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4 Peace Day 2018 acti

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The International Day of Peace is coming up on September 21st, and we’re starting celebrations early. This year’s theme for Peace Day is #CISVright4peace which celebrates the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. We will be challenging CISVers around the world to team up with their local Junior Branch members in a series of calls to action leading up to the International Day of Peace. You can find all the challenges here, but we will be releasing them on both the CISV International and International Junior Branch Facebook page. Organize how, when, and with whom you’ll complete the challenges. As each challenge is released the comment section of the post will be open for you to share your thoughts and ideas about the questions posed. When you complete each challenge, please send us your pictures to peaceday@ijb.cisv.org. Your photos may even be shared on a CISV official Instagram account! Keep an eye on social media for the challenges, and jump on board with the online discussions! With love, The Peace Day Team Agus, Amy, Ben, Emily, and Yasmine


e r o f e B y t i v i t c a e h t In this document you will find a list of 21 challenges to encourage peace in your community, each challenge includes a prompt/question, an action encouraging you to document the challenge and a list of materials (if needed). Before the activity, take some time to think about the time you will have, the place you will be, and select the amount of challenges you think fit best.


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? y a D e c a e P s i t a h Take some time to explain to participants what this year is about and what is celebrated on this day. Project the Peace Day 101 or print it out as a useful tool to explain what the Peace Day, this Campaign and our mision is all about.


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Divide the participants in the amount of challenges selected and give each group the challenge card. For example: if you have 12 challenges and 60 people, you could do 12 groups of 5 people. Explain that the idea is to show the diversity of peace to the community and how the challenges contribute to it. Provide each group with the necessary materials (or have them look for materials, it could be part of the challenge).


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Once you have finished, send your pictures from the event, news coverage or anything relevant to the Peace Day Campaign Team at

peaceday@ijb.cisv.org

Remind participants about this year’s theme and campaign, to use the hashtag, and to document everything they do.


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#CISVright4peace #peaceday

Post its Sharpies

document it

questions

materials

Place notes in bathrooms with positive messages

What phrases and other sayings make you feel good when you hear them? How does this relate to Article 1 in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights?

@cisvofďŹ cial

Take the top 5 positive messages you came up with and take group pictures with them.

@ijb.cisv


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#CISVright4peace #peaceday

Paper & pens Envelopes (if you want to use mail) Phones (or other ways of communication)

document it

questions

materials

Thank someone who has done something nice for you

What is something you’ve accomplished with the help of others? What Universal Declaration of Human Rights article does this challenge relate to?

@cisvofďŹ cial

Look at the actions that you are writing your thank-yous for. Create a group list of these actions and take a picture of it!

@ijb.cisv


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#CISVright4peace #peaceday

Cardboard & markers (in case you would like to do a poster)

document it

questions

materials

Give out random hugs

How would/does getting a hug make you feel? What Universal Declaration of Human Rights article does this challenge relate to?

@cisvofďŹ cial

If the people feel comfortable, take pictures with the persons you’re hugging!

@ijb.cisv


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#CISVright4peace #peaceday

Music instruments Speakers Anything else you want (pots and pans?)

document it

questions

materials

Play music in a public place

What role does music play in peace? What role does it play in your life? What Universal Declaration of Human Rights article does this challenge relate to?

@cisvofďŹ cial

Take videos/pictures of your performance and the audience. Document the set up and jamming!

@ijb.cisv


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#CISVright4peace #peaceday

Trash bags Gloves

document it

questions

materials

Clean up trash around town

Does trash tell a story? How does it contribute to our society? What Universal Declaration of Human RIghts article does this challenge relate to?

@cisvofďŹ cial

Take group photos while picking up trash! If you find something cool or interesting, take a picture of that too.

@ijb.cisv


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#CISVright4peace #peaceday

Paint Trash-bags Brushes Chalk Masking tape Permission to use the space/wall

document it

questions

materials

Paint a mural

How does art play a role in spreading peace? How does this relate to Article 2 in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights?

@cisvofďŹ cial

Take a panoramic picture of the final result with all the people who participated in it.

@ijb.cisv


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#CISVright4peace #peaceday

Chalk

document it

questions

materials

Write positive messages (with art) on the sidewalk

What is a message that would brighten your day? Do any images go with that message?

Take pictures of top 5 messages on the sidewalk and take photos with them.

How does this relate to Article 19 in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights?

@cisvofďŹ cial

@ijb.cisv


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#CISVright4peace #peaceday

Soccer-ball

document it

questions

materials

Start a random soccer game

How can sports and other games bring people together? How can they separate people?

Take a group picture after the game.

How does this relate to Article 24 in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights?

@cisvofďŹ cial

@ijb.cisv


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#CISVright4peace #peaceday

None!

document it

questions

materials

Help someone carry their bags

What little acts of kindness have people done in the past for you? How does this relate to Article 29 in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights?

@cisvofďŹ cial

Ask the person (who you’re carrying the bags for) if they can take a picture with you (tell them about the Peace Day Campaign). Take a picture and document where you are.

@ijb.cisv


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#CISVright4peace #peaceday

None!

document it

questions

materials

Open a door for someone

What little acts of kindness have people done in the past for you? What Universal Declaration of Human Rights article does this challenge relate to?

@cisvofďŹ cial

Take videos or pictures of creative ways the participants open the doors. If you would like, document the place too.

@ijb.cisv


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#CISVright4peace #peaceday

Paper Markers or pens

document it

questions

materials

Give someone a compliment

What is the best compliment you have ever gotten? What Universal Declaration of Human Rights article does this challenge relate to?

@cisvofďŹ cial

Document/create a list of the compliments you gave (does not have to be exact). Take a picture of the group list.

@ijb.cisv


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#CISVright4peace #peaceday

Donate books Markers or pens

document it

questions

materials

Leave out books for people to find

What is something good that you’ve got from reading a particular book?

Take pictures of the places you left the books and their titles.

What Universal Declaration of Human Rights article does this challenge relate to?

@cisvofďŹ cial

@ijb.cisv


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#CISVright4peace #peaceday

None!

document it

questions

materials

Let someone go first in line

What Universal Declaration of Human Rights article does this challenge relate to?

@cisvofďŹ cial

Take a video of the setting in which you let the person go first. Maybe explain if you would do it again? How’d you feel?

@ijb.cisv


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#CISVright4peace #peaceday

Paper & pens

document it

questions

materials

Write a letter to someone

What effect can written words and speech have on peace? What are good examples of this? What Universal Declaration of Human Rights article does this challenge relate to?

@cisvofficial

Take pictures of the writing process and maybe some of the letters (or even destinations) if the participants don’t mind.

@ijb.cisv


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#CISVright4peace #peaceday

Money Envelopes Tape Pens

document it

questions

materials

Leave money at a vending machine

How can small gifts help to spread peace? What Universal Declaration of Human Rights article does this challenge relate to?

@cisvofďŹ cial

Leave a note on the envelope.Take a picture with the vending machine and your note.

@ijb.cisv


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#CISVright4peace #peaceday

Clothes to donate

document it

questions

materials

Donate your unused clothes

Wjhat are some things that you don’t need and others might? What Universal Declaration of Human Rights article does this challenge relate to?

@cisvofďŹ cial

Have participants model or show their old clothes for picture. You can also take picture of the donation process.

@ijb.cisv


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#CISVright4peace #peaceday

Money Coffee shop/grocery

document it

questions

materials

Buy someone coffee/tea/refreshment

How can small gifts help to spread peace? What Universal Declaration of Human Rights article does this challenge relate to?

@cisvofficial

If possible, take picture with the person you bought coffee for. You can also take a video outside the coffee shop introducing what you plan to do and why.

@ijb.cisv


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#CISVright4peace #peaceday

Ingredients for cookies (baking them could be an activity) ... or just buy them. Pens & paper (for notes to go along)

document it

questions

materials

Give out cookies to people

How can small gifts help to spread peace? What Universal Declaration of Human Rights article does this challenge relate to?

@cisvofďŹ cial

Take pictures/videos of handing them out. Take a video introducing what you are doing, where, and why.

@ijb.cisv


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#CISVright4peace #peaceday

Peace Day 101 flyers (Find them in the print this section of this document)

document it

questions

materials

Explain Peace Day to someone

What is something you’ve accomplished with the help of others?

If the person you’re explaining doesn’t mind, invite them to record a message for peace.

How does this relate to Article 26 in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights?

@cisvofficial

@ijb.cisv


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#CISVright4peace #peaceday

None!

document it

questions

materials

Donate to a charity

How do donations help out? Are small donations helpful? How does this relate to Article 25 in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights?

@cisvofďŹ cial

Write down where you are donating and why. Take pictures of the lists. Alternative: Take a video about donating and how it can help, included where you are donating and for what cause (Peace Day)

@ijb.cisv


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#CISVright4peace #peaceday

Peace Day 101 handout

document it

questions

materials

Discuss Peace Day

Why is Peace Day important? What Universal Declaration of Human Rights article does this challenge relate to?

@cisvofďŹ cial

Take pictures during the discussion, take notes on insights from the conversation

@ijb.cisv


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PEACE DAY 101

PRINT SIZE: A4

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.

The theme for the International Day of Peace in 2018 is “The Right to Peace - The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70”. The theme celebrates the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights is a milestone document in the history of human rights. Drafted by representatives with different legal and cultural backgrounds from all regions of the world, the Declaration was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in Paris on 10 December 1948 as a common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations.


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Cardboard & markers (in case you would like to do a poster)

Post its Sharpies

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materials

materials

Place notes in bathrooms with positive messages

Give out random hugs

How does this relate to Article 1 in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights?

What phrases and other sayings make you feel good when you hear them?

questions

What Universal Declaration of Human Rights article does this challenge relate to?

How would/does getting a hug make you feel?

questions

If the people feel comfortable, take pictures with the persons you’re hugging!

@ijb.cisv

@cisvofficial

#CISVright2peace

Take the top 5 positive messages you came up with and take group pictures with them.

@ijb.cisv

@cisvofficial

#CISVright2peace

document it document it

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Paper & pens Envelopes (if you want to use mail) Phones (or other ways of communication)

materials

Music instruments Speakers Anything else you want (pots and pans?)

materials

Thank someone who has done something nice for you

Play music in a public place

What Universal Declaration of Human Rights article does this challenge relate to?

What is something you’ve accomplished with the help of others?

questions

What Universal Declaration of Human Rights article does this challenge relate to?

What role does music play in peace? What role does it play in your life?

questions

Take videos/pictures of your performance and the audience. Document the set up and jamming!

@ijb.cisv

@cisvofficial

#CISVright2peace

Look at the actions that you are writing your thank-yous for. Create a group list of these actions and take a picture of it!

@ijb.cisv

@cisvofficial

#CISVright2peace

document it document it

CHALLENGE HANDOUT #1 PRINT SIZE: A4


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Chalk

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Trash bags Gloves

materials

materials

Clean up trash around town

Write positive messages (with art) on the sidewalk

What Universal Declaration of Human RIghts article does this challenge relate to?

Does trash tell a story? How does it contribute to our society?

questions

How does this relate to Article 19 in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights?

What is a message that would brighten your day? Do any images go with that message?

questions

Take pictures of top 5 messages on the sidewalk and take photos with them.

@ijb.cisv

@cisvofficial

#CISVright2peace

Take group photos while picking up trash! If you find something cool or interesting, take a picture of that too.

@ijb.cisv

@cisvofficial

#CISVright2peace

document it document it

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Paint Trash-bags Brushes Chalk Masking tape Permission to use the space/wall

materials

Soccer-ball

materials

Paint a mural

Start a random soccer game

How does this relate to Article 2 in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights?

How does art play a role in spreading peace?

questions

How does this relate to Article 24 in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights?

How can sports and other games bring people together? How can they separate people?

questions

Take a group picture after the game.

@ijb.cisv

@cisvofficial

#CISVright2peace

Take a panoramic picture of the final result with all the people who participated in it.

@ijb.cisv

@cisvofficial

#CISVright2peace

document it document it

CHALLENGE HANDOUT #2 PRINT SIZE: A4


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Paper Markers or pens

None!

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materials

materials

Help someone carry their bags

Give someone a compliment

How does this relate to Article 29 in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights?

What little acts of kindness have people done in the past for you?

questions

What Universal Declaration of Human Rights article does this challenge relate to?

What is the best compliment you have ever gotten?

questions

Document/create a list of the compliments you gave (does not have to be exact). Take a picture of the group list.

@ijb.cisv

@cisvofficial

#CISVright2peace

Ask the person (who you’re carrying the bags for) if they can take a picture with you (tell them about the Peace Day Campaign). Take a picture and document where you are.

@ijb.cisv

@cisvofficial

#CISVright2peace

document it document it

12 Donate books Markers or pens

None!

10 materials materials

Open a door for someone

Leave out books for people to find

What Universal Declaration of Human Rights article does this challenge relate to?

What little acts of kindness have people done in the past for you?

questions

What Universal Declaration of Human Rights article does this challenge relate to?

What is something good that you’ve got from reading a particular book?

questions

Take pictures of the places you left the books and their titles.

@ijb.cisv

@cisvofficial

#CISVright2peace

Take videos or pictures of creative ways the participants open the doors. If you would like, document the place too.

@ijb.cisv

@cisvofficial

#CISVright2peace

document it document it

CHALLENGE HANDOUT #3 PRINT SIZE: A4


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Money Envelopes Tape Pens

None!

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materials

materials

Let someone go first in line

Leave money at a vending machine

What Universal Declaration of Human Rights article does this challenge relate to?

questions

What Universal Declaration of Human Rights article does this challenge relate to?

How can small gifts help to spread peace?

questions

Leave a note on the envelope.Take a picture with the vending machine and your note.

@ijb.cisv

@cisvofficial

#CISVright2peace

Take a video of the setting in which you let the person go first. Maybe explain if you would do it again? How’d you feel?

@ijb.cisv

@cisvofficial

#CISVright2peace

document it document it

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Paper & pens

materials

Clothes to donate

materials

Write a letter to someone

Donate your unused clothes

What Universal Declaration of Human Rights article does this challenge relate to?

What effect can written words and speech have on peace? What are good examples of this?

questions

What Universal Declaration of Human Rights article does this challenge relate to?

Wjhat are some things that you don’t need and others might?

questions

Have participants model or show their old clothes for picture. You can also take picture of the donation process.

@ijb.cisv

@cisvofficial

#CISVright2peace

Take pictures of the writing process and maybe some of the letters (or even destinations) if the participants don’t mind.

@ijb.cisv

@cisvofficial

#CISVright2peace

document it document it

CHALLENGE HANDOUT #4 PRINT SIZE: A4


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Money Coffee shop/grocery

materials

Peace Day 101 flyers

materials

Buy someone coffee/tea/refreshment

Explain Peace Day to someone

What Universal Declaration of Human Rights article does this challenge relate to?

How can small gifts help to spread peace?

questions

How does this relate to Article 26 in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights?

What is something you’ve accomplished with the help of others?

questions

If the person you’re explaining doesn’t mind, invite them to record a message for peace.

@ijb.cisv

@cisvofficial

#CISVright2peace

If possible, take picture with the person you bought coffee for. You can also take a video outside the coffee shop introducing what you plan to do and why.

@ijb.cisv

@cisvofficial

#CISVright2peace

document it document it

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None!

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Pens & paper (for notes to go along)

Ingredients for cookies (baking them could be an activity) ... or just buy them.

materials materials

Give out cookies to people

Donate to a charity

What Universal Declaration of Human Rights article does this challenge relate to?

How can small gifts help to spread peace?

questions

How does this relate to Article 25 in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights?

How do donations help out? Are small donations helpful?

questions

Alternative: Take a video about donating and how it can help, included where you are donating and for what cause (Peace Day)

Write down where you are donating and why. Take pictures of the lists.

@ijb.cisv

@cisvofficial

#CISVright2peace

Take pictures/videos of handing them out. Take a video introducing what you are doing, where, and why.

@ijb.cisv

@cisvofficial

#CISVright2peace

document it document it

CHALLENGE HANDOUT #5 PRINT SIZE: A4


CHALLENGE HANDOUT #6 / PEACE DAY FLYERS

PRINT SIZE: A4

What does

What does

“The Right to Peace”

“The Right to Peace”

Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace above all differences and to contribute to building a Culture of Peace.

Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace above all differences and to contribute to building a Culture of Peace.

mean to you?

mean to you?

#CISVright2peace

#CISVright2peace

#peaceday

#peaceday

What does

What does

“The Right to Peace”

“The Right to Peace”

Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace above all differences and to contribute to building a Culture of Peace.

Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace above all differences and to contribute to building a Culture of Peace.

mean to you?

mean to you?

#CISVright2peace

#CISVright2peace

What does

“The Right to Peace”

#CISVright2peace #peaceday

Take pictures during the discussion, take notes on insights from the conversation

@cisvofficial

@ijb.cisv

materials

Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace above all differences and to contribute to building a Culture of Peace.

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mean to you?

What Universal Declaration of Human Rights article does this challenge relate to?

#peaceday

Why is Peace Day important?

#CISVright2peace

Peace Day 101 handout

Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace above all differences and to contribute to building a Culture of Peace.

Discuss Peace Day

mean to you?

questions

“The Right to Peace”

document it

What does

#peaceday

#CISVright2peace

#peaceday


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2018 Peace Day Activity  

The International Day of Peace is coming up on 21st September, and we’re starting celebrations early. This year’s theme for Peace Day is #C...

2018 Peace Day Activity  

The International Day of Peace is coming up on 21st September, and we’re starting celebrations early. This year’s theme for Peace Day is #C...

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