The National Peace Symposium, held at the largest mosque in Western Europe, is a key event of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community and Saturday 14 March marks the 12th Symposium to date. The theme for this year is ”Religion, Freedom and Peace”. Prof Heiner Bielefeldt, UN Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Religion, will also be a guest speaker at the event.
The symposium promotes a deeper understanding of Islam and other faiths and seeks to inspire a concerted effort for lasting peace. More than 800 guests attend the unique event, including Secretaries of State, parliamentarians, diplomats, faith and civic leaders as well as representatives from numerous charities and faith communities.
The keynote address will be delivered by His Holiness Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, the Head of the Worldwide Ahmadiyya Muslim Community.