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What is the theme of International Peace Day 2020?

What is the theme of International Peace Day 2020?

The International Day of Peace 2020 will be held on the theme “Shaping Peace Together.” To celebrate the day, the world is invited to: spread compassion, kindness and hope in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic; and stand together with the UN against attempts to use the virus to promote discrimination or hatred.

Why is International Peace Day celebrated?

The International Day of Peace was established in 1981 by the United Nations General Assembly. The United Nations invites all nations and people to honour a cessation of hostilities during the Day, and to otherwise commemorate the Day through education and public awareness on issues related to peace.

What is the symbol of international peace day?

The dove
The dove is a symbol often associated with the International Day of Peace.

How do we celebrate International Peace Day?

Ways to Celebrate Peace at School or Work

  1. Read stories about peace to a gathering of coworkers or students.
  2. Make peace flags to distribute.
  3. Make peace windmills and “plant” them in a garden.
  4. Get involved and spread a message of peace all year long.
  5. Make a peace chain at your school or community.

When to enter the International Peace poster contest?

Students ages 11, 12 or 13 as of November 15 are eligible to participate in the International Peace Poster Contest. Entries not meeting the following deadlines will be disqualified. January 15: Kits go on sale from the Club Supplies Sales Department at International Headquarters.

When is the International Day of Peace celebrated?

The International Day of Peace (“Peace Day”) is observed around the world each year on 21 September. Established in 1981 by 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.

Why is it important to make peace posters?

Creating peace posters gives children everywhere the chance to express their visions of peace and inspire the world through art and creativity. If playback doesn’t begin shortly, try restarting your device. Full screen is unavailable. Learn More Videos you watch may be added to the TV’s watch history and influence TV recommendations.

Which is the best symbol for Peace Day?

Peace Day. Below you will find a number of ideas and printables for a range of ages. Representing international symbols of peace, we have included the dove, the crane and the “hippy” peace symbol from the late 60s.