On November 10-11 the Vatican was hosting a high-level symposium entiteled “Prospects for a World Free from Nuclear Weapons and for Integral Disarmament“.
Part of this symposium was an audience where 11 Nobel Peace Prize Laureates met and spoke with Pope Francis. Our co-president Lisa Clark was representing IPB.
by Observatory of International Organisations And Globalisation (Padop)
Every year, the United Nations has declared the last week of October Disarmament Week, which we in Greece are also called upon to observe. Continue reading “Declaration for the UN Disarmament Week”
Dear GCOMS partners,
The Global Campaign on Military Spending (GCOMS) is an international campaign founded in December 2014 and promoted by the International Peace Bureau. The main aim is to reduce the global military spending thanks to the cooperative works made by the organisations of civil society. Nowadays, more the 100 organizations from 35 different nations have joined the campaign. Continue reading “GCOMS is now launching the Cut Milex campaign”
London, October 14, 2017
I want to thank Kate for the opportunity to join and learn from this year’s conference. In each of our countries, we have disastrous leaders in power. But, with its imperial power, its arsenals, and its disregard of the rule of law, and with a man described by his secretary of state as a “fucking moron” at the helm of power, Trump and his coterie are far and away the most dangerous. Continue reading “Joseph Gerson at the CND International Conference”
IALANA – the International Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms – congratulates ICAN – the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons – on the award of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. Continue reading “IALANA Welcomes the Award of the Nobel Peace Prize to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons”
September 3, 2017
Yasui Masakazu, Secretary General
Japan Council against A and H Bombs (Gensuikyo)
Today, North Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) conducted its 6th nuclear test. This is a serious challenge to the international community, threatening peace and security of the world and the region. We firmly condemn this outrageous act, which blatantly tramples upon the aspiration of the people of the A-bombed Japan for the elimination of nuclear weapons.
Continue reading “Statement: We Condemn North Korea for Its Nuclear Test”
It is with great sadness that we wish to convey our most heartfelt condolences to the family of Taniguchi Sumiteru, to his colleagues Hibakusha in Nagasaki and to everyone engaged in the anti-nuclear weapons movement.
Continue reading “IPB mourns the death of Taniguchi Sumiteru”
On the occasion of the 72nd anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the 2017 World Conference against A and H Bombs called on the peoples of the world to launch international join international simultaneous actions “Peace Wave” to urge all national governments to join the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons from September 20, the day when the Treaty will be open for signatures, until 26, the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons.
Continue reading “Let Us Launch the “Peace Wave” Actions from September 20 to 26, calling for all governments of the World to Join the Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons”
The Abolition 2000 Global Council, representing peace and disarmament organisations from around the world, calls on the United States and North Korea to step back from the brink of war in North East Asia, and instead adopt a diplomatic approach to prevent war.
Continue reading “Appeal for a diplomatic solution in North East Asia | Abolition 2000 Global Council”
On July 7 of this year, 72 years after the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, a treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons was finally adopted. Having worked with the Hibakusha since the First World Conference against A and H Bombs in 1955 to call for the prevention of nuclear war, the elimination of nuclear weapons and the relief and solidarity with the Hibakusha, we heartily welcome the adoption of the treaty as a historic event, and pledge to move forward with renewed determination to achieve a “Nuclear Weapon-Free, Peaceful and Just World”.
Continue reading “Declaration of the International Meeting | 2017 World Conference against A & H Bombs”