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September 22, 2016
Oslo, Norway—The 2016 International Day of Peace was celebrated with a program titled “The UN Sustainable Development Goals and Religion.”
July 23, 2016
Oslo, Norway—The Peace Road 2016 event was a hike to the top of Gaustatoppen, one of the highest mountains in southern Norway.
May 22, 2016
Oslo, Norway—UPF-Norway marked International Day of Families with a program titled "From a Child’s Perspective – Good Environment for Children’s Development."
February 4, 2016
Oslo, Norway—UPF-Norway organized an evening conference on “Finding Ways to Reconciliation” as part of the UN World Interfaith Harmony Week.
October 27, 2015
Oslo, Norway—UPF-Norway celebrated United Nations Day in partnership with Central Jamaat E Ahle Sunnat, the largest mosque in Oslo.
May 27, 2015
Oslo, Norway—The 2015 UN International Day of Families was observed by UPF-Norway with a program entitled “Are There Universal Family Values among Religions?”
February 5, 2015
Oslo, Norway - Together with a Lutheran church in Oslo, UPF-Norway organized a program on the topic "Religion and Human Rights" on Feb. 5 in observance of UN World Interfaith Harmony Week.
September 18, 2014
Oslo, Norway - "The Right of Peoples to Peace: A Religious Approach to a Peaceful World" was the theme of an International Day of Peace observance at Grønland Church in Oslo on Sept. 18, 2014.
May 20, 2014
Oslo, Norway - The UN International Day of Families was celebrated in the Diakonhjemmet University College in Oslo on May 20.
February 6, 2014
Oslo, Norway - An observance of the UN World Interfaith Harmony Week on the theme of Peace in Syria and the Middle East took place at Central Jamaat e Ahi-e Sunnat in Oslo on Feb. 6, 2014.
October 2, 2013
Oslo, Norway - An interfaith forums in the beautiful Wat Thai Buddhist temple near Oslo on Oct. 2, 2013 addressed the topic "God and Peace."
September 19, 2013
Oslo, Norway - In a traditional Norwegian Lutheran Church building in Oslo, the UN International Day of Peace was celebrated with an interfaith forum on Sept. 19, 2013.
August 29, 2013
Oslo, Norway - The largest mosque in Oslo hosted a forum on Aug. 29, 2013, in which five speakers presented their thoughts about God from their religious conviction.
May 14, 2013
Oslo, Norway - For the fourth time, the UN International Day of Families was celebrated in Oslo, with a full auditorium at the Diakonhjemmet University College. The presentations and the discussions focused on the topic “What’s Best for the Child – A Search for a Good Framework for Children’s Development.”
January 1, 2013
UPF-Europe has sent five shipments (three by sea and two by air) of medical supplies for a North Korean children's hospital donated by Germany, Spain, and Norway. The project in support of UPF's North East Asia Peace Initiative was facilitated by the North Korean Red Cross.
September 21, 2012
Oslo, Norway - The European Leadership Conference in Oslo on 'Sustainable Peace for a Sustainable Future' featured the launch of the documentary, 'Within the Eye of the Storm' in the Norwegian Parliament, the Stortinget, to coincide with International Day of Peace, September 21.
September 21, 2012
Oslo, Norway - UPF-Europe organized a European Leadership Conference Sept. 20-22, 2012 in Oslo linked to the theme of the 2012 International Day of Peace: "Sustainable Peace for a Sustainable Future."
September 20, 2012
Father Moon had both a very clear vision for how he felt the UN could increase its effectiveness as a global peacemaker and, perhaps even more importantly, as to how individuals and non-governmental bodies could most effectively contribute to world peace.
May 10, 2012
Oslo, Norway - Around 50 participants attended the UN International Day of Families on May 10 in Oslo. The event was organized at Diakonhjemmet University College with the theme "The Role of the Family for Human Development and a Healthy Society."
January 31, 2012
Narva, Estonia - In January UPF-Estonia organized a project with International Relief Friendship Foundation of Norway and an Orthodox church community in Narva, Estonia. UPF-Estonia received about 60 individually packed gifts from the children of a school in Norway. These gifts were distributed among the children at an Orthodox school in Narva.