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International Peace Day Conference at the Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Centre – UK

September 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Centre’s annual International Peace Day Conference, wil be held on Friday, September 21, 2018 at the Peace Centre.

The event is sold out and there is a wait list for places.

This year, the conference will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The declaration states that “Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person”, providing a basis of peace, freedom and justice across the world.

The Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Foundation was set up by Tim Parry’s parents, Colin and Wendy Parry, when terrorists attacked Warrington 25 years ago, killing 12-year old Tim and 3-year old Johnathan. On International Peace Day, they are calling upon people affected by terrorism to come together in solidarity to uphold the “Right to Peace” and to announce plans to create an international network of survivors who will campaign and work for peace.

The day’s agenda –

Session One – How survivors of terrorism campaign for peace

10:00am  Arrival and refreshments

10:30am Conference Opening – The Right to Peace
Nick Taylor – Chief Executive Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Foundation

10:45am – Victims into Survivors into Teachers (VISIT) – Colin Parry OBE – Co-Founder and Chair Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Foundation

11:00am — What society must do better in supporting people whose lives have been devastated by terrorism  –  Baroness Helen Newlove – the Victims’ Commissioner for England and Wales

11:20am — Breaking the cycle of violence – waging peace not war — Kelly Simcock – Director of Programme (for Peace) Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Foundation

11:40am Table discussion and break

Session Two – Terrorism survivors needs to enable them to cope and recover and move to advocacy

11:50am — The work of the NHS in trauma informed cope and recovery – Dr Idit Albert – Consultant Clinical Psychologist & PTSD Lead and Clinical Lead | Psychological Trauma Outreach, Screen and Support Service for London Terrorist Incidents – South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

12:10pm – The survivor journey – how we care for those affected by bereavement Fiona Murphy MBE – Associate Director of Nursing Northern Care Alliance

12:30pm — SENSE – the Peace Foundation model of practice to cope and recover – Nikki Lester – Mental Health Consultant Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Foundation

12:45pm – Panel Q&A

1:00pm – Lunch

Session Three – Creating an international network – survivors for peace

2:00pm– Being prepared – the pathway for terrorism support Cathryn Ellsmore – Head of Prepare, Counter Terrorism Exercises and Victims of Terrorism Unit, Home Office

2:15pm– Responding to terror attacks – Diana Fawcett – Chief Officer Victim Support

2:30pm Survivors helping victims of terrorism move forward – Dave Fortier, President, One World Strong Foundation, Boston US

2:45pm Survivors for Peace – Terry O’Hara – Head of the Peace Foundation’s National Survivors Assistance Network

3:00pm Table Discussion | Panel Q&A

3:30pm Recovery, Resilience and Readiness – call to action and keynote address – Lewis Lukens – US Deputy Chief of Mission (US Embassy London)

3:45pm The Right to Peace – what happens next Nick Taylor

4:00pm Close

Registration remains open – join the waiting list for tickets here.

Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Centre
Peace Drive
Warrington WA5 1HQ
United Kingdom


September 21, 2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Centre
Peace Drive
Warrington, WA5 1HQ United Kingdom


Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Foundation