World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Slovakia

February 2, 2017

Bratislava, Slovakia— A new national law that limits the rights of faith groups was the focus of the UPF observance of World Interfaith Harmony Week.


World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Slovakia

February 9, 2016

Bratislava, Slovakia—To commemorate World Interfaith Harmony Week 2016, UPF held an event titled “Activities of Peacemakers in the Middle East.”


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.



Religious Freedom in Eastern Europe 25 Years after Communism

December 3, 2014

SlovakiaForum-2014-12-03Bratislava, Slovakia - A forum reviewing progress in religious freedom in Eastern Europe took place Dec. 3, 2014.


Forum on Cultural Differences between Korea and the West

November 10, 2014

Bratislava, Slovakia - UPF Slovakia organized a forum in Bratislava on Nov. 10, 2014 on “The cultural differences between Korea and the West.“


Celebration in Slovakia of 17 Centuries of Religious Freedom

November 28, 2013

Bratislava, Slovakia -  UPF-Slovakia organized a commemoration on Nov. 27, 2013 of the announcement of religious freedom in the Roman Empire in the year 303.      


Forum in Bratislava Offers Insight into the North Korean People

June 12, 2013

Bratislava, Slovakia - In 2012 UPF-Slovakia held two events with a focus on the culture and tradition of Korea as well as the nation's history during the 20th century and current efforts for reunification.


Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Bratislava

February 13, 2013

Bratislava, Slovakia - Despite the bad weather conditions, there came more people than expected to the Interfaith Harmony Week event organized by UPF-Slovakia on Feb. 13, 2013 in the chapel of the Czechoslovak Hussite Church.


Forum in Bratislava on Korean Division and Reunification

June 18, 2012

Bratislava, Slovakia - The local chapter of UPF organized a second event with Korea in the spotlight on June 18. The Korean cultural evening held in March had attracted many guests, which encouraged UPF to hold one more "Korean event" before the holiday season. Long-time friends and supporters of UPF were invited, as well as some new guests.


Forum in Bratislava on Islam's Contribution to Peace

May 21, 2012

Bratislava, Slovakia - UPF-Slovakia held a discussion in Bratislava on the topic "The Contribution of Islam to Peace in Society" on May 21, 2012.


Day of Families Observed in Slovakia

May 8, 2012

Nitra, Slovakia - But UPF activists in the city of Nitra set up an information table and panel on May 8 in the MAX shopping center to promote the International Day of Families and distribute leaflets and bookmarks about the importance of the family.


Interfaith Harmony Week Commemorated in Bratislava

February 10, 2012

Bratislava, Slovakia - UPF Slovakia inspired an interreligious event on February 10 in the chapel of the Czechoslovak Hussite Church in Bratislava.


Bratislava Forum on the End of Communism

December 19, 2011

Bratislava, Slovakia - UPF Slovakia organized a special event in Bratislava on Dec. 19, 2011 to commemorate the end of Communism in the Soviet Union on Dec. 25, 1991, when the Communist Party was abolished.


An Evening of Solidarity in Bratislava Raises Funds for Charity

October 18, 2011

Bratislava, Slovakia - An "Evening of Solidarity" on Oct. 18, 2011, at the Zichy Palace in Bratislava featured presentations about charitable projects to aid victims of the tsunami in Japan and a school in Kenya.


Day of Peace Observed in Nitra

October 1, 2011

Nitra, Slovakia - UPF-Slovakia organized a program with students in two schools to make Peace Cards to increase awareness of the UN International Day of Peace and to raise funds to support the schools.


Day of Families Observed in Bratislava

May 26, 2011

Bratislava, Slovakia - On the occasion of the UN International Day of Families, the Slovak chapters of the Universal Peace Federation and the Women's Federation for World Peace organized an event in the Zichy Palace located in the old town of Bratislava.


Interfaith Harmony Week Celebrated in Slovakia

February 6, 2011

Nitra, Slovakia - On the occasion of the UN World Interfaith Harmony Week established by UN to be observed the first week of February each year, UPF-Slovakia and the Old Catholic Church of Slovakia held a joint prayer and worship service in the Old Catholic Church in Nitra on February 6.


In Memoriam: Ing. Robert Harenčár

July 15, 2010

Bratislava, Slovakia - Former Deputy Foreign Minister and one-time Ambassador to the Ukarine, Ing. Robert Harenčár passed away suddenly after a short, severe illness. He was 79.


Forum in Bratislava on the Velvet Revolution and Fall of Communism

November 24, 2009

Bratislava, Slovakia - During the last months there have been numerous conferences and media reports throughout Europe and the world about the Fall of the Berlin Wall and the Iron Curtain.


Austrian-Slovakian Friendship Gathering and Concert

November 15, 2009

Vienna, Austria - UPF-Austria in cooperation with UPF-Slovakia organized a meeting of Ambassadors for Peace and guests from Slovakia and Austria on November 15 that commemorated the fall of the Iron Curtain 20 years ago that separated East and West Europe.