RISING Global Peace Forum is a partnership between Coventry City Council, Coventry University and Coventry Cathedral aimed at promoting new ways of thinking about peace and conflict in our turbulent world. Their first annual international symposium, RISING 15, took place in November 2015 and brought together global leaders, … Continue reading →
The Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations (CTPSR) undertakes innovative, impactful, world-class research that enables dialogue and builds trust in order to foster peaceful relations and strengthen human security. CTPSR works with individuals, communities, civil society organisations and local … Continue reading →
This page is a stub. If you can add more details, please either write your comments below or visit the add/edit page. Thank you. Coventry Cathedral is one of the world’s oldest religious-based centres for reconciliation. Following the destruction of … Continue reading →
Overview by Wyken Seagrave The concept of Coventry as a city of peace and reconciliation grew out of the events following the bombing of Coventry Cathedral which occurred during World War II. The blitz (from the German “Blitzkrieg” meaning “lightning war”) was … Continue reading →
Lord Mayor of Coventry’s Annual Peace Lecture has been presented by many distinguished speakers over the years. Previous speakers have included: 2013 Satish Kumar “Three Dimensions of Peace” 2014 David Porter “Dancing at the Cross Road” 2015 Jonathan Porritt “Reshaping the Security Agenda” … Continue reading →
This committee of 20 peace-activists works to promote the city’s agenda as a city of peace and reconciliation both within Coventry and more widely. It is a representative committee and includes people from a variety of organisations in the city who … Continue reading →
This website was created today, following a meeting last night of the Coventry Lord Mayor’s Committee for Peace and Reconciliation, at which there was a favourable response to its creation.