School Day of Non-violence and Peace

The "School Day of Non-violence and Peace" (DENIP), was founded in 1964 Also known as World or International Day of Non-violence and Peace. Its basic message is: "Universal Love, Non-violence and Peace. Universal Love is better than egoism, Non-violence is better than violence, amd Peace is better than war". Teachers and students of all levels and from all countries are invited to take part. It advocates a permanent education in and for harmony, tolerance, solidarity, respect for human rights, non-violence and peace. It is observed at the last school dayof January or on the anniversary of the death of Mahatma Gandhi. In countries with a Southern Hemisphere school calendar, it can be observed on the last school day in March.

For more information you can visit their webpage.

DENIP: School Day of Non-violence and Peace

or here

Back to
The Peace Days page.