• 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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  • Objecting to War

    Friday 2nd March marks the (102nd) anniversary of the introduction of enforced military conscription during WW1. As part of our 'Remembering for Peace' public lecture series in Aberystwyth University in 2016, Wales for Peace presented this lecture by ex-BBC Head of News Aled Eirug, on Conscientious Objection and opposition to war.   

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  • The European Peace Flag

    The 1961 Rainbow Peace Flag was designed by Italian Franco Belsito - "Pace" meaning "Peace" - and became popular worldwide through 1960s anti-nuclear protest, and again in 2002 by the Iraq Anti-War movement. It varies from the LGBT Pride flag by having 7 colours, with purple at the top - these are used for the 7 themes of our 'Wales for Peace' stories.


  • 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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  • Meet the Team

    The Wales for Peace staff team are managed by the Welsh Centre for International Affairs (WCIA), and bring together a great range of community and international experience as well as a passion for peace education.


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.