Celebration of United Nations International Day of Peace

Province

Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui

Diocese

Diocese of Hong Kong Island

Goal

To strengthen the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples

 

Activity

The St. John’s Cathedral (the Anglican Cathedral) was the venue sponsor for the Peace Event.   

Every year the International Day of Peace day is observed around the world on 21 September.

UNESCO Hong Kong Assoication and The Rotary International District 3450 joined force to promote the day Hong Kong as an opportunity to pause and reflect, to inspire the community to become the driving force behind the vision of a united and sustainable community.

The highlight of the celebration was a Peace seminar on “In what ways can media help shape peace in the world?”.

Schools, clubs and associations in Hong Kong are encouraged to host peace related activities to promote the culture of peace.

 

Outcomes

Guests from different sectors of the community included schools, NGOs, churches, consulates, media and general public  were present.

 

Main language

English