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2015


Global Crisis and Building Culture of Peace

4th December 2015 – London

Britain INOUT of EU

Where there is Peace, there is prosperity
9th November 2015 – London

Annual Erskine Childers – The United Nations at 70

23rd September 2015 – London

Surviving the 21st Century

“From War Economy to Green Economy”
23rd May 2015 – London

Surviving the 21st Century

Global Challenges, Threats and Prospects for Peace
30 January, 2015 – London

2014


“Who Rules the World ?” – Flashpoints and power rivalries from Europe to Far East

25 November, 2014 – London

Moving Towards Peace in Middle East and North Africa

25 June, 2014 – London

VM Speech – How Future Wars can be Stopped

29 March, 2014 – London

Globalisation Cafe university of Liverpool book discussion talk on ‘The Economics of killing’

4 March, 2014 – Liverpool

Manchester Model United Nations Society Book discussion talk at the University place Manchester

27 February, 2014 – Manchester

Clare Politics Society Cambridge Book Discussion on The Economics of Killing

18 February, 2014 – Cambridge

Newcastle-Under-Lyme School Book Discussion on The Economics of Killing

13th of February, 2014 – Newcastle-Under-Lyme

University of Westminister Department of Politics and International Relations hosted book discussion on The Economics of Killing.

23rd of January 2014 – London

Is nonviolence future possible possibilities of a weaponless world

5 – 7 January, 2014 – India

2013


4th December – Race, Faith and World Peace

4 December 2013 – London

UNA Gloucestershire County & Quaker Peace Group Host a Book Discussion of The Economics of Killing

25 November 2013 – Gloucestershire

University of East Anglia Dev Soc Society Book Discussion Event

21 November 2013 – East Anglia

Tavistock Peace Action Group Lecture

13 November 2013 – Tavistock

TUNAMET Hosts talk by Vijay Mehta

London

Uniting for Peace Annual Conference on The Real Agenda: Syria, Mali and DRC – Terrorism or Resource Wars ?

7 November 2013 – London

How the West Fuels War and Poverty in the Developing World

16 October 2013 – Cambridge

Report, Book Discussion Event by Scottish CND

8 October 2013 – Glasgow, UK

Queen Mary University and MEDACT discussion event at Morris Lecture Theatre

2 October 2013 – London, UK

Book discussion at Concord College Shropshire

26 September 2013 – Shropshire, UK

Book Discussion Conway Hall Ethical Society

22 September 2013 – London, UK

Vijay Mehta addresses National Justice and Peace Network Meeting

15 September 2013 – Chester, UK

Vijay Mehta speaks at London Region CND Council Meeting on

4 September 2013 – London, UK

Peace News Summer Camp

25 July 2013

The Economics of Killing Book Discussion Event Hosted by: New Economics Foundation

17 July 2013 – London, UK

Socialist History book discussion on ‘The Economics of Killing’

29 June 2013 – London, UK

‘Reflection and Action – for Peace’ An Interfaith Event for World Peace in Edinburgh

27 June 2013 – Edinburgh, UK

The Economics of Killing Book Discussion Event Hosted by Dutch United Nations Student Association

7 June 2013 – Utrecht, Netherlands

The Economics of Killing Book Discussion Event Hosted by UNA Blackheath & Greenwich Branch United Nations Association

4 June 2013 – Blackheath, UK

The Economics of Killing Book Discussion Event hosted by Southampton Hub

2 May 2013 – Southampton, UK

The Economics of Killing Book Discussion Event Hosted by Bristol University MUN Society

1 May 2013 – Bristol, UK

Linking 2Ds: Democracy and Development for Global Peace – Millenium Development Goals – A blueprint for development

20 April 2013 – Wesley’s Chapel, London, UK

Book Discussion Event hosted by Warwick Hub

5 March 2013 – Coventry, UK

Memorial Service of Lord Peter Archer

12 February 2013 – Houses of Parliament, London, UK

Book Discussion Event hosted by Oxford Hub, Oxford

25 January 2013 – Turl Street Kitchen, Oxford, UK

Beyond Enforcing the Peace: The Role of Troops in Reconstruction

17 – 19 January 2013 – NorthWestern University, USA

2012


From Inner Peace to Global Peace

SOAS, London, UK

“Middle East – Is Peace Possible ?”

House of Commons, London

Bristol University book discussion of ‘The Economics of Killing

Bristol University

Money, Power, and Peace

Friends House, Euston, London

Book discusstion talk on The Economics of Killing at

University of Sussex International Relations Society, UK
4 October 2012

Inner Peace to Global Peace

21 September 2012

The Economics of Killing Book Discussion – Edinburgh Peace and Justice Centre

18 September 2012

NNUAL ERSKINE CHILDERS LECTURE 2012

Peacekeeping: Acting as a Good Tailor When the Need Arises – Jan Pronk
10th September, 2012

The Birmingham UNA book discussion of The Economics of Killing

10 July 2012

Book launch of Luckshan Abeysuriya’s book

The UN War Crimes Tribunal in former Yugoslavia’
7 July 2012

Is Business Intervention the Most Effective Solution to Poverty

Business finding innovative ways of reducing poverty –breaking new grounds?
2 July 2012

Assessing the contribution of the West to maintaining peace in the developing world

1 July 2012

The Economics of Killing – Hague book launch

Key Themes, Messages and Solutions
10 April 2012

The Road to Peace

UN Reforms and Demilitarisation can Build a Road to Peace
23 March 2012

Christianity and Peace

‘Love for All, Hatred for None’

2011


Annual Gandhi Foundation Lecture

ax Gandhiana: is Gandhian Non-violence Compatible with the Coercive State?
October 13 2011

Strategic Campaigning for Peace

Peace Campaigning in Today’s World – EXPLORING STRATEGIES AND ACTIONS
3 October 2011

UN INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE

‘After the Conflicts: How Can Development Build Peace’
21 September 2011

“In a Time of Peace Which is No Peace”

Peace and Development – 50 Years After Dag Hammarskjöld
6 June 2011

New thinking of Innovative Practice – Articulating the Paradigm of Justice and Sustainability

Revitalising Global Governance and Democracy

From Inner Peace to a Vision of Universal Peace

Universal Wellness through Meditation, Yoga and Holistic Health

Transformation in the Muslim World

Disarming Military Regimes for Peace and Democracy

United Nations for 21st Century?

Reforming the UN for the 21st Century

Welfare or Warfare

“Disarm the Military Economy for Peace and Development”

Pitching Africa

Bringing Together African Artists, Entrepreneurs and leaders with Philanthropists and investors

UN International Day of Peace, 21 September 2011

After the conflicts: how can development build peace

UWorking for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons

What can United Nations and Civil Society Do?

The Morality of Intervention, Responsibility to Protect (R2P) and the Role of United Nations

“In a Time of Peace Which is No Peace”

Peace and Development – 50 Years After Dag Hammarskjöld

World Peace Conference – Berlin 2011

Successful Launch of World Peace Festival 20 -27

Organise the World – Potsdam Report

Honouring The Nobel Peace Prize Laureaete, Alfred Hermann Fried, Life, Work and Lasting Impact, Sean MacBride Peace Prize Ceremony and IPB’s Council Meeting

CND Annual Conference

Bradford 15th – 16th October

2010


A Climate of Peace

Disarm the Military Juggernaut for Peace and Development
23rd – 26th September 2010

Ways for a Better World

Ideas for action, inspiration and timeless wisdom

The UN, Human Rights and Liberty Achievements, Failures and Prospects for the future

The UN, Human Rights and Liberty: Achievements, Failures and Prospects for the future

Reforms in Global Governance and Democracy

An article for compilation on ‘Reforms in Governance’ for Indian Institute of Public Administration

Exploring Different Aspects of Peace and Non-Violence

Explore how the concept of peace and non-violence can be broadened to enrich not only ones own life but can be expanded to help others by our actions.
24 January 2010

Reforming and strengthening the UN for 21st Century

Reforming and strengthening the UN for 21st Century
Monday, 22nd November, 2010

Britain in the World and the Peace Movements Role in the New Coalition Era

Reforming and Strengthening the United Nations for the 21st Century

Reforming the UN for the 21st Century

Reforming the UN for the 21st Century – Sponsored by UNA Eastern Region, Cambridge CB2 3AR. October 2010
9th October, 2010

Peace-Building in an Unstable World

Innovative approaches to world peace in 21st century
Third International Nonviolence Leadership Training Camp
5th to 7th February 2010

The UN, Human Rights and Liberty

Defending Rights of the Child and building a Safer Future for Children

Ways in which flow of abductions, and organized crime can be stopped
Tuesday, 21st July 2010

“We Can End Poverty”

“A discussion paper for the Inequality and Millennium Development Goals Lecture”

Inequality and Millennium Development Goals

Progress towards the MDGs is slipping away

Chair’s Report 2009 – 2010

Uniting for Peace World Disarmament Campaign

Paper: Peace Building in an Unstable World. Outline

International Women’s Day

Tuesday, 9th March 2010

United for Peace and Non-violent Peaceforce working together for a better future

COMMENTS BY VIJAY MEHTA ON A PROPOSAL FROM UNA SUDBURY BRANCH

FOR REFORMS OF THE UNITED NATIONS
9 October 2010

The Role of UN in Establishing a More Peaceful World

21 September 2010

UNITING FOR PEACE

AGM and Spring Conference

The UN, Human Rights and Liberty

19 January 2010

2009


UN, NATO and Afghanistan War

24 November 2009 – Friends House, Euston, London

The UN Doctrine on the Responsibility to Protect

9th March 2009 – Shakespeare Centre, Kendal

Close Guantanamo Bay and End Illegal Detention

10th March 2009 – Anglican Chaplaincy, Centre in the Campus Lancaster University

Annual Erskine Childers Lecture 2009

18th February, 2009 – London

Working for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons

Winchester, Hampshire

THE TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION COMMISSION FOR BRITAIN
AND IRELAND (TRCBI)

Quaker Meeting House, Frederick Street off York Street, Belfast, Northern Ireland
25 July 2009

Beyond Obama

Room 4a, House of Lords, London

Meeting at 10 Downing Street

London

NATO at 60

written for Uniting for Peace Newsletter

Working for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons

Winchester

Working for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons

Winchester

The UN and our Common Future

The Dorchester, London

Celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Lymington, Hants

Celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Lymington, Hants

Why Peace Keeping is not effective – the Alternatives

Chichester University, Bishop Otter Campus
21 – 23 August 2009

UN and Truth on Iraq War

Friends House, Euston, London
18th August 2009

Celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Successes and failure of the UDHR
Lymington, UK

2008


Celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The 60 year journey of Human Rights, What has been achieved in last 60 years and how ?, What are the future challenges?, What can I do to promote human rights ?

Ending Wars and Achieving Peace, A Dream or a Reality

Root causes of war, Reasons to avoid war, UN Vision of Disarmament and ending war

UNA Leeds Speech

The role of the UN in international peace and security and the reforms of the UN

Britains special relationship should be with the United Nations not the USA Labour Action for Peace

How effective is the UN in Peacekeeping and mediating Conflict

Effectiveness of the UN in peacekeeping, negotiating conflict and post conflict development.

How effective is the UN in Peacekeeping and mediating Conflict

Effectiveness of the UN in peacekeeping, negotiating conflict and post conflict development.

2007


Reforming the UN for the 21st Century

Reforming the UN for the 21st Century

Bringing Democracy to Burma What can the UK Government do to promote and implement the rule of law and the UN Charter

Bringing Democracy to Burma What can the UK Government do to promote and implement the rule of law and the UN Charter

2005


Development in Africa

Shaking the curse of poverty, hunger and disease

1999


Youth Voices

Impressions of the youngsters trip to Hague peace conference 1999

AFRICA

A continent forgotten

The Resister

CND GLOBAL SUMMIT

Climate Change and Renewable Energy

An opportunity for business growth, sustainable development and saving the planet

NATO at 60

Disbanding is the only option – not expanding or rebranding