Action for UN Renewal exists to promote an effective United Nations, with the authority and resources required to realise the aims of its founders - international peace, environmental protection, respect for human rights, economic and social justice, and the rule of law.
In February 2008, Vijay Mehta came to Leeds University to speak to students on the issue of UN reform. Vijay Mehta is global activist for peace, development, human rights and the environment. He is president of VM Centre for Peace acting chair for Action for UN Renewal, and co-chair of World Disarmament Campaign. He has written many highly respected publications and appeared on many international television channels.