21 September International Peace Day ( World Alzheimer’s Day ) : Quotes, Drawing, Images


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With so many news channels, the news is still focused on a few serious problems in the world. There have been a great deal of developments in world peace, though. With the recent agreement, although not yet ratified, on the Columbia Peace Treaty, an entire hemisphere of our planet is at this moment free from warfare.

Iran has elected more moderates into their parliament, which hopefully will bring the country more towards the international standards for human rights. North Korea, which has essentially slavery in its concentration camps, is forecast to cease to collapse as a dictatorship.

There are violations of human rights on this planet, the UN International Court for Human Rights is working on ending violations of human rights. There has been progress in world peace, though, and that is what is celebrated.

Why is International Peace Day celebrated?

International Day of Peace was designed to celebrate an ending of violence and cross-fire after a disastrous war. It is observed globally on September 21st each year. The theme for 2016 is “Sustainable Development Goals: Building Blocks for Peace.”

People celebrate International Day of Peace in many different ways. The most popular events include: the “Minute of Silence,” the Global Feast for Peace, Roots and Shoots, 11 Days of Global Unity, Compassion Games International, Global Mala (Yoga) Project, Be the Peace, One Day One Goal, Peace Crane Project, and more. You can take part by hosting one of these events in your community.

For other ideas, try the following:

  • Take a minute of out of your date to reflect on what you’re grateful for and what peace means to you
  • Sit and mediate with friends and family
  • Tell someone why you are grateful to have them in your life
  • Volunteer for your local charity to give back to the community
  • Donate money to a non-profit organization of your choice
  • Make amends with someone who you had an argument with

International Peace Day Quotes

  • “Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset.” —Saint Francis de Sales
  • “The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.” —Norman Vincent Peale
  • “Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.” —Dalai Lama
  • “Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “If you are depressed you are living in the past if you are anxious you are living in the future, if you are at peace, you are living in the present.” —Lao Tzu
  • “When things change inside you, things change around you.” —Unknown
  • “Peace of mind for five minutes, that’s what I crave.” —Alanis Morissette


Is there any connection between the World Wars and the International Day of Peace?

Not really. The International Day of Peace wasn’t first celebrated until 1981. It was established by the United Nation, which was formed after the second world war. But that’s only a secondary correlation. So no.

When is the ‘International Day of Living Together in Peace’ observed by the UN?

‘International Day of Living Together in Peace’ is observed by the United Nations on May 16, every year.
It is aimed to serve as a means of mobilizing the efforts of the international community to promote peace, tolerance and solidarity. The 2021 theme for the International Day of Peace is “Recovering better for an equitable and sustainable world”.

Each year, on which date is the International Day of Peace observed?

This year’s theme is “recovering better for an equitable and sustainable world” New Delhi: Giving peace a chance is the main focus on the International Day of Peace or World Peace Day, which is observed every year on September 21.

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