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GDAMS in Good News Agency !

Good News Agency publishes positive news from all over the world relating to voluntary work, the work of the United Nations, non-governmental organizations and institutions. It has published the March 2014 edition of its Newsletter where the  Pax Christi International’s call to Faith -based organizations to join the GDAMS campaign is highlighted along with links to […]

One hundred billion dollars for nuclear weapons; one billion people in extreme poverty

GENEVA– Nine states spend over US$100 billion per year on their nuclear weapons, while projections indicate that by 2015 about one billion people will be living on an income of less than US$1.25 per day, the World Bank’s measure of extreme poverty. The use of those weapons would wreak havoc to the global economy, undermine […]

International Press Communiqué: Burning a hole in our budget!

Geneva, 11 April 2013. On 15 April, over 100 organisations all over the world will (for the third time) come together for the Global Day of Action on Military Spending. This coordinated global effort constitutes a civil society movement for change. The current economic crisis has put pressure on governments to reduce spending on essential […]

VIDEO: Nobel Laureate Óscar Arias: GDAMS and the Power of Demilitarization

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The former Costa Rican President and 1987 Nobel Peace Prize winner has done us the honor of putting together this video in honor of the Global Day of Action on Military Spending! Without an army, Costa Rica has been able to invest public resources in the public interest – education, healthcare, development, humanity. Arias shares […]