International Confederation for Disarmament and Peace (ICDP)

Scope and Content

General secretary's correspondence and papers on subjects including Vietnam, Indo-China and south-east Asia.

Administrative / Biographical History

This organisation was founded in 1963 as a coalition of movements whose aims were "to promote the peaceful resolution of conflicts, human rights and civil liberties, liberation from colonial regimes, [and] economic equality between developing and developed countries."

Reference: reply to United Nations questionnaire in MSS.181/16/102.

Access Information

This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See

Acquisition Information

These records were received in a deposit from the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND). Peggy Duff served as general secretary of CND from 1958 to 1966 and then as general secretary of ICDP.

Other Finding Aids

Related Material

The Centre also holds records of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament.