Today Is Peace Day, And This Is Why You Should Care
Hug it out, world.
Mark today in your diary – it’s an important one, as September 21st is Peace Day.
Thanks to the amazing work of Jeremy and Peace One Day, the General Assembly has declared this as an official day devoted to peace.
That means every single person, from you reading this article right now, to whole nations and countries have agreed to acknowledge this as an annual day of global nonviolence. Pretty cool, right?
A whole host of celebs have come forward to support the initiative today, with everyone from Lewis Hamilton to Jude Law speaking up. Here's Jessie J to tell you why she thinks it's so hugely important to back Peace Day:
If you want to know more about Peace One Day and their journey, just click here.
Jeremy Gilley said “I’ll be asking young people on Peace Day: Who will you make peace with?...it doesn’t matter how big or small your action is, the fact that you are observing Peace Day has a tremendous impact”.
So we're asking you to use today to do something good, whatever that might be. Tweet using #PeaceDay and let us know how you're celebrating!