International Day of Peace is September 21st…

This year’s International Day of Peace is focused on partnership.

The International Day of Peace was established in 1981 by resolution 36/67 of the United Nations General Assembly.  It’s a bit gender-insensitive, but still I like this quote from the resolution very much:

“…since wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that the defences of peace must be constructed, that a peace based exclusively upon the political and economic arrangements of Governments would not be a peace which could secure the unanimous, lasting and sincere support of the peoples of the world, and that the peace must therefore be founded, if it is not to fail, upon the intellectual and moral solidarity of mankind…”

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