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On the occasion of the International Peace Day, "The Oldham Pledge to Peace Forum" communicates its Annual Report and Action Plan Sept 2017- Sept 2018  [caption id="attachment_13975" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Oldham Peace Plan - Sept 2016-17[/caption]     [caption id="attachment_13982" align="aligncenter" width="300"] The Oldham Pledge to Peace Forum - 2017 - 18 Peace Plan[/caption]     [caption id="attachment_13983" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Oldham Pledge to Peace Forum - Annual Report to the AGM - 21 September 2017[/caption]...

PEACE IS POSSIBLE: Wars, terrorism and militarism will not go away unless we make it happen Vijay Mehta is an author and peace activist. He is Chair of Uniting for Peace and founding Trustee of Fortune Forum Charity. The Sunday Times described him as a “longstanding activist for peace, development, human rights and the environment, who along with his daughter Renu Mehta has set a precedent for striving to change the world” [...

Following the appalling terrorist atrocity at the Manchester Arena last night, the Pledge to Peace Signatory, Cllr Derek Heffernan, would like to convey  a very personal message  to te Pledge to Peace Signatories.   " Following your decision to sign the European Pledge for Peace it is more important today to continue your work for Peace. The cowards, like the bomber at the Manchester Arena last night, cannot be allowed to win. Our values, your values, must prevail. The bomber targeted the young enjoying themselves, at their most vulnerable.  That is certainly cowardly and callous. We must stand strong.  Please stand tall pursuing our ultimate aim for...

Rochdale and Littleborough Peace Group Press Release - 26 September 2016 Peace Group sign Pledge to Peace Representatives of Rochdale and Littleborough Peace Group joined other groups from throughout Greater Manchester at the Civic Centre in Oldham this morning (Monday 26 September 2016) to sign the 'Pledge to Peace' (also known as the 'Bruxelles Declaration'), a European project to promote the development of a culture of peace. Rae Street and Philip Gilligan were guests of the mayor of Oldham, Councillor Derek Heffernan who became the first mayor in Greater Manchester to sign the Pledge  on behalf of his council. He, like Rochdale's mayor, Councillor...

Oldham Council will be celebrating action on peace between Wednesday 21 September and Monday 26 September. Oldham’s Peace Week is about celebration, reflection and action on peace, starting on the United Nation International Day of Peace on 21 September. The activities aim to engage the public, schools, the community, faith groups and businesses in Oldham. Oldham Council became the first local authority in the UK to sign the Pledge to Peace in 2015: a commitment to put in place projects and actions promoting a culture of peace in our borough. Since then 13 local organisations have joined us in signing the pledge and formed...