From Veterans for Peace Ireland
Here are some extracts from the UN's website for this international day of peace.
Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.
The Day's theme for 2016 is "The Sustainable Development Goals: Building Blocks for Peace.
The 17 Sustainable Development Goals were unanimously adopted by the 193 Member States of the United Nations ... in September 2015. ... It aims to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all.
The Sustainable Development Goals are integral to achieving peace in our time, as development and peace are interdependent and mutually reinforcing.