Global Peace Council Member
December 11, 2016
Vilnius, Lithuania—Talented performers as well as masters of folk and applied art gathered at the eighth Light of the Christmas Star festival.
September 19, 2014
Vilnius, Lithuania - UPF Lithuania held a commemoration of the International Day of Peace in Vilnius by holding an interreligious prayer gathering on the Hill of Three Crosses in Vilnius on Sept. 19, 2014.
October 26, 2013
Vilnius, Lithuania - UPF-Lithuania held a forum on Oct. 26 on the theme “Educating youth as a step towards a harmonious society,” addressing the current issues of youth crimes. Over 40 participants attended the meeting, including school directors, educators and NGO representatives.
May 22, 2013
Panevezys, Lithuania - An International Day of Families program honoring 35 outstanding local families took place on May 15 at the Panevezys Art Gallery. UPF-Lithuania sponsored the program in conjunction with the Active Women Club of women politicians in the city, led by UPF Ambassador for Peace Mrs. Danute Krisciuniene. The title of the event was short and warm: “I Thank You.”
June 6, 2012
Vilnius, Lithuania - A quarterly meeting of Ambassadors Peace was held in Vilnius, Lithuania, on June 6. The participants shared about recent UPF projects on the world and regional levels.
May 15, 2012
Panevezys, Lithuania - In cooperation with the “Atjauta” (Compassion), an organization in Panevezys that works with at-risk children, UPF-Lithuania organized a celebration of the International Day of Families on May 15.
February 18, 2012
Vilnius, Lithuania - UPF-Eurasia Secretary General Jacques Marion visited Lithuania on February 18 to meet with Ambassadors for Peace and report on recent UPF activities in Eurasia and throughout the world. Raimondas Urbonas, Secretary General of UPF-Lithuania, reported about the International Leadership Conference in Korea.
November 25, 2011
Panevezys, Lithuania - UPF-Lithuania in partnership with the local NGO “The Brotherhood of January 13th” convened a meeting in Panevezys on November 25 on the theme “The Significance of the Family for Individuals and Society.”
June 28, 2011
Vilnius, Lithuania - Our warm congratulations to the Ambassadors for Peace and UPF partners in Baltic States! The Lithuanian chapter of the Universal Peace Federation was registered in Vilnius on June 28, 2011. It marked a very important stage in expanding activity of Lithuanian peacemakers and further development of the Baltic Dialogue, a peace initiative of the Universal Peace Federation.
June 21, 2011
Vilnius, Lithuania - A meeting on the UPF Founders’ World Tour 2011 and the Baltic Dialogue initiative of UPF-Eurasia for Ambassadors for Peace was held on June 21 in Vilnius.
March 23, 2011
Panevezys, Lithuania - UPF-Lithuania held a meeting on March 23 with the “Brotherhood of January 13th” — an NGO from Panevezys, one of the larger cities in Lithuania. The purpose of the meeting was to strengthen connections with that organization that began when its members participated in the World Peace Tours in Lithuania.
December 30, 2010
Vilnius, Lithuania - UPF-Lithuania held its annual meeting on December 29 to reflect on the year 2010 and celebrate Christmas with Ambassadors for Peace. Ten Ambassadors for Peace gathered for this event.
September 30, 2010
Vilnius, Lithuania - UPF-Lithuania held a Festival of Ascension and Unity on September 30 to commemorate the lives of four people who have contributed toward godly peace and unification in Lithuania, and have now passed on to the spirit world.
August 30, 2009
Dr. Medardas Cobotas passed from this earth on Saturday, August 30, 2009, at the age of 83 due to complications after open-heart surgery performed earlier in the month.
September 25, 2006
Lithuania - A few committed people organized 12 rallies throughout the country on the same day to communicate the UPF peace message.
October 23, 2005
His Excellency Stanislav Shushkevich, the former President of Belarus, introduced UPF Founder Dr. Sun Myung Moon to the 500 delegates who had assembled at the Palace Forum in central Vilnius for the inauguration of the Universal Peace Federation in Lithuania.