29 May is the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers. The day was established to “honour the memory of the UN Peacekeepers who have lost their lives in the cause of peace and to pay tribute to all the men and women who have served and continue to serve in UN peacekeeping operations for their high level of professionalism, dedication and courage.”
It is with great regret and profound sadness that we inform you of the death of Honorary Vice President of the WVF, Mr. Mohammed Benjelloun.
At the invitation of the President of the French Republic, Mr. François Hollande, Dan-Viggo Bergtun, President of the World Veterans Federation, took part in the French Armistice Day Ceremony at the Arc de Triomphe. This event is organized every year on November 11 to commemorate the Armistice signed between the Allies and Germany, which ended World War I.