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18
Mar

Is Peace Possible

Date:
Saturday, 18 March 2017

Time:
16:00 - 18:00

Venue:
44, West Road, Stratford, London E15 3PY

Keynote Speaker :
Vijay Mehta, Author and Chair, Uniting for Peace

Contact:
Dipak Basu
dipakbasu1@yahoo.co.uk


 

25
Mar

Global Terrorism: Peace Movement Response

Joint conference by Uniting for Peace and PeaceJam

Date:
Saturday, 25 March 2017

Time:
Uniting for Peace AGM - 10:30 - 12:00
Spring Conference - 12:00 - 17:00

Venue:
Wesley's Chapel, 49 City Road
London WC1H 0HT
Nearest tube station: Old Street

Speakers:
Ambassador Claus Grube, Danish Ambassador to the UK
Humphrey Hawksley, BBC Foreign Affairs Correspondent
Peter Price, Chair of Conciliation Resources, former Bishop of Bath
Fiona Macaulay, Director, PeaceJam UK, Senior Lecturer, University of Bradford
Makram Khoury-Machool, Founding Director, European Centre for the Study of Extremism, Cambridge
Vijay Mehta, Author and Chair, Uniting for Peace

Contact:
Uniting for Peace
Vijay Mehta - vijay@vmpeace.org
Brian Cooper - 0131 446 9545
PeaceJam
Caroline Millman - unitedkingdom@peacejam.org

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21
Sept

Oldham Inaugural Peace Day Lecture

A lecture organised by Oldham Pledge to Peace Forum

Date:
Thursday, 21 September 2017

Time:
To be confirmed

Venue:
Performance Space, Gallery Oldham, Oldham Cultural Quarter, Greaves Street
Oldham OL1 1AL

Keynote Speaker:
Vijay Mehta, Author and Chair, Uniting for Peace

Contact:
Richard Outram - richard.outram2@oldham.gov.uk

 



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18
Feb

Small Action, Big Impact

A conference hosted by Southampton Hub, University of Southampton

Date:
Saturday, 18 February 2017

Time:
Uniting for Peace AGM - 10:00 - 17:00

Venue:
University of Southampton, Highfield Campus, University Road, Southampton
SO17 1BJ

Southampton Hub has invited Vijay Mehta, Chair, Uniting for Peace for a talk at the conference on 18th February 2017. The film "Change the World" will be screened followed by Vijay's speech on 4D for World Peace.

Contact:
Alicia Tang - idc@southamptonhub.org


31 Jan to
2 Feb

Awakening the Power Within: The Way Forward for UK

Major Conference organised by Women Economic Forum

Date:
Tuesday, 31 January 2017 to
Thursday, 2 February 2017

Time:
All Day

Venue:
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan,
4a Castletown Road,
West Kensington,
London W14 9HE
United Kingdom

Contact:
www.wef.org.in
WEF UK - wefuk@wef.org.in
Pooja Rani - pooja.rani@wef.org.in

Uniting for Peace Chair, Vijay Mehta is speaking on a session:

Thursday 2 February15:15 - 16:15 on "Being open while addressing threats of terror and security concerns"


 

27 -28
Jan

EU-Reinventing Itself - Women Empowering Inclusive Engagement

Major Conference organised by Women Economic Forum

Date:
Friday, 27 January 2017 to
Saturday, 28 January 2017

Time:
All Day

Venue:
World Forum
Churchillplein 10
2517 JW The Hague
The Netherlands

Contact:
www.wef.org.in
WEF EU - wefeu@wef.org.in
Ms Sukai Ceesay - sukai.ceesay@aall.in

Uniting for Peace Chair, Vijay Mehta is speaking on two sessions:

Friday 27 Jan uary 13:30 - 14:30 on "EU - Being open while addressing threats of terror and security concerns" and Saturday 28 January 10:00 - 11:00 on "Inspiring Businesses for Peace & Sustainability: Through the way as of Ubuntu & Inner Peace"


 

11
Jan

Legislate Peace: What Can I do that Matters?

A conference organised by International Peace Youth Group (IPYG)

Date:
Wednesday, 11 January 2017

Time:
18:30 - 21:00

Venue:
CodeNode London, 10 South Place, London EC2M 7BT

Speakers:
Vijay Mehta, Author & Chair, Uniting for Peace
Tom Franklin, CEO, Citizenship Foundation
Adam Fouracre, CEO, Stand Against Violence
A representative from Peace Party

Contact:
Charles Ajidahun
uk@ipyg.org

 


 

7
Jan

The Role of India’s North East in Peace and Development

A conference organised by Friends of Assam and Seven Sisters (FASS)

Date:
Wednesday, 7 January 2017

Venue:
Vivanta by Taj Hotel, Guwahati, Assam, India

Keynote Speaker:
Vijay Mehta, Author & Chair, Uniting for Peace

Contact:
Rini Kakati
rinikakati@hotmail.com

 



2016 Past Events



7
Dec

Reforming the United Nations in the 21st Century

A meeting organised by SOAS United Nations Association

Date:
Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Time:
19:00 - 21:00

Venue:
SOAS University of London (Main Building)
Thornhaugh Street
Russell Square
London, WC1H 0XG

Keynote Speaker:
Vijay Mehta, Author and Chair, Uniting for Peace

Contact:
SOAS UNA
un.soc@soas.ac.uk

19
Nov

An event on Crisis in Syria

Organised by UNA London and South East Region

Date:
Saturday, 19th November

Time:
AGM 13:30 - 14:45
Tea 14:45 - 15:00
Talk 15:00 - 16:30

Venue:
Resource for London Centre
356 Holloway Road, London
N7 6PA

Contact:
Catherine Pluygers: catherinepluygers@hotmail.com

Speakers:

Vijay Mehta, Author and Chair, Uniting for Peace
Ilaf Moslawy, University of Southamptton

 

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2015 Past Events



 

 

9
November

Uniting for Peace Annual Conference

Britain IN/OUT of EU

What is Best for Peace ?

 

Speakers:

- Lord Maclennan of Rogart, Former Lib Dem Leader

- Brendan Donnelly, Director, Federal Trust, Former MEP

- Jean Lambert, Green MEP for London region

- Lord Roger Liddle, Author of "The Europe Dilema'

- Vijay Mehta, Chair, UfP, Author, "Exporting Europe's Peace"

- John Redwood, Conservative MP for Wokingham

- Steven Woolfe, UKIP MEP North West England region


- Rev. Philip Foster, is an author and UKIP supporter since 1998

Chair - Rita Payne, President, Commonwealth Journalist Association

Date:
Monday 9th November 2015

Time:
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Venue:
Room 4a
House of Lords
London SW1A

Contact:
Vijay Mehta
vijay@vmpeace.org | Tel: 0207 791 1717

Brian Cooper | Tel: 0131 446 9545


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2015 Past Events


9
October

"CREATING A WORKABLE WORLD" Conference

Date & Time: Friday, OCTOBER 9th 3:30 – 6:00pm and
Saturday, OCTOBER 10th 8:30am – 5:45pm

Venue: 301 19th Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55455

Contact: Susan Zipp
suezipp@mnc.org

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October

Quakers in York
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Talking of Peace

Invitation to the 4th series of Peace Talks
Thursdays in Autumn 2015

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23
September

Uniting for peace

Annual Erskine Childers Lecture - 2015

"UN at 70 - What Prospects for Peace ?"


Keynote Speaker:
Clare Short
Former UK Minister for International Development

Date:
Wednesday 23rd September

Time:
6.30 pm to 8.30 pm

Venue:
HILTON LONDON EUSTON
17-18 Upper Woburn Place
WC1H 0HT
London

Contact:
Vijay Mehta: vijay@vmpeace.org

Phone: 0207 791 1717  


Brain Cooper: 0131 446 9545

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‘Sowing the Whirlwind’: Nuclear Politics and the Historical Record

16
July

Date:
Thursday 16th July

Time:
10:00-18:00

Venue:
The Chancellor's Hall
(Senate House, first floor)

Senate House
Malet Street
London WC1E 7HU

Contact:
davidwardrop6@gmail.com

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23
May

Surviving the 21st Century - Global Challenges, Threats and Prospects for Peace

Date:
Saturday 23rd May, 2015

Time:
10:30 - 12:30
13:00 - 17:00

Venue:
Wesley's Chapel, 49 City Road,
London EC1Y 1AU

Contact:
Vijay Mehta: vijay@vmpeace.org
Phone: 0207 790 1999
Brain Cooper: 0131 446 9545

 


21
March

Britain's Global Role in a Changing World

Date:
Saturday 21 March, 2015

Time:
10:30 - 12:30 [AGM]
13:30 - 16:30 [Spring Conference]

Venue:
Wesley's Chapel, 49 City Road,
London EC1Y 1AU

Contact:
Vijay Mehta: vijay@vmpeace.org
Phone: 0207 790 1999
Brain Cooper: 0131 446 9545

 

30
Jan

Birkbeck Open Discussion Society event

SURVIVING THE 21ST CENTURY
Global Challenges, Threats and Prospects for Peace

Keynote Speaker:
Vijay Mehta

Date:
Friday, 30th January 2015

Time:
7:00pm start

Venue:
Birkbeck Open Discussion, Society, 101 Russell Square, WC1B

Contact:
Shaeen RA: shn@email.com

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2014 Forthcoming Events

25 November - London

Uniting for Peace Annual Conference

Date: Tuesday 25 November

Time: 6.00 pm - 8.30 pm

Venue: House of Lords, Room 4a

Theme
Who rules the world ?


Flash points and power rivalries from Europe to Far East


Speakers to be announced

Contact: for further information contact Vijay Mehta at vijay@vmpeace.org

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Past Events 2014

9 October - London

Uniting for peace Annual Erskine Childers Lecture 2014

Conference theme: UN, Human Rights, Democracy and Peace

Keynote Speaker:
Alfred de Zayas

The Economics of Killing Book Discussion and screening of the film 'Change the World'

Date: Thursday 9th October

Time: 18:00 - 20:30

Venue:
Hilton London Euston
17-18 Upper Woburn Place
London WC1H OHT

Contact: Vijay Mehta
vijay@vmpeace.org

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27 September - Bexhill

The Economics of Killing Book Discussion and screening of the film 'Change the World' organised by UNA Bexhill and Hastings

Keynote Speaker:
Vijay Mehta

Date: Saturday, 27th September, 2014

Time: Starts 10:30 am

Venue:

Meeting Room, 

Parkhurst Hall
Parkhurst Road 
Bexhill
East Sussex
TN39 3JA
UK

Contact: Linda Bailey
lrbailey@sky.com


 

15 September - London

UNA Putney and Roehampton

The UN Security Council - how it works and is it time for reform ?

Speakers:
Vijay Mehta
David Wardrop

Date: Monday 15th September, 2014

Time: 6 pm start

Venue: Putney Methodist Church 
Gwendolen Ave, London SW15 6SN

Contact: Robert Storey
storeyw@aol.com

 


 

 

25 June - London

Moving Towards Peace in the Middle East and North Africa

Date: Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Time: 6 pm start

Venue:
The Dorchester
53 Park Lane
Mayfair
London W1K 1QA

Contact:

Nadeem Chibbar:
07466 392 961
Email: ngbr@iandalus.com

Vijay Mehta:
07776 231 018
Email: vijay@vmpeace.org

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7 May - Hull

The Economics of Killing Book Discussion and screening of the film 'Change the World' organised by University of Hull

Keynote Speaker:
Vijay Mehta

Date: Wednesday 7th May

Time: 4 pm

Venue: University of Hull

Contact: Cornelia Beyer
c.beyer@hull.ac.uk


 

29 Mar - London, UK

A New Momentum for Peace - No Syria Intervention - What Next?

UK's Ethical Foreign Policy - After No War on Syria can soft power prevail ?

Saturday 29 March

Time: 10.30 am - 4.30 pm


Venue: Wesley’s Chapel
49 City Road
London EC1Y 1AU

Contact: info@unitingforpeace.com

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27 Mar - South Glamorgan, Cardiff,

The Economics of Killing Book Discussion and screening of the Film 'Change the World' organised by Cardiff and District UNA

Date:
Thursday 27 March

Time:
7 pm start

Venue:
Temple of Peace,
King Edward VII Avenue,
Cardiff,
South Glamorgan
CF10 3AP

Contact:
Robin Attfield AttfieldR@cardiff.ac.uk


 

27 February 2014 - Manchester

The Economics of Killing Book Discussion and screening of the film 'Change the World' organised by Manchester Model United Nations Society

Date: Thursday 27 February

Time: starts 5.30 pm

Venue: University of Manchester

Contact: Heena Mohammed
heena.mohammed@student.manchester.ac.uk


 

18 February 2014 - Cambridge

The Economics of Killing Book Discussion organised by Clare Politics, Clare College, Cambridge

Date: Tuesday 18 February

Time: Starts 8 pm

Venue: Clare College, Trinity Lane, Cambridge CB2 1TL

Contact: Adam Terry
ajt84@cam.ac.uk


 

13 February 2014

The Economics of Killing Book Discussion organised by North Staffordshire UNA Youth

Date: Thursday 13 February

Time: Starts at 4 pm

Venue: Newcastle Under Lyme School, Mount Pleasant, Newcastle Under Lyme, ST5 1DB

Contact: Reece Edmonds
redmonds1994@gmail.com


30 January 2014

The Economics of Killing Book Discussion organised by UN Society at SOAS

Date: Thursday 30 January

Time: Starts at 6.00 pm

Venue: Room No. V221, Vernon Square Campus, SOAS, London WC1X 9EW

Contact: Rahim Lakhani 573943@soas.ac.uk


 

23 January 2014 - UK

The Economics of Killing Book Discussion organised by University of Westminister Department of Politics and International Relations

Date: Thursaday 23 January

Time: Starts 6.00 pm

Venue: 32 - 38 Well Street, London, W1T 3UW (Top floor)

Contact: Aidan Hehir a.hehir@westminister.ac.uk


 

5 - 7 Jan - Jaipur, India

Towards a Nonviolent Future: Seeking Realistic Models for Peaceful Co-existence and Sustainablity organised by Anuvrat Global Organisation (Anuvibha)
Jaipur, India

Anuvibha Jaipur Kendra, Opposite Gaurav Tower, Malviya Nagar, Jaipur, India

Contact: S L Gandhi
slgandhi@hotmail.com

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