• Women, War and Peace in Swansea, Sept 2018

    International photojournalist Lee Karen Stow has spent a decade documenting the personal narratives of women of war and conflict, and women who campaign for peace, from Sierra Leone to Snowdonia and now Swansea. Her powerful portraits and captivating stories are unforgettable.


  • Wales for Peace Exhibition at Swansea Museum, Sept 2018

    As part of Swansea International Festival's 'Now the Hero' programme of arts and culture events marking the centenary of the end of WW1, 'Wales for Peace' looks at actions of peacemakers past and present, through 7 themes. What in the World dfo you care about?


  • Wales Peace History Conference, 21-22 Sept 2018 

    Marking UN World Peace Day on Friday 21 September, this event brings together leading academics and activists at Wales' Temple of Peace.

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  • Wales' WW1 Belgian Refugees Story

    In September 2018, WCIA joined community partners from Wales in Brussels to share some of the hidden histories that have emerged from our peace heritage - and how these may have shaped aspirations for Wales to become the world's first Nation of Sanctuary.   

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  • INSPIRE Youth Conference, Nov 2018

    Marking the centenary of the end of WW1 in Wales' Temple of Peace, INSPIRE is one of several BBC-supported events across the UK looking at youth perspectives for peace into the future.

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  • A Oes Heddwch?

    100 years pursuing peace at the National Eisteddfod

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  • Wales for Peace @ Llangollen International Eisteddfod

    July 2018: 71 years of Peace and Goodwill

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  • Conscientious Objectors Day, May 15 2018: Exploring ‘Objection Then and Now’ in Swansea Valley

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  • International Women's Day 

    Marking International Women's Day on 8th March, Wales for Peace will be opening our 'Women, War & Peace" exhibition in Oriel Caffi Croesor, Snowdonia with international photojournalist Lee Karen Stow, and members of Cymdeithas y Cymod - the Fellowship of Reconciliation in Wales - with whom we will also launch 'Heddwch Nain Mamgu' (our Grandmothers' Peace) an exciting new 7 year project building on WCIA's heritage work.

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  • Welsh Book of Remembrance Searchable Online from Remembrance Day 2017

    The Welsh Book of Remembrance from the First World War, a national treasure housed in Wales’ Temple of Peace in Cardiff, has been digitised and is now publicly searchable online at RememberingforPeace.Wales, following a 2 year project involving over 150 volunteers across Wales.

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  • Exploring Hidden Histories - Toolkit

    Our 'Hidden Histories' Guide has been put together to guide you through the process of exploring and producing your own projects, with links to useful online references and resources to make it as easy as possible - and to develop fun and transferable skills along the way!

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  • Schools & Learning Resources 

    Explore our range of resources for schools for national curriculum keystages, and bespoke project materials under the themes of the Wales for Peace project.


  • Refugees and Sanctuary

    #RefugeeWeek2017 in June celebrated 'different pasts and shared future'. Explore how Wales has offered sanctuary over the century to victims of conflict from WW1 Belgium, to Syria today - and the campaign to become the world's first 'Nation of Sanctuary'.

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  • Developing a Community 'Peace Trail'

    Caernarfon's ‘Remembering for Peace’ trail has been put together by community groups to inspire a new generation of peacebuilders through local stories.

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Peace Heritage: Exploring Hidden Histories


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Wales for Peace are working with community partners throughout Wales. Find out about public events, exhibitions and activities near you. 



Meet WCIA's Wales for Peace team in North and South Wales, and get in touch if you or your organisation would like to be part of Wales for Peace. 


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WCIA’s Wales for Peace team bring a wide range of skills and expertise to support volunteers, schools, youth groups and civil society in exploring Wales’ peace heritage.

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The Welsh Centre for International Affairs is leading a consortium of partners that includes organisations from the peace, heritage, academic and youth sectors.