International Day of Peace Observed in Iceland

September 24, 2015

Reykjavik, Iceland—The celebration of the 2015 International Day of Peace took place in the largest church in Iceland.

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International Day of Peace Celebrated in Iceland

September 21, 2014

Reykjavik, Iceland - Religious representatives and politicians gathered on Sept. 21, 2014, the UN International Day of Peace, to express their desire to work together to build peace and continue to make Iceland a model country of peace in the 21st century.

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S.D. Gunnarsdottir: Address to World Summit 2014

August 11, 2014

The exercise of solving conflicts and the pursuit of democracy, stability and security needs to be underscored by continuing to weave the ever-expanding global network of economic ties.

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Day of Families Observed at a Parade in Reykjavik

May 12, 2012

Reykjavik, Iceland - In collaboration with the city of Reykjavik and many organizations, mainly national groups from countries around the world, UPF-Iceland participated in a parade followed by an exhibition at the town hall of Reykjavik on May 12.

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Meeting in Reykjavik with Ambassadors for Peace

September 16, 2011

Reykjavik, Iceland - My wife and I invited three Ambassadors for Peace from the Church of Iceland to our home for dinner and a friendly exchange of ideas.

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UN Day of Non-Violence Celebrated in Iceland

October 2, 2010

Reykjavik, Iceland - On Oct. 2, 2010, UPF-Iceland joined hundreds of peace activists in the capital of Iceland to commemorate the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi and the International Day of Nonviolence.

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Day of Families Celebrated in Reykjavik

May 14, 2010

Reykjavik, Iceland - A parade and exhibit in the town hall of Reykjavik marked the UN International Day of Families on May 15. This tiny island in the North Atlantic felt like a microcosm of all the cultures of our world.

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Sharing God's Blessing as One Family

December 4, 2009

Reykjavik, Iceland - UPF held a conference under the theme of Sharing God's Blessing as One Family on December 3 at the home of Priscilla Zanoria, the honorary Consul-General of the Philippines in Iceland.

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Interfaith Gathering in Iceland Focuses on the Family

May 15, 2009

Reykjavik, Iceland—Rev. Hjörtur Johannsson, pastor of the Free Lutheran Church, hosted a celebration on May 15 promoting the universality of the family and God as the parent of all humankind. A Muslim speaker expressed concern about the degradation of the family and emphasized the equality of all humanity regardless of race, sex, or religion.

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