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The Gandhi Foundation International Peace Award 2017

On Tuesday 17th October at the House of Lords The Gandhi Foundation gave its International Peace Award to Ramzi Abu Redwan and his organisation Al Kamandjati (The violinist). The meeting was hosted on behalf of the Gandhi Foundation by our president Lord Bhikhu Parekh who with his usual mastery of these occasions welcomed the fifty […]

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The Gandhi Foundation Annual Lecture 2017

The Annual Lecture of the Gandhi Foundation will be held on Thursday 28th September 2017  at The Nehru Centre, 8 South Audley Street, London W1K 1HF. Registration can be made via the eventbrite page. Refreshments will be available from 6.00 for the lecture to start at 6.30 p.m.  It will be given by Satish Kumar, […]

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Gandhi Foundation Summer Gathering 2017

For many years the Gandhi Foundation has run a Gathering/Summer School in the UK, usually during the last week of July. It is designed to be a week of exploring community and creativity through sharing. We aim to provide a lively environment and provide for all ages. The Gathering in 2017 will be held at […]

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The Gandhi Foundation International Peace Award 2013

The Gandhi Foundation International Peace Award for 2013 was awarded to Jeremy Corbyn, MP Islington North on 26th November 2013 at Portcullis House. Thank you to all who attended You can read Jeremy Corbyn’s speech by clicking here You can also view photographs of the event by scrolling down the right hand column of our homepage to reach […]

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Gandhi and War by George Paxton

Gandhi and War By George Paxton Professor Anthony Parel in his Gandhi Foundation Annual Lecture 2011, Pax Gandhiana (which can be read by clicking the link at the end of this article), asks to what extent Gandhi’s nonviolence is compatible with the coercion which any state inevitably exercises. He claims that “coercion based on consent […]

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World Civilian Coalition Gathers for Global March to Jerusalem

World Civilian Coalition Gathers for Global March to Jerusalem Beirut -The International Executive Committee of the Global March to Jerusalem announces the completion of the preparations for the Second International Conference where the representatives of the International Committees involved in the organization of the Global March to Jerusalem will meet. The conference will be held in […]

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Who Was Fritz Schumacher? by Diana Schumacher

Who Was Fritz Schumacher? by Diana Schumacher E F Schumacher, the economist-philosopher, was born 100 years ago this year. The following article is edited from a longer paper written for the Schumacher Society in 2008. Ernst Friedrich (Fritz) Schumacher was an unlikely pioneer of the Green Movement. He was born in Bonn in 1911, studied at Oxford […]

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