Peace through understanding and cooperation


With the foundation's Patron Prof. Julia Hausermann MBE

After having addressed a group organised by the Rohingya civil rights campaigner Wai Wai Nu (in pink) in Yangon, Myanmar

In May 2016, the Brockley Society Tree Committee, founded by Anthony Russell, wins the London Tree Award, presented at City Hall by Sir Harry Studholme (Chairman of the Forestry Commission).

From Left: Sir Harry, Nicola, Anthony, Eamonn, James, Dom, Tony Kirkham, Clare, Xanthe.

Having supper with Clare Short, following her address to Uniting for Peace at the Erskine Childers 2015 lecture at the Hilton in London.


Following a meeting arranged by the Burma Campaign UK at the invitation of the Speaker John Bercow.

Speakers House, 

Palace of Westminster


The beginning . . 


(A traffic calming campaign run with Oliver Letwin MP in the 1990s) 





Following a meeting with Oliver Letwin (Secretary of State for the Cabinet Office) about progressing the Homeshare project for Dorset


Making a presentation on the need for community cooperation at the 'Trees in the City' Conference in London (26th April 2014)


The meeting at St Ethelburga's in the City, of several peace organisations  uniting to form the federation 'Friends for Peace 


With Aung San Suu Kyi about to address both Houses of Parliament 21st June 2012  


Building relationships with Lewisham Council for Brockley Society's Tree Committee. From left:  John Thompson (Head of Environmental Services), Anthony Russell & Richard Farr (Green Scene)


 Meeting with representatives of the Burmese Rohingya Muslims at Parliament


The controversial meeting with David Irving 


Running a drawing workshop at the British Museum. Part of the 'Big Draw' initiative


Selling raffle tickets in support of the Brockley Society at Brockley Farmer's Market 


 Uniting for Peace Annual Conference in the Lords, 7th Nov. 2013


Meeting with a Burmese family in Rangoon 


Meeting at Goldsmiths College (University of London) to promote the study of a range of Humanities courses in Burma 


 Non-political meeting with a monk at Mahagandayon Temple, Burma.


Supporting the Burma Campaign UK during the visit of President Thein Sein & wearing the yellow badge of the 88 Generation given me by Ko Jimmy.