Saturday, September 21, 2013

The International Day of Peace

Hello Readers!

     Today, September 21, 2013 is the International Day of Peace, also known as "Peace Day" around the world.  In 1981, the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution declaring a day to "commemorate and strengthen the ideals of peace" throughout the world and was celebrated Peace Bell, and from there events around the world are held to promote and educate about peace and acts of non-violence.
for the first time in 1982.  Each year, the day is began at the United Nations headquarters in New York with the ringing of the
     This year, the theme for Peace Day is "Education for Peace."  Around the world, events are being held promoting Peace Day, and social media is playing a part in spreading the word.  #PeaceHug is a trending topic on Twitter, and Peace Day's Facebook page has over 59,000 likes.  Today, peace can be acted upon individually, in addition to globally, and we at Euforia encourage all of you to take part.

All the best,
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