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International Day of Non-Violence October 2

We are going to share today is what national day ? In June 2007, the UN General Assembly decided to celebrate the International Day of Non-Violence on 2 October each year, the anniversary of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi .

International Day of Non-Violence October 2

She also wished to pay tribute to the work of her former Secretary General Kurt Waldheim , who died on 14 June of the same year.

International Day of Non-Violence October 2

The culture of non-violence and peace

In its reflection, the General Assembly of the United Nations proposed eight major axes of work which are:

  • The strengthening of a culture of peace through education
  • Promotion and sustainable economic and social development
  • The promotion and respect of all human rights
  • Equality between women and men
  • Democratic participation
  • The development of understanding, tolerance and solidarity
  • Support for participatory communication and the free flow of information and knowledge
  • The promotion of international peace and security
  • Carl Fredrik Reuters ward’s “Non Violence” sculpture dates from 1985 and is visible in Malmö.

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