World Scouting celebrates ‘International Day of Peace 2012’

World Scouting celebrates ‘International Day of Peace 2012’
World Scouting celebrates ‘International Day of Peace 2012’

The International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21st September each year. In the context of the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development that took place in June this year, the UN General Assembly declared that the theme for this year’s International Day of Peace is ‘Sustainable Peace for a Sustainable Future’. With the Vision of WOSM clearly giving the direction for ‘Creating a Better World’, World Scouting has always thrived to contribute to peaceful coexistence. More than ever before, World Scouting is now having extensive focus on peace education and peace building through a flagship initiative of WOSM, the ‘Messengers of Peace’.

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