Monuments

Snowdonia, UK

On 31 July 2003 the first World Peace Flame monument in the UK was installed at the Dru Centre in Snowdonia National Park, North Wales.


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Memphis, USA



On 27 September 2002 the World Peace Flame lamp was installed at the opening of the new human rights building in the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, USA.

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The Hague, The Netherlands

The first ever World Peace Flame monument was inaugurated on 18 April 2002 in The Hague. It stands outside the Peace Palace, home of the International Court of Justice and an important symbol of international cooperation and unity.

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Holsbeek, Belgium

“We need to do our best for peace each and every day”, said Annelies Vander Bracht, Executive Councillor for International Cooperation and Culture in Holsbeek. “Unlike what many people think, conflicts aren’t just important in far-away places. They’re also a reality for us here in our own town. Our new World Peace Flame is a great start to make everyone aware of that.”

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Oregon/Ashland (USA)

On the next International Day of Peace (September 21, 2018) a World Peace Flame will be lit in the Thalden Pavilion at the Sustainability Center of the Southern Oregon University (SOU).

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Vlissingen, The Netherlands

The Vlissingen monument will be installed on 15 September 2018. It is unique as the flame will be powered by the waste gas of an oil refinery.

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands

The inauguration of the Nijmegen World Peace Flame Monument took place on October 7th 2010. 
The monument is situated on a quiet square in front of the Gedachteniskerk, near the ‘Titus Brandsma Memorial’ close to the busy city centre.


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Hyderabad, India

The Hyderabad World Peace Flame tribute is a wooden monument that was dedicated to the WPF on January 2006.

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Byron Bay, Australia



The lighting of the World Peace Flame lantern was the focal point of the annual Byron Bay Peace Festival, which attracts thousands of people each year.

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