Peace and Disarmament

16.10.2012

Scotland – In or Out of NATO?

Scotland – In or Out of NATO?

With Scotland in the process of organising a referendum on its status in or out of the United Kingdom, the question of what to with the UK’s nuclear weapons based in Faslane are an issue of great interest to the anti-nuclear movement.  Pressenza publishes here a press release by the… »

16.10.2012

UK: Protests end National Gallery’s arms trade links

UK: Protests end National Gallery’s arms trade links

The National Gallery’s long-standing sponsorship arrangement with weapons manufacturer Finmeccanica has ended, following a campaign by Campaign Against Arms Trade to ‘Disarm the Gallery.’ The arrangement has been terminated one year early and just weeks before the next protest event was planned. A Gallery spokesperson told CAAT that Finmeccanica had… »

16.10.2012

Karipbek Kuyukov: “My Dream is to Save Our Children from Radiation”

Karipbek Kuyukov: “My Dream is to Save Our Children from Radiation”

This is an English version of the special interview with Karipbek Kuyukov on August 30, 2012 in Astana, Kazakhstan during the Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament conference. The original Japanese version is on the interview section of… »

09.10.2012

Breaking the nuclear chain”, a new campaign

Breaking the nuclear chain”, a new campaign

The campaign “Breaking the Nuclear Chain” will be launched on 22 October 2012 by the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC), IKV Pax Christi and Peace Boat. We talk about this initiative and its objectives with Marte Hellema, Programme Manager Public Outreach at the GPPAC Global Secretariat. »

12.08.2012

2,000 gather in New York for a Vigil Organized By The Sikh Community

Yesterday night, New Yorkers mobilized themselves beyond expectation, with more than 2,000 people from diverse communities, gathering for an interfaith vigil in Union Square. The effort, supported by various religious leaders, was part of a nationally coordinated remembrance of the victims of the Sikh Gurudwara Temple massacre in Oak Creek,… »

26.06.2009

Public Presentation of the World March for peace in Mozambique

During the event presentations were made about national and international initiatives for the World March for Peace and Nonviolence. There were also testimonies by citizens who have endorsed the project. »

17.06.2009

“We are campaigning against military bases”

The president of the World Peace Council, Socorro Gomes, in an exclusive interview for Pressenza talks about the current campaigns of her organization and demands the withdrawal of troops from invaded countries and the end to military bases. »

15.06.2009

Global Week of Action Against Gun Violence

Each year activists around the world use the Global Week of Action Against Gun Violence to raise awareness, campaign for better gun laws and push for stronger regulation of the global arms trade. This year the Week of Action is 15–21 June. »

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 »

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