Ms. Bouchra Belguellil, associate researcher at the Institute for Prospect and Security in Europe, discusses the topic, "« Djihâd », does it have a gender?".
Prague, Czech Republic—More than 50 participants attended a conference held in the Czech Parliament on “Challenges and Opportunities of Our Time.”
Prague, Czech Republic—UPF held a roundtable in the Czech Parliament hosted by Mrs Nina Nováková MP to discuss the roles of religious and secular leaders in bringing peace.
Hosted by a member of the EU Parliament in Brussels, Flavio Zanonato, Women's Federation for World Peace Europe (WFWP-Europe) brought over 130 participants from throughout Europe to debate the theme, "Engaging Civil Society to Build Security and Cohesion in Europe" on June 29, 2016. Supporting organisations included the World Youth Alliance, the Universal Peace Federation and Women without Borders.
To launch their Parliamentarians for Peace Initiative, Universal Peace Federation (UK) held a conference on the topic "How Is Europe to Deal With Violent Religious Extremism?" on 13 April, 2016, at the House of Parliament in London, United Kingdom hosted by Universal Peace Federation - UK Patron, Mr Virendra Sharma MP.
The following is based on a presentation by Dr. Aaron Rhodes at the Seminar, “Challenges and Opportunities of Our Time,” held in the Parliament of the Czech Republic on 25 November 2016, hosted by MP Nina Nováková under the co-sponsorship of UPF.