CND Conference

CND is a democratic organisation and our annual conference and AGM is the opportunity for members to decide our overall direction for the coming year, to debate contemporary issues and to draw strength and inspiration from participating in a collective national forum.

CND Conference 2016

CND Conference 2016 will take place on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd October at: 

The Mechanics Centre, 103 Princess Street, Manchester, M1 6DD

You can register online by clicking here




Saturday 22nd October – AGM & Policy Conference

The AGM will include elections for Officers and directly elected council members. The review of campaigning activities and finances will be taken at the AGM.

Following on from the AGM there will be policy and strategy debates centred on motions submitted by groups and members. This is our policy conference that provides members with the important opportunity to decide our overall direction for the coming year so please do encourage as many of your members as possible to come along and contribute!




Sunday 23rd October – CND Open Conference

A day of discussions, meetings and workshops about tactics and techniques for peace and anti-nuclear campaigning. This event will be open to the public and be an opportunity to share ideas, learn about other campaigns and plan for the year ahead. 

The morning will feature panel discussions, where external speakers will share their examples of successful campaigns, be they digital, direct action or Parliamentary. This will include a presentation from Ben Sellers, who ran the successful Jeremy for Leader social media campaign (#JezWeCan). The afternoon will feature a range of meetings hosted by specialist CND groups, including Labour CND, Scottish CND, Youth & Student CND and ICAN UK.   NB. Details for the Campaigning Methods Day are provisional and subject to change.






Submitting resolutions

Monday 18th July 12pm

Submitting amendments

Friday 9th September 12pm

Submitting nominations for Officer and directly-elected National Council members

Friday 1st July 12pm

Registering for conference with accommodation

Registering for conference

Monday 26th September 12pm

Friday 14th October 12pm

Submitting emergency resolutions

Monday 17th October 12pm


Registration Fees

Organisations are expected to pay the registration fee for their delegates, who can be mandated. If delegates wish to have their own personal voting entitlement, they must separately register as an individual.

Saturday 22nd October 2016 AM - AGM only

Free of charge to CND members and registered observers.

Saturday 22nd October CND Policy Conference


£40 per organisation (which includes up to 5 delegates as per entitlement)


£12 per person


£12 per person

Sunday 23rd October 2015

Inclusive with Saturday registration



Please send nominations for officers and council to the CND Office Manager Please provide contact details for your nominees (a current email address is enormously helpful) and your own contact details, including email addresses where possible. We will confirm receipt of your nomination by email; if you don’t hear from us within 3 x working days, please send it in again.



Please use the form at the bottom of this page (if you cannot see it, press the 'read more' button and it should appear) to submit a resolution to conference. There is some advice on submitting resolutions on the form. Return your completed forms to or via post to our London office. We will confirm receipt of your resolution by email; if you don’t hear from us within 3 x working days, please send it in again.