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SAVE THE DATE: IPB World Peace Congress Barcelona 2021

SAVE THE DATE: IPB World Peace Congress Barcelona 2021

IPB is excited to announce the tentative dates for our large gathering next year – a follow-up to IPB’s 2016 World Peace Congress in Berlin – provisionally entitled the Second IPB World Peace Congress Barcelona 2021: Stronger Together, Building Back Better for Inclusive Peace. We ...
Join us on #GivingTuesday for Peace and Justice

Join us on #GivingTuesday for Peace and Justice

#GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. In the peace movement, we know very well how strong the power of people can be in promoting a better world – one that is more just, inclusive, and peaceful. ...
Concluding Statement on the Prospects for a Culture of Peace

Concluding Statement on the Prospects for a Culture of Peace

Concluding statement on the prospects for a culture of peace. By Ingeborg Breines, former IPB Co-President. Written for the webinar ‘A Climate of Peace’ hosted by IPB and the Peace Union of Finland on 7 November 2020. For the complete webinar, visit our YouTube channel. ...
The Frankfurter Appeal by Initiative Abrüsten Statt Aufrüsten (Translation)

The Frankfurter Appeal by Initiative Abrüsten Statt Aufrüsten (Translation)

Declaration by the “Initiative Abrüsten statt Aufrüsten”, an IPB member. Title: Frankfurter Appeal Abrüsten statt Aufrüsten (disarming instead of investing in arms) – a new policy of détente now! The ghost of the Cold War has returned. The world is on the verge of peace, for it becomes a ...
The Uncertain Election: Defending Constitutional Democracy and Human Survival

The Uncertain Election: Defending Constitutional Democracy and Human Survival

The Uncertain Election: Defending Constitutional Democracy and Human Survival Written by Joseph Gerson* November 4, 2020 In the run up to the U.S. election, Daniel Ellsberg, the courageous whistleblower who risked 115 years in prison in the early 1970s for revealing the Pentagon’s secret history ...
IPB Statement on Jeremy Corbyn, 2017 Seán MacBride Peace Prize Winner

IPB Statement on Jeremy Corbyn, 2017 Seán MacBride Peace Prize Winner

The International Peace Bureau recognises Jeremy Corbyn as a lifelong campaigner against racism, against war and for a peaceful and tolerant world. In 2017 IPB awarded him the Seán MacBride Peace Prize for his ‘sustained and powerful political work for disarmament and peace’ and his record shows ...
The Promise of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

The Promise of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Written by Joseph Gerson* The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW)  has received the last ratifications needed to put the Treaty into force. With the milestone of 50 ratifications having been achieved, the next critical step will be winning the signing and ratification by one or ...
IPB Statement on the 50th TPNW Ratification

IPB Statement on the 50th TPNW Ratification

Berlin, October 24th 2020 The International Peace Bureau celebrates the historical step of the 50th ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear weapons, supported by over 120 states at the UN in July 2017. After 3 years of debates, pressures, and mobilisation, 50 countries have today ...
Nagorno-Karabakh: Calls for a Ceasefire and Peace Talks are not Enough

Nagorno-Karabakh: Calls for a Ceasefire and Peace Talks are not Enough

The conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan has deep and regional roots. With every life lost in the conflict, positions on both sides will harden. This alone is an urgent reason for a ceasefire. ...