The United Nations has launched a special online broadcast video timed to coincide with the International Day of Peace, September 21. This broadcast highlights the work of the United Nations and its humanitarian agencies, as well as organizations and individuals around the world dedicated to creating a more peaceful, just and sustainable world.
The broadcast features Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message for the International Day of Peace, along with interviews with present and former high level UN officials and other world leaders. The broadcast also includes videos of the “UN in Action” and Peace Day events around the planet.
The United Nations’ International Day of Peace, marked every year on September 21, is a global holiday when individuals, communities, nations and governments highlight efforts to end conflict and promote peace. Established by U.N. resolution in 1982, “Peace Day” has grown to include millions of people around the world who participate in all kinds of events, large and small.