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Mayoral Proclamation - International Day of Peace - 09.21.2016

08/21/2016

  • WHEREAS, World peace is a goal of a harassed humanity, and

  • WHEREAS, We live in a world of nations whose interdependence make universal peace a first priority for the survival and advancement of civilization; and

  • WHEREAS, Major obstacles to the attainment of world peace are the prejudices that separate men and cause disunity, we must work to eliminate these barriers; and

  • WHEREAS, The earth is, in reality, one country and humankind its citizens; and

  • WHEREAS, We in America have been given great spiritual capacities and blessings, we must take leadership in working for the attainment of world peace.

  • NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That I, Timothy J. Mahoney, Mayor of the City of Fargo, do hereby proclaim September 21st, 2016 to be International Day of Peace in the City of Fargo, North Dakota, in the hope that Americans everywhere will take this time to rededicate themselves to work at all times to eliminate these barriers to world peace, particularly all forms of prejudice towards people of different races, nationalities or religious creed, and to foster a high standard of justice for all.

  • IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Seal of the City of Fargo, North Dakota to be affixed this 11th day of August, 2016.