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IPB Calls for the Immediate Release of Arrested Activist Daw Thin Thin Aung

IPB Calls for the Immediate Release of Arrested Activist Daw Thin Thin Aung

On the 8th April 2021, the Myanmar military seized Daw Thin Thin Aung and took her for interrogation. Daw Thin Thin Aung, is a women’s human rights defender and a co-founder of Mizzima Media, a news organization closed on 8 March by the military dictatorship in Myanmar. ...
Maj-Britt Theorin: In Memoriam

Maj-Britt Theorin: In Memoriam

The IPB family is in mourning after the recent death of Maj-Britt Theorin, MEP, who was President of IPB from 1992 to 2000. Those post-Cold War years were a time of some optimism, though clouded by the wars in the Balkans and the genocide in Rwanda. However many activists shared the hope that in ...
Interview with Sharan Burrow, ITUC General Secretary

Interview with Sharan Burrow, ITUC General Secretary

Image: Reiner Braun (second from the left) and Sharan Burrow (third from the right) at the Seán MacBride Peace Prize Ceremony for Jeremy Corbyn. Sharan Burrow is the General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC). During her time at the head of ITUC, she has helped to ...
Nawal El Sadaawi – In Memory.

Nawal El Sadaawi – In Memory.

NAWAL EL SADAAWI – in memory. The world has sadly lost a feminist pillar, a free spirit and a huge inspiration.  The Egyptian writer, activist, physician and psychiatrist, Nawal El Sadaawi has passed away at the age of 89. The loss will not only be felt in the Middle East, where she lived most of ...
Statement: IPB Condemns UK Decision to Increase Warheads by 40%

Statement: IPB Condemns UK Decision to Increase Warheads by 40%

IPB CONDEMNS UK DECISION TO INCREASE WARHEADS BY 40% 17 March 2021   IPB shares the widespread international denunciation of the announcement by Prime Minister Boris Johnson that Britain will increase the cap on the number of its nuclear warheads to 260. Previously. Britain had been committed to ...
Seán MacBride Peace Prize Ceremony 2020/21

Seán MacBride Peace Prize Ceremony 2020/21

On March, 17th 2021, the Séan MacBride Peace Prize has formally been awarded to Terumi Tanaka, Convenor of the Promotion Committee of the 2020 award-recipient ‘International Signature Campaign in Support of the Appeal of the Hibakusha’. During this first online award ceremony featuring ...
IPB Launches World Peace Congress Pages

IPB Launches World Peace Congress Pages

A few months back, IPB released our first “Save the Date” announcement for this fall’s Second World Peace Congress in Barcelona, from October 15-17. We are now excited to share with you that we have launched our social media and website for the congress. Through these platforms, you can stay up to ...
Youth Fusion Elders Series: In Conversation with Bruce Kent

Youth Fusion Elders Series: In Conversation with Bruce Kent

On March 1,  Youth Fusion, the Youth network group from Abolition 2000, will be launching the Youth Fusion Elders initiative in conjunction with Nuclear Remembrance Day and World Future Day. The first interview of the podcast series honors Bruce Kent, former IPB President and MacBride Peace Pize ...
IPB Calls for Solidarity with the People of Myanmar

IPB Calls for Solidarity with the People of Myanmar

1 March 2021 IPB calls for solidarity with the people of Myanmar Peace movement condemns Bloody Sunday in Myanmar. Military brutality is on the rise. The military is targeting political parties, the trade union movement and civil society. The military is forcing people at gunpoint to return to. ...