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

Why Isn’t the Nobel Peace Prize For the Champions of Peace?

By Tomas Magnusson, co-president of the International Peace Bureau Leaders of the European Union (EU) will gather in Oslo to receive an increasingly controversial Nobel Peace Prize. Alfred Nobel, the Swedish inventor and industrialist, established the five prizes by his…

IPB Award 2012 Sean MacBride Peace Prize to Nawal El-Sadaawi (Egypt) and Lina Ben Mhenni (Tunisia)

The International Peace Bureau is delighted to announce its decision to award the 2012 Sean MacBride Peace Prize to two Arab women: Lina Ben Mhenni from Tunisia and Nawal El-Sadaawi from Egypt. They have both shown great courage and made…

Peace Bureau critical of Nobel Peace Prize for the European Union

“For a peacemaking bloc, this is a highly militarized one” The IPB finds the award of the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize to the European Union surprising in that it awards a prize not to a head of state but to…

Peace Bureau deplores general rise in military spending

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

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