Day of Families Observed in Oslo

May 14, 2013

Oslo, Norway - For the fourth time, the UN International Day of Families was celebrated in Oslo, with a full auditorium at the Diakonhjemmet University College. The presentations and the discussions focused on the topic “What’s Best for the Child – A Search for a Good Framework for Children’s Development.”

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UPF-Europe Donates Medical Supplies for North Korean Children's Hospital

January 1, 2013

UPF-Europe has sent five shipments (three by sea and two by air) of medical supplies for a North Korean children's hospital donated by Germany, Spain, and Norway. The project in support of UPF's North East Asia Peace Initiative was facilitated by the North Korean Red Cross.

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"Within the Eye of the Storm" Documentary Screened on Day of Peace in Oslo

September 21, 2012

Oslo, Norway - The European Leadership Conference in Oslo on 'Sustainable Peace for a Sustainable Future' featured the launch of the documentary, 'Within the Eye of the Storm' in the Norwegian Parliament, the Stortinget, to coincide with International Day of Peace, September 21.

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Oslo Hosts Leadership Conference on Sustainable Peace

September 21, 2012

Oslo, Norway - UPF-Europe organized a European Leadership Conference Sept. 20-22, 2012 in Oslo linked to the theme of the 2012 International Day of Peace: "Sustainable Peace for a Sustainable Future."

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Y.C. Song: A New Vision for Sustainable Peace

September 20, 2012

Father Moon had both a very clear vision for how he felt the UN could increase its effectiveness as a global peacemaker and, perhaps even more importantly, as to how individuals and non-governmental bodies could most effectively contribute to world peace.

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Day of Families Observed at a Forum in Oslo

May 10, 2012

Oslo, Norway - Around 50 participants attended the UN International Day of Families on May 10 in Oslo. The event was organized at Diakonhjemmet University College with the theme "The Role of the Family for Human Development and a Healthy Society."

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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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Oslo Forum on the Significance of the Family

November 24, 2011

Oslo, Norway - UPF-Norway organized an evening program at the Lutheran institution Diakonhjemmet University College on Nov. 24, 2011, on “The Significance of the Family for Human Development and a Safe Society.”

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Day of Peace Observed in Oslo

September 21, 2011

Oslo, Norway - UPF-Norway organized an International Day of Peace event on September 21 in partnership with Central Jamaat-e Ahle Sunnat, the largest mosque in Scandinavia. The program included political leaders as well as a youth panel with representatives of various faiths.

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Little Angels Korean Folk Ballet Performs in Oslo

June 4, 2011

Oslo, Norway - The month of May was an extraordinary month for UPF-Norway. It was such an honor and blessing for a nation in the periphery of Europe to host a European Leadership Conference, a UPF Founders' Tour event, and the Little Angels Korean folk ballet.

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Norway Hosts European Leadership Conference

May 1, 2011

Oslo, Norway - A European Leadership Conference sponsored by the Universal Peace Federation and Women’s Federation for World Peace was held in Oslo, Norway, on April 30 and May 1. Distinguished delegates from many European countries were in attendance.

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Response to European Leadership Conference

May 1, 2011

Oslo, Norway - Excerpts of presentations at the European Leadership Conference in Norway in May 2011 and responses by the distinguished audience to the speech by UPF Founder Rev. Sun Myung Moon.

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UPF Founder Speaks in Oslo

May 1, 2011

Oslo, Norway -  A warm spell melted the fjord and brought trees two bloom came two weeks early in southern Norway, as if welcoming the UPF Founders Dr. and Mrs. Sun Myung Moon and their message of building a world of universal peace at a time of global crisis.

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Day of Peace in Oslo, Norway

September 21, 2010

Oslo, Norway - Around 70 people attended the UN International Day of Peace celebration at the Islamic Cultural Center in Oslo. The theme of the day was "Peace, Future, Youth and Development."

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The Family, the Key to a Warmer Society?

May 19, 2010

Oslo, Norway - "The family - the key to a warmer society?" was the topic of a May 19 seminar in commemoration of the UN International Day of Families.

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Day of Peace in Oslo

September 26, 2009

Oslo, Norway - Korean and Afghan diplomats attended a discussion on disarmament by NGO officials and a representative of Norway's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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Day of Families Celebrated in Oslo

May 14, 2009

Oslo, Norway - In partnership with the largest mosque in Norway, UPF celebrated the UN International Day of Families on May 14. The MC introduced the UN program for the day as a wonderful opportunity to organize more activities based on the theme of the family.

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Interfaith Cooperation during Peace Tour in Norway

March 17, 2009

Oslo, Norway - The Global Peace Tour in Norway included a leadership seminar in the Parliament.

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People of Norway Embrace Peace Festival

October 18, 2008

Lunde, Norway - A local peace festival was organized by the UPF chapter on the south coast of Norway on October 18.

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Day of Peace in Oslo

September 21, 2008

Oslo, Norway - Speeches and cultural performances marked the International Day of Peace celebration.

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