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26.06.2018

Why Spain could and should Ban the Bomb

Why Spain could and should Ban the Bomb

This week ICAN Executive Director Beatrice Fihn visits Spain to promote the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, with meetings planned with Spanish members of parliament at a national and regional level who have signed the Parliamentary Pledge in support of the treaty.  Further events include… »

23.06.2018

Hungarian government marks world refugee day by passing law to jail helpers

Hungarian government marks world refugee day by passing law to jail helpers

We publish here the press release from the Hungarian Helsinki Committee, a non-governmental watchdog organisation that protects human dignity and the rule of law through legal and public advocacy methods. Budapest, 20 June 2018 — On World Refugee Day the Hungarian Parliament adopted Bill T/333, a new… »

12.06.2018

Joint statement by Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un

Joint statement by Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un

Pressenza publishes here the full text of the statement issued by President Trump of the USA and Chairman Kim of North Korea. President Donald J. Trump of the United States of America and Chairman Kim Jong-un of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) held… »

07.06.2018

Swiss referendum may change the way money is created in the economy

Swiss referendum may change the way money is created in the economy

by Stan Jourdan, for Positive Money Europe* On June 10, Switzerland will be the first country to hold a nationwide referendum on “sovereign money”. Emma Dawnay, board member of the Swiss campaign explains how citizens… »

29.04.2018

Abolition 2000 Opportunities

Abolition 2000 Opportunities

On Saturday the 28th of  April, representatives of several anti-nuclear organisations and other individuals gathered together in Geneva for the Abolition 2000 AGM.  In a section of Challenges and Opportunities, Tony Robinson from the Abolition 2000 Coordinating Committee, Pressenza editor, and member of World without Wars and Violence was invited… »

29.04.2018

I can’t stop thinking about “The Wolfpack” case

I can’t stop thinking about “The Wolfpack” case

Daniela Hirsch, 34, is a Chilean lawyer, lifelong humanist and married with a daughter. If anyone does not know what I am talking about, I am referring to the case of the girl in Spain who was raped by five men who were convicted of sexual assault and not rape;… »

31.01.2018

What’s behind the European Humanist Forum logo? Solidarity, hope, peace, tolerance and creativity

What’s behind the European Humanist Forum logo? Solidarity, hope, peace, tolerance and creativity

The European Humanist Forum 2018 will take place in Madrid on the 11th, 12th and 13th of May and is an initiative incredibly organised 100% by volunteers who not only have the difficulties of daily life to resolve before applying themselves to the task of making the forum happen, they… »

26.01.2018

It is now 2 minutes to midnight!

It is now 2 minutes to midnight!

We republish the press statement, released on the 25th of January, 2018 from the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists. Citing growing nuclear risks and unchecked climate dangers, the iconic Doomsday Clock is now 30 seconds closer to midnight, the closest to the symbolic point of annihilation that the… »

26.01.2018

WMD out of the Middle East: Achieving the Possible

WMD out of the Middle East: Achieving the Possible

A preparatory conference was held this week at the Edinburgh City Chambers in which diplomats, experts, academics and civil society representatives with understanding of the Middle East region considered the elements that would be required in order to start work on getting an agreement between countries in the Middle East… »

21.01.2018

Madrid to host the European Humanist Forum, May 11, 12 and 13, 2018

Madrid to host the European Humanist Forum, May 11, 12 and 13, 2018

What unites us towards the Universal Human Nation Ten years after the Milan Forum, European Humanists have relaunched an initiative to bring together diverse organisations and movements from around the old continent, and beyond, in a demonstration of convergence to discover the common underlying problems facing all sectors of… »

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