On Peace Day, the United Nations invites all nations and people to honour a cessation of hostilities during the Day, and to otherwise commemorate the Day through education and public awareness on issues related to peace. Discover the history of Peace Day in this interactive.
In 1981, the International Day of Peace was established by the UN General Assembly as a day to commemorate and strengthen the ideals of peace and specifically the absence of war and violence.
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