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International Day of Peace

The International Day of Peace (“Peace Day”)  is today September 21!

This special day gives us an opportunity for not only nations and organizations, but also individuals to create

Gracey, The Tiniest Tiger hoping for Peace

Today is International Peace Day. Please think peaceful thoughts and be kind today and everyday.

practical acts of peace.  This day was established by a United Nations resolution in 1981 to coincide with the opening of the General Assembly.  The very first Peace Day was celebrated in September 1982.

With the creation of the  International Day of Peace, the United Nations pledged to devote itself to worldwide peace and to encourage all of mankind to work in cooperation to seek peace. Here is the premise for Peace Day:

“Peace Day should be devoted to commemorating and strengthening the ideals of peace both within and among all nations and peoples. This day will serve as a reminder to all peoples that our organization, with all its limitations, is a living instrument in the service of peace and should serve all of us here within the organization as a constantly pealing bell reminding us that our permanent commitment, above all interests or differences of any kind, is to peace.”

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The Tiniest Tiger asks “What will you do to protect Earth’s biodiversity?”

The United Nations declared 2010 to be the International Year of Biodiversity. It is a celebration of life on earth and of the value of biodiversity for our lives. The world is invited to take action in 2010 to safeguard the variety of life on earth.

Friends, what will you do to protect Earth’s biodiversity this year?

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