Baltic Glory – a peace exercise shaming war will this year be held in Lovisa in the South of Finland 9-12/8 2018. The exercise gathers people from Finland and Russia and Sweden critical of militarisation and war. In total there will be 75 participants. To have the chance to be one of them all you have to do is to send a short presentation of yourself and your motivation to *protected email* The last day for applications is 15/6. The …Continue reading →
There is a bus running from Cologne via Aachen to Brussels to the demonstration “Make Peace Great Again!. Busanfahrt am Sa., den 7.7. 2018, von Köln um 10:30 Uhr ab Hans-Böckler Platz mit Zwischenstopp Aachen Rastplatz Lichtenbusch 12.00 Uhr, Ankunft in Brüssel (Bruxelles Nord) 1030 Schaerbeek, Rue du Progrès 76. Rückfahrt 18.30 Uhr von 1030 Schaerbeek, Rue du Progrès 76, Ankunft in Aachen 20.35 Uhr, in Köln 22 Uhr. Fahrpreis: ermäßigt 10 €, normal 20 €, Solipreis 25 €. More …Continue reading →
IPB Statement: Korea Summit in Singapore The International Peace Bureau welcomes the commitment of President Donald Trump and Chairman Kim Jung-un to meet at the June 12 summit in Singapore. Even as many issues related to military, human and political rights, and regional tensions will not be addressed in the summit, it holds the promise of ending nearly 70 years of disastrous war and preparations for war that have disproportionally impacted North and South Korea. This summit would not have …Continue reading →
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Declaration of the International Coordinating Committee No to War – No to NATO Danger of war – with unforeseeable military consequences – we will come together on the streets The withdrawal from the Iran deal by US president Trump has not only exacerbated international politics, it will lead to further armament and confrontation. First attacks between Iran and Israel underline the dangers of the actual situation. Israel is a nuclear weapons country. A possible nuclear proliferation is impending, even though …Continue reading →
German MPs and actors from civil society emphasize: Disarmament is the challenge of our time 02.05.2018 On the occasion of the publication of the statistic on world military expenditure 2017 by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) German MPs and members of the peace movement criticized the enormous armament at a press conference of the International Peace Bureau (IPB). World military expenditure has risen to $1739 billion in 2017 with an upward trend. The press conference was part of …Continue reading →
As you know the European Commission in 2017 took the unprecedented step by proposing a European military research programme of 40 billion euros for the next ten years. The establishment of a EU military research programme points towards an unprecedented acceleration in the militarisation of the EU and will divert funds from other research areas. These steps will not increase peace and security. On the contrary, they will only worsen global tensions. In the meantime, scientific research which might actually …Continue reading →
IPB and Partners to host International Conference on Nuclear Dangers and the Ban Treaty Hopes I am excited to announce an extraordinary peace and nuclear disarmament conference May 12 in New York city. It will feature, among other Noam Chomsky, Daniel Ellsberg, Tjara Cronberg, Sergio Duarte, Zia Mian, Christie Hong, Hiroshi Taka and others. Mark your calendars: May 12, 10 – 4 the Judson Memorial Church at 55 Washington Square South and Thompson Street. No fees involved. At this time …Continue reading →
Counter Summit “No to war – No to NATO” (last update 16/06/2018 8 July 2018, 10-18h, Brussels Institut libre Marie Haps, Brussels Plenary lectures, workshops, podium discussion, culture Topics plenary session (workinng titles) NATO: global military alliance for war, intervention and military spending | The role and importance of enemy pictures | European Militarization (PESCO) and military spending (2%) | Nuclear weapons: the biggest danger | Women and war Workshops (working titles) NATO strategy and abolition, including disarmament, nuclear weapons …Continue reading →
Protest March 2018 Make Peace Great Again 7 july 3 PM – Brussels North Station Trump will probably visit our country on 11 and 12 July for a NATO summit. On the agenda: more defence expenditure by all NATO countries, including Belgium. The Trump Not Welcome Platform calls on everyone to reclaim the streets on Saturday 7 July. We refuse to participate in this arms race at the expense of poverty reduction, social protection, the fight against climate change, humane …Continue reading →
In response to the call-out from peace movements, and within the Nonviolent direct action framework, we invite everyone to take action against the next NATO summit which already has the taste for blood, by organising non violent direct actions to blockade or disrupt the summit. The list of targets we have suggested all have a direct link with NATO and its functioning, and the very holding of the summit. Let us be creative, radical, numerous and in solidarity with all …Continue reading →
WBW Endorsement of NO to NATO Call for international actions against the NATO Summit, Brussels July 11-12, 2018 Dear sisters and brothers, World Beyond War fully embraces the call for international actions against the NATO Summit scheduled for Brussels, July 11-12. We advocate for major reductions in military spending We pledge opposition to NATO’s nuclear role and all nuclear weapons. We urge our governments to sign the nuclear weapon ban treaty and to work towards nuclear disarmament We continue to …Continue reading →
2018 WOMEN’S MARCH ON THE PENTAGON Give a Sh!t October 20 & 21, 2018 In response to the continuing march of military aggression by the USA and to put an antiwar agenda back on the table of activists, we are calling for an Women’s (and allies) March on the Pentagon tentatively sent for the 51st anniversary of the 1967 big antiwar event in DC and subsequent march on the Pentagon that had 50,000 people! Our demands are simple: The complete …Continue reading →
2nd preparatory meeting for actions against the NATO summit 2018 March 25th, 2018 Brussels from 11:00 to 17:00 h Location: Kurdish Institute of Brussels – Rue Bonneels, 16 1210 Brussels. Present: members from the following initiatives/organizations: IPB (International Peace Bureau, Germany; Intern. Network No to war – no to NATO, Germany; Vrede vzw, Belgium; Oorlog is geen oplossing NL, Nederland; Movement Chretien pour la Paix (MCP), Belgium; C.S.O., Belgium; P.C.O.F. member du collect Non à l’OTAN, non à la guerre, …Continue reading →
The conference will focus on how to design and build an alternative system of global governance – one in which peace is pursued by peaceful means. We will explore how the rule of law has been used both to restrain war and to legitimize it — and how we can re-design systems to abolish the institution of war and uphold human and ecological justice. Organizations are invited to sponsor, table at, and participate in the conference. Sponsorship includes perks like …Continue reading →
Conference in New York Two Minutes to Midnight How Do We Move from Geopolitical Conflict to Nuclear Abolition? Saturday, May 12 10am – 4pm Judson Memorial Church, Assembly Hall, 229 Thompson St. (South of washingtonn Square Park) New York City. As a lead-up to the United Nations High Level Conference on Nuclear Disarmament (May 14-16), this conference is convened to analyse and warn about the current nuclear dangers, to raise the Ban Treaty and other disarmament initiatives, and to build …Continue reading →
Side Event of the 2nd Preparatory Committee to the NPT Review Conference
Nuclear weapon free zone or zone free from weapons of mass destruction?:
Monday 30 April at 13:15 CET
For the second side event in cooperation with the Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament, IPB wants to shed a light on “Nuclear weapon free zone(s) or zone(s) free from weapons of mass destruction”. The focus will be on West Asia and North Africa.
The event will be held at the UNO Palais des Nations in Geneva.
Side Event of the 2nd Preparatory Committee to the NPT Review Conference Nuclear weapons in Europe Friday 27 April 10:00 CET The event “Nuclear weapons in Europe” will depict the status quo of nuclear weapons either held by European countries or stationed in Europe by foreign powers. In a time where nuclear weapons are modernised and renewed we need to take a closer look at their impact on the regions. Facing the rising tensions in the world we need to …Continue reading →