please find here a first set of pictures from the NATO protests in Brussels:
All Nordic countries are being rearmed under the leadership of NATO. The danger of war increases accordingly, We must stand together against NATO’s preparations for war. The Nordic countries are an important part of the preparations for war. Bases and equipment for NATO-US armies are ready in Norway and agreements ensure possibilities to use, danish, swedish, icelandic and finnish soil for war against Russia. Surveillance equipment for earth, wire, web and sky is situated near to the Russian borders and command … Continue reading →
This video was presented at the workshop on the counter summit no to war – no to NATO 2018, July 8th in Brussels. … Continue reading →
2018 July 11, public press conference on the NATO summit
On the confrontational policy against Russia, the planned maneuvers on the Russian border and the planned construction of a new ready pool of around 30,000 soldiers with Heike Hänsel, Alexander Neu, MP Germany DIE LINKE.
To modernize nuclear weapons, new nuclear weapons strategy with Alex Rosen, IPPNW
For 2% -Request, conversion Bundeswehr, drones, refugee policy with Rainer Braun, IPB
Zur Konfrontationspolitik gegenüber Russland, zu den geplanten Manövern an der russischen Grenze und zum geplanten Aufbau eines neuen Bereitschafts-Pools von rund 30.000 Soldaten mit Heike Hänsel, Alexander Neu, MdP DIE LINKE.
Zur Modernisierung der Atom-Waffen, neue Atom-Waffen-Strategie mit Alex Rosen, IPPNW
Zur 2%-Forderung, Umbau Bundeswehr, Drohnen, Flüchtlingspolitik mit Rainer Braun, IPB
Declaration of the International Meeting Against Foreign Military Bases June 29th, 2018, Kaiserslautern Germany Attendees from Germany, Netherlands, France, UK, South Korea, Spain, Italy, USA, Ireland, Greece, Austria, Switzerland agree to the following Whereas: The EU/US/NATO plays a key role in the creation of unequal economic conditions, wars and armed conflicts, and environment destruction that cause people to flee from their homes, seeking safety and sanctuary in Europe; Increasing levels of military spending are contributing to these conditions; Security and … Continue reading →
INTERNATIONAL INVITATION First International Conference Against US/NATO Military Bases November 16-18, 2018, Dublin, Ireland Add Your Support and Join Us Dear Friends of Peace Around the World, We are deeply concerned, and frightened, by the threat of war that permeates the present Global atmosphere. The increasingly aggressive and expansionist actions of US/NATO forces in violation of international law and the sovereign rights of all nations, the raging wars in the Middle East, the burgeoning arms race devastating the national treasuries, … Continue reading →
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 common trip planned from Cologne to Brussels to the demonstration “Make Peace Great Again!. Weitere Anmeldungen zur bisherigen Busanfahrt sind nicht mehr möglich !! Statt dessen empfehlen wir für weitere Demo-Teilnehmer aus Köln nach Recherche unter https://www.goeuro.de die folgende Hin- und Rückfahrt nach Brüssel: Hin über Flixbus -Buchung Ab 10:15 Köln Süd, Airport direkt an in Bruxelles (Brüssel) Nord um 13:45 für 9,99 Euro (ab 15:00 Uhr beginnt … 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 →
Invitation to the peace movements from the European nuclear (host) nations to a meeting in Brussels on Saturday 7th July 2018 (from 10 am to 1 pm), the meeting will take place in: De Kriekelaar Rue Gallait 86 B-1030 Schaerbeek It’s about 1 km or a 12 minute walk to the Brussels North Station For more details how to get there, see: http://www.dekriekelaar.be/fr/contact We propose the following agenda: 10:00 – 10:15 Greetings by Ludo de Brabander 10:15 – 10:30 Round … 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 05/07/2018) Program Counter Summit: “No to war – no to NATO” Introduction As the world becomes more dangerous, the need for discussions and actions for peace has never been more vital. With militarism on the rise, the need for a global people’s alternative – of justice, sustainability and peace – has never been more urgent. NATO is pressing its members to spend 2% of GDP on military budgets to … 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 →