Young Footballers ‘Make Peace’ in International Tournament

July 2, 2017

Pärnu, Estonia—The 2017 Pärnu Summer Cup, a youth football tournament held in the framework of the project "Play Football Make Peace," was held from June 29 to July 2.

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International Day for Tolerance Observed in Estonia

November 20, 2014

Kunda, Estonia - Commemorating the UN International Day for Tolerance, UPF-Estonia organized a lecture on Nov. 20 for high school students in Kunda.

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International Day of Peace Celebrated in Estonia

September 21, 2014

Tallinn, Estonia - UPF-Estonia invited friends and Ambassadors for Peace to an afternoon program at the Peace Embassy in Tallinn on Sept. 21, 2014. The topic was "Foundations for Lasting Peace."

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International Women's Day Observed in Estonia

March 8, 2014

Tallinn, Estonia - On the occasion of the International Women’s Day 2014 UPF Estonia held an event on March 8. The program consisted of a musical presentation and presentations given by three speakers on the topic of “The Role of Women in Estonia/Ireland/Korea.”

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Tallinn Peace Forum: Steps Toward Eurasian-European Cooperation

December 14, 2013

Tallinn, Estonia - UPF-Estonia held a Peace Forum in Tallinn on Dec. 14 under the topic of “Practical Steps towards Eurasian-European Cooperation and Mutual Prosperity - What Role Can the Baltic Countries Play?“

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UN Day for Tolerance Celebrated in Estonia

November 16, 2013

Johann Hinterleitner, Secretary General of UPF-Estonia, offered educational programs at schools in Kärdla and Käina on the occasion of the UN International Day for Tolerance, Nov. 16. Estonia’s second largest island, Hiiumaa, is home to some 8,000 people with two high schools (gymnasiums) in the two largest settlements.

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Day of Peace Observed in Estonia

September 21, 2013

Tallinn, Estonia - UPF-Estonia organized three programs in observance of the UN International Day of Peace, one for students, another for parents and children, and a third for UPF friends.

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Religious Youth Service Project in Johvi, Estonia

August 10, 2013

Johvi, Estonia - A Religious Youth Service project at the Johvi Lutheran Church in northeastern Estonia Aug. 1-10, 2013, included improving the building and grounds of the church, activities in the community and presentations on relationship-building, team work and a culture of heart.

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Day of Families Observed in Estonia

May 15, 2013

Tallinn, Estonia - The UN International Day of Families was celebrated in the Kehra Gymnasium in Tallinn on May 15; 34 8th-grade students participated, together with three teachers. The lecture was on the topic "The Family as the School of Love."

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International Women's Day Observed in Tallinn

March 8, 2013

Tallinn, Estonia - UPF-Estonia held an event on the occasion of the International Women's Day on March 8. The total number of attendees was 15, most of them women Ambassadors for Peace.

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International Day of Tolerance Observed at an Estonian School

November 16, 2012

Kose, Estonia - A presentation about the UN International Day of Tolerance took place on November 16 in Kose, a small town about 40 km from Tallinn. One of the English language teachers invited UPF representatives to participate as partners on the occasion, and most of the pupils from the 10th through the 12th grades assembled in the gymnasium for the program. Including and students, more 80 people participated.

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Educating Estonian Students about the Day of Peace

September 21, 2012

Tallinn, Estonia - International Day of Peace programs took place in schools in Väike-Maarja and Toila, Estonia. Students participated actively in the program, asking questions and offering their ideas and suggestions about peacemaking.

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Religious Youth Service Project Renovates Sites in Pilistvere, Estonia

August 22, 2012

Twenty-eight youth from 13 nations assembled in Pilistvere, Estonia, Aug. 13-22, 2012, where they renovated a monument to the victims of communist repression and made improvements at the Lutheran church's summer café.

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Parnu Summer Cup Celebrates 10th Year of Football for Peace

July 1, 2012

Parnu, Estonia - The tenth International Youth Football Tournament, June 28 – July 1, drew a great number of sports teams from Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Russia, Finland, Sweden, Ukraine, and Belarus to compete and make new friends under the theme "Play Football for Peace."

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Baltic Dialogue Forum Held in Estonia

June 2, 2012

Tallinn, Estonia - UPF-Estonia convened a leadership conference on the theme of "Peace Building in Multicultural Societies - The Baltic Dialogue Initiative" in Tallinn on June 2.

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International Women's Day Commemorated in Tallinn

March 8, 2012

Tallinn, Estonia - On International Women’s Day, March 8, UPF-Estonia organized a program that included entertainment by dancers of different ethnic backgrounds living in Tallinn and presentations by two women, each a mother of three children, on How to Combine Family and Social Activity and the Heart of a Mother.

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Norwegian Children Send Gifts to Estonian Children

January 31, 2012

Narva, Estonia - In January UPF-Estonia organized a project with International Relief Friendship Foundation of Norway and an Orthodox church community in Narva, Estonia. UPF-Estonia received about 60 individually packed gifts from the children of a school in Norway. These gifts were distributed among the children at an Orthodox school in Narva.

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Christmas Concert in Estonia

December 17, 2011

Tallinn, Estonia - UPF-Estonia organized a concert at a nursing home in Tartu city on December 17. Musicians performed 14 songs in five languages: Estonian, Russian, Ukrainian, English, and Dutch.

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Universal Children's Day Celebrated in Tallinn

November 20, 2011

Tallinn, Estonia - Grandparents, parents and children attended a Universal Children's Day program at the Peace Embassy in Tallinn on Nov. 20, 2011.

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Day of Peace Observed in Torva

September 21, 2011

Torva, Estonia - UPF-Estonia organized an International Day of Peace event at a school in southern Estonia on September 21.

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