Category Archives: Events

Webinar: Dying to Save Lives (public procurement)......

28 October 202010:00am–11:00am

COVID-19 has shone a spotlight on how hundreds of thousands of workers are severely exploited, enslaved even, to make our PPE and other essential work tools.  Click here to read more and register.

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Webinar: Dying to Save Lives (public procurement)......

28 October 202010:00am–11:00am

COVID-19 has shone a spotlight on how hundreds of thousands of workers are severely exploited, enslaved even, to make our PPE and other essential work tools.  Click here to read more and to register.

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Older People’s Day Thursday 1 October 2020 NPC to hold emergency debate on the crisis in the care sector and the impact of COVID-19......

The National Pensioners’ Convention Emergency Webinar Summit on the crisis in the country’s care system on Older People’s Day

Thursday 1 October 2020, 11.30am, please register: info@npcuk.org 

Event queries / questions please contact: bevmorrison@npcuk.org

Guest Speakers: 

  • Mary Robertson, TUC Senior Policy Officer 
  • Nadra Ahmed OBE, Chair, National Care Association
  • Dr Crystal Oldman CBE, Chief Executive, Queen’s Nursing Institute
  • Sharon Hodgson MP, Shadow Minister for Veterans
  • Professor Dame June Clark
  • Professor Emeritus of Community Nursing, Swansea University and Board Member RCN Wales
  • Councillor Karen Kilgour, Cabinet Member for Adult Services, Newcastle City Council
  • Baroness Sally Greengross OBE, co-chair All-Party Parliamentary Groups on Dementia, Corporate Social Responsibility, Intergenerational Futures, Continence Care and Ageing and Older People;
  •  Dr Arun Baksi, Emeritus Consultant Physician, St Mary’s Hospital, Isle of Wight.

 

 

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Children urged to strike against lack of action on climate emergency......

Schoolchildren to protest on Friday in first such action since coronavirus pandemic struck.  Click here to read more.

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Fighting blockades & COVID-19: Why US sanctions in Latin America must end online event 3 October......

Hosted by Cuba Solidarity Campaign.

In the depths of a global health crisis international co-operation can save lives. But while Cuba has sent medical brigades to help fight COVID-19 in 38 countries, the US government under Donald Trump has tightened sanctions against Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela, preventing access to vital PPE and ventilators. In the run up to the presidential elections, Trump has courted the most right-wing and reactionary sectors of the Latino diaspora with promises of more intervention and aggression.  Click here to read more and register.

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Hazards Campaign Thursday Talk – School Health is Community Health – 20 August......

Join the Hazards Campaign Thursday Talk for an interactive online session to discuss how schools can ensure the health and safety of staff and pupils and therefore the health of its community.  Click here to register for this free event.

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The revolution within the revolution......

Cuba Solidarity Campaign – As the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC) celebrates its 60th anniversary we look back on its major achievements & future challenges.  Tuesday 11 August at 6.30pm.  Free event click here to find out more and register.

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LESE Pensioners Network discuss – Isolation and Loneliness......

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Hazards Campaign Thursday Talk: Challenging the unsafe return to work......

This session will challenge the conflicting information about safe and healthy workplaces and provide support for workers and their unions.  Thu, July 9, 2020 at 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM BST.  Click here for more information.

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PSC: Women Resist the Occupation: For Justice and Equality in Palestine......

Tuesday 23rd June, 6pm 

A PSC webinar looking at ways women are leading the resistance to the Israeli military occupation of Palestine. The speakers include women activists in Palestine, Israel and the UK. They will talk about the many ways women are standing in solidarity with the people of Palestine, to achieve and end of the Israeli military occupation, for peace, justice and equality for everyone.
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