International Day of Peace
September 21. A global holiday highlighting efforts to end conflict and promote peace.
The United Nations' International Day of Peace is a global holiday when individuals, communities, nations and governments highlight efforts to end conflict and promote peace. Established by U.N. resolution in 1982, "Peace Day" has grown to include millions of people around the world who participate in all kinds of events, large and small. A new website for the 2009 Day of Peace provides easy links to events and information happening anywhere in the world. www.internationaldayofpeace.org