Prague, Czech Republic—The International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace had its national inauguration at a conference held in the Czech Parliament.
Copenhagen, Denmark—About 150 people attended a UPF commemoration of the International Day of Peace held at UN City, one of Copenhagen’s well-known landmarks.
Valletta, Malta—About 35 Maltese celebrated their nation’s Independence Day and the UN International Day of Peace simultaneously by taking part in a Peace Road event.
Paris, France—The 2017 International Day of Peace was celebrated at an evening program with the theme given by the United Nations: “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All.”
Lyon, France—Leaders of local NGOs met at the Espace Culture et Paix (Culture and Peace Space) to celebrate this year’s International Day of Peace.
Carlingford, Ireland—The 2017 Peace Road event saw 15 participants bicycling to the border with Northern Ireland.