The V sign is a gesture in which the index and middle fingers are raised and parted, while the other fingers are clenched. .During the 1960s, the "V sign" was widely adopted by the counterculture as a symbol of peace.

7 Symbols of Peace

Bernard Weber in Manchester with Flower Power and Peace

Bernard Weber, Founder of New7Wonders, celebrating the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) symbol of peace, while presenting a flower version of the symbol to CND and the Quakers Elders at the Manchester Friends Meeting House.
Bernard Weber, Founder of New7Wonders, celebrating the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) symbol, while presenting a flower version to CND and the Quakers Elders at the Manchester Friends Meeting House.

Manchester: On 6 June, one of the most famous symbols of peace in the world, the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) symbol, visited Manchester as part of its 60th-anniversary tour across the UK. Bernard Weber, the creator of the 7 Symbols of Peace campaign, as well as the worldwide campaigns to elect the New 7 Wonders that have generated more than 600 million votes, celebrated the CND anniversary by presenting a colourful flower version of the symbol in Manchester. This, by the way, was version that morphed into the iconic anti-nuclear logo with the famous “Make Love, Not War” slogan.

The internationally recognized peace symbol – known as the nuclear disarmament symbol, the CND symbol and the peace sign – was designed for the British nuclear disarmament movement by Gerald Holtom in 1958.
Bernard Weber with the internationally recognized peace symbol, known as the CND symbol and the peace sign, which was designed for the British nuclear disarmament movement by Gerald Holtom in 1958.

“The more we do together, the less time we have to fight each other.” — Bernard Weber

As with the New 7 Wonders, by participating in the 7 Symbols of Peace campaign you will also help create Global Memory, 7 things that everyone can and will remember in the future. Nominate your symbol of peace now!

The V sign is a gesture in which the index and middle fingers are raised and parted, while the other fingers are clenched. .During the 1960s, the
The “V sign” is a gesture in which the index and middle fingers are raised and parted, while the other fingers are clenched. During the 1960s, the “V sign” was widely adopted by the counterculture as a symbol of peace.

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