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NVDA Training for DSEi anti-arms fair protests (London Sept)

- | 21.08.2003 13:37 | DSEi 2003 | Anti-militarism | London

There are several training sessions being held on Non Voilent Direct Action (NVDA) in the run up to and during the protests against the DSEi arms fair:

* Interested in taking action, but want more info first?
* Part of a group, but could do with improving how you work together?
* Want to learn new techniques for dealing with confrontational situations?
* Like to gain some new practical action skills?
* Done it all before, and keen to share your experience with others?

From 5th-10th Sept at London Docklands the DSEi NVDA Training Collective will be co-ordinating a rolling programme of non-violent direct action training and skill-sharing workshops to prepare for effective and safe action at the DSEi arms fair.

Workshops will cover a wide range of different skills, and catering for all levels of experience. So whether you’re completely new to it or a veteran campaigner, keen to take on a front-line active role or more interested in providing support to other activists, your involvement is valued.

The Training Collective are group of experienced NVDA trainers and activists from a mix of backgrounds and training styles who have come together to provide training for the week of action at DSEi.


5-10th September
Trinity Methodist Centre, 119 East India Dock Road, Poplar, E14 (All Saints DLR).

7th September 12:00-13:30
Convergence Centre, Kingsley Hall ,Powis Road , London E3
Later more training sessions will run in a nearby church hall.

For details Tel: 07796 430 141, E-mail: or visit the stall at the Convergence Centre.

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  1. Non violence wont work. — Rockwell
  2. thanks for that rockwell — who cares just blockade it!
  3. worrying divide! — anon