The Game Of War And The Path To Peace


Date/Time 24 September, 10am to 6pm
Location Friends Meeting House, 12A Queen Parade, Harrogate HG1 5PP


Harrogate Quaker Meeting House and HUFUD (Humanity United for Universal Demilitarisation) join forces to present an all-day Peace Conference: lectures, speeches, videos, photographs and debates that will show the way to a world without wars.


With the following speakers and presentations:

Shahina Jaffer (WILPF)
“Peace No Nukes”
Shahina Jaffer is an Artist, Peace Campaigner and a member of the Women’s International League of Peace & Freedom. Shahina will discuss her online exhibition commemorating the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons which came to force on 22 January 2021.
Chad Manian (HUFUD Co-founder)
“Technology, Surveillance and Human Rights in the Age of Digital Warfare”
Chad Manian is a human rights activist, peace campaigner, author, interdisciplinary research scholar and lecturer specialising in global strategy and ethical governance. As a former financial market expert Chad was among the first to predict the financial collapse of 2008.
Jonathan Maunders (Peace Pledge Union)
“Challenging Everyday Militarism”
Martin Schweiger (Menwith Hill Accountability Campaign)
“Why call for the accountability of Menwith Hill?”
Bruno Ndagga (Director of HUFUD Africa)
“The Impact of HUFUD’s Message in Empowering Peace Campaigners to Create Arms Free Societies in Africa'”
Angelo Cardona
“The Hidden Shadow of War”

Angelo is a human rights defender and peace & disarmament activist. He is Vice President of Humanity United for Universal Demilitarisation (HUFUD), Representative of Latin America in the Council of the Nobel peace prize-winning International Peace Bureau (IPB), and Co-founder & Co-President of the Ibero-American Alliance for Peace. His work for peace and human rights has earned him international awards, including the 21st Century Icon Award, the Youth Leadership Award and the Diana Award.
Alberto Portugheis (Musician, HUFUD Founder & President)
“Peace is Possible”
We are delighted also to welcome David Blackburn (Leeds Council Peace Link Group Chair & Councillor and Nuclear Free Local Authorities Councillor) and
Victoria Wild & Shan Oakes representing XR (Extinction Rebellion).


9am Registration and welcome coffee/tea
10am Presentation I
11:30am coffee/tea break
11:45 Presentation II
1pm Lunch break
2pm Presentation III
3:30pm tea/coffee break
4:15pm Presentation IV and debate
5:15pm Refreshments (offered by HUFUD) and Networking
6pm  30 minute Peace Concert