A ‘Peace Road’ through Lithuania’s Historic Capital

August 26, 2017

Vilnius, Lithuania—A small but spirited group of adults and children bicycled 10 kilometers through Lithuania’s capital for the 2017 Peace Road event.


UPF-Russia Has Baltic Dialogue with Lithuania

December 11, 2016

Vilnius, Lithuania—Talented performers as well as masters of folk and applied art gathered at the eighth Light of the Christmas Star festival.


St. Petersburg-Vilnius Super-Marathon Run Celebrates International Day of Peace

September 28, 2014

As part of UPF-Eurasia's Baltic Dialogue project, a group of long-distance runners set out from St. Petersburg Sept. 20, 2014 in a super-marathon relay run for peace, commemorating the UN International Day of Peace 2014. They arrived in Vilnius, Latvia, on Sept. 28.


International Day of Peace Celebrated in Lithuania

September 19, 2014

Vilnius, Lithuania - UPF Lithuania held a commemoration of the International Day of Peace in Vilnius by holding an interreligious prayer gathering on the Hill of Three Crosses in Vilnius on Sept. 19, 2014.


Educators Forum Held in Lithuania

October 26, 2013

Vilnius, Lithuania - UPF-Lithuania held a forum on Oct. 26 on the theme “Educating youth as a step towards a harmonious society,” addressing the current issues of youth crimes. Over 40 participants attended the meeting, including school directors, educators and NGO representatives.


Day of Families Observed in Lithuania

May 22, 2013

Panevezys, Lithuania - An International Day of Families program honoring 35 outstanding local families took place on May 15 at the Panevezys Art Gallery. UPF-Lithuania sponsored the program in conjunction with the Active Women Club of women politicians in the city, led by UPF Ambassador for Peace Mrs. Danute Krisciuniene. The title of the event was short and warm: “I Thank You.”


Ambassadors for Peace Meet in Vilnius

June 6, 2012

Vilnius, Lithuania - A quarterly meeting of Ambassadors Peace was held in Vilnius, Lithuania, on June 6. The participants shared about recent UPF projects on the world and regional levels.


Day of Families Observed in Northern Lithuania

May 15, 2012

Panevezys, Lithuania - In cooperation with the “Atjauta” (Compassion), an organization in Panevezys that works with at-risk children, UPF-Lithuania organized a celebration of the International Day of Families on May 15.


Report to Ambassadors for Peace in Vilnius

February 18, 2012

Vilnius, Lithuania - UPF-Eurasia Secretary General Jacques Marion visited Lithuania on February 18 to meet with Ambassadors for Peace and report on recent UPF activities in Eurasia and throughout the world. Raimondas Urbonas, Secretary General of UPF-Lithuania, reported about the International Leadership Conference in Korea.


Lithuania Forum on the Significance of the Family

November 25, 2011

Panevezys, Lithuania - UPF-Lithuania in partnership with the local NGO “The Brotherhood of January 13th” convened a meeting in Panevezys on November 25 on the theme “The Significance of the Family for Individuals and Society.”


UPF Registered in Lithuania

June 28, 2011

Vilnius, Lithuania - Our warm congratulations to the Ambassadors for Peace and UPF partners in Baltic States! The Lithuanian chapter of the Universal Peace Federation was registered in Vilnius on June 28, 2011. It marked a very important stage in expanding activity of Lithuanian peacemakers and further development of the Baltic Dialogue, a peace initiative of the Universal Peace Federation.


Baltic Dialogue Discussed at Vilnius Conference

June 21, 2011

Vilnius, Lithuania - A meeting on the UPF Founders’ World Tour 2011 and the Baltic Dialogue initiative of UPF-Eurasia for Ambassadors for Peace was held on June 21 in Vilnius.


Strengthening Connections with NGOs in Lithuania

March 23, 2011

Panevezys, Lithuania - UPF-Lithuania held a meeting on March 23 with the “Brotherhood of January 13th” — an NGO from Panevezys, one of the larger cities in Lithuania. The purpose of the meeting was to strengthen connections with that organization that began when its members participated in the World Peace Tours in Lithuania.


UPF-Lithuania Holds Annual Meeting and Christmas Party

December 30, 2010

Vilnius, Lithuania - UPF-Lithuania held its annual meeting on December 29 to reflect on the year 2010 and celebrate Christmas with Ambassadors for Peace. Ten Ambassadors for Peace gathered for this event.


Honoring a Legacy of Peace in Vilnius, Lithuania

September 30, 2010

Vilnius, Lithuania - UPF-Lithuania held a Festival of Ascension and Unity on September 30 to commemorate the lives of four people who have contributed toward godly peace and unification in Lithuania, and have now passed on to the spirit world.


In Memoriam: Medardas Cobotas

August 30, 2009

Dr. Medardas Cobotas passed from this earth on Saturday, August 30, 2009, at the age of 83 due to complications after open-heart surgery performed earlier in the month.


Peace Rallies Held throughout Lithuania

September 25, 2006

Lithuania - A few committed people organized 12 rallies throughout the country on the same day to communicate the UPF peace message.


Peace Tour Inaugurates UPF in Lithuania

October 23, 2005

His Excellency Stanislav Shushkevich, the former President of Belarus, introduced UPF Founder Dr. Sun Myung Moon to the 500 delegates who had assembled at the Palace Forum in central Vilnius for the inauguration of the Universal Peace Federation in Lithuania.