Word Peace Summit
Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2006
From October 13 to 15, Ljubljana, the capital city of Slovenia, hosted the World Peace Summit 2006. It was organized by the Yoga Union of Slovenia under the patronage of the Mayor of Ljubljana. More than a thousand participants came from all over the world, the highest representatives of states, distinguished guests, representatives of civil society, religious communities, environmental organizations, business people, scientists, educators, artists, members of Yoga in Daily Life, people of Slovenia, etc., attending as speakers, contributors and visitors and made a stand for peace. Peace candles were symbolically lit by representatives of different religions.
Special emphasis was given to the role of young people in shaping of the future world and the Millennium Development Goals of the United Nations to be achieved by 2015.