Meeting on June 10th at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
Organising the event was the Chairman of the "Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Commemoration Committee" Shree Shreeman Naginbhai Neil G. Patel, who also represented New Zealand Yoga in Daily Life and the Swami Madhavananda World Peace Council.
"Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The General Assembly of the UN has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples."
On 10th September Swamiji was welcomed by Prof. Dr. Péter Földesi, Rector of Széchenyi István University, Győr, Hungary to plant the 105th tree, dedicated to world peace, in front of the University’s Library.