Celebrated globally on September 21, the International Day of Peace is an initiative by the United Nations to halt violence and conflicts
The International Day of Peace is observed worldwide on September 21, as officially declared by the United Nations in 2001.
The UN General Assembly passed Resolution 36/67 in 1981, marking the third Tuesday of September as the International Day of Peace.
The day serves as a reminder of the UN's commitment to peace and encourages individuals and nations to work towards a world where everyone can flourish, transcending all differences.
The dove symbolizes peace and freedom, while the olive branch is an ancient symbol of peace, often associated with this special day.
A special ceremony is held at the UN Headquarters where the Peace Bell is rung.
Peace marches, educational programs, art exhibitions, and intercultural dialogues, fostering a culture of peace and non-violence.
The International Day of Peace offers a globally shared date for humanity to commit to peace above all differences