AUKUS: Why We Say No – emergency online rally

Yorkshire
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The announcement of AUKUS, the military partnership between the UK, the US and Australia, is a dangerous escalation in the West’s ongoing confrontation with China. Time to stand up and oppose the government’s reckless and illegal foreign policy: read CND General Secretary Kate Hudson’s blog on the deal Spreading nuclear technology is at the heart of the deal: the US […]

Stories of State Surveillance and Infiltration of Peace Movements: Peace History Conference 2021

Yorkshire
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Organised by the Peace History Conference group, with Greater Manchester & District CND and the Working Class Movement Library, this year’s Peace History Conference will consider examples of state spying on peace campaigns and explore the lessons of this history for today’s activists. The programme is still being developed but current speakers include: • The journalist Rob Evans, author of Undercover, who will discuss the […]

Yorkshire marks the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons at Menwith Hill & Fylingdales

Menwith Hill Menwith Hill, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

The Nuke Free Europe network is coordinating a month of action this September to highlight the presence of nuclear weapons stationed across the continent. Here in the UK, we will be shining a spotlight on the nuclear chain by encouraging action at nuclear sites across the country on September 26th, the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. […]

Public Launch of ‘Menwith Hill in 3D Domes, Data and Drone Strikes’ Report

Harrogate Friends Meeting House 12a Queen Parade, Harrogate, Yorkshire

Join Menwith Hill Accountability Campaign (MHAC) and Yorkshire CND for the public launch of the Menwith Hill in 3D Domes, Data and Drones Strikes report. The publication, written by journalist and campaigner Barnaby Pace, is an incisive intervention into both the current state of knowledge regarding Menwith Hill, as well as the political, legal and moral issues which present a […]

Keep Space for Peace rally 2021

Yorkshire

Please join us to mark Keep Space for Peace week 2021 at our online rally hosted by Oxfordshire Peace Campaign. Introduction by Nigel Day, followed by a video presentation by Paul Mobbs on the militarisation of space junk, Bruce Gagnon speaking about the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space, and closing entertainment by the Seagreen Singers. Click here to join via Zoom. A full […]

Getting Back on the Streets! (Regional Campaigner’s Meeting)

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Now that coronavirus restrictions have been lifted it is absolutely critical that the Yorkshire peace and anti-nuclear movement takes back the streets and make our voices heard. From Keep Space 4 Peace week and getting institutional support for the TPNW, to divestment and street-campaigning, join our next Regional Campaigner's Meeting so we can collectively and creatively work out our activist […]

New nuclear: What’s at stake for wildlife?

Yorkshire

Organised by Greater Manchester & District CND, Nuclear Free Local Authorities, Beyond Nuclear, and Chernobyl Children’s Project UK, this webinar will look at the impact of planned and existing nuclear energy facilities on local wildlife in the UK. The programme is still being developed but current speakers include: • Jonathon Porritt, founder of Forum for the Future and formerly Chair […]

Build back better, not meaner: Labour CND mini-conference

Yorkshire

Join Labour CND to discuss ideas for industrial policy post-pandemic for the North, with a focus on green jobs and arms conversion. Labour CND has done a lot to promote the concept of ‘defence diversification’ in recent years and we need now to think about how these essential policies can be delivered in the new political and economic context. Speaker […]

Yorkshire
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The event is bringing together those involved in international peace and justice movements and interconnected social movements fighting for global justice.  The aim is to come together in order to better confront the global challenges of our time: climate change and environmental collapse, gender, racial and economic inequality, the Covid-19 pandemic, mass migrations, refugee crisis, humanitarian emergencies caused by war […]