September 21 is the International Day of Peace.
The United Nations General Assembly has declared it.
According to the UN website, the International Day of Peace is described as follow.
The International Day of Peace was established in 1981 by the United Nations General Assembly. Two decades later, in 2001, the General Assembly unanimously voted to designate the Day as a period of non-violence and cease-fire.https://www.un.org/en/observances/international-day-peace
The United Nations invites all nations and people to honour a cessation of hostilities during the Day, and to otherwise commemorate the Day through education and public awareness on issues related to peace.
Think about peace
Hiroshima for Global Peace Website offers you various contents to think about peace. We introduce 3 contents to think about peace on the International Day of Peace.
Draw Peace Illustration
What do you think about peace? The image/ definition of peace is different from each person. What is your image of the “peaceful world”? Hiroshima for Global Peace calls for your peace illustration. Your illustration will be used on the top page of our website. Let us know your peace image!Apply the Illustration Campaign
Peacetimes delivers various contents including Manga, Origami (paper-folding), sports, companies or restaurants in Hiroshima to think about peace with more familiar topics. Why don’t you read the contents that you are interested in?Read peacetimes
Learn the peace through the online learning program
Online learning program, “Think about Peace – Hiroshima as a starting point”, is a program that you can learn the reality of using a nuclear weapon and present issue surrounding nuclear weapons. We invite Prof. FUJIWARA (the University of Tokyo) as the lecturer and interview with guests including Mr. TSUBOI Sunao, an a-bomb survivor, and Prof. Scott Sagan (Stanford University).Online Learning Program