International Conscientious Objection Day 2017

Start date: 
15 May 2017

Every year, 15th May marks International Conscientious Objectors day - a day to celebrate those who have and those who continue to resist war, especially by refusing to be part of military structures.

You can use the hashtag #CODay (o #díaOC en español)

Email with your events and they can be added here.

United Kingdom


15 May 2016, 12 noon in Tacistock Sq London WC1. Flyer here.


May 13th: 2.30 – 3.30 p.m: Ceremony at the Peace Gardens and Sheffield Cenotaph in Barker’s Pool. You can also joing the 'Choir for Peace', which is rehearsing in advance. More info:


14th May: 12.30pm: meet at HMS Nelson gate, Queens Street, to walk about 2 miles to Sallyport, singing peace songs and giving the Portsmouth pink peace scarf another outing. More info:

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