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Common Security:Cut military spending

What is more human? The end of want; everyone having enough; the end of social ills of every kind; more knowledge; more culture; respect for the dignity of others; the spirit of poverty; the cooperation for the common good; the will for peace.  Pope Paul V1 Populorum Progressio #21

gdams-banner_still 14 April 2014 

 Global Day of Action  on Military Spending

Join with others around the country to mark this day and make the connection between military spending and unmet social and environmental needs.

Resources

  • Postcard for handing out at events
  • Planning for Action  – an A3 resource that includes the Call to Action and ideas for stalls, meetings, petitions etc…
  • Christian_GDAMS resource  for Church groups
  •  DVD resource that ask the question How would you spend $1.7 trillion dollars.

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Documents/Speeches

Disarmament : Is the world listening  to Ban Ki’moon’s call for progress?  Speech given by Angela-Kane, High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, New Zealand
(7 April 2014)

Events

14 April GDAMS event, Whitehall, London. Join us as we visit various government offices and ‘redistribute’ the money form the military budget to better things!

See other events aorund the country here 

Websites

GDAMS UK website 

GDAMS international website

 

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