Quarterly newsletter N° 2 published in October 2018.
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Lake Baikal Service Project Draws International Teams
Reichraming, Austria—For its 2018 Peace Road event, UPF of Upper Austria organized a 30-kilometer bicycle ride along the Enns River.
Tirana, Albania—The 2018 Balkans Peace Road brought a message of peace to a region that is still recovering from years of bloody conflict.
The Hague, Netherlands—For the 2018 Peace Road, UPF supporters joined two other organizations in holding two Peace Walks.
Barcelona, Spain—UPF-Spain’s 2018 Peace Road event was a climb to the beautiful Valley of Nuria, 2,000 meters above sea level.
Copenhagen, Denmark—UPF-Denmark celebrated the 2018 UN International Day of Peace in the former Upper Chamber of the Danish Parliament.
Geneva, Switzerland—The Geneva/Swiss chapter of the Interreligious association for Peace and Development was inaugurated in the Ecumenical Center of Geneva.
Düsseldorf, Germany—The local branch of UPF found a new way to commemorate the International Day of Peace—by holding a “peace concert.”
Munich, Germany—To mark the 2018 International Day of Peace, UPF-Munich organized an interreligious peace meeting, as it has done every year for the past ten years.
Kiev, Ukraine—Thirty-seven children received a Junior Ambassador for Peace Certificate at the Peace Congress with the theme “All the World for Peace.”
Hamburg, Germany—A special Peace Road event brought bicyclists to the former border between East and West Germany.
UPF-Ireland added a forum to its “Peace Road” event, discussing the effects of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union.
Berlin, Germany—Twenty peace activists bicycled along the route of the former Berlin Wall as part of the 2018 Peace Road event.
Report on the 32nd International Leadership Conference (ILC) of the Universal Peace Federation – Seoul, Korea, Aug. 26-29, 2018.
My presentation today is devoted to the problems and prospects of development of the world and especially the transcontinental transport infrastructure. I will talk not only about the Bering Straight tunnel, but also about some wider issues.
Regensburg, Germany—Inspired by the motto “Connecting the World through Peace,” 18 bicyclists rode along the Danube River, which connects 10 European nations.
Helsinki, Finland—The 2018 Peace Road event started with a walk through central Helsinki and ended at a peace-themed program in the Finnish Parliament.
Munich, Germany—UPF-Munich organized a “Peace Road” bicycle tour to Muslim, Christian and Jewish houses of worship.
The Portugal chapters of UPF and WFWP sent a delegation representing Europe to the first Latin America Summit 2018 organized by the Universal Peace Federation in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on August 2-5, 2018.
Odessa, Ukraine—A group of mostly children traveled from Kiev to Odessa as the Ukrainian contribution to the Peace Road 2018 campaign.
Oslo, Norway—UPF-Norway organized a Peace Road event that took 18 bicyclists to a Peace Park on the border with Sweden.
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