Religious Youth Service Project Renovates Sites in Pilistvere, Estonia

August 22, 2012

Twenty-eight youth from 13 nations assembled in Pilistvere, Estonia, Aug. 13-22, 2012, where they renovated a monument to the victims of communist repression and made improvements at the Lutheran church's summer café.

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Parnu Summer Cup Celebrates 10th Year of Football for Peace

July 1, 2012

Parnu, Estonia - The tenth International Youth Football Tournament, June 28 – July 1, drew a great number of sports teams from Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Russia, Finland, Sweden, Ukraine, and Belarus to compete and make new friends under the theme "Play Football for Peace."

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Baltic Dialogue Forum Held in Estonia

June 2, 2012

Tallinn, Estonia - UPF-Estonia convened a leadership conference on the theme of "Peace Building in Multicultural Societies - The Baltic Dialogue Initiative" in Tallinn on June 2.

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International Women's Day Commemorated in Tallinn

March 8, 2012

Tallinn, Estonia - On International Women’s Day, March 8, UPF-Estonia organized a program that included entertainment by dancers of different ethnic backgrounds living in Tallinn and presentations by two women, each a mother of three children, on How to Combine Family and Social Activity and the Heart of a Mother.

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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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Christmas Concert in Estonia

December 17, 2011

Tallinn, Estonia - UPF-Estonia organized a concert at a nursing home in Tartu city on December 17. Musicians performed 14 songs in five languages: Estonian, Russian, Ukrainian, English, and Dutch.

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Universal Children's Day Celebrated in Tallinn

November 20, 2011

Tallinn, Estonia - Grandparents, parents and children attended a Universal Children's Day program at the Peace Embassy in Tallinn on Nov. 20, 2011.

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Day of Peace Observed in Torva

September 21, 2011

Torva, Estonia - UPF-Estonia organized an International Day of Peace event at a school in southern Estonia on September 21.

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Estonia Hosts Football for Peace Tournament

July 3, 2011

Parnu, Estonia - On the Baltic seacoast in Parnu, Estonia, the annual Parnu Summer Cup youth football tournament took place from June 30 to July 3 under the slogan of "Play Football Make Peace." During the period of several days, more than 100 football players from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Finland, Sweden, Ukraine, and Russia competed with the desire to become the best of the best.

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Building Bridges between Estonia and Russia

July 2, 2011

Tallinn, Estonia - A meeting of Ambassadors for Peace was held in Tallinn on July 2. The program was about the dialogue between Russia and Baltic States. The guests representing NGOs, businesses, and governmental organizations, discussed the basics of the dialogue within the post-Soviet territories.

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Day of Families Observed in Tallinn

May 15, 2011

Tallinn, Estonia - UPF-Estonia held an event on the occasion of the UN International Day of Families in the Peace Embassy in Tallinn on May 15. In total 35 people participated, including guests and Ambassadors for Peace.

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World AIDS Day Commemorated at Estonia High School

December 1, 2010

On the occasion of World AIDS Day, Dec. 1, 2010, UPF-Estonia organized an event in a rural high school.

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Day of Peace in Tallinn, Estonia

September 21, 2010

Tallinn, Estonia - On the International Day of Peace, UPF-Estonia Secretary General Johann Hinterleitner gave a presentation about a proposed interreligious council at the UN at the UPF Peace Embassy in Tallinn.

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Youth Play Football for Peace in Estonia

July 4, 2010

Parnu, Estonia - As global attention focused on the FIFA World Cup in July, youth from six nations converged on Estonia for the Parnu Summer Cup in the spirit of "Play Football Make Peace."

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Christmas Concert for the Elderly in Tallinn

December 19, 2009

Tallinn, Estonia - Estonian peace activists and Young Ambassadors for Peace organized a Christmas performance on Dec. 19, 2009, for residents of the city home for elderly people in Tallinn.

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World AIDS Day Observed in Estonia

December 1, 2009

Tallinn, Estonia - On World AIDS Day, Dec. 1, 2009, UPF-Estonia held an event in support of the efforts made by the United Nations to raise awareness of the suffering caused by this disease.

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Eurasians Moved by Marriage and Family Focus

October 15, 2009

The International Leadership Conference on “The Significance of Marriage and Family for Peace in the 21st Century” brought together delegates from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Estonia, Latvia, Mongolia, People's Republic of China, Russia, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan as well as other parts of the world. People were moved in various ways by their experiences in Korea.

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Day of Peace in Tallinn

September 22, 2009

Tallinn, Estonia - Music and images of peace highlighted a celebration at the Tallinn Peace Embassy.

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Day of Families Celebrated in Tallinn

May 16, 2009

Tallinn, Estonia - In support of the UN International Day of Families, the local chapter of the Universal Peace Federation organized an event on May 16 in the Peace Embassy in Tallinn. The program consisted of an introduction of the meaning of the day followed by a PowerPoint presentation on “A Culture of Parental Heart and Love Is the Basis for Peace in the World.”

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Day of Peace in Tallinn

September 21, 2008

Tallinn, Estonia - A presentation addressed the topic "Where does peace start from?"

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