Peace in Vienna

September 21, 2008

Vienna, Austria - A variety of religious and cultural traditions gave a global atmosphere to the Day of Peace.


P. Zoehrer: The Role of Religion in Protecting Human Rights and Dignity

September 2, 2008

As H.E. Ambassador Makarim Wibisono has correctly stated: "The Universal Declaration of Human Rights has largely been drafted by experts of religion." Religion has always played a central role in the protection of human rights and especially in the promotion of human dignity.


Chinese Culture Explained in Vienna

April 24, 2007

At an evening about Chinese culture organized on April 24, 2007 by UPF Austria we realized the growing interest of the Viennese people in Confucianism and Chinese culture.