The UN Library at Geneva presents its resource guide dedicated to peace. As Geneva has played and still plays an important role in the struggle for peace, the Library gathered its extensive resources on the theme in a unique tool to make them easily available to all. Every day, key decisions that have an impact on people's lives are made in Geneva. The United Nations family in Geneva works for peace, rights and well-being.
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This publication explores how the UN system has contributed to the promotion of peace worlwide. It is the result of a research project conducted by UNESCO, jointly with the Abat Oliba CEU University in Barcelona (Spain).
Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The UN General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.
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