The 100-day countdown to the International Day of Peace begins on June 13, 2018. This year’s theme is, “The Right to Peace – The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70.” The theme is also closely linked to “Sustainable Development Goal 16 “Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions” which calls for peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, access to justice for all and effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.  In celebration, please join the June 12, DPI NGO Tuesday Chat Series “Making the International Peace Day Matter in Your City.” The chat will be held from 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM (EST) in DPI NGO Resource, 801 UN Plaza, 2nd Floor. Find more information here. The event is also streamed live on Facebook here.

Read more and get involved in the 100-day countdown to International Day of Peace here.  Build momentum in your community for International Day of Peace on September 21, 2018.