Rafael de la Rubia

Spanish Humanist. Founder of the Organization World without Wars and Violence and spokesperson of the World March for Peace and Nonviolence theworldmarch.org

Launching of the 3rd World March for Peace and Nonviolence in Costa Rica

As we had stated in Madrid, at the end of the 2nd WM, that today 2/10/2022 we would announce the place for the beginning/end of the 3rd WM. Several countries such as Nepal, Canada and Costa Rica had informally expressed…

World without war: A life-giving initiative

The origins of the humanist organisation “World without Wars and Violence” (MSGySV) were in Moscow after the dissolution of the USSR. Rafael de la Rubia, its founder, lived there in 1993. One of the first supporters of the organisation was…

Growing hope for humanity: 65 countries in Vienna say no to atomic weapons in TPNW declaration

In Vienna, a total of 65 countries with many others as observers and a large number of civil organisations, on Thursday 24 June and for three days, aligned themselves in the face of the threat of the use of atomic…

No more wars and a ban on nuclear weapons

Who is responsible for the conflict? It is not known how many Ukrainians have died, nor how many young Russians were forced to fight. Looking at the pictures, it will be in the thousands, if we add the physically disabled,…

Who will save Europe from the latest threats of nuclear war?

This opinion piece written by Rafael Poch-de-Feliu[1] was published on his blog in Spanish with the original title “The discreet burial of the INF.” The most crucial nuclear disarmament agreement for Europe and Europeans is going down the toilet in…

Hiroshima Day: Mayors for Peace

Mayors for Peace to Rafael de la Rubia, World without Wars and Violence I hope this email finds you well. Let me express our heartfelt gratitude for your continued support for the activities of Mayors for Peace. Today, the 73rd…

Political figures support Beatrice Fihn of ICAN – Nobel Peace Prize 2017

Dozens of elected officials from various political groups have signed a document in support of ICAN’s campaign to promote the entry into force of the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. The executive director of ICAN, Beatrice Fihn,…

First advances for the 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence

Ten years after the 1st World March[i], the 2nd edition is announced. The 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence (WM2) will start in Madrid on the 2nd of October 2019. After 159 days circling the planet, it will arrive…

The Second World March for Peace and Nonviolence

This is the continuation of the first part of this article. The panel on Participative democracy, technology and collective intelligence was moderated by the system engineer Carlos Rossique[i] who questioned the possible and desirable levels of democracy for the 21st…

Message of support for the 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence from Federico Mayor Zaragoza

I would have liked to participate in these preparatory activities for the 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence… Peace and Nonviolence are the most important things we have to do. The moment we achieve this transition… from force to…

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