Category: International UU News

 

Unitarian and UU news from around the world. Including news about IWC (the International Women’s Convocation).

Share your stories of interactions with European U or U groups – a call to Action

By Karen Kyker, EUU President Earlier this month (December), I spent some time in conversation with Alicia Forde, International Office Director of the UUA. I am very grateful that Alicia reached out to me/us (EUU), to better understand the EUU and our relationships with UUA and ICUU (which is no longer in existence). We spoke … Continue reading Share your stories of interactions with European U or U groups – a call to Action

Life Alive – 32nd Unitariertag in Cologne: A Short Report

by Bonnie Friedmann, EUU Member at Large “Life alive” was the theme of the 32nd Unitariertag in Cologne, a four-day gathering held every two years, during which the Unitarier meet for their general meeting, as well as for worship, inspiration and relaxation together. The event is both very similar to our EUU retreats and also somewhat … Continue reading Life Alive – 32nd Unitariertag in Cologne: A Short Report

Unitarians in Romania helping Ukrainian refugees and displaced people in Ukraine

By Beth O’Connell, UU Paris member and IWC Vice President From the onset of the war in Ukraine, the Hungarian Unitarian Church and Providence (Gondviselés), its charity organization, have responded to the needs of Ukrainian refugees fleeing across the border to Romania as well as internally displaced people in Ukraine. The International Convocation of Unitarian … Continue reading Unitarians in Romania helping Ukrainian refugees and displaced people in Ukraine

Calling Young UU Women around the World

(Updated Feb 3) by Beth O’Connell UUFP (Paris) and IWC Vice President Do you want to make friends with young Unitarian and Unitarian-Universalist women around the globe?  Women 18 to 35 in our fellowships throughout Europe are invited to join a new virtual program sponsored by the International Women’s Convocation (www.intlwomensconvo.org). “Young UU Women Leaders Engaged … Continue reading Calling Young UU Women around the World

Remarks on the Changing ICUU given at the EUU Town Hall Meeting, November 21st, 2020

By John Eichrodt I just learned with shock of the proposed demise of the ICUU, which apparently has been accepted together with a mandate to work out a new form. It is my greatest hope that the new ICUU will continue to be our UU Lighthouse for UUs around the world. And that in addition. … Continue reading Remarks on the Changing ICUU given at the EUU Town Hall Meeting, November 21st, 2020

ICUU Council Meeting Report – New Officers and Major Changes Ahead

International Council of Unitarians & Universalists Council Meeting 29 October 2020         Dear ICUU Members and Friends, I hope this finds you and your communities navigating the impacts of covid-19, staying healthy and safe. As you know due to the pandemic of the coronavirus, ICUU made the difficult decision to cancel our … Continue reading ICUU Council Meeting Report – New Officers and Major Changes Ahead