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Peace Day Press Release

September 20, 2010

PRESS RELEASE: ‘Peace in Our Lifetime’


Organizations unite worldwide for historical Peace Day.

Tuesday September 21st is Peace Day, the internationally recognized annual day of non-violence and cease-fire declared by the United Nations. Peace in Our Lifetime is helping to unite organizations worldwide by hosting events around the planet to bring awareness to the observance of this Peace Day, 2010.

“A Day of Gratitude and Thanks”, is the theme presented this year that urges a shift in consciousness, observing the peace ordinary people bring to life everyday. Peace in Our Lifetime is helping to unite over 100 non-profit organizations worldwide with events in London and abroad, broadcasting live through hundreds of media outlets, websites, social networking sites and live web television including a dedicated channel on

Celebrities and leaders such as President Obama, Bill Clinton, Al Gore and Nelson Mandela will be voicing their support along with over 100 NGO’s Including Amnesty International and the Stand Up Campaign on

Key peace organizations such as Peace Jam, Goodwill Treaty, Imagine Peace, Cercle de Pax, Peace Day TV and WICO represent hundreds of millions of individuals in 107 countries that are already standing together with Peace in Our Lifetime to promote and celebrate this Day of Gratitude and Thanks, and the UN International Day of Peace. Other partners include Peace Day Parade in Hawaii, The One Event, Just Giving, Global Peace Festival and Love is All We Need.

Among hundreds of events taking place worldwide on the 21st of September, Peace in Our Lifetime is hosting ‘Parties for Peace’ in the UK and USA with an international lineup of musicians. Mike Lindup of Level 42, Kuljit Bhamra OBE, John Young, Two Spot Gobi, Ricardo Garcia and Tony Moore are expressing their support for this initiative by performing at the London party at The Bedford, Balham SW12. Performers in the USA at Melody Hall in Bellingham, WA include Shawn Gallaway, Teague Kernan, Altino Brothers, Rock Solomon and Blackout Alliance, with other artists to be confirmed.

These performances will be broadcast live by Peace in Our Lifetime, and also via Peace Day TV and 3D virtual world Second Life at the Blarney Stone SIM. Peace Day TV has gifted Peace in Our Lifetime their own TV station which will run alongside theirs, using the new pioneering ‘peace cloud’ IT technology.

The Peace Day TV Global Broadcast 2010 is being promoted by over 100 participating organizations such as the United Nations, Pathways to Peace, Amnesty International, Stand-Up Campaign, UNICEF, World Food Program, ONE and In support of these organizations, artists such as Bono, Annie Lennox, Stevie Wonder, Sir Paul McCartney, Lenny Kravitz, Angélique Kidjo, Baaba Maal, Harry Belafonte, The Wailers and Peter Gabriel, together with global leaders and messengers for peace such as Nelson Mandela, Jane Goodall, President Obama, Ban Ki-moon, Desmond Tutu, the Dalai Lama, Bob Geldof, Bill Clinton, Princess Hussein of Jordan, Sean Connery, Jimmy Carter, Tom Hanks, P Diddy and many more will be appearing on the 2010 broadcast ( In 2009 there were over 2 million viewers, and this year with Stand-Up Campaign alone promoting Peace Day TV to over 173 million people, the broadcast is expected to be viewed by an estimated10 – 11 million people worldwide.

Peace in Our Lifetime presents the idea that lasting peace begins with individual people who can and do make a difference every day. In an effort to unite all causes, peoples, cultures, nations, beliefs and non-beliefs to take a stand for peace, they have created the Peace Certificate. Peace in Our Lifetime invites all people to add their voice to the movement by downloading a free and unique Peace Certificate online at Their goal is for one billion people to add their voice. Why one billion? This figure is more than ten percent of the world’s population – a figure that quantum scientists say will create a shift in consciousness.

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Editors Notes

‘Peace In Our Lifetime’ ( was inspired and founded by Lynne Hazelden (voice 0,000,000,001) ( an actress (number of roles including playing Karie Neth in Star Wars: Return of The Jedi) (, peace pioneer (worked on the ”Nelson Mandela Tribute’, ‘John Lennon Tribute’, and ‘The Hunger Project’),  philosophical poet & writer and transformation facilitator.  Joined by Marcia Johnson in 2009 President – The Eaupening

A number of volunteers around the world have been inspired by Lynnes’ work and together have developed the innovative ‘Peace In Our Lifetime’ movement.

Its aims are to:

  • Unite all: causes, people, cultures, nations, beliefs and non-beliefs.
  • Inspire one billion people to take a stand for peace and add their voice, by downloading a free Peace Certificate ( Why one billion? This figure is more than ten percent of the whole population – which quantum scientists say will create a shift in consciousness.

Peace One Day’ ( is founded by British Filmaker Jeremy Gilley ( In 1999, Jeremy launched ‘Peace One Day’ to find a starting point for peace. His mission: to document efforts to establish the first ever annual day of global ceasefire and non-violence. Remarkably, two years on, he achieved this when the 192 member states of the United Nations unanimously adopted 21 September, as an annual day of global ceasefire and non-violence. This day is a 24 hour-long platform for life-saving activities around the world. On Peace Day 2007 in Afghanistan, through the efforts of ‘Peace One Day’, 1.4 million children were immunised for Polio.

‘Global United Party for Peace’ ( on 21st September, in support of ‘Peace One Day’s excellent work, ‘Peace In Our Life Time’ will be holding a ‘Global United Party For Peace’, in conjunction with:

  • Peace Jam’ (  A worldwide movement of young people and Nobel Peace Prize Winners working together for social justice and peace and a youth leadership program that focuses on Nobel Peace Laureates, their work, and issues facing young people today. Nobel Laureates include: Archbishop Desmond Tutu, The Dalai Lama, Jody Williams, Oscar Arias Sanchez, Rigoberta Menchu Tum, Adolfo Perez Esquivel, Mairead Corrigan Maguire, Betty Williams, Shirin Ebadi, Jose Ramos-Horta, Aung San Suu Kyi (still under house arrest in Burma).
  • The Eaupening ( Eaupening (opening) is bringing light to all that is good in the world. They are in pursuit of the creation of a new business system founded upon integrity, transparency and communication.
  • WICO ( The  Women’s International Coalition for peace, non violence and empowerment of Women are creating Centres for Peace, culture and Non-Violence in cities in the world

UK Peace Party

Details: 7:30pm @ The Bedford, London, SW12 9HD.  Artistes include: Mike Lindup and Phil Gould ( Level 42), Kuljit Bhamra OBE , John Young ( Tony Moore, ( Xander Nichting ( TWO SPOT GOBI

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. September 29, 2010 4:17 am

    Please remove my email ‘peaceday@yourpers….’ from this post, since we put it on the press release I am receiving untold amounts of junk mail.
    Thank you so much.

    • September 29, 2010 1:07 pm

      OK – it has been done. Sorry about that! Darn those bots!

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