International Day of Peace

International Day of Peace 2013

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International Day of Peace by Mind Map: International Day of Peace

1. About

1.1. Theme 2013: Education for peace

1.2. Articles

1.2.1. UN News Center

1.2.2. Jefferson Patch

1.2.3. International Business Times

1.2.4. Tribute at Normandy Beach

1.3. International Day of Peace Guide

2. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

2.1. "It is not enough to teach children how to read, write and count. Education has to cultivate mutual respect for others and the world in which we live, and help people forge more just, inclusive and peaceful societies."

2.2. "On this International Day of Peace, let us pledge to teach our children the value of tolerance and mutual respect. Let us invest in the schools and teachers that will build a fair and inclusive world that embraces diversity. Let us fight for peace and defend it with all our might."

3. Time line

3.1. 1981 – UN General Assembly Resolution passed

3.2. 1982 – First observance

3.3. 1983 – Culture of Peace initiative

3.4. 2001 – Date set at 21 September

3.5. 2004 – Taiwan issues commemorative stamp

3.6. 2005 – UN Secretary General calls for 24 hour ceasefire

3.7. 2007 – UN Secretary General calls for worldwide moment of silence

3.8. 2009 – International Year of Reconciliation announced

3.9. 2011 – Peace and Democracy: Make Your Voice Heard

3.10. 2012 – Sustainable Peace for a Sustainable Future

3.11. 2013 - Focus on Peace education