DAY IN PEACE
create humanity's first day of peace
they used to say 'What if they gave a war and nobody came?'
How worthwhile if they declared a day of peace and everybody
~ Ed Asner
invited the world to celebrate
One Day In Peace, January 1, 2000
as the beginning of the
International Decade for the
Culture of Peace & Nonviolence for the Children of the World!
organizations in almost 140 nations
participated in this launch for a better world...
Over 100 governments,
25 US Governors
and Hundreds of Mayors around the world
pledged their support
Day In Peace was included
in New Year's Celebrations across the globe
as the world PEACEFULLY greeted the Year 2000
the United States Congress
declared that every January 1
should be celebrated as
a day of peace and sharing in the United States.
In November 2001,
the United Nations invited the world
to observe every January 1 as ONE DAY IN PEACE.
the United States Congress once again affirmed
that January 1 should be celebrated as
Global Family Day: One Day of Peace & Sharing
can you do to help the world celebrate
our first day of peace, ever?
Read the ONE
DAY IN PEACE
picture book online in 21 languages.
ONE DAY IN PEACE play
from her CD: World Peace, The Children's Dream!
Year's is the perfect opportunity for those of us who wish for
peace on earth to make a resolution to try to do our best to work
to create a better world during the coming year. It's also the
perfect occasion to hold an event that will spread hope for our
shared wish of a more peaceful, just and sustainable world. People
will be celebrating anyway, and making resolutions about things
they want to change about themselves in the coming year. Why not
make it celebration with a purpose, and share a resolution that
will help unite our local, national and global communities!
is the very idea behind two January 1 events - One Day In Peace
and Global Family Day. A global campaign for One Day In
Peace on January 1, 2000 helped inspire a UN Resolution and a
joint United States Congressional Resolution, inviting January
1 to be celebrated every year as a day of peace and sharing. If
we can live for one day in peace, then we can work together to
make peace last, one day at a time.
day has also come to be known as Global Family Day - a
day for peace and sharing. Communities around the world come together
for a shared meal on January 1 and talk about how they can help
to create a better world. What can you do to help create humanity's
first day of peace, ever?
the PeaceKids One Day In Peace picture book that inspired a global
movement for One Day In Peace: www.oneday.net/story
Day In Peace Handout - PDF
(distribute freely with copyright
on thumbnail for PDF
(distribute freely with copyright notice)
Our dear friend,
and One Day In Peace Campaign co-founder,
We miss you,
if, for one day ...all the warring parties on Earth agreed
not to fire a shot for twenty-four hours?
One Day In Peace, January 1"
-- Steve Diamond
ONE DAY IN PEACE.
CALENDAR OF DAYS
To Celebrate Hope
For A Culture of Peace
to unite and mobilize
The Culture of Peace Movement...
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