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Peace World Congress of the International Peace Bureau (IPB) (Re)Imagine our World: Action for Peace and Justice!

More than 900 participants present in Barcelona and more than 1,700 online shows the tremendous international interest in this Peace World Congress. It was the right congress, at the right time, in the right city. Barcelona proved to be a…

Second World Congress for Peace to be held in Barcelona

Around 100 organisations from 114 countries and nearly 3,000 activists are meeting this weekend in Barcelona to participate in the Second World Peace Congress, organised by the International Peace Bureau (IPB). The aim of this second congress is to provide…

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…

ICAN organisations meet at the Peace Boat in Barcelona

On the occasion of the arrival of the Peace Boat in Barcelona on Tuesday 5 November, several ICAN organisations met in an event that brought together initiatives and proposals relating to world peace. The Peace Boat, Japanese ship of Peace,…

Declaration of the Mayoress of Barcelona on violent acts

Barcelona is a city of peace, of dialogue, of rights, of respect for plurality, but these days we have experienced moments of great tension, the most serious in recent years, which is why I am making the following statement: The…

Barcelona: from pyrotechnic spectacle to violence

The city has been burned. A new “Rosa de Foc “* floods us. Shredding, debris, sirens, sporadic gunfire, scandalous helicopters and avalanche runs. Security forces are ambivalent. While the majority of the Catalan population takes part in mass events of…