Bilisht, Albania—The UPF-Albania chapter in Korçë county held its first program of 2017 by opening a new branch in the town of Bilisht.
Stuttgart, Germany—Interfaith prayers and a ceremony with light and water were the highlights of the 2017 World Interfaith Harmony Week celebration.
Seoul, Korea—The fourth World Summit on “Peace, Security and Human Development” was attended by more than 500 dignitaries from 120 nations and included the award ceremony for the 2nd Sunhak Peace Prize and the recovening of the International Conference on the Unity of the Sciences (ICUS).
Bratislava, Slovakia—UPF marked the 2017 World Interfaith Harmony Week by focusing on a new law that limits the rights of faith groups in Slovakia.
Prague, Czech Republic—“The Media and Us: Influencing the Public Opinion” was the title of a lecture organized by the Czech UPF chapter.
From September 7 to 9, 2016, the Universal Peace Federation held an International Leadership Conference in London, the third in a series of events held this year to launch worldwide the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP).
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina—Consensus and cooperation in the Balkan region were the focus of a conference held on December 15, 2016.