• World Harmony Run

    World's Largest Torch Relay
    World Harmony Run

  • 1,000,000 Participants

    Across 6 Continents
    1,000,000 Participants

  • Dreaming of a more harmonious world

    100 countries
    Dreaming of Harmony

  • Schools And Kids

    Make a Wish for Peace
    Schools And Kids

  • Sri Chinmoy: World Harmony Run Founder

    World Harmony Run Founder
    Sri Chinmoy

  • Carl Lewis: World Harmony Run Spokesman

    World Harmony Run Spokesman
    Carl Lewis

  • New York, USA

    New York

  • London, Great Britain

    Great Britain

  • Shakhovskaya, Russia


  • Around Australia

    15,000 kms, 100 days
    Around Australia

  • Around Ireland

    14 Days, 1500km
    Around Ireland

  • Wanaka, New Zealand

    New Zealand

  • Arjang, Norway


  • Rekjavik, Iceland


  • Beijing, China


  • Prague, Czech Republic

    Czech Republic

  • Belgrade, Serbia


  • Lake Biwa, Japan

    Lake Biwa

  • Kapsait, Ethiopia


  • Pangkor Island, Malaysia

    Pangkor Island

  • Bali, Indonesia


  • The All Blacks, New Zealand

    The All Blacks
    New Zealand

International Year of Youth

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International Year of Youth (IYY)

(August 2010 to August 2011) and its theme of :

Dialogue and Mutual Understanding


See also recent Youtube video which illustrates IYY slogan "Our Year Our Voice"  International Year of Youth - Zambia World Harmony http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6qehMiIWuYRu


For further explanation of the Year related to WHR see excerpts below from:

A. President of the General Conference of UNESCO, Davidson Hepburn on youth participation to Harmony Run participants for 2011 and beyond..

B.  UN General Assembly A/RES/64/134, Proclamation of 2010 as IYY and Joint Statement by Heads of (27) UN Entities for the Launch of the International Year of Youth under the theme Dialogue and Mutual Understanding

C.  International Year of Youth Logo - Meaning and local language translations

D.  Other information (to be added e.g. examples of how IYY celebrated and youth involvement during previous special years.

E. Links to related information on IYY or Youth  (http://social.un.org/youthyear/)

A. Davidson Hepburn on "Youth Participation" and Harmony Run for 2011 and beyond..

President of the General Conference of UNESCO on "Youth Participation", International Year of Youth (IYY) and Harmony Run: "surely building the foundation for a culture of peace tomorrow."

B. Proclamation & 27 UN Entities Joint Statement on International Year of Youth (IYY): Dialogue and Mutual Understanding

UN General Assembly Proclamation of IYY (Aug 2010 - Aug 2011). "promote actions at all levels aimed at disseminating among young people..the ideals of peace, freedom, progress, solidarity and dedication to the objectives and goals of progress...MDGs.

C. International Year of Youth Logo - Meaning and local language translations

Speech bubbles and the sense of community they convey symbolize the theme of the International Year of Youth: “Dialogue and Mutual Understanding”. The logo illustrates that the entire world can get involved in / and promote IYY Goals and Theme.