Saturday, 25th March, 2017. “Global Terrorism: The Peace Movement Response”, chaired by Rita Payne, President Emeritus Commonwealth Journalists Association.  Speakers: Ambassador Claus Grube, Danish Ambassador to the UK, Humphrey Hawksley, BBC Foreign Affairs Correspondent, Peter Price, Chair of Conciliation Resources, former Bishop of Bath, Fiona Macaulay, Director, PeaceJam UK, Senior Lecturer, University of Bradford, Makram Khoury-Machool, Founding Director, European Centre for the Study of Extremism, Cambridge, Vijay Mehta, Author and Chair, Uniting for Peace.  “Terrorism today is a major global menace. The terrorist attacks and threats are becoming a regular event, occurring almost every week somewhere around the world with dire consequences of death, destruction and fear. The conference and expert speakers from Uniting for Peace and PeaceJam will examine the dangerous consequences of ongoing terrorism, how to tackle its root causes proposing solutions and way forward to this complex phenomenon.” Venue: Wesley’s Chapel, 49 City Road, London EC1Y 1AU – Old Street tube.  Timing: Uniting for Peace AGM: 10:30 – 11:45.  Spring Conference: 12:00 – 17:00 (Complimentary Lunch: 13:00 – 14:00). This is a free public meeting, donations welcome. For registrations and any other info please contact: Vijay Mehta – Uniting for Peace –  – 020 7791 1717 –  and/or Brian Cooper: 0131 446 9545 – and/or Caroline Millman – PeaceJam – – 07760 160 906- – See Flyer: PeaceConference_25_march_2017

Saturday 25th March 2017: Momentum’s Inaugural Conference, Building to Win, in Birmingham: Details/Booking:

Saturday 22nd April 2017: The Great Moot of Nottingham at The Albert Hall Conference Centre, North Circus Street, Nottingham NG1 5AA – a fantastic venue! Brought together and facilitated by the British Constitution Group and the Democracy Defined Campaign, this is your day and your venue to work together to restore The Rule Of Law to the British nation: 9am – Reception opens (drinks & breakfast rolls available to purchase all day at The Bar in the Osborne Suite).  Event timing: 10am to 6pm. Tickets £10 – but more please if you can afford it. Download PDF for full programme details: Great-Nottingham-Moot-1bg.  Booking: 950 tickets were available – please book early to avoid disappointment as we cannot guarantee that many tickets will be available on the door: Click here: If you require more information then please ring either Justin Walker or Ed Alder on 01752 478054.

Saturday 29th April 2017: John Ray Initiative: CRES Day “Saving Planet Earth – a serious role for the Church?” at Ripon College Cuddesdon near Oxford. The guest speaker is Andy Atkins, Chief Executive of A Rocha UK, and former Chief Executive of Friends of the Earth, who will look at whether it is worth mobilising the church on the environment and how to do it. Followed by Rev. Margot Hodson, who will introduce us to environmental ethics. Details/ booking:

Mon-Wed July 10th-12th, 2017: ASSOCIATION FOR HETERODOX ECONOMICS: 19th Annual Conference on the theme of Sustainable Economy and Economics – University of Huddersfield, near Leeds:

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