Author: <span>Tim</span>

Author: Tim

Optimistic

Why We Should Be Optimistic I dedicate this blog to Bruce Kent. He is the one person I have most admired ever since I met him in 1966 when he was Catholic Chaplain to the University of London and I was President of the University of London Union.  Bruce’s integrity, …

Poem for Bruce

This poem was read by its author, Mererid Hopwood, at the Tree Planting for Bruce, 4th March 2023 in Finsbury Park. See the video here. Apostle of Peace We watched the mind behind the bright brow think now is the time to chime the bell of peace. We witnessed how …

Tree for Bruce

Many people came together on Saturday 4th March 2023 in Finsbury Park to plant a tree in memory of Bruce Kent. As well as many peace activists, there were relatives of Bruce and numerous people from the local community. Bruce had been a Trustee of the Friends of Finsbury Park. …

UN Submission

Here is MAW’s submission to the UN, sent 15/01/23 “Dear Secretary General Movement for the Abolition of War (MAW) is grateful for this opportunity to submit our views for the new UN Agenda for Peace. MAW is a voluntary UK organisation founded in 2001 to challenge popular thinking on the …

AGM, 2022

Annual General Meeting Saturday 12 November 2022Welsh Church of Central London (Chair’s report is here) Who’s who and candidates for election President: Professor Paul Rogers. We are delighted and honoured to have Paul as President of MAW. He is Emeritus Professor of Peace Studies at the University of Bradford and …

Chair’s Report 2022

MAW AGM 12/11/22 For me, and I am sure, many other MAW members, two events have cast a particular shadow over the year – war in Ukraine, and the death of our dear friend and founder, Bruce Kent – I’ll return to them later on. I usually follow a more …

AGM, 2022

Annual General Meeting Saturday 12 November 2022Welsh Church of Central London (Chair’s report is here) Who’s who and candidates for election President: Professor Paul Rogers. We are delighted and honoured to have Paul as President of MAW. He is Emeritus Professor of Peace Studies at the University of Bradford and …

AGM, 2022

Annual General Meeting Saturday 12 November 2022Welsh Church of Central London (Chair’s report is here) Who’s who and candidates for election President: Professor Paul Rogers. We are delighted and honoured to have Paul as President of MAW. He is Emeritus Professor of Peace Studies at the University of Bradford and …

Nuclear Risks

Remembrance Lecture: Free live event in Central London & also on-line Saturday 12th November 2pm Kate Hudson, General Secretary CND UK “Nuclear Risks in the Light of the Ukraine War“ Welsh Church of Central London30 Eastcastle StreetOxford CircusLondon W1W 8DJ & online. Each year, the Movement for the Abolition of …

Becky Garnault fund

Applications are invited from young people aged between 18 and 34 for small grants from the Becky Garnault fund for projects which promote peace, reconciliation and/or environmentalism. The closing date for this year’s applications is 31 October 2022. Becky was a former Vice-Chair of MAW and a co-founder of MAW …