International Conference Why we need a world without NATO? Brussels 2017 Thursday May 25 (DRAFT to be discussed) 09:00 Welcome Coffee, registrations 09:30 Introduction 10:00:00 plenary session Why we need a world without NATO? Description: Three or four statements followed by questions and limited discussion (20’) 1. Wars of NATO/Global Nato 2. NATO, EU militarisation (connected to confrontation with Russia) 3. NATO, military spending & the MIC 4. Nuclear arms & UN Treaty to ban nuclear arms 11:30:00 workshops I … Continue reading →
A series of direct actions, starting on Sunday, May 21st. If you want to join in, let us know via:
Participation in the big “TRUMPism Not Welcome” march on Wednesday, May 24th at 5PM. This protest march will be held in coordination with the woman, student, climate, social and refugees movements (among others). We’ll try to have the messages of the peace movement as visible as possible. Suggestions or co-operation?
A Conference & workshops with international guests on Thursday, May 25th. See the draft program here based on the proposals made during the preparatory meetings. You’re invited to suggest adjustments, names and co-operation:
This appeal was agreed by the 2nd international preparatory meeting for actions against the NATO summit 24/25 May 2017 in Brussels.
Call for international actions against the NATO Summit, Brussels May 2017
Put people first, not war!
This year’s NATO summit will be US President Donald Trump’s first. It will be held in May at NATO’s brand new headquarters in Brussels, a city that hosts both NATO and the European Union – two institutions that co-operate closely on their military policies.
NATO and its member states participate in illegal wars and military interventions, from Yugoslavia to Afghanistan, Libya, Iraq, Syria, the Mediterranean Sea and the Indian Ocean. They contribute massively to international instability, fuelling the arms race and militarization. NATO remains committed to humanity’s biggest threat: nuclear weapons.
From summit to summit, NATO perpetuates, enforces and extends its policy of war and domination. Continue reading →
Press release of the International Coordinating Committee of the international network No to war – no to NATO January 2017/01/30 Protest against NATO at its next summit in Brussels on 24/25 May 2017 The duty of the peace movement is to formulate fundamental, peaceful alternatives to the militarists and proponents of war who come either from backgrounds of neoliberal globalization or national populism. In each case, war is the continuation of politics, and militarism is an essential element of their … Continue reading →
Dear friends, According to the Belgian Press, the planned NATO summit in Brussels will take place on May 24 en 25 2017!! If this information is correct, we’ll have 4 months left to prepare succesful counter actions. Last year, December 17, we had a very fruitful preparatory international meeting with interesting discussions and proposals. In annex you’ll find the report of the last meeting. If you have comments, you can always send them to *protected email* As agreed, the next … Continue reading →
an article by Reiner Braun, Co-President International Peace Bureau (IPB) NATO Summit 2017 in Brussels – a familiar but as yet undated affair It is already clear that the next NATO Summit will be one of the most significant summits in the organisation’s long history – even if the exact date of the meeting in Brussels is not yet clear. It certainly will not be a summit where the organisation decides to wind itself up. Rather, it will celebrate its … Continue reading →
At the CND (Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament) UK Annual Conference in Manchester last weekend the following resolution was passed overwhelmingly. There was one comment from Student CND that this would be difficult for them as May/June is the main time of the year for exams. NATO SUMMIT We have just learnt that the NATO Summit in Brussels in 2017 will be earlier in the year than usual. It will probably be in May or June, to coincide with the opening … Continue reading →
Location: Rue de la Linière 11 – 1060 Brussels At the last NATO summit it was announced that there will be a next NATO summit at the new NATO Headquarters in Brussels in 2017. As far as sources say, the summit may happen in the first half of next year, rather giving us a short period of time for planning and mobilizing for actions against the NATO summit. Therefore we would like to invite you to an international preparatory meeting … Continue reading →
The next NATO summit was announced to take place in 2017 in Brussels where a new headquarters is being built. Since 2009 there have been diverse actions of protests of the No to War – No to NATO network around NATO summits including a counter summit, demonstration, and actions of civil disobedience. With this workshop we want to give information on NATO and its summit and discuss mobilization.
Dear Friends and colleagues, please find below an information of the World Congress of the International Peace Bureau. Our network will participate in the congress by organizing a workshop on “NATO and Militarization – Mobilizing for the next NATO Summit in Brussels 2017”. Please participate in the thunderclap for mobilization and spread the word outside the social networks as well. Greetings, Lucas Dear friends and colleagues, the IPB world congress Disarm! For a Climate of Peace – Creating an Action … Continue reading →