International Day of Peace v2

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International Day of Peace v2

  1. 1. International Day of Peace An Awareness Campaign
  2. 2. What is Peace? <ul><li>Peace does not only mean “the absence of war” </li></ul><ul><li>It’s also “a state of security within a community” </li></ul><ul><li>And also: “harmony in personal relations” </li></ul><ul><li>Peace can have a different meaning for each person </li></ul>
  3. 3. International Day of Peace First declared by United Nations General Assembly in 1981 Originally on the third Tuesday in September
  4. 4. Why Peace Day? <ul><li>How many people worldwide are displaced as a result of conflict? </li></ul><ul><li>1.2 million </li></ul><ul><li>12 million </li></ul><ul><li>42 million </li></ul><ul><li>62 million </li></ul>
  5. 5. Why Peace Day? <ul><li>According to the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, 62 million people are displaced worldwide. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Why Peace Day? <ul><li>That equals the entire population of the United Kingdom! </li></ul>
  7. 7. Peace One Day Building a Movement for Peace
  8. 8. Peace One Day
  9. 9. How it Started <ul><li>Founded in 1999 by former actor Jeremy Gilley </li></ul>
  10. 10. How it Started <ul><li>In 2001, the UN adopted 21 September as Peace Day </li></ul>
  11. 11. How it Started <ul><li>Peace Day was to be the first ever day of global cease-fire and non-violence </li></ul>
  12. 12. What We Do Bringing peace into communities
  13. 13. Peacebuilding <ul><li>Peacebuilding is different from &quot;peacemaking&quot; and &quot;peacekeeping” </li></ul><ul><li>Peacebuilding focuses on creating a long-term culture of peace </li></ul>
  14. 14. Concerts for Peace <ul><li>Music has always been key to the peace movement </li></ul><ul><li>We want our concerts to reach the widest possible audience </li></ul>
  15. 15. Concerts for Peace
  16. 16. Films for Peace <ul><li>Movies produced by Jeremy Gilley: </li></ul><ul><li>Peace One Day </li></ul><ul><li>The Day After Peace </li></ul><ul><li>Peace One Day Part Three (with Jude Law) </li></ul>
  17. 17. Films for Peace
  18. 18. Peace Online <ul><li>Follow Peace One Day on: </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Peace One Day app from Nokia </li></ul>
  19. 19. Play for Peace <ul><li>Sports unite communities </li></ul><ul><li>One Day One Goal initiative </li></ul>
  20. 20. Play for Peace
  21. 21. Dance for Peace <ul><li>One Day One Dance </li></ul><ul><li>Started in 2011 </li></ul>
  22. 22. Education for Peace <ul><li>The next generation is the key to a peaceful future </li></ul><ul><li>Educators have access to free resources </li></ul><ul><li>Available in the six official UN languages </li></ul>
  23. 23. Get Involved <ul><li>Join Global Truce 2012 here </li></ul>
  24. 24. Get Involved <ul><li>Tell us about your Peace Day 2011 or Global Truce 2012 activity by email </li></ul>
  25. 25. Get Involved <ul><li>Tell others around the world and ask them to complete the Three Steps to Peace One Day </li></ul>
  26. 26. Resources & Photos <ul><li>International Day of Peace </li></ul><ul><li>Peace One Day </li></ul><ul><li>Frank Vink </li></ul>

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