2020 Theme: Shaping Peace Together
Why International Peace Day? "Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The UN General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, through observing 24 hours of non-violence and cease-fire". It reminds us of the existence of each and every one of us in this universe and our right for happiness and peace."
What is the origin of Peace Day?(According to google search)
A UN resolution established the International Day of Peace in 1981 to coincide with the opening of the UN General Assembly. The first Peace Day was celebrated in 1982 and was held on the third Tuesday of September each year until 2002, when September 21 became the permanent date for the International Day of Peace. So let us all cherish, once in a year event with people around us.