International Day of Peace 2023: A Journey Towards Global Harmony

Celebrated globally on September 21, the International Day of Peace is an initiative by the United Nations to halt violence and conflicts

What is International Day of Peace?

When is it Observed?

The International Day of Peace is observed worldwide on September 21, as officially declared by the United Nations in 2001.

How Did it Begin?

The UN General Assembly passed Resolution 36/67 in 1981, marking the third Tuesday of September as the International Day of Peace.

Why is it Important?

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 and Olive Branch

The dove symbolizes peace and freedom, while the olive branch is an ancient symbol of peace, often associated with this special day.

How is it Celebrated?

A special ceremony is held at the UN Headquarters where the Peace Bell is rung.

Worldwide Observance

Peace marches, educational programs, art exhibitions, and intercultural dialogues, fostering a culture of peace and non-violence.

Be a Part of the Change

The International Day of Peace offers a globally shared date for humanity to commit to peace above all differences