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New Global Commission Launched to Create ‘Blueprint for Survival’ in a New Age of World Instability

New Global Commission Launched to Create ‘Blueprint for Survival’ in a New Age of World Instability

In the face of climate change, unbalanced globalisation, crumbling disarmament treaties, the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic, and the decline of democracy – no single country can address the challenges of the modern world ...
Month of Action: September 2021 – Leaflet

Month of Action: September 2021 – Leaflet

The peace movements across Europe are coming together for a month of action in September 2021 to demand a safer and more peaceful future. A network of organizations, Nuke Free Europe, wants a nuclear-weapon-free Europe; an end to the stationing of US nuclear weapons in Europe; and we demand that ...
President Biden and Putin: Re-Imagine and Secure Humanity’s Future

President Biden and Putin: Re-Imagine and Secure Humanity’s Future

We join the world in the hope that the June 16 Geneva summit meeting between Presidents Biden and Putin will be successful. Given that human survival lies in the balance of U.S.-Russian relations and tensions, we need more than an exchange of views and cautious steps to improve strategic. ...
Knowledge Alone is No Substitute for Strategy and Action

Knowledge Alone is No Substitute for Strategy and Action

The facts are well known: the world is facing a double suicide, the fast one by nuclear weapons and the slower one by climate disaster. 2 trillion arms expenditures per year, and 14,000 nuclear weapons in the process of being replaced by new ones in all nuclear weapon states, are central material ...
Webinar Report: Excessive Military Spending in Africa

Webinar Report: Excessive Military Spending in Africa

On May 26 2021, the IPB’s Africa working group held a webinar to examine the trends and implications of expanding military budgets in Africa. The panel consisted of three speakers who each provided in depth context to how the military’s presence in their countries is impacting ...
GDAMS 2021: Final Video Statement

GDAMS 2021: Final Video Statement

Watch our final statement on the 2021 Global Days of Action on Military Spending (GDAMS). ...
Israel and Palestine: From This War a New Peace Process Must Emerge

Israel and Palestine: From This War a New Peace Process Must Emerge

Yet again we have witnessed a cycle of violence in the Middle East as war has broken out between Israel and Palestine. The hostilities are exacting an unforgiveable human price as the civilian populations were targeted and humanitarian relief to Gaza faces insurmountable obstacles. This disregard ...
Afghanistan: Women, withdrawal of troops and transition strategy

Afghanistan: Women, withdrawal of troops and transition strategy

”You may kill a terrorist with a weapon, but you may kill terrorism with education” Malala Yousafzai, Nobel peace laureate Women’s Regional Network, WRN, has developed a Statement of Concern on the withdrawal of US, NATO and other foreign troops from Afghanistan. They are concerned about the ...
IPB Statement On The Police Brutality Against Peaceful Protesters in Colombia (EN/ES)

IPB Statement On The Police Brutality Against Peaceful Protesters in Colombia (EN/ES)

According to the last report of Temblores, a non-governmental organization that monitors state violence, 1708 cases of police brutality, 222 victims of physical violence by the police, 37 victims of homicide in hands of police, 831 arbitrary arrests, and 10 victims of sexual assault by the public ...