We promote disarmament and encourage non-violent responses to conflict.
We work for the abolition of nuclear weapons, and to reduce the power and influence of militarism and military-industrial complex.
We work for a healthy planet and climate protection.
We challenge the world's dependence on fossil fuels, including campaigning for renewable energy.
We promote sustainable patterns of consumption.
We challenge trade, investment and financial systems that are unjust and harmful.
We promote reform of the institutions of global governance and reallocation of resources towards social justice and sustainable development.
On Sunday 8 October, the Scottish National Party (SNP) voted overwhelmingly in favour of raising the minimum enlistment age from 16 to 18. SNP’s youth branch, which tabled the motion, used our research and other resources to argue that joining the armed forces under...
On September 30, we joined Docs Not Cops and a coalition of anti-racism and pro-migrant organisations outside Guy's and St. Thomas' hospital to protest the introduction of immigration checks and upfront charging coming into force on 23 October 2017. We listened to...
Nobel Peace Prize Statement – ICAN UK – 6 October 2017 ICAN UK represents the British-based NGOs who are partners of ICAN, a civil society network of over 450 organisations in one hundred countries. Dr Rebecca Johnson, an original co-chair of ICAN and member of the...
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At a time when health services are under pressure, Medact is an independent public health voice on the social, economic, environmental and other major determinants of health.
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