World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Austria

February 5, 2016

Vienna, Austria—UPF marked World Interfaith Harmony Week with a conference that asked how religions can help to bring peace to the Middle East.


Europeans, Eurasians Hold Fifth Dialogue in Vienna

October 31, 2015

Vienna, Austria—More than 150 people attended the fifth Eurasia-Europe Dialogue, which took place on October 30 and 31, 2015, at the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna.


UPF-Slovakia Explores a New Economic Model

May 28, 2015

Bratislava, Slovakia—A world that has moved beyond communism and capitalism to a higher level of economy was the vision offered at a talk organized by UPF.



Vienna Forum Addresses Korean Peninsula Tensions

May 11, 2015

Vienna, Austria - A forum at the UN headquarters in Vienna addressed the issue “The UN at 70: Toward a Resolution of Tensions on the Korean Peninsula.”


Vienna Conference Discusses Future of EU-Russian Relationship

February 26, 2015

Vienna, Austria — The future of the Russian-European Union relationship was the subject of a discussion attended by approximately 120 guests.


World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed at the UN Headquarters in Austria

February 6, 2015

Austria HarmonyWeek 2015 02 19Vienna, Austria - Approximately 200 people observed World Interfaith Harmony Week by attending a conference at the Vienna headquarters of the United Nations.


Dr. Thomas Walsh Briefs Ambassadors for Peace in Vienna

December 7, 2014

AustriaDrWalsh-2014-12-07Vienna, Austria - More than 70 Ambassadors for Peace and good friends attended a Dec. 7, 2014 briefing by UPF President Dr. Thomas Walsh on UPF activities.


Afghan Singer Farhad Darya appointed Ambassador for Peace

December 2, 2014

AustriaAfganSinger-2014-12-02Vienna, Austria - A colloquium on “Afghanistan - a Country in Transformation: Promoting Peace and Development through Art” took place Dec. 2, 2014 in the Vienna International Center.


A Musical Journey: Vienna – Ukraine - Russia

November 23, 2014

AustriaMusicalJourney-2014-11-23Vienna, Austria - During a time of extreme tension between Russia and the Ukraine, UPF-Austria hosted a concert entitled “A Musical Journey: Vienna–Lvov–Kiev-Moscow-St. Petersburg.


Youth Forum on Global Citizenship and Faith

October 14, 2014

Vienna, Austria - Youth in Vienna came together on Oct. 14, 2014 to discuss the role of religions in a pluralistic Europe and a globalized world.


Atomic Bomb Awareness Day Observed at the UN in Vienna

August 8, 2014

Vienna, Austria -The Atomic Bomb Awareness Day was observed at the International Centre in Vienna on August 8, 2014, by the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs and organized by UPF-Austria, the Academic Council of the United Nations System, and event founder Yuko Gulda.


UPF-Austria Is Partner in the Opening of the Peace Museum Vienna

June 21, 2014

austria-museumVienna, Austria - At the opening of the Peace Museum Vienna, UPF-Austria presented an Ambassador for Peace certificate on June 17, 2014, to museum patron Mr. Akio Komatsu, a Japanese entrepreneur who has been promoting a peace culture.


Intercultural Dialogue at the University of Vienna

June 18, 2014

Vienna, Austria - Dr. Alexander Karakas, co-founder of the Trialog-Institut, organized a workshop and panel discussion under the title "Between Intercultural Dialogue and Integration" at the Campus of the University of Vienna on June 18, 2014.


Youth UPF-Europe Hosts Conversations about a Greater Europe

June 3, 2014

Vienna, Austria - About 40 people joined Youth UPF Europe's “Conversations about a Greater Europe” in Vienna on June 3, 2014, addressing issues of identity, borders and peace.


Global Day of Parents Observed in Austria

May 25, 2014

Linz, Austria - The Upper Austrian chapter of UPF organized an interreligious celebration on May 25, 2014, commemorating the Global Day of Parents, a day initiated by the United Nations in 2012.


International Day of Families Observed at a Conference in Vienna

May 17, 2014

Vienna, Austria - In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the International Year of the Family UPF-Austria hosted a conference in Vienna on May 17, 2014.


S. Watt: Overcoming Conflict through Education and Conciliation

May 14, 2014

Let me conclude with suggesting a modest proposal for reviving the stalled peace process between Israelis and Palestinians: have a strong parallel track-two negotiation path, a track where Israeli and Palestinian women get together and try to succeed. The women selected for alternative peace talks should have personal experiences at the grass-roots level and bring their visions into the negotiation process in the hope of finding more common ground for making peace.


Russian-Ukrainian Youth Symposium in Vienna

March 29, 2014

Vienna, Austria - Fifteen Russian and Ukrainian youth living in Austria met on March 29, 2014 in Vienna to discuss matters of identity, values and neighborly relations as well as talk about their visions for the future of their societies.


Call for Peace in Syria

March 9, 2014

An All Sides Consultation on Syria in Austria on March 8-9, 2014 called for an end to the war, the violation of human rights causing a huge number of victims, and the destruction of infrastructure and culture.


All-Sides Consultation in Austria on the Syrian Conflict

March 9, 2014

Burgschlaining, Austria - An All Sides Consultation for a Political Solution to the Syrian Conflict March 8-9, 2014 addressed concerns of the Syrian people for security, to bridge the rifts, people on the move, political rights and political transitions.