Pihlajatie 42-44 B 85
Chapter Secretary General
Global Peace Council Member
September 21, 2015
Helsinki, Finland—A discussion of the current European refugee crisis was the focus of Finland’s observance of the International Day of Peace.
December 4, 2014
Hyvinkää, Finland - Russian and Finnish children took part in the sixth “Light of the Christmas Star” festival and competition on Dec. 4 to 7, 2014.
September 27, 2014
Helsinki, Finland - Youth UPF-Finland participated in a media conference on the role of Islam in Western mainstream media on Sept. 27, 2014.
May 15, 2014
Helsinki, Finland - The Finnish chapters of UPF and the Women's Federation for World Peace observed the International Day of Families with a May 15, 2014, forum on the theme: ”The important role of a woman in the culturally diversifying Finland.”
December 4, 2013
Paris, France - I had been selected to attend a two-day European Leadership Conference, Dec. 3-4, 2013, focused on the relations between Europe and Eurasia.
September 13, 2013
Helsinki, Finland - UPF-Finland and the Africans and African-Europeans Association held a joint program on Sept. 13 commemorating the International Day of Peace and Africa Day with presentations about the views, concerns, and aspirations of young African immigrants.
May 14, 2012
Helsinki, Finland - Some 50 persons of all ages, many nationalities, and cultures gathered together in Helsinki to recognize and celebrate the yearly International Day of Families. The theme was ”Balancing Spirituality and Practical Affairs in the Family.”
September 21, 2011
Helsinki, Finland - A seminar on “Peace and democracy - Let your voice be heard!” took place on September 21 in Helsinki featuring speakers from the Loviisa Peace Forum and the Women's Federation for World Peace.
September 21, 2010
Helsinki, Finland - For the International Day of Peace, UPF-Finland held a seminar on September 21 on “Youth, Peace and Development.” After a presentation about Principles of Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution, five people described programs that encourage young people to get involved in peace and development activities.
June 6, 2010
Helsinki, Finland - UPF-Finland honored three distinguished Finnish individuals in addition to the five international figures at the Legacy of Peace event in Helsinki on June 6. H.E. Mr. Harry Purwanto, Ambassador of Indonesia to Finland, attended the event and acknowledged the respect that the late president of Indonesia, Abdurrahman Wahid, showed to UPF Founder Rev. Sun Myung Moon.
May 13, 2010Helsinki, Finland - UPF-Finland held a conference at the Parliament in connection with the UN International Day of Families on May 12. The chairman of the Helsinki City Council spoke in support of strengthening the family, since the well being of the family correlates with the well being of the city.
April 29, 2009
Helsinki, Finland - On April 29, UPF-Finland hosted a conference at the New Parliament building on “Youth in a Multicultural Society.”
September 7, 2008
Helsinki, Finland - Members, guests and Ambassadors for Peace gathered at UPF’s Finnish headquarters September 6 and 7, 2008 to study and discuss education in the areas of character development and human relationships.
June 6, 2008
The UPF-Finland held an interfaith panel discussion at the Parliament House on June 5, 2008 on the question “How important is the family for us and the society?”