Obstacles loom and agreements so far are partial ones.
In 2015 the theme is "Partnerships for Peace - Dignity for All."
The Communist Party of South Sudan is calling for inclusive negotiations which bring together all parties, factions, and groups affected by this war.
The manifesto urged nations to find peaceful ways to settle differences and to renounce the use of nuclear weapons, which only promised "universal death."
On June 30, 1985, 30 years ago today, Haruo Remeliik, the president of anti-nuclear Palau, had his brains blown out.
This was a minor victory; in over twenty years it was the first petition on Mumia which the embassy has accepted.
The president's proposal would authorize military operations against the Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL) for three years.
Today marks exactly 25 years since the day in 1990 when anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela was released from prison to become a free man in South Africa.
Netanyahu's war-turned-genocide in Gaza has backfired badly - his strategy has helped resurrect Hamas, the very movement he tried desperately to crush.
Iraqi President Fuad Masum was asked whether it was U.S. airstrikes, with Iraqi fighters and Iranian militiamen, that helped liberate the town of Amerli. He confirmed that it was.