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UN International Day of Peace 2009

The theme chosen by the UN for 2009 was "Disarmament and Non-proliferation." For a PowerPoint overview of UPF observances, click here.

Vannes, France - In connection with the International Day of Peace, donations were collected to send to Togo.

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The Hague, Netherlands - On September 21, UPF-Netherlands participated in a Suikerfeest.

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Ottawa, Canada - Events in a 13-day Festival of Peace included a forum, peace walk, and exhibits.

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Georgetown, Guyana - The third annual "Peace Walk" ended at the Seawall Bandstand.

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Yerevan, Armenia - A Day of Peace celebration was organized at School № 194 by Ambassadors for Peace.

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Bangkok, Thailand - Events organized for the Day of Peace included a seminar, concert, and observances of one minute of silence in 15 schools.

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London, England - At a Sept. 21, 2009 conference in London on the International Day of Peace, a scholar called for effective weapons monitoring and a peace activist spoke of the need to reduce war-related spending.  

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Geneva, Switzerland - A disarmament seminar at the UN offices included a model UN interreligious council.

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Pilsen, Czech Republic - Czech people reflected on the fall of the Iron Curtain at a conference and festival.

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Mangere, New Zealand - The Day of Peace celebration was attended by 70 people from the Te Wananga O Aotearoa.

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Castries, St. Lucia - Representatives of six organizations met and published a joint peace declaration.

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Kiev, Ukraine - A number of projects took place with students and refugee children.

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