Zia Mian, research scientist at Princeton University, has a history with CND that goes back to the 1980s. Over the past 30 years, Zia, a physicist born in Pakistan and educated in England, has worked on nuclear weapons issues as a scientist and activist in Britain, Pakistan and in the United States. He is inspired by CND’s struggle as a broad-based progressive social movement advancing the cause of nuclear disarmament.

Zia is proud to have spoken at the 2008 Global Summit for a Nuclear Weapons-Free World which marked CND’s 50th birthday. He has presented often on nuclear disarmament at the United Nations, including during the negotiations of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. He received the 2014 Linus Pauling Legacy Award for his accomplishments as a scientist and as a peace activist in contributing to the global effort for nuclear disarmament and for a more peaceful world.

What is 60 faces of CND?
2018 is the 60th anniversary of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament.

Founded in 1958 at the height of the Cold War, CND has been a powerful collective voice against the dangers of nuclear weapons.

CND’s greatest strength has always been its members.
Incredible people have shaped our history,
our present and will continue to inspire in the future.

Here we take a look at 60 Faces of CND,
60 people who represent all the millions of people
who have campaigned for nuclear disarmament over the decades
and have made our organisation so remarkable.

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