Swiss Peace Road Event Held on Youth Day

August 23, 2020

Bern, Switzerland—Bicyclists rode through the Swiss countryside in a Peace Road commemoration of International Youth Day.

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"Peace Talks"- Africa Day Event Tackles Major Issues

May 25, 2020

Biel/Bienne, Switzerland—An Africa Day commemoration discussed violence against women and government corruption.

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Swiss Ambassadors for Peace Convene Seminar

January 18, 2020

Geneva, Switzerland—UPF held its first seminar of the year for Ambassadors for Peace, with 12 attendees.

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Africa Day Observed in Switzerland

May 25, 2019

Biel/Bienne, Switzerland—Africa Day was celebrated by UPF with a discussion of the power of the African diaspora to benefit Africa.

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International Day of Families Observed in Switzerland

May 14, 2019

Geneva, Switzerland—UPF co-sponsored a conference on interfaith cooperation and the family, held at the World Council of Churches.

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‘Peace Cup’ Brings Fair Play to Youth in Three Nations

May 10, 2019

Lugano, Switzerland—“Peace Cup” football tournaments for youngsters were held this year in Switzerland, Italy and Albania.

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UPF Geneva Office Inaugurated

May 7, 2019

Geneva, Switzerland—The Swiss chapters of UPF and two affiliated organizations have opened a joint office.

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Peace Day Launch for IAPD Geneva/Swiss Chapter

September 21, 2018

Geneva, Switzerland—The Geneva/Swiss chapter of the interfaith association was inaugurated in the Ecumenical Center of Geneva.

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Peace Road Event Held on International Youth Day

August 12, 2018

Bern, Switzerland—Two teams of bicyclists arrived in the Swiss capital at the end of a Peace Road event that covered a combined 400 kilometers (more than 248 miles).

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Geneva Group Discusses the Need for IAPD

May 31, 2018

Geneva, Switzerland—A consultation on creating a chapter of the Interreligious Association for Peace and Development (IAPD) was held at the World Council of Churches offices.

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Swiss and Italian Children Vie for Peace Cup

May 1, 2018

Novazzano, Switzerland—Twelve teams of children from Switzerland and Italy competed in the football tournament known as the Peace Cup.

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World Peace Blessing Held in Switzerland

November 11, 2017

Biel/Bienne, Switzerland—Twenty couples, representing different faiths and cultural backgrounds, took part in an International Peace Blessing ceremony.

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Swiss ‘Peace Road’ Seeks UPF Founder’s Path

September 17, 2017

Geneva, Switzerland—The 2017 Peace Road recalled the visits to Switzerland between 2005 and 2011 of the late UPF founder.

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Swiss Children Vie for Soccer’s Peace Cup

May 7, 2017

Novazzano, Switzerland—Ten teams of schoolchildren took part in the 2017 Peace Cup soccer tournament, which “entertains and socializes [and is] not just a competition.”

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Swiss “Peace Road” Honors Peace Cyclist

July 16, 2016

Geneva, Switzerland—The 2016 Peace Road urged the UN to open an office in Korea and honored the memory of a well-known peace bicyclist.

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Africa Day Is Observed in Switzerland

May 28, 2016

Biel/Bienne, Switzerland—The responsibility of migrants was the topic of discussion at the 2016 Africa Day celebration attended by around 35 people.

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Peace Cup in Switzerland Rewards Fair Play

May 8, 2016

Novazzano, Switzerland—A children’s soccer tournament that rewards friendly and sportsmanlike behavior was held in the Italian-speaking Swiss canton of Ticino.

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International Day of Peace Observed in Switzerland

September 12, 2015

Zürich, Switzerland—The 2015 International Day of Peace was celebrated with music, education and a peace march through Switzerland’s largest city.

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Africa Day Observed in Switzerland

May 25, 2015

Bern, Switzerland—Africa’s contributions to world peace were the focus of UPF-Switzerland’s commemoration of Africa Day.

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Conference in Geneva on De-escalation in the Korean Peninsula and East Asia

October 31, 2014

Geneva, Switzerland - UPF organized a conference on "The Role of Dialogue and Understanding Towards a De-Escalation on the Korean Peninsula and in East Asia" at the Palais des Nations (UN headquarters) in Geneva on Oct. 31, 2014.

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