World March for peace and Nonviolence

03.10.2018

Spreading Mahatma Gandhi’s Message of Nonviolence: Second World March for Peace in India

Spreading Mahatma Gandhi’s Message of Nonviolence: Second World March for Peace in India

As reported by Sudhir Gandrota. October 2, 2019. Hisar, India.  The decision to spread further Mahatma Gandhi’s message of non-violence to the world coincides with Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary, with the second World March for Peace that will take place from October 2, 2019. As announced by Dr. »

10.11.2017

Spanish action to support the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Spanish action to support the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

On 7 July 2017, at the initiative of the United Nations, 122 countries concluded negotiations and elaboration of a Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Subsequently, on 20 September 2017, the process of signing the treaty was opened, with the well-founded expectation that more than 50 countries would ratify… »

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… »

28.09.2017

Lessons from North Korea: Global and Total Nuclear Disarmament.

Lessons from North Korea: Global and Total Nuclear Disarmament.

It is difficult to imagine that a terrorist act could happen when I or someone dear to me is moving along a busy street, or visiting a religious or tourist site. It is difficult to imagine the intentional killing of human beings. It is hard to imagine that a nuclear… »

05.08.2017

Hiroshima Day 2009: Launch of the World March for Peace and Nonviolence

Hiroshima Day 2009: Launch of the World March for Peace and Nonviolence

I reproduce here the presentation I gave for World Without Wars and Violence at the launch of the World March for Peace and Nonviolence (WM) in London on Hiroshima Day, event organised by CND and chaired by Jeremy Corbyn MP, now leader of the Labour Party. The WM travelled… »

10.05.2016

A Peace Sign this Saturday May 14 in the heart of London

A Peace Sign this Saturday May 14 in the heart of London

Trafalgar Square, the iconic central London landmark with Admiral Nelson presiding from his tall column (recently climbed by Environmentalists to provide him with a breathing filter in order to draw attention to London’s appalling air pollution) will be the venue for a human Peace Sign, people getting together to state… »

21.11.2015

Charter for a world without violence: violencia is foreseeable

Charter for a world without violence: violencia is foreseeable

Having finished the XV World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Barcelona, and given the level of violence and tension that the whole of humanity is experiencing these days, The charter for a world without violence presented by the Nobel Laureates in their 10th Summit in Berlin in… »

06.08.2015

5 seconds: A reflection on Hiroshima

5 seconds: A reflection on Hiroshima

At a press conference on the 5th of August organised by the Greek branch of World without Wars and Violence and the Greek peace campaigner Panos Trigazis, in Athens, Nikos Stergiou gave this reflection on the Hiroshima bombing and it’s continued ramifications today. I close my eyes and I count… »

13.04.2015

Eduardo Galeano, endorser of the World March for Peace and Nonviolence, dies in Uruguay

Eduardo Galeano, endorser of the World March for Peace and Nonviolence, dies in Uruguay

Pressenza brings together reports of Eduardo Galeano’s death from different countries of the Americas in order to pay homage to his life and work. He was one of the supporters of the World March for Peace and Nonviolence, promoted by World Without Wars and Violence, that travelled the world between… »

16.03.2014

Obituary: Tony Benn, the gadfly of the UK’s establishment

Obituary: Tony Benn, the gadfly of the UK’s establishment

Tony Benn has died this month aged 88. He was a central campaigner in British leftwing politics.  He hated New Labour for abandoning all socialist principles. He was the second son in a family with strong religious ethos. His father was a Liberal MP (as had been his own father)… »

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