“Peace is more important than all justice, and peace was not made for the sake of justice, but justice for the sake of peace.” – Martin Luther
International Day of Peace (“Peace Day”) is observed around the world each year on 21 September. Established in 1981 by unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace above all differences and to contribute to building a Culture of Peace.
The 2020 theme for the International Day of Peace is “Shaping Peace Together”
Celebrate the day by spreading compassion, kindness and hope in the face of the pandemic.