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Australian World Peace Bell
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There are World Peace Bells around the world which are rung on World Peace Day (the 3rd Tuesday of September) to mark the opening of the United Nations Disarmament Session. Australia's World Peace Bell is located in the town of Cowra in New South Wales. It was launched on 15 September 1992.

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