International Peace Bureau

The International Peace Bureau is dedicated to the vision of a World Without War. Our current main programme centres on Sustainable Disarmament for Sustainable Development and we campaign mainly on the reduction of military expenditure. www.ipb.org

Barcelona will host the Second International Peace Congress from October 15-17, 2021

Under the title “(Re)imagine our world: Action for Peace and Justice”, participants from around 70 countries will attend the meeting of the international peace movement and other social movements, with renowned activists and experts. The congress will have a hybrid…

The Diana Award goes to the young colombian Angelo Cardona

Colombian human rights defender Angelo Cardona received the Diana Award in honour of the late Diana, Princess of Wales for his outstanding contribution for peace in Colombia. The Diana Award was established in 1999 by the British government as a…

International Peace Bureau Call for Bold Steps at Biden Putin Summit

“Given that human survival lies in the balance of U.S.-Russian relations and tensions, we need more than an exchange of views and cautious steps to improve strategic stability. For humanity’s sake, we urge the U.S. and Russian leaders to re-imagine…

Youth Summit Against NATO

The International Peace Bureau would like to introduce the First Youth Summit Against NATO. The future of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) depends on young people. NATO Secretary-General, Jens Stoltenberg, said that ”young people have the greatest stake in…

Interview with Sharan Burrow, ITUC General Secretary

Sharan Burrow is the General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC). During her time at the head of ITUC, she has helped to foster relations between trade unions and the peace movement – bringing together themes of peace,…

Road to Barcelona 2021: Interview with Philip Jennings

IPB World Peace Congress 2021: An Interview with IPB Co-President Philip Jennings Q: What is the significance of the timing and location of the congress? Why 2021 and why Barcelona? A: The IPB Barcelona Conference aims to be the largest…

Let´s Celebrate the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Entry into Force Together!

On January 22nd, the world will celebrate the entry into force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), supported by over 120 states at the UN in July 2017. On this historic day, we call on members of…

The Germany-Wide Day of Action on 5 December 2020 – a Prelude to Further Joint Engagement

“Disarmament Instead of Rearmament”: The Germany-Wide Day of Action on 5 December 2020 – a Prelude to Further Joint Engagement With more than 100 events and several thousand participants, the day of action and protest organized by the Abrüsten statt…

Lost in Translation? Understanding Relevance of Women, Peace & Security in Arms Control & Disarmament

“What does the Women, Peace and Security Agenda have to do with arms control and disarmament?”. Under varying formulations, this question keeps coming up whenever someone refers to the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Agenda as a basis for ensuring…

SAVE THE DATE: IPB World Peace Congress Barcelona 2021

IPB is excited to announce the tentative dates for our large gathering next year – a follow-up to IPB’s 2016 World Peace Congress in Berlin – provisionally entitled the Second IPB World Peace Congress Barcelona 2021: Stronger Together, Building Back Better for Inclusive…

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