On 28 – 30 September 2016, WVF President Dan-Viggo Bergtun attended the 60th Anniversary of the Russian Union of Veterans (OOVV) and the 9th Congress of the Commonwealth of Anti-Fascists of the World in Moscow, Russia. More than 100 delegates and guests from 21 countries took part in the events.
From 22 to 24 September, Dan-Viggo Bergtun, President of the World Veterans Federation, attended the Veteran Gathering, Eurotreff 2016 in Stavanger, Norway.
Every year on the International Day of Peace, the United Nations calls on warring parties to lay down their arms and observe a 24-hour global ceasefire. The symbolism of a day without fighting is a crucial reminder that conflict can and must come to an end.