Like the symbolic olive branch, there are moments, words and events that remind us of the importance of peace and unity. On this day, setting aside any bias, be it political or religious, we recall some of the most unifying messages centered around peace. At the end, we also highlight the person responsible for initiating the International Day of Peace.
Martin Luther King | I Have a Dream | August 1963
Mother Teresa | Nobel Prize Acceptance | December 1979
Maya Angelou | On the Pulse of Morning | January 20, 1993
Malala Yousafzai | Nobel Peace Lecture | December 10, 2014
Jeremy Gilley | One Day of Peace | August 10, 2011
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