International Day of Peace 2021: World Day of Peace or International Day of Peace is celebrated every year on 21st September. The purpose of celebrating this day is for peace, sweetness and brotherhood. However, if seen, there is no basis for life without peace.
At the international level, there is peace between all countries and unity among peoples, to maintain love and put an end to international conflicts. On this day, awareness is spread among the people all over the world that we are not each other’s enemies. The main purpose of celebrating this day is to promote peace between countries around the world and to end mutual disputes.
What is World Peace Day?
The day was established by the United Nations to maintain peace between all countries around the world, to end international wars and to promote brotherhood between countries. The United Nations General Assembly first announced its celebration in the year 1981. After that it continued to be celebrated every year.
history of world peace day
The United Nations started celebrating International Day of Peace around the world in 1981. After which it was celebrated for the first time on the third Tuesday of September in the year 1982. After this, from 1982 to 2001, International Day of Peace was celebrated on the third Tuesday of September. At the same time, the United Nations had announced to celebrate it on 21 September from the year 2002. Since then, International Day of Peace is being celebrated every year on 21st September.
How to celebrate World Peace Day
White pigeons are considered messengers of peace. On this day, a message of peace is given by flying white pigeons. Let us tell you that on the occasion of International Day of Peace, different types of programs are organized from United Nations to different organizations, schools and colleges.
Theme of World Peace Day 2021
The United Nations General Assembly has declared International Day of Peace as a day dedicated to strengthening the ideals of peace through non-violence and ceasefire. This year the theme of International Day of Peace 2021 is ‘Recovering Better for an Equitable and Sustainable World’.
importance of world peace day
Every year the theme of International Day of Peace is announced by the United Nations. For your information, let us tell you that at the United Nations Headquarters (New York), United Nations peace is started by ringing the bell. These bells are made from coins donated by children from all continents except Africa.