Today is the United Nations International Day of Peace!🕊
 
Each year the 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗻𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗗𝗮𝘆 𝗼𝗳 𝗣𝗲𝗮𝗰𝗲 is observed around the world on this day, September 21st.
 
The UN General Assembly has declared this a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace.
 
Established in 1981 by a 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.
 
Rotary has three core initiatives focused on peace.
 
1. 𝘙𝘰𝘵𝘢𝘳𝘺’𝘴 7 𝘱𝘦𝘢𝘤𝘦 𝘤𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘴 (𝘴𝘰𝘰𝘯 𝘵𝘰 𝘣𝘦 8 ) 𝘵𝘳𝘢𝘪𝘯 𝘙𝘰𝘵𝘢𝘳𝘺 𝘗𝘦𝘢𝘤𝘦 𝘍𝘦𝘭𝘭𝘰𝘸𝘴 𝘢𝘴 𝘱𝘦𝘢𝘤𝘦 𝘣𝘶𝘪𝘭𝘥𝘦𝘳𝘴. 𝘛𝘩𝘦𝘳𝘦 𝘢𝘳𝘦 1500 𝘙𝘰𝘵𝘢𝘳𝘺 𝘗𝘦𝘢𝘤𝘦 𝘍𝘦𝘭𝘭𝘰𝘸 𝘢𝘭𝘶𝘮𝘯𝘪 𝘸𝘰𝘳𝘬𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘨𝘭𝘰𝘣𝘢𝘭𝘭𝘺 𝘰𝘯 𝘱𝘦𝘢𝘤𝘦 𝘪𝘯𝘪𝘵𝘪𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘷𝘦𝘴.
 
2. 𝘙𝘰𝘵𝘢𝘳𝘺’𝘴 𝘗𝘦𝘢𝘤𝘦 𝘈𝘳𝘦𝘢 𝘰𝘧 𝘍𝘰𝘤𝘶𝘴 𝘴𝘶𝘱𝘱𝘰𝘳𝘵𝘴 𝘙𝘰𝘵𝘢𝘳𝘺 𝘊𝘭𝘶𝘣, 𝘙𝘰𝘵𝘢𝘳𝘢𝘤𝘵 𝘊𝘭𝘶𝘣 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘙𝘰𝘵𝘢𝘳𝘺 𝘋𝘪𝘴𝘵𝘳𝘪𝘤𝘵 𝘴𝘶𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘪𝘯𝘢𝘣𝘭𝘦 𝘱𝘦𝘢𝘤𝘦 𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘫𝘦𝘤𝘵𝘴 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩 𝘙𝘰𝘵𝘢𝘳𝘺 𝘍𝘰𝘶𝘯𝘥𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘎𝘭𝘰𝘣𝘢𝘭 𝘎𝘳𝘢𝘯𝘵𝘴.
 
3. 𝘙𝘰𝘵𝘢𝘳𝘺’𝘴 𝘴𝘵𝘳𝘢𝘵𝘦𝘨𝘪𝘤 𝘱𝘢𝘳𝘵𝘯𝘦𝘳𝘴𝘩𝘪𝘱 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘐𝘯𝘴𝘵𝘪𝘵𝘶𝘵𝘦 𝘰𝘧 𝘌𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘰𝘮𝘪𝘤𝘴 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘗𝘦𝘢𝘤𝘦 𝘨𝘪𝘷𝘦𝘴 𝘙𝘰𝘵𝘢𝘳𝘺 𝘱𝘦𝘢𝘤𝘦 𝘪𝘯𝘪𝘵𝘪𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘷𝘦𝘴 𝘢 𝘥𝘢𝘵𝘢 𝘥𝘳𝘪𝘷𝘦𝘯 𝘧𝘰𝘤𝘶𝘴 𝘰𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘦 8 𝘱𝘪𝘭𝘭𝘢𝘳𝘴 𝘰𝘧 𝘱𝘰𝘴𝘪𝘵𝘪𝘷𝘦 𝘱𝘦𝘢𝘤𝘦.
 
These core initiatives are supported by a variety of Rotary programs, including:
a. Rotary Positive Peace Activators - www.positivepeace.academy/activators
b. Intercountry Committees
c. Rotary Positive Peace Academy - www.positivepeace.academy/rotary
d. Rotary Action Groups
For further information visit www.rotary.org/en/our-causes/promoting-peace
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