Peace and Disarmament

25.07.2016 Prensa Latina

Russia maintains proposals of security Cooperation with NATO

Russia maintains proposals of security Cooperation with NATO

Moscow, Jul 25 (Prensa Latina) The Deputy Foreign Minister Alexei Meshkov has reaffirmed Russia”s willingness to restore the mechanisms of cooperation with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on issues of global security, but in conditions of equity. The Deputy Foreign Minister said that Moscow has reiterated more than once… »

25.07.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

The Golden Rule at Ground Zero: a meditation interrupted

The Golden Rule at Ground Zero: a meditation interrupted

The Golden Rule at Ground Zero: A Meditation Interrupted By Gerry Condon http://worldbeyondwar.org/the-golden-rule-at-ground-zero-a-meditation-interrupted/ I am sitting in the middle of the Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action on the Hood Canal near Poulsbo, Washington. It is a large and beautiful… »

25.07.2016 IDN InDepthNews

New report shows way out of persistent conflict in Africa

New report shows way out of persistent conflict in Africa

By Devendra Kamarajan for In Depth News. For quite some time, Africa has been hosting at least three-quarters of the world’s UN Peacekeepers which South African President Thabo Mbeki and Algerian UN diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi bemoan as “a sad fact”. In preface to the landmark report titled ‘African… »

22.07.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Palestine: black and white not the only choice…

Palestine: black and white not the only choice…

Binarity Abdullah Issa (photo below) was a Palestinian child living in Syria from a family of refugees after the ethnic cleansing of 1948 by Israel. He was captured and accused of helping the Syrian government. He had injuries and was thought to be also treated for Thallasemia. Pictures show the… »

21.07.2016 Pressenza London

Peace Tax Bill passes first reading at British Parliament

Peace Tax Bill passes first reading at British Parliament

  Dear Friends, Yesterday the Taxes for Peace Bill was read in Parliament. 100 years after the British citizens were given the first right to object, COs once again made their voices heard. We are delighted to announce that the Bill has passed it’s first reading, and has been scheduled for further debate on December 2nd 2016. Ruth Cadbury gave… »

20.07.2016 IDN InDepthNews

Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty needs stronger political push

Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty needs stronger political push

By Ramesh Jaura for In Depth News. If it were for Dr. Lassina Zerbo, Executive Secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), the treaty banning all nuclear tests would have entered into force “yesterday”. This view not only reflects what he terms in a lighter vein… »

18.07.2016 David Andersson

Colombia: Facing the Yes or No Question Very Soon

Colombia: Facing the Yes or No Question Very Soon

Yesterday in New York, in celebration of Colombian Independence Day, the consulate and various local organizations organized a social services fair at LaGuardia Community College in Queens. In light of recent developments in their home country, it was appropriate that the highlight of the event was a panel (Conference Alto… »

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