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4th Peace & Unity Conference – The Rights of Children
The Peace and Unity conference over the last three years has brought leaders from Scotland and afar together to acknowledge their responsibility, to influence change and to challenge atrocities happening around the world but also here in Scotland. Each year we have a different theme to discuss and in its fourth year, the conference theme this year is The Rights of Children and our goal is to help build a peaceful and united environment to allow children – our future – to flourish in a just society of acceptance, peace and unity.
For this to happen the rights of children must be put in place and adhered to. Children are subject to exploitation of many types including trafficking, detention, and radicalisation to name a few.
Peace & Unity Conference is an evening event with a diverse audience of 300 participated by leaders and members of the faith communities of Scotland. The audience will also benefit from the keynote speeches by the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP, the Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Corbyn MP and Bruce Adamson Commissioner for Children & Young People in Scotland.
Date: Thursday 2, November 2017
Reception: 6:30 PM
Conference: 7:00 PM
Buffet dinner: 9:30 PM
Venue: Glasgow City Chambers, 50 George Square, Glasgow G2 1E
The 3rd Annual Peace & Unity conference organised by Ahl Al Bait Society Scotland in collaboration with other faith and community groups aims to bring eminent figures from political, academic, civil, religious and activist backgrounds to a platform of dialogue and hopefully greater and inclusive networks.
This year we are delighted to welcome the First Minister, The Chief Constable of Police Scotland, The esteemed Muslim scholar Ayatollah Mohsen Araki from World Forum for Proximity of schools of thoughts as well as other special guests from different backgrounds from across UK and beyond.
The conference took place in Glasgow City Chambers, Glasgow, Scotland, UK on the 30th September 2016
Thursday 2nd July 2015
Press conference condemning the recent attacks in Kuwait, Tunisia and France:
On Thursday 2nd July, 2015 Muslim organisations of different backgrounds joined together forming a united stand against all criminal ideologies.
The press conference was attended by the BBC, STV, Herald, LBC radio and others and was designed to positively present to the media the real essence of Islam and how as a community we can help the youth across society tackle criminal ideologies on a variety of platforms.
The GAA was represented by Ahmed Khweir.
The Ahl Al Bait Society in Scotland Peace and Unity Conference video from 2014