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Sep.
2024
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United States of America

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The Peace Bell was donated by the United Nations Association of Japan in 1954. It has become tradition to ring the bell twice a year: on the first day of spring, at the Vernal Equinox, and on 21 September to celebrate the International Day for Peace.

PHOTO:UN Photo/Manuel Elías

Japanese Peace Bell and cherry blossoms at UN Headquarters