Europe and Middle East—The July 2021 ILC’s fourth session was on the theme “The Emerging Power of Women’s Diplomacy toward Sustainable Peace.”
Intervention of H.E. Anneli Jäätteenmäki, Prime Minister (2003), Finland.
Europe and the Middle East—A number of distinguished women spoke about women’s potential as peacemakers.
Norway—UPF chapters in five nations organized the Nordic Rally of Hope event together.
Helsinki, Finland—UPF co-hosted a webinar with an English-language online TV channel for migrants.
Women’s participation in decision making has, unfortunately, not been an area where progress has been notable. Equality in participation and decision-making in society at all levels, from grassroots to governmental positions, is important.
Helsinki, Finland—Starting at the spiritual center of Finland, UPF supporters held a Peace Road walking event through the center of Helsinki.
Helsinki, Finland—The 2018 Peace Road event started with a walk through central Helsinki and ended at a peace-themed program in the Finnish Parliament.
Giessen, Germany—One hundred years after the Republic of Finland came into existence, UPF celebrated with a program about Finnish history and culture.