Category: <span>News</span>

Category: News

Essay Competition 2019: “Walking on the moon, still warring on earth”

Prizewinners The prizewinners were announced at the MAW conference on 29 June 2019. Click on the name to view their essay. Equal first prizes: Allana Bennison (18) DubaiLucas Valladares (15) High Barnet​ Equal third prizes:Anna Pitt-Francis (17) OxfordAshkin Kazimoglu (11) EdinburghCaitlin Kinch (15) Orpington Two of the winners were able to attend the MAW …

Happy birthday Bruce!

Today we celebrate the birthday of a very special man. Bruce Kent is 90 today and he’s still campaigning against nuclear weapons and working for a world of peace. Here he explains how it all began. Thank you, Bruce, you’re an inspiration to us all! #BruceKent pic.twitter.com/uj98RMr4eZ — CND (@CNDuk) …

Day Conference 2019 booking

Saturday 29th June 2019. 9:30 to 17:00 Mander Hall, Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London WC1H 9BD The conference will examine the theme of militarism and the environment; in particular how military activities contribute to climate change, and how climate change causes conflict. The speakers are: ​Molly Scott Cato (Green MEP …

Remembrance Lecture 2018: “Active Remembrance & Waging Peace Together”

Caroline Lucas MP St John’s Waterloo3rd November 2018 We are so grateful to have had the chance to hear the inspiring Caroline Lucas at the MAW Annual Remembrance Lecture. Watch the lecture and the Q&A below. …Remembrance needs to be something we actively do; it needs to be something we …

Peace History Conference 2018 – Cynhadledd Hanes Heddwch 2018

HEDDWCH Cymru a’r Byd – PEACE Wales and the World Dydd Gwener, Medi 21, 2018Y Deml Heddwch, Parc CathaysFriday, September 21, 2018The Temple of Peace, Cathays Park Dydd Sadwrn, Medi 22, 2018Adeilad Morgannwg, Parc CathaysSaturday, September 22, 2018The Glamorgan Building, Cathays Park Excellent event! Wonderful concert with two choirs on …

Prepare for Remembrance Sunday in this anniversary year

“We Will Remember Them”£3.00  Foreword by Michael Morpurgo ​The booklet is a timely  resource for commemorating the death and suffering brought by war. There are services, reflections, prayers songs & readings for Remembrance Sunday. As we commemorate the tragedy of the First World War, “We Will Remember Them” reminds us that …

Remembrance Day 2018 events

Sunday 11 November 2018 ​ Serious remembrance of wars calls for serious work for peace. Make a date with the peace movement!MAW is a member of the FIRST WORLD WAR PEACE FORUM* which is organising events on Remembrance Day : A ceremony of Remembrance and Peace … 100 years after the end of …

Remembrance Lecture 2017: “Freedom from Fear: Unions for Peace”

Philip Jennings, General Secretary of UNI Global Union 12th November 2017 The Annual MAW Remembrance Day Lecture was held at the Imperial War Museum, London on Sunday 12th November 2017. Philip Jennings, General Secretary of UNI Global Union, gave an inspiring lecture on the subject of “Freedom from Fear: Unions for Peace”. Here is the …

Press releases 2013-17

12/11/17 GLOBAL UNION LEADER CALLS FOR COLLECTIVE ACTION FOR PEACE 12/09/17 JAW JAW NOT NUCLEAR WAR WAR, SAY ABOLITIONISTS 24/11/15 SAY NO TO UK BOMBING SYRIA, URGES MAW 01/10/15 MAW BACKS CORBYN’S DECLARATION THAT ‘I WON’T PRESS NUCLEAR BUTTON’ 28/09/15 MAW booklet focuses on trauma of combat stress 20/07/15 MAW …