Yorkshire
Hybrid Hybrid Event

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 […]

A View from India: The Quad & AUKUS

Yorkshire

Join CODEPINK co-founder Jodie Evans and the Editor-in-Chief and founder of NewsClick, Prabir Purkayastha, for this webinar to discuss the US hybrid war on China with a special focus on the Quad, the recent AUKUS alliance, and India’s role in the region that US military planners are increasingly referring to as ‘the Indo-Pacific’. With guest speaker Prabir Purkayastha, the founding […]

Discussing Actions and Activities for a Nuclear Weapons Free Europe

Yorkshire

Join Nuke Free Europe for this open meeting to discuss actions and activities for a nuclear weapons-free Europe. Agenda 1. Welcome and introductions by Reiner Braun 2. Trade union actions against nuclear weapons and for a world free of nuclear weapons – Reflections by Owen Tudor 3. Where are we in the struggle for a nuclear weapons-free world and what […]

Badge of Protest drop-in Workshops with Layla Khoo

Artworks The Everybody School of Art , Shaw Lane, Halifax

The publication of the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill 2021 has brought issues around the right to protest to the forefront of debate. In the UK protest has been used throughout history to allow underrepresented voices to be heard, from the suffragette’s movement to the Greenham Common protest. In the last year spotlight has been placed on protest, with […]

Don’t Bank on the Bomb Day of Action

Yorkshire

Yorkshire CND is calling a regional day of divestment action, inviting all peace campaigners across the region to hold socially-distanced stalls and leafleting sessions outside NatWest and Barclays banks in their towns and cities. According to Don’t Bank on the Bomb, between 2018-2020, NatWest had over 1.8 billion in outstanding loans to 11 nuclear weapons producers. Similarly, as noted in the […]

No Future in Nukes: Young Labour and a Nuclear-Free Foreign Policy

Yorkshire

Young Labour led the field at #Lab21 conference with a belting motion on Palestine, while the Labour CND-promoted emergency motion on AUKUS, the military pact with the UK, US and Australia passed with a stonking majority . Time to talk tactics in pursuit of a non-aligned foreign policy focussed on peace and justice. This Labour CND event starts the process. […]

No Future in Nukes: Young Labour and a Nuclear-Free Foreign Policy

Yorkshire

Networking with Young Labour for foreign policies based on peace and justice Young Labour led the field at #Lab21 conference with a belting motion on Palestine, while the Labour CND-promoted emergency motion on AUKUS. the military pact with the UK, US and Australia passed with a stonkin majority. Time to talk tactics in pursuit of a non-aligned foreign policy focussed […]

Day of Action on Climate Change and Militarism

Yorkshire

After the failure of the G7 to reach meaningful agreement under UK leadership, there is serious concern for the vital COP26 negotiations. Government spending to reduce UK carbon emissions is dwarfed by new spending on weapons of war. Despite being out of the most significant sectors in terms of emissions, the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change does not require Governments to […]

Global Day for Climate Justice

Millennium Square Leeds

The decisions made at COP26 will shape how governments respond (or not) to the climate crisis. They will decide who is to be sacrificed, who will escape and who will make a profit. So far, governments have done too little too late: colluding with corporations and hiding behind green washed ‘solutions’ that actually don’t exist yet, that don’t address the […]

Calder Valley Annual Remembrance Event

Hebden Bridge Memorial Gardens New Road, Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire

This year, we will begin, by holding a two minutes silence at 11am. Gather at the War memorial in memorial gardens off the main road in the centre of Hebden Bridge. We will lay a white poppy wreath to commemorate ALL victims of war and conflict, civilians and military on all sides, and to re-commit ourselves to working towards a […]