Peace and Development

IWD 2014

'Empowering Women-Empowering

Humanity: Picture It!’

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

     

 

Seema Malhotra

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

IWD 2014 AudienceAudience

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“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

Lord Ahmed speaking in the Japanese DietJapan 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

David Fraser-HarrisDavid 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

UPF

How Do We Approach Extremism?

 

Monthly Ambassador for Peace Get Together in Lancaster Gate

Read more: How To Approach Extremism?

Universal Peace Federation

Universal Peace Federation (UPF)

43 Lancaster Gate, London, W2 3NA

David Fraser-HarrisUPF Approaches to Peacemaking

David Fraser-Harris: UPF Middle East Secretary General

 

Monthly Ambassador for Peace Get Together in Lancaster Gate

6.00 pm Refreshmentsat Cafe for 6.30 pm start in Kent Room

7.00 pm presentation followed by discussion  

Tuesday 24th February

Read more: UPF Approaches to Peacemaking

Lord Jack McConnell

The youth of today are architects of peace but they are paying a high price for their desire for a better, more fair and just world. To a standing room only Ballroom in Universal Peace Federation HQ, Lord Jack McConnell addressed the issue of  peaceful, youthful idealism and the injustices in the world. These clashed once more resulting in the tragic murder of Tawfik Bensaud, the eighteen year old Libyan activist, in Bengazi last month.

Read more: Today’s Youth, Architects of Peace?