Coventry Schools Peace and Justice Forum have been working with the United Nations Coventry Branch to create two workshops that will be presented in schools during the Spring Term. One is about War and other about Peace.

The War workshop will follow the story of a child soldier who ended up in New York addressing the United Nations. The Peace workshop will follow the stories of a South African couple as they find reconciliation and work together to spread this work.

The workshops will be presented by UNA Ambassadors from Warwick and Coventry Universities.

If your school would like to receive these workshops please let us know.

Philip Brown
Editor
unacoventry@gmail.com

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Forthcoming Peace-Related Events in Coventry

We are always happy to publicise more such events. Please tell us your news either by using the form at coventrycityofpeace.uk/tell-us-news or by emailing news@unacov.uk

Scroll down for a list of peace-related items of interest.

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Lord Mayor's Peace Committee AGM and Dinner

Lord Mayor's Peace Committee AGM and Dinner

This meeting of the Lord Mayor's Peace Committee in the Council House at 19:00 on Wed 10 Jan 2018 will be followed by the annual dinner in Draper's Bar in Earl Street.

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Reconciliation Associates Programme Session 5

Reconciliation at Work Part 1 On 23 January 2018 the Reconciliation Ministry Team at Coventry Cathedral invite local business and community leaders to explore what it means to live lives of reconciliation in their own contexts. Coventry is known internationally as a City of Peace and Reconciliation, but what does this actually mean in practice? How does it impact society, …

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Schools Peace & Justice Forum

Schools Peace & Justice Forum

The Coventry Schools Peace & Justice Forum will meet at 17:00 on Wed 7 March 2018 in the Centre for Trust, Peace & Social Relations of Coventry University. All schools are welcome to send a delegate.

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News from December

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West Midlands Pension Fund Cluster Bomb Investments

In 2014 the West Midlands Pension Fund (WMPF) held investments in four manufacturers of cluster bombs. Their investments come from Council Tax money, collected across the West Midlands region. But the 2010 Cluster Munitions (Prohibition) Act forbids all forms of support for this trade on the part of UK Nationals. The Coventry Justice and Peace Group (CJPG) have been campaigning to persuade …

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Schools Peace & Justice Forum Meeting 13 December 2017

Schools Peace & Justice Forum Meeting 13 December 2017

Minutes SPJF Meeting 13-12-17 Held at Centre for Trust Peace & Social Relations Coventry University Attendees Mehru Fitter Rhys Davies Vitor Paiva Carol Rank Philip Brown Apologies Neslihan Ozfaris Andy Duncan Balbir Sohal Vitor Paiva Vitor introduced himself. He is a Masters graduate in Politics and International Studies from Coventry University. Report on Launch of Resources Database Members of the …

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Fresh Start

“Fresh Start” is a new initiative pioneered by Together for Change, seeking to mobilise churches in the Coventry Diocese to both befriend and provide practical support to people from different cultural backgrounds. The Diocese is rich in cultural diversity, with 20% of the population born outside Britain, and the city of Coventry taking a lead in resettling refugees from Syria. Fresh Start will seek to …

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Peer Mediation

Peer Mediation

Peer mediation is a form of conflict resolution in which trained student leaders help their peers work together to resolve everyday disputes. Participation in peer mediation is voluntary, and with the exception of information that is illegal or life-threatening, all matters discussed in mediation sessions remain confidential. It involves two trained mediators helping their peers deal with conflict through a series of mediation …

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Tell Us Your News

Please use the form below to tell us about peace or justice related events or activities in Coventry and we will be glad to add them to this website. Additionally you can request an account so you can create your own pages by going to the registration page.

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about the History of the Universe. We also thank our partners Coventry University Center For Trust, Peace and Social Relations for their support.