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13.03.2014

Ukraine: Warlike confrontations inadmissible today

Ukraine: Warlike confrontations inadmissible today

Again the same polarizations, tensions, provocations and pre-war situations. The conflict in Syria has not been resolved and the echoes from Libya, Afghanistan, Iraq, are still sounding. But the insatiable war machine needs even more feeding – this time in another strategic area for those playing geopolitics: the Ukraine. Rafael… »

24.12.2013

Book Review: Coffee with Silo and the Quest for Meaning in Life

Book Review: Coffee with Silo and the Quest for Meaning in Life

A book by Pressenza co-director and first time author, Tony Robinson, has recently been published in Hungary.  It’s an autobiographical work which charts the author’s experiences as an activist in the Humanist Movement over 20 years but spans from his birth on the island of Guernsey off the coast of… »

15.04.2013

Global Day of Action on Military Spending

Global Day of Action on Military Spending

Pressenza publishes the press release from the organisation, World without Wars and Violence. Today the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute announced that the year 2012 saw an estimated US$ 1 750 000 000 000 spent on weapons and the military machine. This is in a moment of global financial crisis,… »

08.02.2013

The position of World without Wars in front of any armed conflict

The position of World without Wars in front of any armed conflict

The last two years of armed conflict in Northern Africa and the Middle East that has filled the world’s news channels have caused World without Wars and Violence to elaborate several statements which we have published through our website and disseminated through our base teams. We have a growing sensation… »

24.01.2013

World without Wars: Foreign intervention in Mali

World without Wars: Foreign intervention in Mali

Exactly one year ago today, the Republic of Mali saw its sovereignty attacked by armed bandits of all kinds. In fact, the Azawad National Liberation Movement (MNLA), a secessionist movement of the northern regions, in connection with other armed groups, Ançar Dine, Aqmi, MUJAO, and Boko Haram, have invaded three… »

15.01.2013

Report of the Third West African Humanist Forum

Report of the Third West African Humanist Forum

Between the 20th and 22nd of December 2012 the Third Humanist Forum of West Africa took place in Lomé, Togo (following forums in Ivory Coast in September 2010 and Mali in September 2011). Joining the Togolese humanists were delegations from Guinea Conakry, Ivory Coast, Mali, Ghana and Liberia. Several representatives… »

10.01.2013

30 cities around the world to take part in the 1st international active nonviolence film festival

30 cities around the world to take part in the 1st international active nonviolence film festival

Some thirty cities in the continents of America, Africa, Europe and Oceania will celebrate the 1st International Film Festival of Active Nonviolence (FICNOVA in its Spanish acronym).  FICNOVA, promoted by the humanist organisation World without Wars and Violence is aiming to create a space of coming together, of free creation… »

09.12.2012

World without Wars Human Rights campaign highlights huge room for improvement

World without Wars Human Rights campaign highlights huge room for improvement

World without Wars today launched a new Human Rights campaign to highlight the discrepancy between the ideals laid out in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights first launched in 1948, and the daily experience of human rights for the vast majority of the planet’s inhabitants. Under the slogan “These are… »

21.11.2012

Regarding the situation in Israel and Palestine

Regarding the situation in Israel and Palestine

World without Wars and Violence Statement Once more the Middle East, centred on modern day Israel and Palestine, is in a situation of war and we find it again necessary to take a position. We base our position on the following points that seem relevant to us: Although… »

05.11.2012

Philippines: still marching for peace and the environment

Philippines: still marching for peace and the environment

Week-long celebrations surrounding the 21st Santa Magdalena March for Peace and the Environment was held in Santa Magdalena town in Sorsogon province, the southernmost province of the island of Luzon in the Philippines. The photo here depicting students involveds in the Active NonViolence Symposia. World without Wars and without Violence participated… »

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