The world celebrates the International Day of Peace on the twenty-first of September every year. The United Nations General Assembly designates this day to embody the ideals of peace, twenty-four hours of non-violence, twenty-four hours of ceasefire.

The 24 hours that the besieged, the displaced, the affected and those forced to fight wars hope that these hours become a full lifetime if they never end.

Today, with all the catastrophes we are witnessing, our world needs peace more than ever.

This year, the International Day of Peace coincides with the Summit on the Sustainable Development Goals.

Sustainable peace means sustainable development, the goal of which is to create more peaceful, just, inclusive and secure societies.

Achieving peace on the ground is not easily planned on paper, as noted by the international economic adviser at the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Bassem Hached.

Hashad told Sky News Arabia: "Part of the philosophy of the work of international organizations, led by the United Nations, but the reality is devoid of many "dreamy decisions", there is a large gap between the decisions taken in the halls of the United Nations, and the decisions taken around the world."

Peace is not only a call to governments, states or those who bear arms, it is a call to erase all forms of harm, an invitation to you wherever you are, to reconsider yourself and your relations with your people of your race and with your land.

Hashad added during his interview with the morning program on Sky News Arabia: "Real peace must be established on the ground, peace needs strength, there is no peace by broadcasting statements or publishing pink words, peace needs a force to protect it."

"Economic and strategic interests prevent the achievement of peace on the ground, and these interests always stand in the way of peace," he said.