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May 5, 2015

Tree-planting Ceremony Commemorates End of the Second World War and Founding of the United Nations

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Photo: The UN Secretary-General joined the President of the UN General Assembly and other UN officials to plant the tree of peace and unity to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War (WWII) and the founding of the United Nations. 05 May 2015. United Nations, New York. UN Photo/Mark Garten.

United Nations, 70th Anniversary

Photo: A special ceremony was held to commemorate the return of the Peace Bell to its original location in the Japanese Garden, at UN headquarters. The Bell had been moved temporarily to the East River esplanade during the renovation of the UN headquarters under the Capital Master Plan (CMP). The event was organized by the Permanent Mission of Japan in collaboration with the Department of Public Information (DPI).

Motohide Yoshikawa, Permanent Representative of Japan to the UN, speaks at the ceremony.

06 May 2015. United Nations, New York. UN Photo/Mark Garten.

United Nations, 70th Anniversary

Photo: A special ceremony was held to commemorate the return of the Peace Bell to its original location in the Japanese Garden, at UN headquarters. The Bell had been moved temporarily to the East River esplanade during the renovation of the UN headquarters under the Capital Master Plan (CMP). The event was organized by the Permanent Mission of Japan in collaboration with the Department of Public Information (DPI).

Children performing a violin composition during the ceremony.

06 May 2015. United Nations, New York. UN Photo/Mark Garten.

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“My first wish is to see this plague of mankind, war, banished from the earth.”

— George Washington.

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“You do not get peace by shouting: Peace. Peace is a meaningless word; what we need is a glorious peace.”

— Napoleon Bonaparte.


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