The following year, a proposal to observe the calendar year of 1986 as the official United Nations International Year of Peace was adopted by consensus. The International Year of Peace offered a rare opportunity for the international community, non-governmental organisations, academic institutions and individuals all over the world to focus on the problems and prospects of peace.
The three major dimensions of the programme of the year-peace and disarmament, peace and development and preparation for life in peace- are illustrative of the many perspectives in which the pursuit of peace must be seen.
A debate on an IYP motion in the parliament of Ireland on
All the International Years proclaimed by the General Assembly.
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