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30.000 Join and Committed and Colorful Against the NATO Summit in Madrid

Encouraging and impressive was the demonstration of almost 30,000 peace activists from Madrid and Spain and supported by smaller delegations from many NATO countries. The unanimous opinion was that NATO and the international militarization associated with it provoked the confrontation with Russia. ...

Publication of the report “NATO, Building Global Insecurity”

On the 25th of June, at the occasion for the Peace Summit Madrid 2022, the Centre Delàs d’Estudis per la Pau, in collaboration with the International Peace Bureau (IPB) and the Global Campaign on Military Spending (GCOMS), issued its 53th report under the name “NATO, Building Global ...

Ulaanbaatar Statement on Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zones

Nuclear-weapon-free zone (NWFZ) scholars and experts have met on 9-10 June 2022 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia and discussed the importance, challenges and prospects of NWFZ development in this period of the post-cold war era. The participants expressed their conviction that the most effective way to ...

In Memoriam: Bruce Kent

IPB has lost one of our greatest friends and colleagues. We have to say goodbye to one of our strongest friends and most intensive fighters for a world without war. Bruce Kent is no longer with us. We lost not only a friend, but a leader of the international peace movement for many years, an ...

The Fierce Urgency Of Now- International Peace & Planet Network Call on the eve of the 2022 NPT Review Conference

The Ukraine war and competition among the great powers have dangerously increased the dangers of a third, potentially nuclear, world war, and have underscored what Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. over half a century ago described as “THE FIERCE URGENCY OF NOW”.   Like the period leading to the First ...

The Stockholm +50 Coalition – “Peoples Forum for Environment and Global Justice” (May 31-June 01)

The Stockholm +50 Coalition invites all for the “Peoples Forum for Environment and Global Justice” happening from May 31st to June 01st. The purpose of this event is to connect the issues and movements in different ways, covering some gaps in the overall system change that is necessary. Both ...

The IPB Recognizes Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) with the Seán MacBride Peace Prize 2021

Since its founding in 2000, the Assistant Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) has been a major advocate for the proper treatment and release of all political prisoners in Burma including researching and monitoring all ongoing trials, advocacy to international human rights mechanisms, and ...

Statement by Philip Jennings on the deployment of nuclear weapons at RAF Lakenheath, U.K.

“I am here to express the solidarity of the world’s peace movement with your action here today. I speak for the world’s oldest peace organization the IPB. Still mobilizing for peace for 130 years. We will make sure your action today will echo around the world. Our message is clear we do not ...

The Danish Referendum: Can Denmark Resist EU militarization? 

On June 1, Denmark will hold a referendum on the abolition of the defense opt-out, which is one of the country’s opt-outs from the European Union. Currently, Denmark is the only EU country with such an opt-out option. EU militarization has increased tremendously – European arms are ...