When Is International Day of Peace

When is International Day of Peace Celebrated?

International Day of Peace is also recognized as World Peace Day, which takes place every year on September 21. International Day of Peace is devoted to Peace or specifically absence of War.

How is International Peace Day Celebrated?

To kick off the day at UN Headquarters the "Peace Bell" is rung. The bell is cast from coins gifted by children from all over the continents. It was given as a present by the Diet of Japan, and is mentioned  as "a reminder of the human cost of war."  The lettering on its side reads "Long live absolute world peace."

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