Forthcoming events

Easy to print list of events coming up in the next twelve months.

Tue, 23/10/2018 - 19:00
A nuclear weapons-free world: What can Christians do?

Public meeting in St Peter’s Church, Nottingham. We will be discussing the Church of England General Synod motion and what Christians from all backgrounds can do to work and pray for a nuclear weapons free world. Please join us!

St Peter's Gate, Nottingham NG1 2NW
Christian CND 020 7700 4200
This is not a regular event
Wed, 24/10/2018 - 00:00
UN Disarmament Week.

The annual observance of Disarmament Week begins on the anniversary of the founding of the United Nations, was called for to highlight the danger of the arms race, propagate the need for its cessation and increase public understanding of the urgent tasks of disarmament.

This is a regular event
Wed, 24/10/2018 - 00:00
Women in Black Silent vigil

Women in Black Silent vigil against militarism and war.
Women only, wear black if possible.
In February the vigils will be about Palestine and Israel.

Future vigils – see attached timetable.

Edith Cavell Statue, St Martin's Place, London WC2.
This is a regular event
Wed, 24/10/2018 (All day)
Peace Train to London

The Peace Train will ask Parliament to ensure the U.K. becomes a signatory to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
Travelling from Chester railway station at 9:27am, 24th October, members of the Council will collect petitions and messages of support at each stop along the North Wales/South Wales line until its
final destination in Newport. They will then board a train to London and personally deliver all letters and petitions to Caroline Lucas MP (Chair of Parliamentary CND) and Fabian Hamilton MP (Labour’s Shadow Minister for Disarmament).

Hereford Peace Council
Kim Holroyd or 07843 105323
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Wed, 24/10/2018 - 01:00
United Nations Day.
This is a regular event
Fri, 26/10/2018 - 00:00
Europe for the Many

A major international conference marking a major coming together of the European left, centre left and civil society.
Participants include Socialist Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa, Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalatos, Green Party Leader Caroline Lucas and Momentum’s Laura Parker. Also speaking will be journalists Ash Sarkar and Zoe Williams, and campaigners Nick Dearden, Asad Rehman and Shaista Aziz.

London School of Economics
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Sat, 27/10/2018 - 00:00
Stop Arming Saudi Arabia vigil

Silent Vigil 12.30-1.30 at The Cross, Chester.

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Sat, 27/10/2018 - 14:30
Musical Protest and petition: No More Arms Fairs at ExCel.

ELAAF (East London Against the Arms Fair) Musical Protests aim to raise awareness of the arms trade and campaigns for the cancellation of all arms fair at ExCeL or anywhere else.

Supporters are needed to give out leaflets, put up/hold up posters and collect signatures for a petition.

Probably at Prince Regent DLR entrance but look the other end (Custom House) if no-one there.
From Prince Regent Docklands Light Railway Station just follow the signs to ExCeL. Wheelchair accessible, lift from platform level to walkway.

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Mon, 29/10/2018 - 18:00
Moving Towards a New UN

Distinguished speakers from across the board with the special knowledge of how United Nations work will explore, analyse and put forward proposals how UN can become a relevant organisation fit enough to tackle the huge threats and challenges of 21st Century.

Chair: Rita Payne, President Emeritus, Commonwealth Journalists Association

Confirmed Speakers:
Jeremy Gilley, Founder of Peace One Day
Natalie Samarasinghe, Executive Director of UNA-UK
Fabian Hamilton MP, Shadow Minister for Peace and Disarmament (invited)
Akbar Khan, Secretary General, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association
Julia Häusermann MBE, Founder, Rights & Humanity
Vijay Mehta, Author and Chair, Uniting for Peace

Free, donations welcome.
Hilton London Euston, 17-18 Upper Woburn Place, London WC1H 0HT
Uniting for Peace
For registrations, please contact: Vijay Mehta Email: Phone: 07776 231 018
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Mon, 29/10/2018 - 18:45
Japan and the Asia Pacific

With Christopher Hughes. Christopher Hughes is Professor of International Relations at the LSE and a former Director of the Asia Research Centre. He specialises in the Asia Pacific region and has been a visiting fellow at two Japanese universities. He will talk about the current political and economic situation in Japan and the geopolitical challenges it faces in the Asia Pacific as it pursues a more interventionist foreign policy.

Nearest tube station Farringdon. 6.45pm (doors open 6.30).

£3, concessions £2, tickets on door.
Café Diplo at The Gallery, 70/77 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EL.
Friends of Le Monde Diplomatique
Info 07435 844 130 or see our website
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