Vijay Mehta

Updated on: 12.03.2014

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E-Mail: vijay(at)vmpeace.org

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Vijay Mehta is a renowned author, international speaker and global activist for peace, development and human rights.

He is the chair of Uniting for Peace (http://www.unitingforpeace.org) and Founding Trustee of Fortune Forum Charity (http://www.fortuneforum.org).

The charity Fortune Forum whose founder is Renu Mehta, daughter of Vijay Mehta, held summits (2005 and 2006) where Former US President Clinton, Former US Vice President Al Gore and Actor Michael Douglas were keynote speakers and the summits attracted a worldwide audience of 1.3 billion.

Vijay Mehta's books include

  • The Fortune Forum Code: For a Sustainable Future (2006),
  • Arms No More (2005) 
  • The United Nations and its Future in the 21st Century (2005).

He has appeared in various TV programmes including BBC World, Press TV, Ajtak-24 hour Indian news channel, and Think Peace documentary, Canada, among others.

Vijay Mehta is recipient of the Global Indian Karmaveer (Action hero) Puraskaar (Award) by ICONGO (International Confederation of NGO's) for outstanding services towards peace, nonviolence and justice.

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