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Children’s Peace Summit 2017

We held a Children’s Peace Summit on 21st September 2017 to mark the 30th anniversary of Peacemakers and International Peace Day. Children from 8 primary schools in the West Midlands came together to explore Inner Peace, Peace on the Streets, Peace at School and Peace in the World. Scroll to the bottom of this page to see who was involved. 

Here we share some of the Pledges they made, their Messages to decision-makers and lots of photographs and video footage from the day.  Enjoy!

Click on the images below to make them larger.  Scroll down for a link to the videos.

The Pledge Tree consists of promises made by children during the workshops. As part of the day children hung their pledges onto a peace tree. The tree can be seen at the Peace Hub , 41 Bull Street, Birmingham.

pledges and messages pdf Click here for list of pledges and messages

Videos from the day


Picture Gallery

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Thank you to the following people for making the day a huge success….

Children and staff from: 

Greenfield Primary School, Stourbridge

St Francis Primary School, Birmingham

Erdington Hall Primary School, Birmingham

The Oaks Primary School, Birmingham

St Edward’s Primary School, Birmingham

Barford Primary School, Birmingham

Welford Primary School, Birmingham

Yarnfield Primary School, Birmingham

Zeddie and Jay from Beatfreeks 

Ray from Gangology

The staff at the MAC Birmingham

Peter Doubtfire from the Peace Hub

All the staff and freelancers at Peacemakers