The International Day of Peace

The International Day of Peace (“Peace Day”) is observed around the world each year on 21 September. Established in 1981 by unanimous United Nations resolution 36/37, the General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to “commemorating and strengthening the ideals of peace both within and among all nations and peoples.” For the text of the U.N. Resolution, CLICK HERE.
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Furthering the Day’s mission, the General Assembly augmented the original resolution in 2001, fixing the date on 21 September. For the text of this second unanimous UN resolution, CLICK HERE.
Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace above all differences and to contribute to building a Culture of Peace.
From education to the arts, social justice to sports, health to the environment, neighborhood issues to service for others, there are many ways to participate in Peace Day! We invite you to create a public or private activity related to peace, spread the word about Peace Day and/or attend an event in your community. LEARN MORE

2017 Peace Day ThemeTogether for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All.

LEARN MORE about this year’s theme and the UN’s TOGETHER campaign.

Peace One Day initiated the ONE DAY ONE GOAL campaign to encourage playing soccer around the world on September 21. Thousands of matches are played globally each year for Peace Day.


Peace Ball Project  

Peace Ball Project, which was developed based on the voluntariness  of Sebahattin DEVECİOĞLU, an academician from  Firat University, Sports Sciences Faculty, Elazig, Turkey   giving away “Game Balls” as presents to children.
The main purpose of the “Peace Ball Project” is to express that sports has no discrimination of religion, language or race, emphasize that olympism and sports is a shared value of mankind and ensure “ Peace, Friendship and Brotherhood” by sports.
Peace Ball Project works to get game balls  to community leaders, people, foundation, company   around the world to help street , disadvantageous, refugess children play 
Peace Ball Project is a indivudual  organization that is volunteer led. 100% of donations go to partners to buy game balls