International Day of Peace
The International Day of Peace is observed on September 21 to promote the ideals of peace. During this day, 24 hours of non-violence and ceasefire is observed across the world. It was established in 1981 by the United Nations General Assembly.
The theme for International Day of Peace 2021 is â€œRecovering better for an equitable and sustainable worldâ€. The aim is to promote the collective efforts towards a resilient, egalitarian, just, inclusive, sustainable and healthier world. This theme comes in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. It also focuses on climate change and global warming.