Happy Peace Day!

International Day of Peace Logo

International Day of Peace Logo

Ring the bells and speak out for peace throughout the land. It’s Sept. 21, and hence International Day of Peace. Since 1982, the world has marked this United Nations-established day in an effort to promote “practical acts of peace” around the globe. 

From the Peace Day Web site:


Anyone, anywhere can celebrate Peace Day. It can be as simple as lighting a candle at noon, or just sitting in silent meditation. Or it can involve getting your co-workers, organization, community or government engaged in a large event. The impact if millions of people in all parts of the world, coming together for one day of peace, is immense.

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.

Do something on this International Day of Peace. Any practical peacemaking act will help the cause. Remember, it’s all about making a more peaceful world. Take part.

Click here for information on Peace Day events in your area.


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