Peace and Disarmament

03.02.2013

Preparing to Fight Off Doomsday

Preparing to Fight Off Doomsday

By Jacques Couvas The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) has adopted a new strategy to involve citizens and politicians more actively to push for a global ban on nuclear weapons. The strategy was emphasised at an ICAN conference in Istanbul last week. The… »

03.02.2013

Kenya: UN official stresses need for peaceful and transparent elections

Kenya: UN official stresses need for peaceful and transparent elections

The United Nations political chief today stressed the need for all Kenyans and their institutions to ensure the upcoming general elections in March are credible, peaceful and transparent. “Kenya’s elections will be watched closely around the world,” Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman said during a visit to Nairobi, the… »

02.02.2013

Mali: Senior UN Genocide Official Warns of Reprisals against Tuareg and Arabs

Mali: Senior UN Genocide Official Warns of Reprisals against Tuareg and Arabs

A senior United Nations official warned of the risk of reprisal attacks against Tuareg and Arab civilians in various regions of northern Mali and urged the country’s military to protect all citizens regardless of their ethnic affiliation. “While the liberation of towns once under the control of the rebel and… »

31.01.2013

Syrian International Conference: Geneva Declaration

Syrian International Conference: Geneva Declaration

The “Syrian International Conference For A Democratic Syria and A Civilian State” will take place in Geneva, on Monday and Tuesday, 28th and 29th January, 2013. The Conference aims to promote and encourage a real dialogue between the Syrian democratic opposition structures in an open dialogue about the consequences of… »

29.01.2013

USA: End the Nuclear Lobby

USA: End the Nuclear Lobby

We must stop investing in our extinction! For decades the peace movement has been satisfied with scraps from the table of nuclear weapons and their beneficiaries. Even the New START Treaty was offset by the Obama administration promise… »

25.01.2013

The First Step toward Nuclear Free Scotland

The First Step toward Nuclear Free Scotland

Scottish Independence Referendum in 2014 Interview with Bill Kidd, MSP, Scottish National Party, Co-president of PNND[i],  By Maria Kim, of Peace Depot.  The article first appeared in Nuclear Weapon & Nuclear Test Monitor. I was a very young child when I began to dream about the… »

24.01.2013

Syria: a civil war or a war on cities?

Syria: a civil war or a war on cities?

Pressenza publishes this statement from two representatives of the Mayor’s for Peace organisation.  Blaming elements on both the government and opposition side of the conflict for the barbarities of war, the Mayors appeal for the elimination of weapons of mass destruction. We all breathed a great… »

24.01.2013

Banks, Pension Funds, Insurance Companies in 30 Countries ‘Invest’ Your Money in Nuclear Arms

Banks, Pension Funds, Insurance Companies in 30 Countries ‘Invest’ Your Money in Nuclear Arms

More than 300 banks, pension funds, insurance companies and asset managers in 30 countries with substantial investments in nuclear arms producers. Our study Don’t Bank on the Bomb provides details of financial transactions with 20 companies that are heavily involved in the manufacture, maintenance and modernization of US, British, French… »

22.01.2013

‘Drone War Will Trigger New Arms Race’

‘Drone War Will Trigger New Arms Race’

By Jaya Ramachandran The increasing resort to drones by President Barack Obama will over the long term usher in “a new arms race and lay the foundations for an international system that is increasingly violent, destabilized and polarized between those who have drones and those who are victims of them”,… »

22.01.2013

Time keeps on slipping into the future…

Time keeps on slipping into the future…

The multicolour hues of the good people of the United States celebrate today January 21 st, 2013, once again the arrival of Martin Luther King Jr. to these Northern lands. Your parents must have been so proud and joyful at your arrival that I imagine they chose to give you… »

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