disarmament

The fight against all kinds of violence is possible!

On Sunday 1st May, various organisations led by World without Wars and without Violence – Peru met for the launch of the National Campaign for Peace and Active Nonviolence, which will walk 131.5 kilometres between 4th May and 23rd October…

South Sudanese villagers asked to hand in their weapons

Authorities in the central state of Warrap, South Sudan, today reiterated their call for civilians to turn in hundreds of weapons in their possession, in order to reduce communal violence in the territory. The appeal by the state governor, General…

Ukraine Negotiations: No Fly Zone, Nukes, Neutrality, and Disarmament

Ukrainian and Russian lives will continue to be shattered until either a ceasefire or completion of successful negotiations are announced. Regardless of whether we agree with him or not, President Biden’s statements that Vladimir Putin cannot remain in power and that…

Fossil and nuclear fuels must be stopped in the face of barbaric warfare

The fight against the climate emergency is today more than ever a cry for peace. The invasion of Ukraine and the European Union’s sanctions show once again the enormous dependence of the economy on fossil fuels and how they have…

Stop Gun Violence: A Valentine’s Day Plea from the Heart

Valentine’s Day is when we’re supposed to give heart-shaped boxes of chocolates and flowers to those we love. For Manuel “Manny” Oliver, Valentine’s Day is something different. His 17-year-old son Joaquin was shot and killed that day in 2018, at…

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…

Women who Build the Future: Alexia Tsouni

Started on March 8, International Women’s Day, Pressenza is publishing a series of video interviews entitled “Women who build the future, Towards a nonviolent culture ”. In this interview Marianella Kloka speaks with Alexia Tsouni from Greece. Alexia is an activist…

Cuba advocates global elimination of nuclear weapons

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez on Saturday emphasized the importance of eliminating nuclear weapons as part of global disarmament. On his Twitter account, the head of Cuban diplomacy recalled the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. ‘Nuclear…

Peace Deal in Colombia: A Pending Task

By Zenaida Espinosa and Jorge Escobar Banderas Almost four years have passed since the peace deal signed between the Colombian government and FARC former guerrillas. In the meantime many changes have been fostered, although there are still many debts unpaid,…

Gorbachev: Time to Revise the Entire Global Agenda

Q: How did you take the news of the pandemic? A: I think I took it the way most people did. Initially, there was hope that it could be controlled, localized. But things took a very different turn and the…

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