From 2nd-4th October, 2009, the World Pecae Summit – The Message of Mahatma Gandhi and Sri Swami Madhavananda took place in the city of Szombathely, Hungary. Mahatma Gandhi and His Holiness Sri Swami Madhavananda were outstanding spiritual leaders of our time, and their messages of peace, nonviolence and truthfulness is more than ever relevant to our troubled world.
In March 2008 the 7th International World Peace Summit was held in Wellington attended by national and international speakers addressing pressing issues facing mankind and the planet.
The 6th annual World Peace Summit under the auspices of the Sri Swami Madhavananda World Peace Council, in cooperation with the Slovak Yoga Union took place in Bratislava, on October 5-7.
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.
The first Peace Summit in Croatia, organised by Croatian Union of "Yoga In Daily Life", took place on October 9, 2005 in Croatia's capital Zagreb, in their biggest hall, Vatroslav Lisinski. The event commenced with the ceremony of lighting "peace candles", carried out by representatives of several participating religions.