International Day of Peace today

Posted on September 21st, 2013 in News, Recent posts by .

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September 21 is International Peace Day, the 31st to be observed since its conception

The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon dedicated this year’s International Day of Peace to education as a means to reduce prospects of war sustainably for the future.

Jeremy Gilley is responsible for getting the UN’s recognition of a day dedicated to peace, and has been campaigning for world peace since he founded Peace One Day in 1999. More information can be found here.

And, over the past six weeks Peace Beats have been collating dedications from across the US and UK and a webcast will be broadcasted today, hosted by actor Michael Nouri. They have released a two minute promo video ahead of the webcast:

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