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.
Saturday 5th of July 2014 was a day dedicated to peace and inter-religious tolerance in the small but beautiful historic towns of Balatonfüred and Paloznak, on the shore of Lake Balaton, Hungary.
On Saturday 7 June 2014, the second anniversary of the World Peace Tree was celebrated in Mexico City - planted by His Holiness Swamiji on 8 June 2012 during his first visit to Mexico.