Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

CND campaigns non-violently to rid the world of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction and to create genuine security for future generations.

CND opposes all nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction: their development, manufacture, testing, deployment and use or threatened use by any country.

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Campaigners Lambast £600m Extra for Trident Submarines
Anti-nuclear campaigners have condemned the announcement of an extra £600 million for the Dreadnought submarine programme, part of the government scheme to replace the Trident nuclear weapons system. The extra funding, which will be made by the Treasury to the Ministry of Defence, was announced in...
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Friday, March 09, 2018
Protesters Mark 7th Anniversary of Fukushima Disaster
Anti-nuclear campaigners will mark the 7th anniversary of the Fukushima disaster on Sunday outside the Japanese Embassy in London before marching to a rally opposite Parliament. Kate Hudson, CND general secretary, said: "Seven years on since the Fukushima disaster, the Japanese government remains...
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Wednesday, February 14, 2018
The CND Symbol - 60 Years of the Peace Sign
On the 21st February 1958, Gerald Holtom unveiled his design for the first London to Aldermaston march which mobilised thousands against Britain’s production of the atom bomb. Now universally recognised as the peace sign, it can be found in every corner of the globe. The symbol was based on the...
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Thursday, February 08, 2018
CND Slams £580 Million Trident Overspend
Anti-nuclear campaigners have condemned the announcement that the cost of the Trident submarines has risen by £580 million over the government's stated £31 billion budget. Kate Hudson, CND General Secretary, said: "This £580 million overrun on the cost of the Trident submarines is alarming,...
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Thursday, January 25, 2018
Nuclear War More Likely According to Doomsday Clock
Anti-nuclear campaigners have responded to the announcement made by the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists that the Doomsday Clock has moved 30 seconds closer to midnight , with 2 minutes to go. Kate Hudson, CND general secretary, said: "The Doomsday Clock moves dangerously closer to midnight ...
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Monday, January 15, 2018
60 years of CND - Our Anniversary - Dates For Your Diaries
2018 is the 60th anniversary of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, which was founded on the 17th February 1958 at the height of the cold war. CND is planning a number of events - as well as publishing a new book - to mark the 60th year of one of the world's most powerful collective voices...
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Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Trump Takes a Step Closer to Nuclear War
Anti-nuclear campaigners have condemned Trump's plans to expand the role of nuclear weapons, expected in his forthcoming Nuclear Posture Review. Kate Hudson, CND General Secretary, said: "This dangerous new policy expands the role of nuclear weapons in US foreign policy and makes nuclear war more...
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Tuesday, December 19, 2017
MoD Can't Pay £205 billion For Trident? Expect Further Cuts To Schools and Hospitals
Dave Webb, CND Chair, said: "This is an extraordinary development if the government goes ahead. Where precisely will £205 billion or more, the full cost of Trident replacement, be found outside of the MoD budget? The government has repeatedly said it hasn't got billions laying about so, for lack of...
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Thursday, December 07, 2017
Anti-Nuclear Activists Celebrate Nobel Peace Prize at MoD
Anti-nuclear activists will gather outside the Ministry of Defence on Saturday to celebrate the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize. The 2017 prize will be handed to ICAN, a global network which campaigned for a United Nations nuclear weapons ban treaty, at an awards ceremony in Oslo this weekend. CND, along...
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Friday, October 06, 2017
Nobel Peace Prize is a Big Step Forward For Our Movement
Anti-nuclear weapons campaigns in Britain have responded to the Nobel peace prize announcement. Kate Hudson, CND general secretary, said: "At a time when the prospect of nuclear war seems closer than it has for a generation, the award of this prestigious prize is an essential recognition of the...
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