Christian CND events

27 January 2020: Christian CND and Bargn Nuri Conference – Pilgrimage for Peace 2020. Christian CND is delighted to be hosting members of the Bargn Nuri Community in London on Monday 27 January for a morning to share about our work and hear stories from the front line of peace making. It’s a totally free event, but tickets at St Ethelburga’s in London are limited, so sign up to avoid disappointment.

31 March 2020: Embassies Walk, London. Meet 11am in St Martin-in-the-Fields Dick Sheppard Chapel, then at 12noon in the cafe for a quick lunch and briefings. More details tba but please put the date in your diary!

UK events

19 January: Peace Sunday. Pax Christi will have resources etc. 020 8203 4884 info@paxchristi.org.uk  http://www.paxchristi.org.uk/

8 February: Our Common Home – creative responses. NJPN Open Networking Day. Speakers:
For a Global Response: Fr Augusto Zampini Davies, an Argentine priest, currently Director of Development and Faith at the Dicastery for Integral Human Development of the Vatican. For a Local Response: Nikki Jones, freelance researcher on energy and climate change, and founder of Avon Needs Trees. There will be an opportunity to hear about justice and peace activities from groups around the country. 10.30 – 4pm, St Nicholas of Tolentino Parish Hall Lawford’s Gate, Bristol BS5 0RE. admin@justice-and-peace.org.uk 020 7901 4864 https://www.justice-and-peace.org.uk/njpn-meetings/

26 February: Ash Wednesday.
Annual Witness at the Ministry of Defence, London.  3.00pm.  Meet in Whitehall Gardens (closest to  Embankment station.) and process around the Ministry of Defence to the front at Horseguards  Avenue. Organised by Pax Christi, Christian CND and London Catholic Worker. 020 8203 4884 http://paxchristi.org.uk/
Coventry Pax Christi and friends: Ash Wednesday Action. Gather at 11.45am at the foot of the Old Cathedral steps.
Liverpool Pax Christi will lead a public act of repentance for our possession and intended use of the nuclear weapon.12 noon beginning at St Luke’s Church. Ashes liturgy with special focus on the nuclear ban treaty. Jan 07746919915 janharper1@yahoo.co.uk

4 March: International Women’s Day event with Kate Hennessy, granddaughter of Dorothy Day, supported by Pax Christi. 7pm at Bloomsbury Baptist Church 235 Shaftesbury Ave, London WC2H 8EP. 0208 203 4884 http://paxchristi.org.uk/

7 March 2020: London Region CND AGM and Conference. Preceded by London CND annual general meeting, 10-11.30am, CND members welcome. Please register at info@londoncnd.org Room B104, SOAS Brunei Gallery London. More info: 020 7607 2302 info@londoncnd.org

28 March: Our Power is Real. A day conference to commemorate the 60th anniversary since the building at 5 Caledonian Road, Kings Cross was transformed into Peace House, a space which has gone on to provide a base for many campaigning organisations. University of East London in Stratford. More details to come. 020 7837 4473 shop@housmans.com https://tinyurl.com/tl6lhfy

25 April: Conference: ‘Prophets and Reconcilers’. A conference organised by the Network of Christian Peace Organisations of which Christian CND and Pax Christi are members. More details will follow. 9.45am Maria Fidelis School, Drummond Crescent Euston, NW1 1LY. 020 8203 4884 info@paxchristi.org.uk http://paxchristi.org.uk/news-and-events/events-calendar/

26 April: Chernobyl Day. Remembering the world’s worse nuclear disaster. http://www.chernobyl-day.org/

For more UK nuclear disarmament events see: http://www.cnduk.org

For UK peace events see: http://www.networkforpeace.org.uk

International Events

27 April – 22 May 2020: NPT Review Conference in New York. https://www.un.org/disarmament/wmd/nuclear/npt-review-conferences/
Reaching Critical Will: http://www.reachingcriticalwill.org/resources/calendar/event/13685-2020-npt-review-conference

For more international events see:
International Peace Bureau
Reaching Critical Will (a project of Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom)
Friends Committee on National Legislation