International Day of Peace - UPF 2008-2015 Highlights

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1. GLOBAL HIGHLIGHTS 2008–2015 2. International Day of Peace HIGHLIGHTS 2008 – 2015 Organized by UPF Worldwide INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE HIGHLIGHTS 2008 – 2015 3.…
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  • 1. GLOBAL HIGHLIGHTS 2008–2015
  • 2. International Day of Peace HIGHLIGHTS 2008 – 2015 Organized by UPF Worldwide INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE HIGHLIGHTS 2008 – 2015
  • 3. INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE HIGHLIGHTS 2008 – 2015 Each year on September 21, the United Nations invites all nations and people to honor a cessation of hostilities and commemorate the International Day of Peace through education and public awareness on issues related to peace.
  • 4. In the quest for peace, the Universal Peace Federation and its Ambassadors for Peace around the world organize commemorations of the International Day of Peace each year since 2008. INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE HIGHLIGHTS 2008 – 2015
  • 5. Since 2008 UPF celebrated International Day of Peace in… INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE HIGHLIGHTS 2008 – 2015
  • 6. 104 NATIONS INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE HIGHLIGHTS 2008 – 2015
  • 7. INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE 2008–2015 104 NATIONS
  • 8. and… 250+ CITIES around the World! INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE HIGHLIGHTS 2008 – 2015
  • 9. INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE YEAR: 2008 NATIONS: 57 CITIES: 80 Location: Dominican Republic - Higuey Date: Sunday, September 21, 2008 Event: 1,000 people celebrated the International Day of Peace at the National University. Location: Dominican Republic - Higuey Date: Sunday, September 21, 2008 Event: 1,000 people celebrated the International Day of Peace at the National University.
  • 10. INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE YEAR: 2009 NATIONS: 49 CITIES: 69 Location: Afghanistan - Kabul Date: Friday, September 25, 2009 Event: International Day of Peace included music, a mosque cleanup, and a martial arts demonstration. Location: Afghanistan - Kabul Date: Friday, September 25, 2009 Event: International Day of Peace included music, a mosque cleanup, and a martial arts demonstration.
  • 11. INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE YEAR: 2010 NATIONS: 52 CITIES: 63 Location: Burkina Faso–Djubo, Kaya, Nanoro and Ouagadougou Date: Tuesday, September 21, 2010 Event: With official support, youth join a blood drive and AIDS education. Location: Burkina Faso–Djubo, Kaya, Nanoro and Ouagadougou Date: Tuesday, September 21, 2010 Event: With official support, youth join a blood drive and AIDS education.
  • 12. INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE YEAR: 2011 NATIONS: 67 CITIES: 110 Location: Switzerland –UN-HQ Geneva Date: Friday, September 23, 2011 Event: A symposium on multiculturalism included a session of the Model UN Interreligious Council. Location: Switzerland –UN-HQ Geneva Date: Friday, September 23, 2011 Event: A symposium on multiculturalism included a session of the Model UN Interreligious Council.
  • 13. INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE YEAR: 2012 NATIONS: 34 CITIES: 47 Location: Germany–Bonn Date: September 21, 2012 Event: Peacemaking activities for young and old included songs, prayers and creating messages of good will. Location: Germany–Bonn Date: September 21, 2012 Event: Peacemaking activities for young and old included songs, prayers and creating messages of good will.
  • 14. INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE YEAR: 2013 NATIONS: 55 CITIES: 76 Location: Ecuador - Quito Date: Friday, September 20, 2013 Event: Religious leaders speak at a program in the former Senate Hall. Location: Ecuador - Quito Date: Friday, September 20, 2013 Event: Religious leaders speak at a program in the former Senate Hall.
  • 15. INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE YEAR: 2014 NATIONS: 45 CITIES: 67 Location: Thailand - Nationwide Date: September 14 - 21, 2014 Event: Reading peace messages and observing one minute of silence in hundreds of schools. Location: Thailand - Nationwide Date: September 14 - 21, 2014 Event: Reading peace messages and observing one minute of silence in hundreds of schools.
  • 16. Location: Haiti - Port-au-Prince Date: Sunday, September 21, 2015 Event: A program held on how local leaders can help their community achieve sustainable human development. Location: Haiti - Port-au-Prince Date: Sunday, September 21, 2015 Event: A program held on how local leaders can help their community achieve sustainable human development. INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE YEAR: 2015 NATIONS: 35 CITIES: 47
  • 17. THANK YOU! Please connect with UPF on the web! UPF.ORG “Organizing for Peace” Click https://vimeo.com/upfi https://www.facebook.com/UPFInternational https://www.youtube.com/user/upfTv http://www.slideshare.net/UPFInternational Click
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