The announcement of AUKUS, the military partnership between the UK, the US and Australia, is a dangerous escalation in the West’s ongoing confrontation with China.
Spreading nuclear technology is at the heart of the deal: the US and UK are collaborating with Australia to provide them with nuclear-powered submarines. This risks nuclear proliferation and is a breach of the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.
Join this webinar to discuss and strategise on AUKUS and its implications for peace and security in the Indo Pacific region and beyond.
Speakers Walden Bello (Philippines); Hannah Middleton (Australia); Maureen Panjueli (Fiji); Maria Tiimon Chi-Fang (Kiribati); Peter Ong, (Electrical Trade Union, Australia); Achin Vanaik (India); CND Chair Dave Webb (UK); and Joseph Gerson (US). With moderators Anu Chenoy and Annette Brownlie.
Co-organisers Asia Europe Peoples Forum; International Peace Bureau; Independent and Peaceful Australia Network; Campaign for Peace Disarmament and Common Security; Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament UK; Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament & Peace India; Australian Anti Bases Campaign; Coalition Committee for a Sane U.S.-China Policy; Laban ng Masa Philippines; and US Peace Action.
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