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UN International Day of Peace 2014

The theme for 2014 was "The Right of Peoples to Peace," marking the 30th anniversary of the UN General Assembly Declaration on the Right of Peoples to Peace. See UPF's Statement on the International Day of Peace 2014. For a PowerPoint overview of UPF observances click here.

Quito, Ecuador - UPF Ambassadors for Peace in Ecuador participated in International Day of Peace programs in Quito at Carolina Park on Sept. 21 and at the Peace Embassy on Sept. 30, 2014.

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An Interfaith Walk and Prayer for Peace commemorated the International Day of Peace 2014 in Brisbane, Queensland, Sept. 21, and a Bridge of Peace ceremony brought together representatives of different nationalities in Victoria on Sept. 20.

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As part of UPF-Eurasia's Baltic Dialogue project, a group of long-distance runners set out from St. Petersburg Sept. 20, 2014 in a super-marathon relay run for peace, commemorating the UN International Day of Peace 2014. They arrived in Vilnius, Latvia, on Sept. 28.

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Bogota, Colombia - The International Day of Peace was celebrated at the Peace Embassy in Bogota with two events, on Sept. 21 and 28, 2014.

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Kinshasa, DR Congo - An International Day of Peace conference took place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kinshasa Sept. 27, 2014, to build increase the peacebuilding capacity of Ambassadors for Peace in advance of local and national elections.

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Chisinau, Moldova - The Sun Japanese Culture Center, supported by UPF-Moldova, organized a series of educational and peace awareness activities in libraries, in elementary, middle and high schools, and in colleges, engaging children and youth in making 1000 paper cranes expressing hopes for peace in Ukraine.

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Abuja, Nigeria - UPF-Nigeria organized activities from Sept. 19-25 to commemorate the 2014 UN International Day of Peace in Nigeria.

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In the Congress of Peru, UPF held a forum on Sept. 23, 2014 in observance of the UN International Day of Peace. A second observance took place in Trujillo on Sept. 30.

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Richmond, Virginia USA - UPF and the Catholic Diocese of Richmond co-sponsored a celebration of the UN International Day of Peace on Sept. 22, 2014 at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Richmond.

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Montreal, Canada - Ambassadors for Peace and friends gathered in Montreal on the evening of Sept. 22, 2014, to commemorate the UN International Day of Peace.

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Leon, Nicaragua - UPF-Nicaragua organized International Day of Peace events in Leon and Managua, Sept. 21 and 22, 2014, presenting UPF's vision of "One family under God."

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Buenos Aires, Argentina - At the Club Español of Buenos Aires, the prizes of the sixth annual International Poetry Contest “Bridges and Roads for Peace” were awarded on the International Day of Peace, Sept. 22, 2014.

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