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IPB Call to Action – On the First Anniversary of the Russian Invasion of Ukraine: Let’s Show That There Are Peaceful Alternatives to War

The International Peace Bureau calls on our members worldwide to take action during 24-26 February 2023 in support of peace in Ukraine. The war, which will mark its first anniversary on 24.02.2023, has already cost more than two hundred thousand lives – by conservative estimates – forced millions to ...

 90 Seconds to Midnight: A Wake-Up Call for Peace? 

Official Statement – 25/01/2023 On 24 January 2023, The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists officially announced that the Doomsday Clock moved to 90 seconds to midnight – the closest the count has been to global apocalypse in its 78 years of existence, underlining the grim state of ...

Militarized Japan and the Biden-Kishida Summit Signal Moment in the New Cold War

Article by Joseph Gerson – 11/01/2023 ➡️ Read the original article in commondreams.org Across the Indo-Pacific, as well as in the escalating Ukraine War, humanity stands an accident or miscalculation away from the calamity of nuclear war. Japan in December adopted a set of three ...

Official Documents – General Assembly 2022

From the 14th to the 16th of October 2022 in the city of Ghent (Belgium), the International Peace Bureau (IPB) held its General Assembly. In our triennial meeting, we gathered many of our Board and Council members to discuss the past, present, and future of the organization’s plans and ...

dED appeal to UK Universities – End your Partnerships with the Global Arms Trade and Instead Champion Peace!

Demilitarize Education is working to end the militarization of universities and is building the world’s biggest database of UK universities’ investments and partnerships with the global arms trade. Together in solidarity, we can work to see a world where universities champion peace, not war. So far, ...

The Dismal State of Nuclear Disarmament

Viewpoint by Jacqueline Cabasso The writer is the Executive Director of the Western States Legal Foundation. OAKLAND, California (IDN) — The year 2022 has been a nightmare for nuclear disarmament. The year started out with a mildly reassuring Joint Statement by the five original nuclear-armed ...

Itsunori Onodera at the Stimson Center

On January 11 2023, Japan’s former Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera spoke at the Stimson Center followed by a Q&A. IPB’s former vice-president, Joseph Gerson presents a summary of the session with Itsunori Onodera. ...

Folk og Fred: State of the World

Speech by former IPB co-president Ingeborg Breines at the Folk og Fred event on Saturday, January 7 2023 ...

Peace Is Possible, If We Want It

Ahead of the 70th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice in 2023 Written by Sooyoung Hwang: Manager, Center for Peace and Disarmament, PSPD Secretary General, Korea Peace Appeal Campaign Not long ago, there was an accident in which a South Korean missile fell into a military unit in Gangneung, a ...