International Day of Peace

International Day of Peace is a day celebrated annually on September 21st to promote the ideals of peace and nonviolence around the world. The day was first established by the United Nations in 1981 as a way to celebrate the ideals of peace and to promote nonviolence and understanding among nations and people. International Day of Peace is celebrated in countries around the world, with events and activities organized to promote the ideals of peace and to encourage people to work towards creating a more peaceful world. The day is an opportunity to reflect on the many ways in which peace can be fostered and to commit to working towards a more harmonious and nonviolent world.


Sep 21 2023


12:00 am - 12:00 pm


Special Days

Promoting Peace

“Rotary promotes intercultural understanding. As we support refugees who have escaped unsafe locations, we also train adults and young leaders to prevent and mediate violence.”

Fighting Disease

“We are committed to eradicating polio for good. In order to prevent additional diseases and increase access to healthcare, we also empower and educate local populations.”

Providing Clean Water

“Every day, we work to expand access to sustainable clean water, sanitation, and hygiene. We don’t merely construct wells and disappear.”

Saving Mothers & Children

“We increase access to affordable, high-quality healthcare, sanitation, education, and employment opportunities to improve the health and well-being of mothers and their offspring.”

Supporting Education

Our mission is to enhance adult literacy, decrease gender disparities in education, and strengthen community capacity to support basic education and literacy.

Growing Local Economies

We conduct charitable endeavors that promote societal and economic growth and chances for young and old people to engage in respectable and worthwhile employment.

Protecting the Environment

We pledge to support initiatives that increase the preservation and protection of natural resources, advance ecological sustainability, and promote harmony between human communities and the environment.