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22.06.2018

ICAN Italy coordination body established

ICAN Italy coordination body established

In a meeting held at the International Women’s House, Rome at the invitation of WILPF Italy, the ICAN Italy coordination body was established with the text below. The coordination body has been equipped with an e-mail list and is setting up a website that will report on all Italian initiatives… »

12.06.2018

ICAN Singapore Summit Response Press Release

ICAN Singapore Summit Response Press Release

As Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump signed an “agreement” in Singapore today, ICAN welcomes the diplomatic efforts but warns that only a process based in international law and existing treaty frameworks will achieve nuclear disarmament and fully denuclearise the Korean Peninsula. ICAN’s Executive Director Beatrice Fihn said, “Trump just pulled… »

11.06.2018

International mobilization against Trump’s immigration policy

International mobilization against Trump’s immigration policy

On 26 May, news broke out of the US on the Trump Administration’s unprecedented “zero tolerance” policy, inhumanely detaining and separating immigrant children from their parents at the US border, sparking a wave of protests in at least 30 cities across the North American continent. International protests and petitions… »

10.06.2018

A respectable result for the Sovereign Money Initiative (Vollgeld-initiative)

A respectable result for the Sovereign Money Initiative (Vollgeld-initiative)

Despite the campaign of confusion and fear run by our opponents and the misinformation provided by the Federal Council and the Swiss National Bank, an estimated 26% voted for the Sovereign Money Initiative. This is a respectable outcome and shows that many Swiss people have realised that the creation of money… »

03.06.2018

Women’s March Italy statement on the newly formed Italian government

Women’s March Italy statement on the newly formed Italian government

Women’s March Italy will keep a spotlight on the work of the new Italian government. We wish them success in serving ALL members of Italian society. We will not allow steps backward on civil and human rights- especially for women, LGBT people, migrants, workers and the most marginalized members of… »

29.05.2018

Statement by communication and social movements: Colombia’s entry into NATO threatens peace and integration in Latin America and the Caribbean

Statement by communication and social movements: Colombia’s entry into NATO threatens peace and integration in Latin America and the Caribbean

In relation to the recent announcement by outgoing President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia’s imminent accession to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the communication networks and social movements brought together in the Communication Forum for Integration in Our America issued a statement that we reproduce in full below. »

25.05.2018

Deutsche Bank wants out of the nuclear weapons business

Deutsche Bank wants out of the nuclear weapons business

Deutsche Bank wants to end its trade relations with nuclear weapons manufacturers. With a “directive on controversial weapons” published today[1], it responds to criticism from the International Campaign for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), which received the Nobel Peace Prize last year. “The new board of directors is… »

24.05.2018

FICNOVA in the European Humanist Forum 2018

FICNOVA in the European Humanist Forum 2018

The Active Nonviolence International Film Festival (FICNOVA, Spanish Acronym) participated in the 5th European Humanist Forum held in Madrid from the 11th to the 13th of May, titled “What unites us towards the Universal Human Nation”. Members of the FICNOVA team in Madrid helped to organise the event, as part… »

23.05.2018

New Deutsche Bank policy expands exclusion nuclear weapons producers

New Deutsche Bank policy expands exclusion nuclear weapons producers

We publish here the report from the Don’t Bank on the Bomb campaign on Deutsche Bank’s announcement to tighten up their policy on investments in “controversial weapons”: By Maaike Beenes of Pax. Deutsche Bank announced today it has expanded its exclusion of controversial weapons companies. The… »

20.05.2018

Interview with Sabine Rubin, France Insoumise

Interview with Sabine Rubin, France Insoumise

Sabine Rubin is a committed woman, Siloist humanist… She has worked for many years to mobilize people around her so that they express themselves, especially on the political and social level in favour of a more human world. Currently, she adheres to the programme of France Insoumise “the future in… »

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