Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Peace One Day. Yes.

 Mark your calendar for Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013.  It is Peace One Day.  The 2012 Peace One Day event produced significant impacts as listed in this .pdf file:

The Peace One Day 2012 summary report found that:
  • Across the world, 280 million people in 198 countries were aware of Peace Day 2012 – 4% of the world’s population.
  • Approximately 2% of those aware of Peace Day 2012 (5.6 million people) behaved more peacefully in their own lives as a result, in turn having a positive impact on the lives of thousands of others.
  • Activities that took place on Peace Day ranged from concerts to football matches to domestic violence workshops.
  • On track to make 3 billion people worldwide aware of Peace Day by 2016

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