ILC2021 EUME: Interreligious Association for Peace and Development

April 29, 2021

Europe and the Middle East—A webinar asked if people of faith can help to unite the divided Korean Peninsula.

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Religious Minorities Join in Quest for Respect

April 9, 2021

Geneva, Switzerland—A UPF webinar discussed how minority faiths can promote the benefits they bring to society.

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Experts Discuss North Korea’s Future from an Economic Viewpoint

March 5, 2021

Biel/Bienne, Switzerland—A UPF webinar discussed how North Korea can integrate itself peacefully into the world economy.

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Webinar Looks at Interfaith Harmony and Korean Reunification

February 5, 2021

Geneva, Switzerland—Korea’s religious and cultural heritage may provide clues for unifying the peninsula, experts say.

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Two Views of Religion Presented at Webinar

December 11, 2020

Geneva, Switzerland—Prominent religious leaders spoke at a webinar titled “Religion – A Way to Peace or a Cause of Conflict?”

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Webinar Discusses Incentives for Two Koreas to Unite

November 27, 2020

Biel/Bienne, Switzerland—UPF held a webinar on “Incentives for a Rapprochement on the Korean Peninsula.”

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International Day of Peace Conference Emphasizes Youth

September 22, 2020

Geneva, Switzerland—IAPD co-sponsored a two-day conference on “Empowering Youth for Peace.”

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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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