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Forthcoming Peace-Related Events in Coventry

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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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Lullabies of Longing & Loss

A Global Perspective of Mothers’ Voices Please join us for a special International Women’s Day event where we will welcome musician, storyteller and peacemaker Hanna Yaffe for an evening of storytelling and song.Hanna will share with us – Anecdotes from her life as a religious woman taking small steps towards peace in Israel/Palestine, – Stories from Hasidic sources as well …

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Counter-terrorism Conference

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o3qkewfldC8 Students from Coventry University will organise a counter-terrorism conference at 14:00 on Wed 14 March in Coventry Council House to help young adults recognise when they are being radicalised and how to avoid it. Following some short presentations by survivors of radicalisation, there will be a discussion between the audience and a panel of experts including police from the …

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Lord Mayor's Committee for Peace & Reconciliation

The first meeting of the LMPC under the new Chair, Philip Brown, will be on 14 March 2018 in the Council House. All are welcome to come and observe. New members of the committee are welcome to apply.

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Reconciliation Associates Programme Session 7

On 20 March 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, our relationships and our own …

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Peace-Related News

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Seeking New Members for Lord Mayor’s Committee for Peace and Reconciliation

Seeking New Members for Lord Mayor’s Committee for Peace and Reconciliation

Coventry Lord Mayor’s Committee for Peace and Reconciliation are seeking to widen our membership by including young people and those from ethnic minorities, religious groups and peace activists. These are exciting times for this Committee as we review our current activities and plan new ones, and you have the chance to get involved with helping to steer our future direction. …

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Words Heal the World

Words Heal the World

Since youth is the main target of extremists, we believe it is the key to tackle extremism and radicalisation. Young people already know how to use social media platforms, they just need to learn how to deconstruct extremist messages – a strategy that can effectively prevent youth from joining Jihadist and far-right groups. There are currently dozens of institutions that …

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Two Chairs' Creative Writing Competition

Are you interested in cross community dialogue, and how writing and the arts can support this? Do you write creatively, whether poetry, prose, song lyrics or the like? If so, why not consider entering the 'Two Chairs' Creative writing competition run by Dr James Hodkinson of Warwick University. It's a national competition but has a local Coventry focus, and James …

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War and Peace Workshops

War and Peace Workshops

United Nations Association Coventry Branch has created two workshops for schools on behalf of the Coventry Schools Peace & Justice Forum. The first workshop deals with the topic of War, and focuses on the life of a child soldier. This topic was chosen because school students will be able to identify with the events in his life and gain new …

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