In addition to the links on our Campaignspage, we present the following sources of useful and interesting information

 

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Abolition 2000 UK

UK arm of worldwide network working for a global treaty to eliminate nuclear weapons.

Action for UN Renewal

Aims to reclaim the UN for us all. Supports the radical vision of its founders, so that every child, in every country, has the same chance of growing up healthy, educated and in peace.

Amnesty International UK

UK section of the international human rights membership organisation, with 257,000 supporters in the UK working together to improve human rights worldwide.

Amnesty International, Durham Branch

Long-established local group of Amnesty with local meetings and campaigns.

Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation

Promotes research into disarmament, wars and threats of war.

Campaign Against Depleted Uranium

Seeks a global ban on the manufacture, testing and use of depleted uranium weapons, as well as limiting civilian use of depleted uranium.

Campaign Against Arms Trade

The name says it all

Conscience - the Peace Tax Campaign

Campaigns for the legal right for those with a conscientious objection to war to have the military part of their taxes spent on peacebuilding initiatives.

Control Arms

Campaigns for a legally binding international arms trade treaty. Its Million Faces petition to the UN Conference is collecting photos and self portraits from around the world to reach a goal of one million faces by June 2006.

County Durham Palestine Solidarity Campaign

Working in County Durham for peace with justice in Palestine

Durham Palestine Educational Trust

Charity which assists the social and economic development of Palestine through scholarships for Masters degrees at Durham University, UK.

Electronic Intifada

Publishes news, commentary, analysis and reference materials about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Faslane Peace Camp

see Trident Ploughshares

Friends of the Earth

Works for a world where protection of the environment and meeting everyone's needs go hand-in-hand.

Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space

Seeks to ban space weapons, to prevent confrontation and enhance international co-operation in space, and apply space technology to social and environmental needs here on earth.

Greenpeace UK

Working for a Comprehensive Fissile Material Treaty to bring about nuclear arms control and disarmament.

Gush Shalom

Israeli peace group.

Hague Appeal for Peace

Working with Global Campaign for Peace Education as an international network of organizations and individuals dedicated to the abolition of war and making peace a human right.

Human Rights Watch

Founded 1978, it is the largest human rights organization based in the United States. Researchers investigate human rights abuses throughout the world. It stands with victims and activists to prevent discrimination, to uphold political freedom, to protect people from inhumane conduct in wartime, and to bring offenders to justice.

International Action Network on Small Arms

Global network of civil society organisations working to stop the proliferation and misuse of small arms and light weapons.
See also its brilliant "Control Arms" campaign (above).

Indymedia UK

Network of individuals, independent and alternative media activists and organisations, offering grassroots, non-corporate, non-commercial coverage of important social and political issues

International Solidarity Movement

Trains and assists volunteers from many countries go to Palestine to help to protect homes, help with the harvest and work in refugee camps.

Mahatma Gandhi Research and Media Service

For a World of Peace and Nonviolence. Charitable foundation, registered in Germany, which aims to spread the ethics of nonviolence by disseminating information about and popularising Mahatma Gandhi’s life and works.

Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP)

Website and Middle East Report (a magazine) provides news and perspectives about the Middle East not available from mainstream news sources. Based in Washington D.C., it has developed a reputation for independent analysis of events and developments.

New songs for peace

Endorsed by UNESCO, the project collects and publishes new songs that promote peace, cultural acceptance and understanding.

New Internationalist

Monthly magazine which reports on issues of world poverty and inequality and campaigns for change.

Northern Friends Peace Board (NFPB)

An organisation of Quakers in the north of Britain operating since 1913 to support "the active promotion of peace in all its height and breadth."

Our World Our Say

Action against global conflict

Oxford Research Group

Independent NGO which seeks to develop effective methods whereby people can bring about positive change on issues of national and international security by non-violent means.

Peace Brigades International

Promotes nonviolent transformation of conflicts. Volunteers accompany human rights defenders, their organizations and others threatened by political violence.

Peace News

Monthly tabloid written by and for activists, campaigners and radical academics.

Peace Pledge Union

The oldest secular pacifist organisation in Britain, 75 years old this year

Peace Women

A project of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) United Nations Office, New York. It monitors and works toward rapid and full implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security issues and highlights women's peace-building initiatives in areas of armed conflict.

Quaker Peace and Social Witness (QPSW)

The Quaker testimonies to peace, equality, simplicity and truth are a challenge to alleviate suffering and seek positive social change.

Stop the War Coalition

A coalition of individuals and organisations, including CND and Muslim Association of Britain. Currently it campaigns to end the occupation of Iraq and to oppose the racism and attacks on civil liberties unleached by the so-called War on Terror.

Trident Ploughshares

A campaign to disarm the UK Trident nuclear weapons system in a non-violent, open, peaceful and fully accountable manner.

War on Want

Campaigns for workers' rights and against the root causes of global poverty, inequality and injustice.

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

Makes visible the impact of armed conflict on women.

Women's Studies

More general page on Women's Studies.

UN Conference on Disarmament

Established in 1979 as the single multilateral disarmament negotiating forum of the international community.

United Nations Special Session on Children

In May 2002, 7,000 delegates including children, took part in discussions about the malnutrition, disease, lack of education, abuse, exploitation and the effects of war experienced by millions of children. All UN member-states approved the final document A World Fit for Children.

Veterans for Peace: Don't Join the Army

Veterans For Peace UK is a voluntary ex-services organisation of men and women, who collectively have served in every war that Britain has fought since World War 2. It belongs within a wider international movement that began in the USA in 1985.