Booking now: annual J&P Conference

Mary Colwell

Mary Colwell

BBC filmmaker Mary Colwell, and Columban priest Fr Shay Cullen from the Preda Foundation in the Philippines,  are among those speaking and leading workshops at the 32nd Annual Justice & Peace Conference taking place  at the Hayes Conference Centre in Swanwick, Derbyshire from 16 - 18 July. This year's theme is:  Our Daily Bread: Food Security, People and Planet.

More than 300 J&P activists will be taking part. Other keynote speakers and workshop leaders  include:  Vandana Shiva Indian ecologist and environmental activist;  Alastair McIntosh, Scottish writer and campaigner for justice and environmental sustainability;  and Elizabeth Dowler  Professor of food and social policy, University of Warwick; Sarah Brown (Farm Crisis Network), Barbara and Edward Echlin (Christian Ecology Link), Sean McDonagh ssc (Columban JPIC), JoJi Carino (Piplinks), Mary Colwell (Alliance of Religions and Conservation), Deborah Jones (Catholic Concern for Animals), Ashley Ralston (Better Tomorrows), Paul Whitehouse (Gangmasters’ Licensing Authority),  Tim Gorringe (Transition Towns), CAFOD and Progressio.

The event is a great opportunity to promote your campaigns and resources.  For more information about hosting a stall at the conference, contact: or ring 020 7901 4864

The closing date for bookings is 21 May. Any bookings received after that date will be subject to a £5 surcharge.  To reserve your place see: write to: NJPN, 39 Eccleston Square, London SW1V 1BX, telephone:  020 7901 4864, Email:

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