The United Nations General Assembly has declared 2021 as the International Year of Peace and Trust.
The International Year of Peace and Trust constitutes a means of mobilizing the efforts of the international community to promote peace and trust among nations based on, among other things, political dialogue, mutual understanding and cooperation, in order to build sustainable peace, solidarity and harmony.
In making this declaration, the General Assembly called upon the international community to continue to promote peace and trust among nations as a value that promotes sustainable development, peace and security, and human rights. It invited all Member States, organizations of the United Nations system, other relevant international and regional organizations and civil society, including non-governmental organizations, individuals and other relevant stakeholders, to facilitate the observance of the International Year of Peace and Trust, in an appropriate manner and to disseminate the advantages of peace and trust, including through educational and public awareness-raising activities.
It also requested the Secretary-General to bring the present resolution to the attention of all Member States, organizations of the United Nations system and other international and regional organizations, as well as civil society, including non-governmental organizations and individuals. And it stressed that the cost of all activities that may arise from the implementation of the present resolution should be met from voluntary contributions.
For the text of the resolution declaring the year, see here.
For other International Years, see here.