On the occasion of the International Day of Peace, United Nations Messengers of Peace and youth from around the world share their visions and actions for peace, equity and sustainability through video messages.
2021 International Day of Peace – Message from youth around the world
Reuven Dersovitz (United States), Ahmed Fahmy (Egypt), Anshita Hedge (India), Abdoulaye Koina (Mali), Arim Lee (Republic of Korea), Enxhi Lipa (Albania) and Ann Cathrin Nachtwey (Germany) explain what peace means to them and what they are willing to do for peace.
Message and music performance by Midori and students of the Chambers Music Institute
United Nations Messenger of Peace and master violinist Midori (Japan) delivers a message on forging connections through music during the COVID-19 pandemic, followed by a music performance of Spring (Concerto No. 1 in E Major) from the Four Seasons by Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) with students from the Chamber Music Institute.
Paulo Coelho: Respect is the most important thing that we have
Paulo Coelho is an award-winning author from Brazil whose works have been translated into more than 65 languages. He serves as a United Nations Messenger of Peace, a UNESCO Special Counselor for Intercultural Dialogues and Spiritual Convergences, and a member of “Network of Men Leaders” as part of the “UNiTE to End Violence against Women” campaign. On the International Day of Peace, he delivers a call for peace.