There is a widespread support for the idea that Scotland and the UK should become a nuclear weapon free zone. Opposition to the renewal of Trident is an essential step toward this goal, but can Scotland truly be free of nuclear weapons as long as it is included within the NATO alliance? The Scottish Peace […]

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Are you interested in how to reform the United Nations and bring about a more peaceful world? Vijay Mehta, Chair of Uniting for Peace and Dr. Claire Duncanson, Senior Lecturer in International Relations at University of Edinburgh, explore how the UN can become a relevant organisation fit to tackle the challenge of 21st Century. Free […]

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Edinburgh Stop the War’s contribution to the 2018 Edinburgh World Justice Festival. Britain is one of the biggest suppliers of arms in the world. A significant part of this production takes place in Scotland. In this meeting we aim to look at the way the arms industry ruins lives around the world and distorts politics […]

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Britain is one of the biggest suppliers of arms in the world. A significant part of this production takes places in Scotland. In this meeting we aim to look at the way the arms industry lives around the world and distorts politics and economy at home and abroad.

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From Brexit to Windrush, from the Daily Mail to the Home Office, we are constantly assailed by anti-immigrant rhetoric. And it isnt just here – around the world, immigration is blamed for unemployment, homelessness, falling wages, strained public services, and almost every conceivable problem, and migrants are treated with suspicion and disdain. On both the […]

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The Immigration Act 2016 takes further steps to bring control of  borders into our everyday lives. While migrants who fall foul of the immigration rules are criminalised by working and barred from accessing essential services, health workers, employers and even bank staff are all on the front line now and have responsibilities to assess immigration […]

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The rights of European Economic Area (EEA) migrants have been severely restricted over recent years leavings many without vital safety nets in times of crisis. Brexit may further threaten EEA nationals’ rights to live and work in the UK, even if they have lived in the UK for a long time. For housing providers, local […]

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Fully updated for the Immigration Act 2016 This half-day training looks at the rights of refugees and asylum seekers in the UK. The Immigration Act 2016 will withdraw asylum support from refused asylum seekers with children and make significant changes to the support regime for all asylum seekers. Service providers and the Third sector will […]

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Come and learn how to make Origami cranes! Family Friendly. Free entry. Folding paper cranes is done in memory of all those killed by the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombs because of the story of Sadako, a Japanese girl who was just two years old, living in Hiroshima when the atom bomb was dropped. Sadako later […]

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