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).
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).
Our Global Agenda and the processes addressing it have been marked by a series of fundamental changes. First, the traditional multilateral diplomacy among sovereign states has increasingly been complemented and influenced by the participation and contributions of non-state partners. Civil society, academia and regional and local authorities and institutions have gained rising significance and related responsibilities.