Our main peace-related activity in November was the launch of the new Coventry Schools Peace & Justice Forum, about which you can find out more by following the link below. The inaugural meeting generated a large number of ideas and a plan for how we will move forward. 

We hope this will become a major feature of the Coventry peace landscape in the years to come. If you want to get involved, please following the appropriate link below.

We wish you a happy and peaceful holiday season.

United Nations Association Coventry Branch

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Minutes of Cov Peace & Justice Forum 30-11-16

Minutes of Cov Peace & Justice Forum 30-11-16

This meeting was held on 30 November 2016. Attendees Alun Evans Andy Duncan Ann Farr Carol Rank Dimitri Kafizas Emma Griffiths Mehru Fitter Paul McGowan Philip Brown Rhys Davies Rosalinda Birdinia Minutes The minutes from this meeting will be published here on 7 December 2016.

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International Observances

The following peace-related days are officially recognised by the United Nations. Click here for the complete list of all UN observance days, weeks, years and decades. Note that many other days are not observed by the UN, such as Hiroshima & Nagasaki Commemoration Day (6 August). Click here for Wikipedia's international observances page which includes non-UN observances. 27 January International Day of …

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HOST an International Student

Make the world a little friendlier! Offer your hand for international friendship! Welcome an adult international student into your home for a day, weekend, or 4 days at Christmas, and do your bit to make the world a little friendlier. Many adult international students from across the world would love to spend a few days with you, learning about British …

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Video of Lord Mayor’s Peace Lecture 2016 by Michael Morpurgo

On Armistice Day, 11 November 2016, the UK author Michael Morpurgo delivered the 2016 Lord Mayor’s Peace Lecture in Coventry. Author of War Horse and many other much loved books and former Children’s Laureate, Michael Morpurgo based his lecture on an Eagle in the Snow, his latest book featuring local serviceman, Private Henry Tandey VC, the most decorated private soldier …

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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.