International Day of Peace

2014 International Day of Peace

Each year Dr. Jane Goodall celebrates the United Nations International Day of Peace at the United Nations headquarters in New York City. And each year hundreds of thousands of youth involved in the Jane Goodall Institute's global youth program, Roots & Shoots, join in the celebration, taking their message of peace and hope into their local communities. This video is a compliation of peace day celebrations from around the world and how each Jane Goodall Institute office celebrated this special day in their own country.

Prayer For World Peace

 
As we continue the countdown to the annual United Nations International Day of Peace and given recent events going on all around the world, we wanted to share Dr. Goodall's Prayer For World Peace. Join Jane in taking part in Day of Peace this year, a global celebration uniting people and nations, to end conflict and promote peace around the world. 
 
In 2002 Dr.

100 Day Countdown to 2013 International Day of Peace

In 100 days, on September 21, 2013, people will come together around the world to celebrate this year’s International Day of Peace. As UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon notes in his 100-day countdown message, this year’s theme of Education for Peace recognizes the importance of education in fostering global citizenship, cultivating mutual respect, and forging peace instead of conflict. As a UN Messenger of Peace, Dr.

Sustainable Peace for a Sustainable Future: UN International Day of Peace

Each year, as a United Nations Messenger of Peace, Dr. Goodall participates in the UN's observance of the International Day of Peace including a ceremonial ringing of the UN's Peace Bell and Student Conference. This year's theme, Sustainable Peace for a Sustainable Future was very fitting for Dr.

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