Gregory, Ben

Gregory, Ben

Ben Gregory

1 March 2009News

Wales is now investigating setting up a Peace Institute, along the lines of the Belgian Peace Institute first proposed in 1973, set in motion by the Flemish parliament in 2004, and operational since 2006.

The idea was to provide MPs with information about the arms trade, violence in society, and international peace.

The board of the Belgian institute comprises nineteen members. Each political party can nominate members and peace organisations can nominate six, while the…

1 September 2007News

On 22 September, from noon till midnight, the Galeri in Caernarfon hosts Gwyl Heddwch Cymr (the All Wales Peace Festival).

Nick Wheeler of the University of Wales Aberystwyth speaks on “Building Trust Between Enemies in a Nuclear Age”, Jo Berry and Patrick Magee talk about their own journey of reconciliation after the 1984 Brighton bombing, and Mabon ap Gwynfor address peace activism in Wales.

There are workshops on climate change, human trafficking, mediation, nuclear…