Nuclear weapons are banned: what does this mean for Britain? – CND webinar

A year on from the entry into force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), this Parliamentary CND meeting will look at the prospects of nuclear disarmament for Britain. The meeting will launch a new report – authored by Dr Rebecca Johnson – about the implications for Britain of the TPNW – and on the next steps […]

Britain Must Sign the TPNW! Yorkshire CND Annual General Meeting

Yorkshire

Exactly one year since the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons entered into force, Yorkshire CND will be hosting its annual Annual General Meeting. Due to the extremely high number of Omicron cases, this event will now be taking place online. We will be joined by Kate Hudson, General Secretary of CND, and Simon Bowens from Friends of […]

Ukraine: the next NATO war?

Yorkshire

What’s going on in Ukraine? Why are Russian troops at the border? What’s it got to do with NATO? Peace movements across Europe are addressing these questions, engaging with peace activists in Ukraine and beyond to work for a sustainable peace. Join the No to war – No to NATO network to discuss these key issues. With guest speakers: Kristine […]

Talks not Bombs: Get Britain to attend the first TPNW conference (National CND meeting)

CND is campaigning to get Britain to attend a major conference that is bringing together countries that have ratified the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. The government must engage with this global agreement supported by the majority of the world’s states. Join us for this online event to discuss the campaign. Speakers TBC.

Kill the Bill – live interview + Q&A with Baroness Jenny Jones: London CND event

Yorkshire

Baroness Jenny Jones joins London CND in a live interview on Kill the Bill. Where are we at? What next? The government is planning to make important changes to the law that will restrict the right to protest when lockdown restrictions ease. The police, crime, sentencing and courts bill would give the Home Secretary, Priti Patel, powers to create laws […]

The world after Covid-19: Invest in peace and development

Yorkshire

The world’s governments spend nearly two trillion dollars a year on the military, while people go hungry, suffer poverty and disease, and lack the most basic public services. The peace dividend – the better uses to which military spending could be put – is a key component of the people’s case for common security. But we must hold out for […]

Legacy of the atomic bomb: recognition for atomic test survivors – LABRATS seminar

Sackville Street Sackville Street, Manchester

LABRATS are hosting a seminar to showcase the nuclear testing program and its effects on the world, through the eyes of the veterans, their wives, and their descendants. 2022 is the 70th anniversary of Operation Hurricane, Britain’s first atomic test in the Montebello Islands in Western Australia. It is also the 60th anniversary of Operation Dominic, a joint US/UK operation […]

Working for Peace in the Middle East – CND online conference

Yorkshire

Join CND and guest speakers to discuss the current situation in the Middle East and how we can best campaign for peace in the region. Will the Middle East ever be nuclear-free? And what is the UK’s role in the region? 1pm – 2:10pm: Voices from the Middle East: can the region be nuclear-free? Chair: Dave Webb, CND Chair Sharon […]

SOS NHS Day of Action

Yorkshire

CND is supporting the SOS NHS campaign to highlight how the cost of nuclear weapons could instead be invested in the NHS. Save the date for this national day of action – There are actions taking place in Leeds, Keighley and Calder Valley. If you'd like to get involved, get in touch with us on info@yorkshirecnd.org.uk

Protest NATO open planning meeting: Madrid Peace Summit

Yorkshire

The peace movement across Europe and beyond, together with the No to NATO network, are planning a Summit for Peace during the NATO summit in Madrid in June 2022. Join this online planning meeting to get involved.