U.N INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE: 21 SEPTEMBER 2017- “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All.”

International Day of Peace seeks to promote peace among nations and peoples.On International Day of Peace day, the UN Secretary-General rings a bell made from the coins donated by 60 countries and holds a special ceremony to observe this special day.

“May Peace Prevail on Earth.”

 

 

Anyone, anywhere can celebrate Peace Day. It can be as simple as lighting a candle at noon, sitting in silent meditation, or doing a good deed for someone you don’t know. Or it can involve getting your co-workers, organization, community or government engaged in a large event. You can also share thoughts, messages and pictures to commemorate Peace Day on social media. Here are a couple of other ideas to get you going..

Search for an organized event in your local area.

Share a selfie on social media using the #PeaceDay hashtag. Use our downloadable art to reflect this year’s theme. Get your friends and family members involved too!

Help us Make #PeaceDay Trend on September 21 by tweeting, posting and sharing your thoughts, pictures and message of peace throughout the day.

Sign the “I am a Pathway to Peace” Pledge to show your commitment to peace.

Join people across the world in a Minute of Silence, Moment of Peace at noon in every time zone.

Consider gathering for a Global Feast for Peace, including foods from different cultures, or interfaith dialogue, or just gather to break bread.

Have a discussion or create an art activity around what this year’s theme, “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All.” means to your group.

Organize a Global March for Peace and Unity

Involve your Faith/Spiritual Community in Peace Day

Tell your favourite Radio Stations about Peace Day:

Participate in a Global Meditation on September 21 for the International Day of Peace at 19:00 UTC/ GMT worldwide.
https://www.facebook.com/events/1530247320527153/

Give Peace Breathing a try, and share it with others.

Open or close your gatherings with the simple universal statement of peace, “May Peace Prevail on Earth.” Or display the message of peace, “May Peace Prevail on Earth”,

If football/soccer is a part of your life and you are passionate about inspiring peace within your community, get involved with One Day One Goal.
http://www.peaceoneday.org/campaigns/one-day-one-goal

If you are a dancer, a dance teacher or simply someone who loves to dance, then One Day One Dance is the perfect way to express your passion for peace.
http://www.peaceoneday.org/campaigns/one-day-one-dance

If you love singing and belong to a choir, run one or want to create one just for the day, then One Day One Choir is a perfect way to get together and sing for peace.
http://www.onedayonechoir.org/

“May Peace Prevail on Earth.”

 

 

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