Peace

UN Forum 2012: Bringing the UN to the UK

Sat, 14/07/2012 (All day)
Town/City: 
London

Take part in UNA-UK's biggest event of the year - UN Forum 2012 - and engage with movers and shakers in the international arena on the most pressing issues facing the world today. Confirmed speakers: Lord Bates, who walked from Olympia to London to raise awareness of the Truce, will join Dame Margaret Anstee, Margaret Beckett MP, Lord Browne, Sir Jeremy Greenstock, Lord Hannay, Wilfried Lemke, David Nussbaum, Sir Malcolm Rifkind, Honey Thalijeh and Baroness Williams. UN Forum tickets will sell out quickly so book your place now to avoid disappointment.

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Threats to Peace

Wed, 04/07/2012 - 19:30
Town/City: 
London

Enfield and The Barnets UNA Branch are holding a public meeting on Threats to Peace.

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UNITING FOR PEACE AGM and Spring Conference

Sat, 28/04/2012 (All day)
Town/City: 
London

"Advancing 4D for World Peace"
AGM: 10:30am - 12:30pm
Lunch: 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Conference: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Speakers:
Prof. Meghnad Desai, Economist and Labour Politician
Dr. Nafeez M Ahmed, Executive Director, Institute for Policy Research and Development
Simon Hughes MP, Liberal Democrat [invited]
Vijay Mehta, Chair, Uniting for Peace

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Refusing to be Enemies: Palestinian and Israeli Non-Violent Resistance against the Israeli Occupation

Sun, 13/05/2012 - 19:30
Town/City: 
Oxford

Maxine Kaufman-Lacusta, a Quaker, peace and justice activist and member of Independent Jewish Voices - Canada, will be speaking about her book, 'Refusing to be Enemies: Palestinian and Israeli Non-Violent Resistance against the Israeli Occupation'. Refreshments and home-made cake.

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Free entry.

The Militarisation of the Pacific

Wed, 23/05/2012 - 19:00
Town/City: 
Manchester

With Dave Webb, chair of CND, recently returned from Jeju Island, South Korea, and from the anti-NATO protests in Chicago, and Rae Street.

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Olympic Familiy Picnic & Fun Sports Day

Sun, 15/07/2012 - 13:00 - 16:00
Town/City: 
London

Events for everyone - celebrate the 2012 Games on your doorstep. Bring picnic, scooter, skipping rope, egg and spoon, best running shoes or your walking boots! 5-a-side football teams welcome (give us details by 1 July). Register for events from 12 - 1pm.
Organised by Justice and Peace and Fun Picnic Planning Group, 4 Vincent Road, London N15 3QH.

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Free - small charge for events participation

Aldermaston Women's Peace Camp

Fri, 11/05/2012 - 00:00 - Sun, 13/05/2012 - 00:00
Town/City: 
Aldermaston

Aldermaston Women's Peace Camp is held on the second full weekend of every month. See the events section at http://aldermaston.net for dates of forthcoming camps. We arrive at camp on Saturday morning or sometimes on Friday evening (please ring to check we are there if you plan to come Friday evening). We stay until Sunday lunch-time.

All women are welcome to come along at any time - and male visitors are welcome at camp during the day, but not during the evening or at night.

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World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel

Mon, 28/05/2012 - 00:00 - Sun, 03/06/2012 - 00:00
Town/City: 
Worldwide

World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel Focus for 2012 is Displacement and Dispossession. Resources leaflets can be ordered from Pax Christi. 0208 203 4884.

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Visit to Greenham peace garden and picnic.

Tue, 24/04/2012 (All day)
Town/City: 
Greenham

Contact June for details. Wheelchair transport possible.

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SE Hants Peace Council stall

Sat, 21/04/2012 - 10:30 - 12:30
Town/City: 
Chichester

South East Hants Peace Council stall, outside Chichester City Office promoting the September 21st UN International Day of Peace.

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CJA: The Economics of Killing – Book Discussion and Reception

Wed, 25/04/2012 - 18:30 - 20:00
Town/City: 
London

The panellist will be discussing the new book The Economics of Killing: How the West Fuels War and Poverty in the Developing World by Vijay Mehta which will be followed by Q/A and a reception.
Speakers: Humphrey Hawksley, BBC World Affairs Correspondent, Shashank Joshi, Research Fellow, RUSI, Tobias Ellwood, MP, Vijay Mehta, Author, The Economics of Killing. Chair: Rita Payne.

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Free event – Donations welcome.

Demonstration and Candle-lit Vigil in Solidarity with Gangjeong Village, Jeju Island, South Korea

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 14:00 - 17:00
Town/City: 
London

Please come and join the demonstration outside the South Korean Embassy and demand a halt to the building of a naval base that will be used by the US in their attempt to surround and control China. The villagers of Gangjeong are resisting the destruction of their beautiful, fragile, coastal environment and sacred places - they want Jeju to remain an Island of Peace and to prevent this military base from being built. The villagers need the strong and visible support of the international community.

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The Trouble with India Democracy: a Critical Perspective

Mon, 11/06/2012 - 18:30 - 21:00
Town/City: 
London

With Nitasha Kaul. Nitasha Kaul is a Kashmiri novelist, academic, economist, and artist. Her first book was ‘Imagining Economics Otherwise’ (Routledge, 2007). Aside from publishing fiction and poetry she has also authored numerous articles on several themes including identity, economy, social theory and democracy. She is a Visiting Fellow in Politics and International Relations at Westminster, London.

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Wheelchair Accessibility: 
yes

Greece: at what price membership of Europe?

Mon, 28/05/2012 - 18:30 - 21:00
Town/City: 
London

With Dr. Stathis Kouvelakis. As the crisis in Greece develops, living standards are on a downward spiral, welfare and health services have virtually collapsed, and the European bail out demands greater austerity which will make the situation even more desperate. Is there a way out of this dark crisis? Dr. Stathis Kouvelakis researches and teaches on political theory at Kings College, London and is an informed commentator on the political and social meltdown that has taken place in Greece.

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Iran - Why is the West preparing its public for a new War in the Middle East?

Mon, 14/05/2012 - 18:30
Town/City: 
London

With Professor Abbas Edalat. A war on Iran is threatened by the US and its allies if current negotiations and sanctions fail. Professor Edalat discusses recent Iranian history and the myths propagated by western governments and mainstream media in particular concerning Iran's nuclear programme, which are intended to demonize Iran and prepare the public for military action. Professor Abbas Edalat is a professor of computer science and mathematics at Imperial College London and the founder of the Campaign Against Sanctions and Military Intervention in Iran (CASMII)

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Gandhi Foundation AGM and Lecture for 2012

Sat, 12/05/2012 - 14:00
Town/City: 
London

After the AGM at 3.00 p.m. the talented photographer, Brijesh Patel, will give a lecture and answer questions on his latest project 'Salt/Land and People'. Brijesh Patel has retraced the path of Gandhi's historic Salt March of 1930 and produced a film relating the lives of people living on the route of the March to Gandhi's message over 80 years ago.
The event is free but donations will be welcome on the day.

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Gandhi Foundation Summer Gathering

Sat, 28/07/2012 - 00:00 - Sat, 04/08/2012 - 00:00
Town/City: 
Oxford

The Gandhi Foundation Summer Gathering will be held at The Abbey, Sutton Courtenay, Abingdon, Oxfordshire from 28 July to 4 August. The theme this year is 'The Power of Nonviolence'. Fees for the week range from £140 with children half price.

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£140

Nonviolence in international affairs: nonsensical dream or urgent necessity?

Thu, 10/05/2012 - 19:30
Town/City: 
Huddersfield

With Diana Francis.
Diana Francis, a Quaker, is a former President of the International Fellowship of Reconciliation and was Chair of the Committee for Conflict Transformation Support for most of its life. She is an associate of Conciliation Resources and Responding to Conflict, a former Chair of the Committee for Conflict Transformation Support, and has worked for twenty years as a consultant facilitator, mediator, trainer and adviser, with experience in many countries, particularly the former Yugoslavia and the Caucasus region, the Middle East, Africa and South and East Asia.

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Huddersfield Quaker Meeting

Huddersfield Friends organise an annual Peace Lecture, usually in October, along with many other peace & justice related events.

Email: 
info@huddersfieldquakers.org.uk
Address: 
Huddersfield Quaker Meeting House Church Street • Paddock
Town/City: 
Huddersfield
Postcode: 
HD1 4TR

Mystery Walk

Sun, 23/09/2012 - 11:00
Town/City: 
London

The Children's Mystery Walk along the London Peace Trail is primarily for children aged 5 to 11 and is a fun day out for all the family. Children are given a Mystery Walk puzzle book and a Mystery Walk passport. They find clues, solve puzzles and decode messages along the route in order to get their passport stamped at each site. On arrival at the Imperial War Museum refreshments will be provided and there will be paper crane-making and other activities.
Registration from 11am at Friends House, Euston Road, London.

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FREE but donations to cover costs of material would be welcome.
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