Today, Sept. 21 marks International Peace Day. And while it may be hard to imagine a less peaceful time in recent global history, it is still important to mark the day as a moment for hope.
To celebrate the day, scores of street artists from around the world have painted beautiful murals in their home countries.
The mural paintings are being organized by the non-profit International Alert.
— International Alert (@intalert) September 21, 2016
Murals are being painted in the following places:
— TalkingPeaceFestival (@TalkPeaceFest) September 21, 2016
Davao City, Philippines
Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
London, UK (at House of Vans, Waterloo)
Some other pics from around the world:
Peace Day was also marked by the United Nations Secretary General.
— UNA-NCA (@UNANCA) September 21, 2016
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Photo Credits: International Alert