International Day of Peace Observed in Finland

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.

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Sixth “Christmas Star” Festival Bears the Light of Peace

December 4, 2014

Russia Baltic 2014 12 06Hyvinkää, Finland - Russian and Finnish children took part in the sixth “Light of the Christmas Star” festival and competition on Dec. 4 to 7, 2014.

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Youth UPF-Finland Takes Part in Islamic Media Conference

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.

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International Day of Families Observed at a Forum in Helsinki

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.”

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Reflections on the Conference in Paris Promoting Eurasia-Europe Cooperation

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.

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Day of Peace Observed in Helsinki

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.

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Day of Families Observed in Helsinki

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.”

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Day of Peace Observed in Helsinki

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.

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Day of Peace in Helsinki, Finland

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.

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Legacy of Peace Commemorated in Helsinki

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.

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Day of Families Celebrated in the Finland Parliament

May 13, 2010

Helsinki, 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.

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In the News: Peace Tour Meets in Finland's Parliament

April 29, 2009

Helsinki, Finland - On April 29, UPF-Finland hosted a conference at the New Parliament building on “Youth in a Multicultural Society.”

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Workshop on Character Education in Helsinki

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.

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Interfaith Discussion about the Family in the Parliament of Finland

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?”

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