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The following events are supported by Uniting for Peace and VM Centre for Peace
www.vmpeace.org

Events in 2010:

The Role of UN in Establishing a More Peaceful World

Keynote speaker: Vijay Mehta
Tuesday, 21st September 2010
Time: 7:00pm

The event is hosted by South East Hants Council

Venue: Meeting Place (corner of North Street/Elm Lane), Havant
South East Hants Peace Council

For further details, please email: Vida Henning - vida.henning@ntlworld.com

South Hants Peace Council is celebrating Peace One Day. The keynote speaker will be Vijay Mehta, Chair Uniting for Peace and President for VM Centre for Peace who will be exploring “The Role of UN in Establishing a More Peaceful World”. The group has invited local poets, musicians, singers to the event.

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A Climate of Peace

International Peace Bureau Conference in Oslo, Norway

23rd to 26th September, 2010.

IPB is organising a major international peace conference in Oslo from Sept 23.-26. The details of the event can be found in a 2 page newsletter with highlights of the conference plans. You can read about speakers, the MacBride Prize, and the youth programme, as well as registration, venues, accommodation options, local travel etc. Check out further updates at the dedicated website:  http://ipb100.org The Secretariat requests all member organisations and partners to include this information on their websites, newsletters, calendars etc.

Vijay Mehta and Shanti Mehta, long time supporters and members of IPB will be attending the conference

The event is organised by International Peace Bureau

For further details, please email: Colin Archer (Secretary General of IPB) - mailbox@ipb.org 

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Reforming the UN for the 21st Century

Keynote Speaker: Vijay Mehta
Saturday 9th October, 9th October 2010
The event is hosted by UNA Eastern Region
Venue:
Stoneyard Centre 
43 St Andrew’s Street
Cambridge CB2 3AR

The AGM starts at 10:30am. Keynote speech starts from 2:00pm followed by 

For further details, please email: Brian Wesley –brian@wesley.freeserve.co.uk

The event is organised by UNA Eastern Region. The topic Vijay Mehta will be speaking on is “Reforming the UN for the 21st Century”. In his talk, he will cover areas around international security and peacekeeping reforms as well as institutional reforms (Security Council and General Assembly). In conclusion, he will explore ideas for creating a UN fit for the 21st Century for establishing a peaceful world followed by Q/A session.

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“Britain in the World & the Peace Movement’s Role in the New Coalition Era”

Friday 19th November 2010
2.00pm – 4.30pm & 6.00pm – 8.30pm
House of Lords
Room 4A
Westminster
London SW1A 2

Speakers:
Dr Frank Barnaby (former Director, SIPRI), Simon Hughes MP (TBC), Tony Kempster (Vice –President, IPB), Lord Peter Archer Q.C. (President, Uniting for Peace), Dan Plesch (S.O.A.S), Moeen Yaseem (Global Vision), Brian Cooper (Coordinator, Uniting for Peace) and Vijay Mehta (Chair, Uniting for Peace)

For registration and advance booking: 
UNITING for PEACE 97 Commercial Rd. London E1 1RD [Vijay Mehta • 0207 377 2111 • vijay@vmpeace.org]

The major conference will be hosted by Uniting for Peace. The conference will open up an opportunity to explore priorities for Britain in the world, and the contribution of the Peace Movement in the post-election 2010 political context.


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The Role of UN in innovative approaches to International Peace and Security

Keynote Speaker: Vijay Mehta

Monday, 22nd November 2010
Time: 1:15pm

Venue
The Grange Senior School
Bradburns Lane
Hartford
CW8 1LU

For further details: Hannah Yates – hannah.yates07@gmail.com
The event is organised by The Grange Senior School. The topic Vijay Mehta will be speaking on is “Reforming the UN for the 21st Century”. In his talk, he will cover areas around international security and peacekeeping reforms as well as institutional reforms (Security Council and General Assembly). In conclusion, he will explore ideas for creating a UN fit for the 21st Century for establishing a peaceful world and making it relevant for the younger people followed by Q/A session.

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Inequality and the MDGs
The 2010 Erskine Childers Memorial Lecture

By Professor Sir Richard Jolly

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Annual Erskine Childers Lecture 2010

“We Can End Poverty”
A discussion paper for the Inequality and Millennium Development Goals Lecture
Keynote Speaker: Sir Richard Jolly
Respondents: Lord Frank Judd and Vijay Mehta

Tuesday, 15th June 2010
6:30pm – 8:30pm

Friends House
173 Euston Road
London, NW1 2BJ

Discussion paper by Vijay Mehta
President, VM Centre for Peace
Chair, Uniting for Peace
Incorporating
Action for UN Renewal
and
World Disarmament Campaign

vijay@vmpeace.org
www.vmpeace.org

FREE Report (click) Download

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A GLOBAL VISION Event

The Rise and Fall of Civilisation: Perspectives of Moral Political Economy

“Disarm the Military Juggernaut to Tackle Financial, Environmental and Development Crisis”

Tuesday, 20th July 2010
6:00pm – 8:00pm

House of Lords Committee Room 2A
Westminster, London SW1A

Speaker: Vijay Mehta
President, VM Centre for Peace
Chair, Uniting for Peace
(Incorporating Action for UN Renewal and World Disarmament Campaign)

vijay@vmpeace.org
www.vmpeace.org
Other speakers include: Moeen Yaseen, Daud Pidcock, Muhammad Rafeeq,
Lawrence Bloom, Michael King and Peter Challen

FREE Report (click) Download

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Annual Erskine Childers Lecture 2010

“We Can End Poverty”
“A discussion paper for the Inequality and Millennium Development Goals Lecture”
Keynote Speaker: Sir Richard Jolly
Respondents: Lord Frank Judd and Vijay Mehta

Tuesday, 15th June 2010
6:30pm – 8:30pm

Friends House
173 Euston Road
London, NW1 2BJ

Discussion paper by Vijay Mehta
President, VM Centre for Peace
Chair, Uniting for Peace
Incorporating
Action for UN Renewal
and
World Disarmament Campaign

Click HERE for the Lecture

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UNITING FOR PEACE
AGM and SPRING CONFERENCE
27th March, 2010

Paper: Peace Building in an Unstable World. Outline
Action for UN Renewal – Uniting for Peace (London – March 27th 2010

Uniting for Peace
Action for UN Renewal and World Disarmament Campaign
Chair’s Report 2009 - 2010
Report for AGM and Spring Conference, 27th March 2010

Lectures on Youtube.com

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27th March 2010
LONDON. Peacebuilding in an Unstable World.

Wesley’s Chapel, 49 City Road, London EC1Y. AGM and Meeting held by Uniting for Peace (a joint Action for UN Renewal and World Disarmament Campaign meeting). Peace is a prerequisite for building a safer society which can live in harmony. We live in an interconnected and interdependent world. Violence and wars have to be consigned to history for humankind to make progress for a peaceful future. Speakers include John Jacob English (Free University of Ireland and author of ‘Collapse of the War System’) and Jeremy Corbyn MP. Chaired by Lord Peter Archer of Sandwell. Contributions also from Vijay Mehta, and Brian Cooper. Speakers will explore the above challenges and find solutions in promoting a culture of peace and non-violence for peace building in an unstable world. Meeting from 10.30-5.00pm. For registration please contact: Vijay Mehta (vijay@vmpeace.org) Advance bookings (please sent at least £6) to: either Vijay or Brian. Vijay Mehta. 97 Commercial Road, London, E1 1RD (0207 377 2111) Brian Cooper, WDC, Po Box 28209, Edinburgh, EH9 1ZR (0131 446 9545)

For more information click here

 

Universal Peace in an unstable world
Innovative approaches to world peace in 21st century
Third International Nonviolence Leadership Training Camp

Anuvibha's Children's Peace Palace
Rajsamand (Rajasthan) Near Udaipur (INDIA)

5th to 7th February 2010

Speaker: Vijay Mehta

For more information click here

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EXPLORING DIFFERENT ASPECTS OF PEACE AND NON-VIOLENCE at the personal and universal level

SAYER CENTRE
Oxgate Lane, London NW2 7JN

Sunday 24th January 2010

For more information click here

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24th Jan 2010
LONDON. Exploring Different Aspects of Peace and Non-violence from the personal to the universal.
 
You are invited to an empowering session, which will be led by Mr Vijay Mehta. He will be exploring how the concept of peace and non-violence can be broadened to enrich not only one's life but it can be expanded to help others by our actions. The talk will be followed by an inter-active session.  Meeting from 10am - 12.30pm. To be held at Sayer Centre, Oxgate Lane, London NW2 7JN.All very welcome. For more information on events & membership please contact: Ashok Gudka    07980 929 559;           020 8452 0913 /
ashokgudka@hotmail.com or Vijay Mehta 07776 231 018 /        vijay@vmpeace.org        

For more information click here    

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19th Jan 2010
LONDON. The UN, Human Rights and Liberty.

Speakers include Sir Brian Barder, Jeremy Corbyn MP and Vijay Mehta. Chaired by Rob Storey (Putney and Roehampton UNA)/ Meeting 7.30-9.00pm, followed by question and answer session. To be held at the Riverside premises of HURLINGHAM YACHT CLUB, 43A Deodar Road, Putney, SW15 2NP. (Immediately alongside the Pedestrian Rail Bridge - street parking). Refreshments and bar available. For more information on events & membership please contact Rob Storey (Chair) 07776356334 /storeyRW@aol.com or Jo Stocks (Secretary) 020 8870 5536 / jo.stocks@talk21.com  

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