U. N. INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE (IDOP)
AKA: INTERNATIONAL PEACE DAY
THIS YEAR’S THEME: CLIMATE ACTION FOR PEACE.
Saturday 9/21/19 11-1
@ Lewis Park 2201 Andy Devine Av., Kingman, AZ
WHO: A non-partisan peace rally for everyone who supports global peace:-)
Activities: Our keynote speaker is from our local Buddhist community. The event features open mic for brief peace comments, for the kids, plus the young at heart, there will be face painting, children invited to read their brief written material on the personal significance of peace, playing of peace-themed music, and whatever else the planning committee comes up with between now and 9/21! call chris if you have questions 928-757-4616 or email: createpeace10@gmail.
WHAT: International Day Of Peace. IDOP was established by the UN in 1981 to be in September. In 2001 9/21 was designated as the date for ongoing annual event. Upon the annual UN opening ceremony of the UN a noon peace bell is rung at UN Headquarters to officially open the UN. In recognition of the NYC ceremony a noon bell ringing ceremony will occur at the Kingman rally. If you are unable attend, then at noon simply cease your activities for one minute, wherever you are, and silently send good peaceful energy to our battered world.
WHERE: Lewis Kingman Park (dog park) 2201 E Andy Devine, Kingman, AZ.
WHEN: Saturday 9/21/19 from 11-1.
PURPOSE: A REMINDER OF THE HUMAN COST OF WAR AND THE ONGOING IMPERATIVE TO SEEK PEACEFUL MEANS TO CONFLICTS AND DISAGREEMENTS