By Julie Mandoyan | September 10, 2012 - 16:00 GMT
Jeremy Gilley is an actor and filmmaker turned self-professed ‘peace militant’. As founder of Peace One Day, a Surreybased NGO, Gilley led a successful international grassroots campaign that culminated in the creation of UN World Peace Day. Occurring on 21 September each year since 2002, Peace Day is recognized globally as a time of ceasefire and non-violence.
For 2012, Peace One Day and partner Interpeace have joined efforts to create a ‘Global Truce NGO Coalition’ to coordinate and encourage mobilization towards the greatest reduction of violence ever seen in a single day.
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