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.

No War in Ukraine – No to NATO! – international online rally

Yorkshire

Join this emergency international online rally to say no war in Ukraine, no to NATO! With guest speakers Jeremy Corbyn MP; Daniele Obono, Member of the French National Assembly; Sevim Dagdelen, Member of the German Bundestag, Committee on Foreign Affairs; Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental Institute for Social Research; Lindsey German, Stop the War Coalition; Nora Garcia, Madrid Anti-NATO Peace Summit; Nina Potarska, Ukraine section of Women’s International League for […]

Shrove Tuesday Protest Outside Menwith Hill

Menwith Hill Menwith Hill, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

Join the Menwith Hill Accountability Campaign, Bradford CND, Leeds CND and Calder Valley CND for a Shrove Tuesday protest outside the Menwith Hill spy base. There will be pancakes, placards and plenty more!