EUROPE AND PEACE: HARD OR SOFT POWER, ARMED OR JUST PEACE? Kees Nieuwerth Paper presented to the Seminar on European Militarism – organized by the International Network No to War – No to NATO, Amsterdam, 14 April 2019. INTRO. On the third of May, in two weeks time, something unimaginable is going to take place in the United Kingdom, and no, it has nothing to do with Brexit….” The Royal Navy has seduced – there is no other word for …Continue reading →
[Presentation at the seminar on Euromilitarism, Oorlog is geen Oplossing / VD AMOK / Network No to War – No to NATO, Amsterdam, 14 April 2019 by Mark Akkermann]
Last Wednesday the action group ‘Stop the War on Migrants’ held an unnannounced noise demonstration at the headquarters of European arms giant Airbus in the Dutch city of Leiden. The action, at the day of the annual shareholders meeting of Airbus here in Amsterdam, was in protest of both the arms exports of Airbus to countries in conflict and dictatorships, such as Saudi-Arabia and Egypt, and the role of the company in the militarisation and externalisation of the European borders.
The Peace Event of the Dutch Socialist Party will take place on Saturday April 13. Peace day, Amsterdam April 13th, programme with some proviso. Request: Please let us know that you are coming, so we know in advance. Either via https://doemee.sp.nl/vredesdag via button ‘Doe Mee’, or *protected email*. Opening venue; 10.30 Morning session; 11-12.30. 11.00. Opening clip 11.01. Message by Noam Chomsky 11.02. Opening remarks by party chairman Ron Meijer 11.15-11.35. Ludo de Brabander. ‘Developments in NATO and Europe on …Continue reading →
SEMINAR ON EUROPEAN MILITARISM IN AMSTERDAM April, 14th 2019 in Amsterdam The Dutch committee Oorlog is Geen Oplossing (War is No Solution) and the anti-militarist research group VD AMOK together with the international Network No to War – No to NATO are inviting you to a seminar on European militarism Sunday April 14th in Amsterdam. Place of the meeting: Perdu Kloveniersburgwal 86 1012 CZ Amsterdam Tel: +31 20 627 62 95 Time 11.00-17:00 Some weeks before the European Union Parlamentarian …Continue reading →