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Audience

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'Empowering Women-Empowering

Humanity: Picture It!’

Monday 23rd March, 6pm - 8pm, Committee Room No. 4 House of Lords

     

 

Hosted by Rt. Hon. Baroness Verma:   

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change    

Baroness Garden of Frognal (Whip's Office)

Seema Malhotra MP, Shadow Minister for Prevention of Violence Against Women and Girls

Baroness Newlove of Warrington, The Victims Commissioner

Ms Kate Anolue, Former Mayor of Enfield

Brita Schmidt, Women for Women International Exec. Director

Asmaa Soliman, PhD Student, UCL, London. Member of Youth UPF

Tally Koren to sing her new single 'Free Will'

Read more: International Women's Day 2015

Free Speech

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“Freedom of speech has to have responsibility at its heart”, declared Mr Colin Gardiner in a Universal Peace Federation (UPF) meeting on the 28th February, as he, a journalist with over 50 years of editorial and writing experience, commented on the tragic outcome of recent terrorist attacks in Paris. 

Read more: Freedom of Speech and Social Responsibility

David Fraser-Harris

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David Fraser-Harris, Universal Peace Federation (UPF) Secretary General for the Middle East, on a visit to London, spoke of his experiences of peace making on many levels over the last approximately 40 years. Video

Read more: UPF #Peace Making

Lord Ahmed speaking in the Japanese Diet

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Japan Europe Leadership Forum

UPF-Japan conducted the fourth Japan-Europe Forum in February, inviting Lord Nazir Ahmed, one of the earliest Muslim members appointed to the Britain’s House of Lords, who has been involved in eliminating discrimination and discrepancies attributed to race, religion or gender.

 

Read more: Islam, Peace and the Middle East

WIHW Rt Hon Baroness Verma

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4th Feb. 2015, House of Lords, Committee Room 4

Hosted by the Rt. Hon. Baroness Verma, Under Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

The evening served as a gathering where “communities can come together to be candid and have an honest conversation,” remarked Baroness Verma in her introduction. Indeed there was an open forum and debate in which individuals of different backgrounds and religions expressed their opinions and perspectives on the topic of inter-religious harmony and free speech.

Read more: #Inter-Religious Harmony and Free Speech

UPF Weekend Study Principles of Peace

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“If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go together”, recommended one of the Ambassadors for Peace (AFP), a head teacher at a London School who took part in the Winter Universal Peace Federation (UPF) – weekend to study Peace Principles at Cleeve House, in Wiltshire, over 16-18th of January.

Read more: UPF #Peace Principles Weekend