INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE 2022

  • Each year the International Day of Peace is discovered around the arena on 21st September.
  • Theme for 2022 is End racism. Build peace.
  • The United Nations (UN) General Assembly has declared this as an afternoon dedicated to strengthening the beliefs of peace, via observing 24 hours of non-violence and cease-fire.
  • The International Day of Peace become mounted in 1981 via way of means of the United Nations General Assembly.
  • In 2001, the General Assembly unanimously voted to designate the Day as a length of non-violence and cease-fire.

Symbol of International Peace Day:

  • The United Nations Association of Japan donated the Peace Bell in 1954. It has end up normal to ring the bell two times a yr: on the primary day of spring, on the Vernal Equinox, and on September 21st, International Day of Peace.
  • International Day of Non-Violence
  • The International Day of Non-Violence is discovered on 2nd October, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi.
  • It become mounted via way of means of the UNGA in 2007 to “disseminate the message of non-violence, such as via schooling and public awareness”. 

Way Forward

On the International Day of Peace, the unjust structure which privileges splendid powers and lets in their ghastly machinations ought to be identified and challenged. Intellectuals, social actions and responsible states ought to prioritise suffering for an equitable global order.

SOURCE: THE HINDU,THE ECONOMIC TIMES,MINT

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