International Peace Day 2021/International Day of peace is being celebrated by organizing various programs across the country today.
The first day of peace was observed in September 1982, in accordance with the decision of the United Nations General Assembly to commemorate the day on the third Tuesday in September, the day the United Nations General Assembly convened.
In 2002, the United Nations General Assembly declared September 21 as the International Day of Peace.
The Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, which prohibits the development, testing, production, manufacture, storage, etc. of nuclear weapons, has come into force on January 22, 2021. Although Nepal has signed the Convention on September 20, 2017, which has already been signed by 86 nations and ratified by 55 nations, it has not yet ratified it.
Human Rights and Peace Society, an NGO working for peace, is going to hold a demonstration demanding early ratification of the treaty, said General Secretary Ram Krishna Baral.
International Peace Day 2021 Theme
This year, the theme for the day is “Recovering better for an equitable and sustainable world.” The international organization has urged its members to think creatively and collectively about how to help everyone recover better, how to develop resilience, and how to transform the world into one that is more egalitarian, more just, inclusive, sustainable, and healthier. The theme is in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.