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15.06.2009

UN Secretary-General launches multimedia disarmament campaign in marking 100-day countdown to international day of peace

The International Day of Peace, observed each year on 21 September, is a global call for ceasefire and non-violence. It is a time to reflect on the horror and cost of war and the benefits of peacefully resolving our disputes. This year, I will use this important day to ask Governments and citizens of the world to focus on the important issues of nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation. »

14.06.2009

Spielberg to produce Martin Luther King film

The project to shoot a feature film about the life of the leader of the non-violent movement for the struggle for civil rights is an old dream of the director. »

13.06.2009

Today we flew kites…..

Canadian Abousfian Abdelrazik was outsourced to Sudan for torture by Canada. Cleared of all allegations, Canada refuses to let him back home. »

12.06.2009

Antiwar Lawmakers Urge Rejection of War Funding

*A new administration and the same old war, and expansion of the war in Afghanistan. We cannot afford these wars*, said Rep. Dennis Kucinich. »

12.06.2009

Museum Killing and the Culture of Violence

Global peace march proposes an alternative approach »

11.06.2009

Security Council Members Agree on North Korea Sanctions

UN Security Council members have agreed on a new round of sanctions in response to North Korea’s recent nuclear test and missile launches. The new measures include asking countries to inspect North Korean vessels carrying suspicious cargo and requiring them to deny the vessels fuel. The US ambassador to the UN, Susan Rice, praised the agreement. »

09.06.2009

“Constructive talks”

The White House said Monday that Obama and Netanyahu had "constructive" talks by phone ahead of the prime minister's speech on the Middle East peace process next week. »

31.05.2009

The Time is Now: Reduce the Threat of Nuclear Weapons

Although the cold war ended some 20 years ago, Obama is the first U.S. president to commit to making significant changes in U.S. nuclear weapons policy to reflect new global realities. »

31.05.2009

“Give Peace another chance” Press Conference

Montreal, May 28, 2009 – In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Yoko Ono and John Lennon's Bed-In, the organizing committee of the World March for Peace and Nonviolence has organized the launch of Bed-In activities throughout the world at the Montreal Fine Arts Museum. »

26.05.2009

UN Security Council Condemns North Korean Nuclear Test

The United Nations Security Council has unanimously condemned North Korea for carrying out an underground nuclear test Monday. »

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