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Solstice Silent Minute Flyers and Resources to Share

The Flyer is now translated into 9 languages!

Please feel free to download, use and distribute the following Solstice Silent Minute flyers, in English and 9 other languages:-

There are 525,600 minutes in a year.  One of them is being focussed to hold a minute of Silence for global cooperation. Given the magnitude of the response to the Solstice Silent Minute Initiative to date around the planet, colleagues and coworkers have translated the flyers into nine languages.

We invite you to assist in building the momentum. Please contact us if you’re willing and able to translate the flyer into other languages. In the meantime, we would appreciate your sharing information with those who will distribute the flyer with communities around the world so that millions of us have the opportunity to participate in one minute of Silence – the same minute everywhere – calibrated to 9.00pm GMT/UTC on 21 December 2019 at 9 pm.

Bookmarks and Cards

The bookmarks and cards are proving to be particularly popular.

Word documents

We are making the templates available as Word documents so that you may download and insert details for your city or country and its relevant time-zone. Click the following links to download an MS-Word .docx file:-

Download, print and distribute.  We suggest you use paper which is at least 200gsm.

PDF Format

We have provided some bookmark exemplars in PDF format:-


We’ve found this link helpful for the timezone conversions (  Bookmarks and cards templates in different languages will be added to a repository of materials in the FAQs as they become available.

Daily Practice

Many are already assisting in the preparation for the Solstice Silent Minute by daily maintaining the minute of Silence calibrated to 9.00pm GMT/UTC. Feel free to pause with us for one of our daily 1,440 minutes in preparation for the Solstice Silent Minute. Again, check the timezone converter for the precise minute in your locality.  Note that this time may vary to the Solstice Silent Minute, owing to daylight saving.

Albert Einstein once said:

Not everything that counts can be counted; and not everything that can be counted counts.

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