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WhatYOUCANDOtocelebratePeaceDaywhereyouare! (continued) JOIN THE UN CEREMONIES ON PEACE DAY AT 12 NOON. THE PRINCIPAL, A TEACHER, OR A STUDENT ANNOUNCES TO EVERYONE IN THE SCHOOL: “We will now celebrate the International Day of Peace by taking a Minute of Silence. Please visualize a world of peace and plenty enjoyed by all who share our beautiful planet. We will close this Minute of Silence together with the words May Peace Prevail on Earth.” After one minute, the announcer says, “Let us say together May Peace Prevail on Earth.” (They do so.) “Thank you everyone for adding your voice to help build a Culture of Peace for the new millennium.” Your announcer may prefer to use his or her own words. Calling all SChoolS! YOUR SCHOOL WILL BE PARTICIPATING ALONG WITH SCHOOLS IN THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES - AND MORE: Argentina Australia Austria Bangladesh Belarus Belize Benin Brazil Canada Chile China Congo Costa Rica Ethiopia Finland France The Gambia Germany Ghana Haiti Hungary India Israel Italy Japan Lithuania Malaysia The Netherlands Nigeria Pakistan The Philippines The Russian Federation Samoa Sierra Leone Slovakia South Africa Spain Sri Lanka Switzerland The United Kingdom The United States Zambia trEEs for PEacE Any school can join the more than 300 schools in 90 countries that participate in the ENO Schools program (Environment Online) to plant trees for the International Day of Peace as a symbol for environmental protection and international cooperation, cultural diversity, tolerance and peace fLying PEacE dovEs Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots chapters were responsible for flying giant peace doves in 22 countries and 69 cities in 2007 to inspire their communities for the International Day of Peace. Bring the giant doves of peace to your Peace Day celebration. (www.rootsandshoots.org/peace-day) savE our WatEr Make peace with the ocean! Participate in a cleanup for the beaches and protect our most abundant and fragile resource, water. Find out more at (www.earthecho.net) join! Any of the organizations in this magazine, who already have events. Everyone is always needing volunteers, or become a member and hold an event in your area. 20 Peace Day 2008
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