Peace and Disarmament

13.06.2009

Peace Bureau deplores general rise in military spending

Global peace network urges investments in diplomacy rather than preparations for resource wars »

12.06.2009

Museum Killing and the Culture of Violence

Global peace march proposes an alternative approach »

12.06.2009

The time has come!

Montserrat Ponsa i Tarrés, journalist and member of the Culture and Peace Foundation, gives testimony in this article of the reasons that led her to participate in the 1st World March for Peace and Nonviolence. »

08.06.2009

Report: Global Military Spending Rose to $1.46 Trillion in 2008

A new study by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute has found global military spending rose four percent last year to a record $1.46 trillion despite the global financial crisis. »

04.06.2009

World Peace March to start from most peaceful nation on earth

Global Peace Index gives top ranking to New Zealand, the launching site of the 95-nation peace march. »

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. »

22.05.2009

The Spanish National Organization of the Blind will provide 36 million lottery tickets to support WM

The Spanish National Organization of the Blind (ONCE) will support the World March by providing three different lottery tickets which refers the issue." »

22.05.2009

Noam Chomsky begins his collaboration at Pressenza Agency with his new article “The Torture Memos”

Pressenza announces Noam Chomsky, whom The New York Times Book Review has called "arguably the most important intellectual alive," as a new featured columnist. In his inaugural article, the professor at the MIT and author of over a 100 books comments on the use of torture by the Bush administration to obtain evidence proving the connection between Al-Qaeda and Iraq within the greater historical context. »

19.05.2009

15.000 Youths Walk for Change in Canada

On May 15th, 15.000 youths walked in solidarity to express their civic involvement in the streets of Montreal, Canada. This event was organized by Club 2/3, the youth division of Oxfam Quebec. These young people walked in support of the populations in the poorest countries and of environmental issues. They are aware that individual and collective actions have a positive impact on their future and on future generations. »

19.05.2009

Barack Obama proposes the creation of a Palestinian State

In a meeting with the Israeli Prime Minister, Obama made a proposal that marks a difference with the previous policy pushed by his predecessor George W. Bush. »

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