Introduction to the Universal Peace Federation
- Written by Robin Marsh and Margaret Ali
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'
- Written by Lance Gardiner
“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.
- Written by Japan UPF
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.
- Written by Christina Ishizaki Rutkauskas
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.
- Written by Selina Luis and Vanya Almeida
“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.