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Bruce Kent’s Open Letter to President Biden

Bruce Kent’s Open Letter to President Biden

Following the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th president of the United States, former IPB Co-President Bruce Kent decided to write a letter to the new president reflecting his hopes and expectations for the administration. Read the full letter below: ...
Speeches from US-China Round Table

Speeches from US-China Round Table

On 18 February 2021, in preparation for the Second IPB World Peace Congress in Barcelona this fall, IPB held a roundtable discussion on US-China Relations, featuring Dr. Joseph Gerson of the US and Prof. Wang Danning of China, with commentators from across Asia. Below are the texts of the two ...
IPB Statement on the Military Coup in Myanmar

IPB Statement on the Military Coup in Myanmar

The International Peace Bureau (IPB), 1910 Nobel Peace Laureate, joins the world in strongly condemning the Myanmar military’s seizure of total state power through a military coup on 1 February 2021 and its’ subsequent dismissal of the parliament elected in November 2020 and the declaration of a ...
Road to Barcelona 2021: Interview with Philip Jennings

Road to Barcelona 2021: Interview with Philip Jennings

IPB World Peace Congress 2021: An Interview with IPB Co-President Philip Jennings IPB will hold its Second World Peace Congress in the Mediterranean city of Barcelona from October 15-17 2021. We’re counting on a large international gathering – both in person and virtual – and ...
Celebrating the Entry Into Force of the TPNW

Celebrating the Entry Into Force of the TPNW

On Friday, January 22nd, 2021, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) officially entered into force, roughly three years after its adoption by the UN Conference tasked with negotiating a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons. For the IPB, this day is a landmark ...
World Social Forum 2021 Peace Day

World Social Forum 2021 Peace Day

Programme 24th January 2021: Thematic Space “Peace and War”: geopolitics, militarization, refugees, migration prepared by Leo Gabriel, Kristine Karch, Reiner Braun, and Eskil Grav Download the complete Peace Day programme here.. Registration links will be published soon on the webpages of WSF (www ...
The Germany-Wide Day of Action on 5 December 2020 – a Prelude to Further Joint Engagement

The Germany-Wide Day of Action on 5 December 2020 – a Prelude to Further Joint Engagement

“Disarmament Instead of Rearmament”: The Germany-Wide Day of Action on 5 December 2020 – a Prelude to Further Joint Engagement With more than 100 events and several thousand participants, the day of action and protest organized by the Abrüsten statt Aufrüsten campaign (Disarm ...
#HumanRightsDay Blog Relaunch: Call for Contributions

#HumanRightsDay Blog Relaunch: Call for Contributions

In honor of Human Rights Day, we are relaunching our blog. If you are a young person interested in peace and human rights, we want to hear your thoughts! Our goal to include as many voices from our global community and network as possible and spark discussion around issues of peace, disarmament ...
GCOMS Book ‘Military Spending and Global Security’ is Now Available

GCOMS Book ‘Military Spending and Global Security’ is Now Available

GCOMS’ book ‘Military Spending and Global Security: Humanitarian and Environmental Perspectives‘ is now available at Routledge. Routledge has launched today the book “Military Spending and Global Security: Humanitarian and Environmental Perspectives”, edited by GCOMS Coordinator and International ...