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 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.
To commemorate the TPNW entry into force, one of Medact’s long-standing members, Dr. Elisabeth McElderry, takes us through the years, describing the very active role health workers’ have taken in anti-nuclear and peace campaigning.
On Friday 22nd January, the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons is entering into international law!
Help us spread the word about this historic event by joining our social media action at midday, and tune in to Musicians for Peace & Disarmament’s concert to mark the occasion in the evening.
Children and families who are experiencing homelessness are facing severe risk, risk that has been exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic. There is an urgent need to address the lack of adequate and decent temporary accommodation, and add capacity to the health system...
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