Ban: "Do no harm" on UN Non-Violence Day

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International Day of Non-Violence

In celebration of the International Day of Non-Violence, the UN Secretary-General called on world citizens to "be guided by the imperative to do no harm."

Mr. Ban Ki-moon also asked people to "draw courage and strength from individuals like Mahatma Ghandi, famous for his commitment to non-violence.

Observed annually on 2 October, the day was established by the General Assembly as an occasion to "disseminate the message of non-violence, including through education and public awareness."

Jocelyne Sambira has the story.

Duration: 2’35″

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