Peace and Disarmament

01.02.2014

ICAN launches report on Pacific Islands’ support for a global ban on nuclear weapons

ICAN launches report on Pacific Islands’ support for a global ban on nuclear weapons

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) is encouraging all Pacific Island nations to attend the Second Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons, to be held in Mexico next month, and use this opportunity to share their experiences of the devastating effects of nuclear testing in the… »

01.02.2014

Zone of Peace – so heads of 31 Nations Declare

Zone of Peace – so heads of 31 Nations Declare

Proclamation of Latin America and Caribbean as a zone of peace (Original signed by the Heads of State and Governmenent of the Community of Latin American and Caribbeans States) The Heads of State and Government of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) gathered… »

29.01.2014

2nd CELAC Summit Concludes with Important Statements

2nd CELAC Summit Concludes with Important Statements

Havana, Jan 29 (Prensa Latina) The 2nd Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) is expected to conclude today with important statements, particularly in proclaiming the region as a zone for peace and free of nuclear weapons. Presidents of Chile, Peru, Arrive… »

25.01.2014

UN chief encourages Conference on Disarmament to live up to world’s expectations

UN chief encourages Conference on Disarmament to live up to world’s expectations

21 January 2014 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today encouraged the world’s sole multilateral forum for disarmament negotiations to live up the international community’s expectations and resume substantive work aimed at ridding the globe of weapons of mass destruction. “My message is clear. Do not wait for others to move. »

24.01.2014

Syrian Opposition Refuses Direct Talk

The U.N.-brokered Syrian peace talks have hit a new snag today with opposition delegates refusing to meet directly with government counterparts. The two sides were due for their first face-to-face talks in Geneva after an opening round of speeches on Wednesday. But the Assad regime rejected the opposition’s pre-condition of… »

21.01.2014

Thorny Path Toward Syrian Peace Process

Thorny Path Toward Syrian Peace Process

Analysis by Gustavo Capdevila  for IPS GENEVA, Jan 18 2014 (IPS) – The future of the complex armed conflict in Syria, which involves religious and ethnic factors as well as pressures from neighbouring countries and the strategic interests of global powers, will begin to take shape next week at… »

16.01.2014

Campaigners call for UK to halt arms exports to Bahrain as Prince Andrew joins sales drive

Campaigners call for UK to halt arms exports to Bahrain as Prince Andrew joins sales drive

Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) has called for Prince Andrew to speak out against the government repression taking place in Bahrain and has renewed calls for the UK government to cease all arms exports to the oppressive Bahraini regime. The call comes as Prince Andrew heads to Bahrain to… »

23.12.2013

Rouhani calls for a world against violence and extremism

Rouhani calls for a world against violence and extremism

The United Nations General Assembly recently adopted through consensus a resolution based on proposals offered by the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani who called for a World Against Violence and Extremism. During his first address to [the 68th annual session of the UN] General Assembly, Rouhani warned… »

22.12.2013

Photo Contest “Peace Is”

Photo Contest “Peace Is”

The 5th International Photo Contest “Peace Is” on children’s rights, organized by the Greek office of the international organization “World Without Wars and Violence” was successfully completed. The statistics of the competition are impressive! The competition website received more than 1.4 million visitors from 159 countries (until December… »

21.12.2013

Dealing with the Past in Northern Ireland

NOBEL LAUREATES, 16 December 2013 by Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate – TRANSCEND Media Service Education and Job Creating for All Our Young People 15th December, 2013 Almost daily in some area of Northern Ireland another person, out of… »

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