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International Day of Peace

International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September, UN General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, through observing 24 hours of non-violence and cease-fire.

 

Key Point and Facts for Pre

  •  International Day of Peace was established in 1981 by the United Nations General Assembly.


  • Last Two decades in 2001, the General Assembly unanimously voted to designate the Day as a period of non-violence and cease-fire.


  • The United Nations invites all nations and people to commemorate this Day through education and public awareness on issues related to peace.


  • International Day of Peace 2021 Theme: Recovering better for an equitable and sustainable world.

Source: UN 

Keywords
International Day of Peace, United Nations Peace Day