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International Day of Peace v3

International Day of Peace v3



An Awareness Campaign

An Awareness Campaign



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