International Day of Peace observed today

The International Day of Peace is observed around the world annually on 21st September. It is dedicated to world peace and specifically the absence of war & violence such as might be occasioned by a temporary ceasefire in a combat zone for humanitarian aid access. The theme for 2017 is “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety, and Dignity for All.” In 1981, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) had designated 21st September as the International Day of Peace.

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