'International Day of Peace: 21 September' | 'World Peace Day' (100 Words)

Thursday, September 12, 2013

The ‘International Day of Peace’ is celebrated on 21st September every year. The International Day of Peace, sometimes unofficially known as World Peace Day. This day is observed around the world. The International Day of Peace was established in 1981. The first Peace Day was observed in September 1982.

This day is dedicated to world peace, and specifically the absence of war and violence. To inaugurate the day, the United Nations Peace Bell is rung at UN Headquarters in New York City. On this day special activities and celebrations are held all across the world. This day provides an opportunity for individuals, organizations and nations to create practical acts of peace on a shared date. 
 

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