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UN International Day of Peace 2011

The theme chosen by the UN for 2011 was "Peace and Democracy: Make Your Voice Heard." For a PowerPoint overview of UPF observances, click here.

Nitra, Slovakia - UPF-Slovakia organized a program with students in two schools to make Peace Cards to increase awareness of the UN International Day of Peace and to raise funds to support the schools.

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Washington, DC, USA - The UPF-DC office organized a UN International Day of Peace program under the theme, “Make Your Voice Heard” on September 29 at The Washington Times building.

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Bogota, Colombia - Ambassadors for Peace carried out various activities during the month of September in observance of the International Day of Peace to promote interreligious dialogue and cooperation.

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UPF-Albania and the Family Federation for World Peace commemorated the International Day of Peace by distributing school supplies to Roma orphans in Tirana on September 27 and in Shkodra on September 28. Eleven volunteers spent a month raising the funds to purchase the supplies.

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 UPF-Japan held a commemoration of the International Day of Peace at the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Tokyo on September 28. On September 18, 70 people joined in cleaning up the Wada-Nahama beach on the Miura peninsula in Kanagawa prefecture.

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Melbourne, Australia - The UPF commemoration of the UN International Day of Peace was held at the headquarters of the Federations for World Peace in Victoria.

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Riga, Latvia - The International Day of Peace was celebrated in Riga on Sunday, September 25 with presentations about the International Day of Peace, education as an instrument to uphold peace, and sports as a tool for spiritual growth.

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Victoria, Seychelles - UPF-Seychelles commemorated the International Day of Peace on September 25 with a program at the National Theater on the theme ‘’Community Building for the Betterment of the People.’’

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Nangreongo, Burkina Faso - The International Day of Peace was celebrated in Nangreongo in the central plateau on September 24 under the sponsorship of His Majesty Mogho Naaba and the Managr Naaba Sanem Peace Association.

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Honiara, Solomon Islands - UPF-Solomon Islands organized events at two schools in Honiara commemorating the UN International Day of Peace.

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Kigali, Rwanda - The International Day of Peace program at the New Hope Technical Institute on September 24 included prayers, ceremonies, traditional dances, and songs. This was the first time that the UN International Day of Peace was celebrated in the Central District of Kigali.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil - Three International Day of Peace events took place in Sao Paulo: a celebration at the Pateo do Colegio on September 21, the inauguration of a Peace Monument at the Youth Park on September, and a Festival of Nations on September 24.

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