disarmament

04.03.2018

New Zealand will create a ministry for Disarmament

New Zealand will create a ministry for Disarmament

New Zealand will become the first country in the world to have a Ministry for Disarmament and Arms Control, which will place special emphasis on ending existing nuclear arsenals. On Tuesday, Jacinta Ardern, New Zealand’s prime minister, made the announcement remarking that “we must commit ourselves to non-proliferation and disarmament,… »

23.10.2017

Preparatory conference for the 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence

Preparatory conference for the 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence

Ever since the end of the World March for Peace and Nonviolence eight years ago, many questions have been asked about the possibility of doing a Second World March. This is not an insignificant issue given that the world today is very different and much more complex… »

12.05.2017

Gorbachev: It Was Worse Than This, and We Fixed It

Gorbachev: It Was Worse Than This, and We Fixed It

On Friday in Moscow I and a group from the United States met with former president of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev. He said the current relationship between Washington and Moscow alarmed him. But, he said, it is possible to rebuild trust. “We had a situation that was worse, but… »

25.03.2017

Nuclear Disarmament, Trump and the Nordic Countries

Nuclear Disarmament, Trump and the Nordic Countries

By Lowana Veal REYKJAVIK (IDN) – When asked what Sweden thought the Trump Administration should do by way of contributing to nuclear disarmament, the Swedish ambassador in Iceland, Bosse Hedberg, replied: “At this point in time, I am not aware of any common Nordic position being prepared in response to… »

08.10.2016

Peace movement once again strengthened in the streets of Berlin

Peace movement once again strengthened in the streets of Berlin

The peace movement has had a lot of beginnings in recent years. This time it could be a beginning that actually continues. More than 8000 participated in Berlin in a peace demonstration with the slogan “Down with the weapons!!! – cooperation instead of NATO confrontation, disarmament instead of social cutbacks”. »

08.10.2016

Imagining a World Beyond War

Imagining a World Beyond War

A conference at American University asks a fundamental question: How can ordinary people take action to put an end to war? Over 300 people gathered last week at a conference at American University in Washington, DC, which brought together a remarkable assembly… »

04.10.2016

IPB 2016, the voice of young people

IPB 2016, the voice of young people

The young people have been among the actors of the 2016 International Peace Bureau World Congress in Berlin. They claim a peaceful world and a future of justice, equity, solidarity and cooperation in which capitalism and militarism can disappear. During the conference we interviewed… »

03.10.2016

Thousands protest against NATO & TTIP in front of the Chancellor’s Office in Berlin

Thousands protest against NATO & TTIP in front of the Chancellor’s Office in Berlin

This video from the 1st of October 2016, thousands of people demonstrated in front of the Chancellor’s office in Berlin under the slogan “That’s Enough” (“Es reicht“) initiated by Ken Jebsen, founder of the independent & adversarial media outlet KenFM. The same weekend the International Peace Bureau Congress… »

24.09.2016

CTBT 20 Years On: Finishing the ‘Unfinished Business’

CTBT 20 Years On: Finishing the ‘Unfinished Business’

Analysis by Tariq Rauf Tariq Rauf is Director of the Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Programme at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), formerly the Head of Verification and Security Policy Coordination at the International Atomic Energy Agency. STOCKHOLM (IDN) – On September 21, three days before the 20th… »

23.09.2016

Civil society must put disarmament back on the international agenda

Civil society must put disarmament back on the international agenda

“The world is over-armed and peace is under-funded”, said Ban Ki-moon, well to the point. This is the great challenge that the Peace Congress in Berlin will face. The question of disarmament should be put back on the international agenda and that can only be achieved by civil society… »

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