Saaya Association has celebrated International Day of Peace in collaboration with Islamabad Crescent Lion Club on 18th September, 2009. This day was set aside by a 1981 UN resolution to serve as a reminder to the world that achieving peace is an ongoing critical objective for humanity. The main purpose of the Candle demonstration was to create awareness and to realize the importance of Peace day. The people participated from all walks of life. Participants were encouraged to reflect on and demonstrate the importance of global peace for war-torn countries and personal peace in individual relationships.