Bergamo, Italy—International Day of Families was celebrated in the northern Italian city of Bergamo under the theme "The Value of the Family for the New Millennium.”
Paris, France—A new series of interreligious forums started with the topic “The Reality of Life after Death and Contemporary Society.”
Tirana, Albania—More than 160 participants, including many prominent Albanians, attended a celebration of the UN International Day of Families in the UNESCO Hall of the National Historical Museum.
Prague, Czech Republic—The roles of parents and government in children’s education was the theme of an international conference held in the Czech Parliament.
Korça, Albania—About 120 guests attended a UPF conference held in honor of UN International Day of Families with the theme “The Importance of Family Values in an Era of Global Crisis.”
Vienna, Austria—“Walls or Bridges? Populism, Integration and the Future of Europe” was the title of a panel discussion organized by the Youth Committee of UPF-Austria.
Stuttgart, Germany—The 2017 UN International Day of Families was celebrated by conducting an Interfaith Peace Blessing ceremony.