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Rwanda genocide commemoration: British High Commission and Aegis Trust

On 12 April at the Kigali Genocide Memorial, the British High Commission and Aegis Trust commemorated the Genocide against the Tutsi. The UK Government was represented by the British High Commissioner to Rwanda, William Gelling, the Head of DFID Rwanda, Sally Waples, and staff from the British High Commission and British Council. The Aegis Trust [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:27+00:00April 18th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Runner to pass 500-mile mark in Bristol tomorrow on Aegis’ nationwide Kenya Peace Torch Relay

Departing 7.00am from Pure Gym on Leander Way in Bristol tomorrow, ultra-runner Adam Holland will pass the 500-mile mark on the ten-day, 1,000km Kenya Peace Torch Relay having completed 800km (497 miles) by tonight. Members of the public are joining Adam for 10km segments of the relay, signing up via www.run4peace.co.uk/join. Adam is the only [...]

2016-10-28T12:27:30+01:00October 28th, 2016|Outreach, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Aegis Trust gains White Rose fashion outlet in Newark

For the past five years, Nottingham’s two White Rose recycled fashion boutiques have been doing their bit to support the life-saving work of the Aegis Trust, bringing hand-picked recycled garments to fashionistas across the city. Now a new White Rose boutique is opening 20 miles north in Newark-on-Trent – already home to the Aegis Trust’s [...]

2016-04-22T15:10:21+01:00April 22nd, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Marathon Man UK is Peace & Sport Champion of the Year

World record-breaking ultra runner Rob Young (‘Marathon Man UK’) last night became Monaco’s prestigious Peace & Sport Champion of the Year following an international online public vote. He was nominated for the award after leading a 25-day, 2,200-mile torch relay around the UK with fellow record-breaker Adam Holland as part of the ‘Champions Walk for [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:30+00:00November 27th, 2015|Outreach, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Aegis founder’s ‘outstanding work’ honoured with a CBE

Survivors and dignitaries have heaped praise on the co-founder of Laxton's Holocaust Centre for his "outstanding work" after he received a national honour. Actress Maureen Lipman joined Holocaust survivors and supporters of the National Holocaust Centre on Friday, March 21 in a surprise celebration for Dr James Smith. The co-founder of both the centre and [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:31+00:00March 27th, 2014|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy hosts talk by Aegis Special Representative on Crimes Against Humanity

At the Royal Wootton Bassett Academy, 7.00pm Wednesday 10 July, Mukesh Kapila – the whistleblower who as UN Sudan chief in 2004 first brought Darfur to global attention – will give a public talk on his memoirs, ‘Against A Tide of Evil’; a no-holds-barred insider account of a crisis that still keeps rolling. Now Special [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:32+00:00July 8th, 2013|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy hosts talk by Aegis Special Representative on Crimes Against Humanity

At the Royal Wootton Bassett Academy, 7.00pm Wednesday 10 July, Mukesh Kapila – the whistleblower who as UN Sudan chief in 2004 first brought Darfur to global attention – will give a public talk on his memoirs, ‘Against A Tide of Evil’; a no-holds-barred insider account of a crisis that still keeps rolling. Now Special [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:32+00:00July 8th, 2013|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Aegis 2012 Appeal – Creating Young Peacebuilders in Rwanda

Inspire more young people to stand up against the root causes of genocide by supporting the Aegis Trust 2012 Appeal, enabling young people in Rwanda to understand the dangers of prejudice and exclusion. It costs just $20 for each young person to attend an Aegis Trust peacebuilding workshop, held at the Kigali Genocide Memorial. Since [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:34+00:00January 3rd, 2012|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Hagelou hosts fundraiser for the Aegis Trust at Royal Windsor Racecourse

Heloise Agelou, founder of racehorse management company Hagelou www.hagelou.com – in partnership with International Thoroughbred Consultants (I.T.C) – hosted a charity event at the Royal Windsor Racecourse on Monday 10th October, benefitting the Aegis Trust.       160 guests, including Clive Owen and Sir Michael Parkinson (pictured, holding the 'Winner's Egg' by Sarah Faberge, [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:34+00:00October 13th, 2011|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Sir Richard Branson donates a week on Necker Island to the Aegis Trust

Sir Richard Branson has personally donated a week for two on Necker Island to an auction benefitting the Aegis Trust. The once in a lifetime prize, which is to be taken during a celebration week, is to be introduced by Clive Owen at an exclusive event at Royal Windsor Racecourse on 10th October hosted by Heloise [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:34+00:00October 5th, 2011|Uncategorised|0 Comments