School children can participate: see Pinwheels for Peace
to set up your classroom activity.
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NPA encourages you to support the UN International Day of Peace, Sept. 21st
. The 2013 theme of "Education for Peace" offers an outstanding opportunity to teach peace and the responsibilities of global citizenship at all grade levels during the week leading up to September 21st
Educators will find peace education resources on our AMS homepage
, on the UN's IDP
page, the International Day of Peace
website, and on Facebook at Education Peace Team / IDP NGO Committee. Classrooms are invited to watch the student observance of the International Day of Peace streaming live from the United Nations, starting at 9:00 a.m.
New York time on Wednesday, September 18, 2013
. This annual event for high school and college students will include a welcome from the Secretary-General, celebrity Messengers of Peace including Dr. Jane Goodall, and a live feed from the UN Peacekeeping Mission in Haiti. We are counting on you to join in a wide variety of International Day of Peace celebrations on September 21st
- and be sure to include a 12 noon
minute of silence that will circle the globe!