The participants were Muslim, Druze, Christian, and Jewish women who had lost sons and husbands to religiously-motivated violence. Most had never celebrated the holiday before and were thrilled by the new experience.
September 21 is the International Day of Peace. This year, the Círculo Latinoamericano de Músicos (Latin American Cooperation Circle of Musicians), a URI member group in Mexico, will celebrate with a concert by our member Gerardo Ochoa.
Each year, hundreds of URI Cooperation Circles participate in the International Day of Peace (IDP). As a global community, we put organized global spirit and energy into action! Here are some beloved ideas and inspirations for peacebuilding.