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2021 - UN International Year of Peace and Trust

Posted 12/29/2020

2020 Theme: Recover Better - Stand Up for Human Rights

 

Encouraging the continued and increasing efforts and activities on the part of civil society organizations throughout the world in advancing a culture of peace, as envisaged in the Declaration and Programme of Action on a Culture of Peace, the United Nations:


    1. Declares 2021 the International Year of Peace and Trust;


    2. Underlines that the International Year of Peace and Trust constitutes a means of mobilizing the efforts of the international community to promote peace and trust among nations based on, inter alia, political dialogue, mutual understanding and cooperation, in order to build sustainable peace, solidarity and harmony;


    3. Calls upon the international community to continue to promote peace and trust among nations as a value that promotes sustainable development, peace and security, and human rights;


    4. Invites all Member States, organizations of the United Nations system, other relevant international and regional organizations and civil society, including non-governmental organizations, individuals and other relevant stakeholders, to
facilitate the observance of the International Year of Peace and Trust, in an appropriate manner and to disseminate the advantages of peace and trust, including through educational and public awareness-raising activities;


    5. Requests the Secretary-General to bring the present resolution to the attention of all Member States, organizations of the United Nations system and other international and regional organizations, as well as civil society, including
non-governmental organizations and individuals.