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VASVÁR (Hungary) commemorated its „Day of Peace”

The Municipality of Vasvár, member of ENPP,  organizes every year on August the „Day of Peace” in memory of the peace treaty signed on 10th August 1664, after the victory over the Ottoman-turkish army forces, and this year’s Day of Peace was held on 15th August, 2020. The aim of this event was to present […]

Peace Treaty of Alcáçovas (Portugal) was signed 541 years ago

Today, 541 years have passed since the signing on September 4, 1479, at Paço dos Henriques, in Alcáçovas (Portugal), of the Peace Treaty between the crowns of Castile and Portugal which  ended the War of the Succession of the Kingdom of Castile. This important treaty was also responsible for defining for the first time the […]

MORE HEALTH, MORE EUROPE OF CITIZENS, MORE EUROPE OF PEACE

The COVID-19 epidemic spread across Europe and the world, infecting millions of people and reaching hundreds of thousands of fatalities. During the most severe period of the pandemic, life stopped in most European countries with profound restrictions on the movement of people, confinements at home, commercial and industrial activity and social life reduced to historic […]

Association of Altranstädt (Germany) distributes community masks

The members of the Association for the Promotion of Altranstädt Castle (Förderverein Schloß Altranstädt e.V.) in Germany, a founding member of ENPP, distributed more than 200 community masks produced by their own means to the local population. The masks were fully sewn by the ladies who are members of the Association and all of them […]

MEETING OF ENPP BY VIDEOCONFERENCE

On 24th of April, the members of European Network of Places of Peace met by videoconference to discuss various issues related to the present and future activity of the Network, with the participation of representatives of the Network’s locations in Portugal, Germany, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Bulgaria and Romania. The members of the Network unanimously approved […]

German scientific publication refers to ENPP

A German scientific publication, edited by the Leibniz Institute for European History, based in the city of Mainz (Germany), refers to our Association in an article by Prof. Martin Peters under the title “Places of peace in Europe – Reflections on a topography of pre-modern peace agreements”. On page 34 of this scientific article that […]

TARTU (ESTONIA) CELEBRATES 100 YEARS OF ITS TREATY OF PEACE

The city of Tartu, Estonia, is celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Peace Treaty signed with Russia in the city on February 2, 1920 and which recognized the independence of the Republic of Estonia, ended the War of Independence and paved the way for the international recognition of Estonia. The first ceasefire proposal between Estonia […]