Please find below forthcoming peace-related events in Coventry and a summary of recent news featured on the Coventry City of Peace website.

If there are other peace-related activities happening in Coventry please let us know by giving your feedback at our site.

United Nations Association Coventry Branch

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Forthcoming Events

Remembering Srebrenica

Remembering Srebrenica

This workshop is about raising awareness of the 1995 Srebrenica genocide which saw 8372 men and boys murdered in the greatest atrocity on European soil since WW2. The workshop will explore what happened and how important it is to prevent prejudice before it turns into hatred and violence. It will be run by Balbir Sohal who has recently returned from visiting Srebrenica …

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Schools Peace & Justice Forum Meeting

Schools Peace & Justice Forum Meeting

Coventry is the city of peace and reconciliation, but how can these issues be addressed in schools? The Coventry Schools Peace & Justice Forum is working to create online resources and a child-centred and (where possible) a child-led series of activities where peace and justice can be discussed and promoted. This meeting will review progress, especially of our Resources working group and continue …

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Women, Men & Peace Workshop

" This is what humanity does to itself - we are all complicit in this ". (Richard Howard, Provost, Coventry Cathedral, November 15th, 1940 ) This integrative workshop experience offers an opportunity to explore connections between personal and familial destinies and the larger forces that may have shaped our experiences as men and women in our relationship patterns and capacity …

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Visit to the National Holocaust Centre and Museum

The Reconciliation Ministry Team at the Cathedral and the chaplaincy at Coventry University are supporting holocaust survivor, Susi Bechhofer, launch her book “Rosa” at The National Holocaust Centre and Museum in Nottingham. Susi’s book tells the story of her mother who was separated from her twin daughters when they were put onto the “Kindertransport” in 1939. Rosa herself died in …

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Other Peace News

Our Families, Our Future

Our Families, Our Future

The aim of the ‘Our Families, Our Future’ initiative is to connect, to listen, to offer opportunities for dialogue and to speak out. We believe that every single person matters, we can all be vulnerable at times but if there is a problem there is always someone who can help. Our next event will be from 12:30 to 15:30 at Sidney …

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Positive Images Festival

Positive Images Festival

Positive Images Festival is a 22 year old community-led award-winning festival, which celebrates diversity, promotes community cohesion, showcases local talent and provides volunteering opportunities. The festival, incorporating a variety of events, is held in June each year. The 2017 festival will be marked from 10th June to 30th June. The festival committee is very keen to see increased participation by …

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Restorative Justice

Restorative Justice

Wikipedia defines this as an approach to justice that personalizes the crime by having the victims and the offenders mediate a restitution agreement to the satisfaction of each, as well as involving the community. This contrasts to more punitive approaches where the main aim is retributive justice or to satisfy abstract legal principles. The Restorative Justice Council (RJC) is the main independent third …

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Peace Education Network

Peace Education Network

The Peace Education Network is a national UK network that brings together people and organisations committed to education for peace. Our members benefit from professional support, regular skills share workshops, a forum to share information and resources, and opportunities to work collaboratively. We are an open network and welcome new members. Membership is available to any individual or organisation that …

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Peace Partners

Peace Partners

The Peace Partners Programme grew out of Coventry City Council's Anti-bullying Strategy which brought together a variety of organisations working together to address ways of providing training to teachers and youth workers on how to address the problem of bullying, while also enabling young people to develop an awareness of themselves as peacemakers. Charles Harlock of what was then called …

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Reconciliation Workshops

The Reconciliation Ministry Team at Coventry Cathedral has recently launched their new workshop programme for visitors, churches, schools, and community groups. We offer six workshops that will deepen your understanding of reconciliation in theory, theology, and practice. You can find descriptions of our workshops by visiting: http://www.coventrycathedral.org.uk/smh/workshops/

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Reconciliation Intern Needed 2017-2018

The Reconciliation Ministry Team at Coventry Cathedral is now seeking new interns for 2017-2018. If you know someone or you yourself are passionate about learning, deepening your understanding of reconciliation, living in community, and growing spiritually, check out our website for the job description and details on applying. http://www.coventrycathedral.org.uk/wpsite/internships/

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Volunteer

Fancy learning how to use the world's most popular website development tool and learn a saleable skill? Want to write articles about topics of peace and justice? Then get involved and volunteer with Coventry City of Peace! We are looking for more people to join this team and help us organise write articles, edit our resource list, create videos and …

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Educational Resources

Educational Resources

A working group of the Schools Peace & Justice Forum are developing resources for use by teachers. This is a work in progress. If you have any suggestions of resources we should add, please use the form below. If you would like to join the Forum, please apply to join the closed Facebook group. Thank you. List of Resources Suggestions

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Novels related to Peace & Justice

Novels related to Peace & Justice

Age Range 11 and above Out of Shadows by Jason Wallace Book about Zimbabwe after the war. "It’s very good. We have been discussing about racism, division, colonisation etc" Gorilla Dawn by Gill Lewis A book about the eastern DRC conflict In the Sea There Are Crocodiles (Adult Edition) by Fabio Geda and Howard Curtis A book about the long journey an …

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Peacemakers

Peacemakers

Peacemakers educates for peace. Our highly experienced trainers work with both school staff and pupils to develop skills, knowledge, behaviour and systems that develop peaceful learning environments. Our work can enhance your PSHE or SMSC provision, living out school values, help with difficulties around class cohesion, low level disruption and social skills. Our work is inclusive, dynamic and experiential – …

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