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International Day of Peace 2018

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The Right to Peace- The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70

This year's #peaceday celebrates the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

On 21 September each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world 

The United Nations General Assembly (UN) has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. 

 

Learn more here: #standup4humanrights

Prayers

We pray for Chrisitians in Syria https://www.opendoors.org.au/persecuted-christians/blog/9-ways-to-pray-for-christians-in-syria/ 

There has been a devastating civil war in Yemen since 2015. Over 10,000 people have been killed already. The United Nations has reported that Yemen is the country with the most people in need of humanitarian aid in the world with 21.2 million. Please pray for the peace and the rebuilding of Yemen in these seven key areas: https://www.pray-ap.info/yemen.html

 

Events

International Day of Peace - Interfaith Peace Service - Sydney
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When: Friday 21 September 2018, 2.00pm

Where: Fellowship Centre, Parramatta Mission (next to Leigh Memorial Uniting Church) 119 Macquarie St, ParramattaOccassional Address by Rev Simon Hansford, Moderator Uniting Chuch in Australia NSW and ACT Synod.

Prayers for peace will be offered by representatives from Aboriginal, Bahai, Brahmankumaris, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Islamic, Jain, Jewish, Mandean, Sikh, Sufi and Zoroastrian communities. Cultural items and refreshments will follow the service.

Contact: Rev Dr Manas Ghosh M: 0429 892 548 or E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information

 

World Inner Peace Celebrations in Australia - Sydney

UNAA 20022 September 2018 2:00-5:00 pm

This a free event! Come along and celebrate the International Day of Peace, promoting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and introducing Inner Peace Education and Practice. When: 22 September 2018 Where: International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney

For more information and bookings see United Nations Association in Australia event page 

 

For more information: 

International Peace Day   

UN International Peace Day events   

UN Facebook  

Australian celebrations 

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