President Nicolas Maduro tweeted that “authentic peace means more than the absence of an armed conflict.”
“On this International Day of Peace, we ratify our firm commitment to the construction of a society of equals, respect, and deep solidarity. Peaceful humankind is possible!” he said.
Every year on September 21, the world commemorates the International Day of Peace, a date established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2001 to strengthen the ideals of peace through the observance of 24 hours of non-violence and ceasefire.
The UN states that achieving true peace entails much more than laying down arms but also building societies where all members feel they can develop to the fullest.
According to the UN, it entails the creation of a world where all people are treated equally, regardless of their race.