In view of the upcoming elections for the European Parliament and amidst increasingly loud nationalistic and populistic voices, Pax Christi International has launched a manifesto in support of the European Union as a peace project.
On 22 and 24 March, IPB’s Board members gathered at the offices of our member Le Mouvement de la Paix, in Paris. Throughout the weekend, the Board discussed future projects and activities and, among other subjects, deliberated over recent membership candidatures for IPB’s network.
The IPB strongly condemns the imprisonment of Tarak Kauff and Ken Mayers, US Veterans for Peace activists, and calls on the Irish authorities for their immediate release.
Following PM Jacinda Ardern’s promise to tighten gun laws, New Zealander gun shops have registered a significant increase in sales. Peace activists and scientists have issued a call for an urgent moratorium on semi-automatic weapons – the type used in the Christchurch massacre – while changes are in process.
On the 12th of March 2019, the International Peace Bureau (IPB) held a press conference on the premises of its Berlin Office. The aim of the event was to present to the German press the various events and demonstrations being organised to mark the 70th anniversary of the North Atlantic Alliance (NATO), which will happen on the 4th of April 2019.
On the 3rd of February 2019, the highly estimated peace activist Elisabeth (Betty) Chapman passed away in her home, in the Norwegian town of Re, at the age of 91.
IPB has released its Activity Report 2018! It provides an overview of the initiatives promoted by IPB and its network of members throughout last year – projects, campaigns, conferences, public actions, statements etc.
An overview of IPB’S participation in the PyeongChang Global Peace Forum (South Korea) earlier this month.
Lisa Clark, elected Co-President of IPB in 2016, is an active member of Blessed Are the Peacemakers (Beati i costruttori di pace), an Italian member of the IPB. Lisa lived in Sarajevo under siege (1993-1995), fostering networks of solidarity among the inhabitants of the city and across the front lines Continue reading “Lisa Clark – Co-President”