Our Norwegian member organisation Bike for Peace (BFP) has recently concluded its 2019 World Tour, which lasted 40 days and passed by the UK, France, India, China, Australia, New Zealand, the United States and Norway. Continue reading “Highlights from Bike for Peace’s 2019 World Tour”
The Coordinating Team of GCOMS has published its final statement for the Global Days of Action on Military Spending 2019.
The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) has published its new report on global military spending on Monday the 29thof April 2019 and once again we feel obliged to state our concern and outrage and call on every individual and group to take action and publicly denounce this nonsense. Continue reading “GCOMS Final Statement 2019”
Statement of Reiner Braun (IPB) and Joseph Gerson (IPB, AFSC, Campaign for Peace, Disarmament and Common Security) on the Conference “Growing Nuclear Risks in a Changing World: New Thinking and Movement Building, co-organised by the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, New York Office.
Presentation 04-05-2019 Conference NY
Understanding the New Geopolitical and Military Disorders, their nuclear dimensions and the Forces Driving Them
I shall briefly draft the global picture as I see it in this new situation, and highlight the need to articulate how human security and common security maybe create a new concept that is related and interlinked?
Sara Medi Jones, a campaigner for the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, was one of the speakers during IPB´s Side event during the NPT Prep Com Review Conference. Continue reading “Sara Medi Jones´contribution for IPB side event on Nuclear weapons in Europe”
On April 25, 2019, IPB has honored Hon. Douglas Roche O.C. with the Seán Mac Bride Prize. The ceremony took place in Toronto, Canada in cooperation with the Canadian Pugwash Group.
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.