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.


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.


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.


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.


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.”


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


International Day of Peace Celebrated in Switzerland

September 21, 2014

Zurich, Switzerland - Approximately 80 people took part in a Family and Peace Festival in Zurich on Sept. 21, 2014.


Side Events at the Human Rights Council on the Protection of the Family

September 16, 2014

Geneva, Switzerland - Three side events were held during Sessions 27 of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Sept. 12-16, 2014, in support of the Resolution on the Protection of the Family.


W. McComish: Address to World Summit 2014

August 12, 2014

There are political and economic forces that use religions and religious identity to divide people and conquer. That is the world we are living in and the enemy of good real religion, of real religion; and of humanity in general.


Geneva Conference Links Family Values to Economic and Social Well-being

July 1, 2014

Geneva, Switzerland - A conference on "Family Values and Their Link to Economic Well-being and Social Outcomes" took place at the UN headquarters in Geneva June 30-July 1, 2014.


Journée d’Afrique 2014 à Genève: Vers une paix durable et la réconciliation en République Démocratique du Congo

May 26, 2014

Genève, Suisse - La Fédération pour la Paix Universelle, le Fribourg Peace Forum et la Fédération des Femmes pour la Paix, en partenariat avec la Diaspora congolaise en Suisse, ont organisé une conférence le 26 mai 2014 au Palais des Nations, Genève pour contribuer à un règlement pacifique de la crise en RDC.


Conference in Geneva Seeks Sustainable Peace and Reconciliation in DR Congo

May 26, 2014

Geneva, Switzerland - A conference at the Palais des Nations in Geneva on May 26, 2014, sought to contribute to a peaceful settlement of the crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo.


Africa Day 2014 Celebrated in Switzerland

May 24, 2014

Bienne and Geneva, Switzerland - A celebration of Africa Day in Bienne, on May 24, 2014, showcased talents of youth and promoted harmony between the generations and between people from Africa and the general population of Switzerland. Two days later, an international conference took place at the Palais des Nations in Geneva on the theme "Towards Lasting Peace and Reconciliation in the Democratic Republic of Congo: The Role of Religion, Women and Civil Society."


Journée d’Afrique 2014 à Bienne, Suisse

May 24, 2014

Bienne, Suisse - Pour la 4ème année consécutive, la Journée d’Afrique a vu le jour après 11 mois de préparatifs du comité d’organisation représentant 9 associations. Il a été décidé de réaliser un événement sous la houlette des jeunes, pour qu’ils se sentent impliqués dans le futur de leur pays d’accueil et d’origine.


3rd Annual Children's Peace Cup Held in Switzerland

May 1, 2014

Ticino, Switzerland - UPF-Ticino held the third annual Peace Cup children's soccer tournament on May 1, 2014, in cooperation with the soccer association of Novazzano.