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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 …

Bruce Kent writes about the UN and nuclear disarmament

In work for global justice and peace, not surprisingly, there are highs and lows. My earliest ‘high’ comes in the form of a League of Nations colour poster issued just before the 1932 Geneva disarmament conference. It shows lots of children marching hopefully towards peace. The League of Nations Union …

The case against nuclear weapons

[T]he crisis between the US and North Korea has exposed the reality that nuclear deterrence is not only unlawful and immoral: it provokes insecurity and irrational recklessness on both sides, and stimulates hostility, nuclear arms racing and proliferation. As such, it is self-defeating and contrary to common sense. Retired Royal …

UK Trident, Nuremberg, the 1996 World Court Judgment, and now the Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons

AN OPEN LETTER to THE PRIME MINISTER from Commander Robert Green, Royal Navy (Ret’d)PO Box 8390Christchurch 8440New Zealand The Rt. Honourable Theresa May, MPOffice of the Prime Minister10 Downing StreetLondon SW1A 2AAUnited Kingdom 1 October 2017 Dear Prime Minister, UK Trident, Nuremberg, the 1996 World Court Judgment, and now the Treaty to …