In a new statement, the International Peace Bureau (IPB) appeals for the preservation and reinforcement of the INF Treaty.
IPB calls for: Defending the INF Treaty
President Trump’s announcement that he plans to withdraw the United States from the Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty marks a dangerous escalation on the path to creating a 21st century U.S.-Russian Cold War. It again demonstrates that ignorance, the will and need to dominate others and the news cycle, and nuclear weapons make an extremely dangerous cocktail for renewed and extremely dangerous arms racing that endangers human survival.
The presidents of the International Peace Bureau welcome the decision of the Nobel Peace Prize Committee to give the award to Nadia Murad and Dr. Denis Mukwege. Continue reading “Nobel Peace Prize 2018: a decision against violence and for peace”
The International Peace Bureau (IPB) stands in support of the people of Okinawa in their struggle to resist the construction of the U.S. military base at Henoko and the dismantling of the Futemma Base.
The Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution for a nuclear-free and peaceful Japan and the renouncing of the use of force as means of settling international dispute have to enforced and strictly adhered to.
The pursuit for peace and justice of the Okinawa people has to be acknowledged and supported. IPB, with its dedication to the vision of a World Without War, and its main work on disarmament for sustainable development understands the far-reaching, negative implications of the presence of the military bases and calls for the extended involvement of all parties concerned.
The International Peace Bureau welcomes the commitment of President Donald Trump and Chairman Kim Jung-un to meet at the June 12 summit in Singapore. Even as many issues related to military, human and political rights, and regional tensions will not be addressed in the summit, it holds the promise of ending nearly 70 years of disastrous war and preparations for war that have disproportionally impacted North and South Korea. Continue reading “IPB Statement: Korea Summit In Singapore”
The IPB has a close relationship with Catalonia. Four Catalan entities are IPB’s partners (Unipau, the Delàs Centre for Peace Studies, Justícia i Pau, Fundipau) and representatives of those entities are (and have been) in our Board of Directors and our International Council. We have traditionally maintained close collaborations with Catalan institutions such as the ACCD and the Barcelona City Council. In addition, we have decided last year to establish one of the three IPB’s decentralized offices in the city of Barcelona. Continue reading “Towards a peaceful and nonviolent process of dialogue and understanding in the Catalan conflict”
With weapons, training, technological and diplomatic support from the United States and European nations, Saudi Arabia has inflicted massive destruction, famine and a deadly cholera epidemic on the people of Yemen, We call on Saudi Arabia stop its bombing, for an end to all foreign interventions and support to the warring parties, for a return to diplomacy, and for international support to end the famine and to respond to the cholera epidemic. The latest developments of the Yemeni civil war underline the need of an immediately ceasefire in the country. Continue reading “IPB calls for an end to the epic catastrophe in Yemen”
1. IPB condemns U.S., North Korean and other nations’ development possession and threats to initiate nuclear war, as well as any threats to initiate so-called “conventional” war. We demand a diplomatic and non-coercive resolution of the U.S.-Korean crisis.
The International Peace Bureau’s Council is shocked by the massacre of at least 300 people and those who are injured as a result of a new terrorist attack against a Mosque congregation in northern Sinai.
We condemn this crime and express our indignation. We also convey our deepest condolences to the victims’ families, the wounded and the Egyptian people as a whole.
Barcelona, November 26th, 2017.
The International Peace Bureau is very pleased with the decision of the Norwegian Nobel Committee to award the Nobel Peace Prize 2017 to ICAN. It complies with the last will of Alfred Nobel, supporting disarmament and negotiations. Continue reading “ICAN wins the Nobel peace prize 2017”