Australian Peace Council

November 19, 2016

Melbourne, Australia—The Australian National Peace Council had its second meeting, attended by 19 participants from the states of Victoria, South Australia, Queensland and Western Australia.

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Australia Hosts Multicultural Football Tournament

November 6, 2016

Sydney, Australia—A football tournament was held to celebrate Australians’ multicultural backgrounds and promote harmony among them.

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International Day of Peace Observed in Australia

September 24, 2016

Melbourne, Australia—In recognition of UN International Day of Peace, a conference to support and foster peacebuilding was held in Melbourne’s Docklands suburb.

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South Sudanese in Diaspora Serve as Peacemakers

June 25, 2016

Melbourne, Australia—South Sudanese living in Australia’s Victoria state were urged to unite and to promote peace in their homeland.

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Australians Promote a Culture of Peace

June 18, 2016

Melbourne, Australia—Ambassadors for Peace learned about Peace Leadership in a seminar held by UPF-Australia on June 18, 2016.

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Africa Day Observed in Australia

May 28, 2016

Melbourne, Australia—Approximately 250 dignitaries attended a gala dinner as part of Australia’s fifth annual celebration of Africa Day.

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Australians Discuss a More Inclusive Society

April 4, 2016

Sydney, Australia—Some 40 Ambassadors for Peace, UPF supporters and guests attended the bimonthly Ambassadors for Peace meeting at the Oceania Peace Embassy.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Australia

February 1, 2016

Sydney, Australia—UPF marked World Interfaith Harmony Week 2016 with a program titled “Interfaith in Action: Working Together for the Common Good.”

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Australians Honored for Living for Others

December 7, 2015

Sydney, Australia—Six persons who are widely recognized for their service to others were presented by UPF with Living for Others Awards.

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Pacific Nations Develop 2016 Plan of Action

December 2, 2015

Sydney, Australia—“Peace, Security and Human Development in Oceania” was the theme of the 2015 UPF-Oceania regional conference.

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Australians Link Prosperity and World Peace

October 6, 2015

Sydney, Australia—Prosperity and world peace were the main topics at the bimonthly Ambassador for Peace meeting held on October 6, 2015.

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International Day of Peace Observed in Australia

September 21, 2015

Melbourne, Australia—UPF-Australia celebrated the 2015 International Day of Peace together with the 10th anniversary of UPF’s founding.

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On Mandela Day, Australia Says “Make a Difference”

July 18, 2015

Melbourne, Australia—African community leaders, NGO leaders and politicians celebrated Nelson Mandela International Day with music and prayer.

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Australian Peace Council Defines Its Vision

July 11, 2015

Melbourne, Australia—The Victoria Peace Council held its second meeting to define the vision, mission, values and peacebuilding principles to guide its work.

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UPF-Australia: RYS Project Includes Tree-planting

June 13, 2015

Riverwood, Australia—Young people from 16 nationalities and six faiths came together to plant trees in a project of the Religious Youth Service (RYS).

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UPF-Australia: Global Day of Parents Observed

June 11, 2015

Brisbane, Australia—Women upholding moral values was the topic of a joint celebration of International Day of Families and Global Day of Parents.

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Ethiopian Leader Addresses Australian Ambassadors for Peace

June 1, 2015

Sydney, Australia—The June meeting of Sydney Ambassadors for Peace had as its guest speaker a leader of Australia’s Ethiopian community.

 

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Africa Day Observed in Australia

May 30, 2015

Melbourne, Australia—Africa Day 2015 was celebrated in Australia with a variety of cultural events in Melbourne and Sydney.

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Peacebuilding Principles Called Antidote to Extremism

May 30, 2015

Melbourne, Australia—UPF peacebuilding principles could counter fundamentalism and extremism, said members of the Peace Council of the state of Victoria.

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UPF-Australia Starts Peace Council in Victoria

April 18, 2015

Melbourne, Australia—UPF-Australia has inaugurated a Peace Council in the state of Victoria as a model for other Australian states and eventually for a National Peace Council.

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