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World peace and understanding day 2023 are celebrated to establish peace through the world devoid of violence or atrocities. Establishing peace and understanding is the collective effort of human beings. Mutual understanding can in a way bring peace within. It is not the duty of a single individual but it is a collective effort. Every individual is responsible for the ultimate peace. When the world is facing wars, the resultant by-product is alienation and fragmentation. When human beings are devoid of understanding, mutiny, wars, and conflicts may happen. It is the collective responsibility of the individual to establish peace and security globally. World peace and understanding day are celebrated to orient the generation about the importance of peaceful existence. The day is celebrated to re-establish the lost order and maintain a peaceful decorum in society. Annually World peace and understanding day is celebrated on 23rd February 2022. The international leaders will join their hands together to establish peace and prosperity in the whole nation.
Human beings should have the basic needs and necessities to sustain and balance their life and existence. The breaking of a peaceful existence can traumatize individual life. The people will be thrown into confusion and chaos. If we are receiving what our mind is craving for, while talking about the basic needs in our life, we can live in a peaceful atmosphere. The essence and values of peaceful existence are celebrated on the World Peace and understanding day every year. People from all over the world join together to celebrate this day. This day has another major significance as it is also known as the rotary meeting day. People gather together to celebrate this day to honor as the World’s most extensive Rotary association.
World Peace and Understanding Day: History
In 1905,23rd of February, Four friends belonging to the professional group met together. They were named as Silvester Schiele, A Paul Harris, Gustavus Loehr, and Hiram Shorey. They represent their youthful vigor and attention. The memory of the youth splashed smile upon them. They met in a small town in Chicago, Illinois. they gathered there after their meeting in a downtown headquarters. The meeting of these four friends turned out to be an official organization for the first time in the year of 1922. They began to address themselves as the Rotary International organization or Rotary Club. the name was given after their rotation and meeting at various locations. Those four intimate friends kickstarted the organization and they tagged themselves as the founders of the organization. It came to be known as the largest philanthropic organization. The rotary club located in Spain Australia Germany Japan and Italy were forced to ban during world war 2 from 1944 1st 1961. The events that happened before that can be regarded as the essential history of the World Peace and understanding day celebration.
World Peace and Understanding Day: Theme
“Service above Self” is the motto of World Peace and Understanding Day. The World Peace and Understanding Day celebration aims at creating an understanding among the people about the importance of knowing about the significance of life and the essential role played by the individual in molding ourselves. It is the individual perception through the senses which creates reality and the truth, it is important to understand the essence and the value of life. The World Peace and Understanding Day is a genuine effort to understand the value and importance of life and peace in society.
Significance of World Peace and Understanding Day 2023
The World Peace and Understanding Day concentrates on issues that have a universal value which includes literacy, education, economic and cultural balance, community development, eradication of poverty, sanitation encouragement of the development, prevention of diseases, assurance of equality, maternal-child health, conflict prevention, peace, etc. Augmenting humanitarian undertakings is the essence of the contributions given by the World peace and understanding day celebration. Saving humanity has become the main motive for mutual growth and development. The day is the celebration by and for mankind and to turn ourselves a better human beings by spreading color in society.
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