FOLLOW US

FacebookYoutubeLinkedin

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

October 2018
S M T W T F S
30 1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31 1 2 3

Day of Peace Observed in Helsinki

Helsinki, Finland - UPF-Finland and the Africans and African-Europeans Association held a joint program on Sept. 13 commemorating the International Day of Peace and Africa Day.

There were presentations addressing views, concerns as well as aspirations of African young immigrants. Also, Ms. Johanna Broman, Ambassador for Peace, talked about how to improve communication between immigrants and Finns.

The presentations evoked lively discussions, and there were questions and opinions from the audience on how to improve the integration of immigrants in Finland from the immigrants’ viewpoint.

There was an atmosphere of openness which allowed immigrants to raise their grievances as well as Finns to express their difficulties when making efforts to meet immigrants in neighborhoods.

Delicious food and good music opened the hearts of participants even more, and the evening was a peacebuilding opportunity among the international community in Helsinki in its truest essence.

International Day of Peace 2013 from Universal Peace Federation International

If you find this page helpful and informative please consider making donation. Your donation will help Universal Peace Federation (UPF) provide new and improved reports, analysis and publications to you and everyone around the world.

UPF is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization and all donations are tax deductible in the United States. Receipts are automatically provided for donations of or above $250.00.

Donate to the Universal Peace Federation: Your donation to support the general programs of UPF.

Donate to the Religious Youth Service (RYS): Your donation will be used for service projects around the world.


Donate to UPF's Africa Projects: Your donation will be used for projects in Africa.




Related Articles

UPF Meets With Secretary General of Central American Integration System

San Salvador, El Salvador—The president of UPF-Central America and the Caribbean met with the new secretary general of the Central American Integration System (SICA), an institutional framework designed to facilitate integration in the region, in November.

International Women’s Day Celebrated in the United States

United States—Several local chapters of UPF celebrated International Women’s Day in March 2018, highlighting the work of women in different fields of endeavor.

IAPP Launched in Lebanon

Beirut, Lebanon—The Lebanese chapter of the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP) was launched at the Parliament of Lebanon.