Peace Begins With Me

The poem “Peace Begins With Me” is a creative collaboration between Congolese peacekeeper and musician Pacifique Akilimali and Nigerian peace advocate and poet Maryam Bukar Hassan.This video is narrated by peacekeepers, community members and local and global influencers. Today, as the world faces the largest number of conflicts since World War II, UN Peacekeeping is calling for collective global action towards sustainable peace. For 75 years, UN peacekeeping has made a tangible difference in the lives of millions of people caught up in conflict. This is our shared vision for peace.