Peace Union of Finland
Peace Union of Finland is an umbrella organisation of over ten Finnish peace NGO’s, from conscientous objectors to christian peace movements. Individuals can also became supporting members of the Peace Union.
The Peace Union does:
peace political lobbying (on military spending, conscription issues, defence and security policy issues, supporting the UN, etc.) But it is also active in many disarmament campaigns and networks (landmines, cluster munitions, arms trade, small arms, nuclear weapons).
Since 1998, the Peace Union has had a “Peace School” -programme, and offers peace education with drama methods for school student groups.
The Peace Union also publishes books and peace magazines (Fredsposten in Swedish and Pax in Finnish. Another website www.fredsforbundet.fi