African Union Day of Peace

African Union Day of Peace

By Geraldine Cook
July 01, 2010

African leaders declared 2010 the Year of Peace and Security in Africa, culminating with a celebration on September 21 as part of the International Day of Peace.
Established by a U.N. resolution in 1982, the Day of Peace provides an opportunity for
individuals, organizations and nations to perform acts of peace on a shared date,
according to the organization.

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