International Peace Day

21.9 event

21.9 event

International Peace Day, Sep. 21 On 2003, a campaign to nominate a thousand women, mostly relatively unknown, from over 150 different countries for the 2005 Nobel Peace Prize was initiated by PeaceWomen Across the Globe, an organization based in Bern, Switzerland. Although the prize was eventually awarded elsewhere, the initiative was successful in drawing public attention to the important role of women in peacemaking.

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