Vijay Mehta is an author of several books, Chair of Uniting for Peace, President of Mehta Centre and Founding Trustee of Fortune Forum Charity. The Sunday Times described him as a ‘longstanding activist for peace, development, human rights and the environment’, who along with his daughter, Renu Mehta, has set a precedent for striving to change the world. (The Sunday Times, 1 February 2009). Vijay Mehta’s new book “The Economics of Killing: How the West Fuels Wars and Poverty in the Developing World” will be published by Pluto Press in spring 2012.
Vijay Mehta selected for a Peace Award in 2012 by iCONGO (Indian Confederation of NGO’s) as the Global Indian Karmaveer Purskaar. It is an award for luminaries working for peace and justice. He is now a noble laureate 2012 – 2013 of the iCONGO team of advisors and mentor.