September 21 is International Day of Peace

Create a practical act of peace today

The International Day of Peace (“Peace Day”) is on Wednesday.  It is an opportunity ” for individuals, organizations and nations to create practical acts of peace on a shared date.”   It is a day devoted to commemorating and strengthening the ideals of peace within and among all people.

Since its inception in 1982, Peace Day has been a marker of the progress we make toward peace. It includes millions of people in all parts of the world, and each year there are events to commemorate and celebrate this day. They may be small, private gatherings or public concerts and forums.  Use the International Day of Peace website to find an event in your area.

International Day of Peace is also a Day of Ceasefire – personal or political. Take this opportunity to make peace in your own relationships as well as impact the larger conflicts of our time. Imagine what a whole Day of Ceasefire would mean to humankind.

Learn more about the International Day of Peace.

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