GDAMS is on Monday, 15 April! Some actions had already kicked-off as a prelude to the day. In this copy, you will find interesting reads about: –What is GDAMS (gist), why and where are the actions happening? –Change needed in global environmental and climate protection: Call for action against military spending –Beyond the mountain of […]
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Did you know that there are already a lot of actions being planned for GDAMS 2013? Read about them in this issue! The newsletter also features write-ups on: Japan’s tendency towards militarism: the looming change in its peace constitution, the rise in it military spending, acquisition of nuclear weapons and the civil society organisations’ response […]
This issue of our newsletter includes: a short history of GDAMS and some comment on its impact a menu of tools which can be used for actions and events on the Global Day an article on the new trends in US militarisation of Latin America an initial reaction to the current trend towards military spending […]
The next GDAMS is taking place on 15 April 2013 and we are looking forward to working with as many groups as possible to organize attractive events on that day. In this issue of our newsletter you will find a review of GDAMS 2012 events and an introduction to the discussions among UN agencies on […]
Our final Newsletter before the big day on April 17th is here. In it you will find a summary of the events planned around the world – we’re on every continent, in more than 35 countries with over 100 actions! You’ll also see some important reminders on how to maximize your event’s impact. We especially […]
Check out our new February Newsletter entitled “Military Spending: Anti-Development.” In it, we talk about the global development agenda, the Rio+20 Earth Summit, and how Military Spending factors into the equation. It’s clear that with over $1.6 trillion of global resources being wasted in the military industries, the resources that need to be devoted to […]
Our first Newsletter of 2012 is finally here! In it we will sum up global and regional trends in military spending, touch on a few of the development needs the world faces and cover a few steps you can start to take towards planning your action! There’s also a sneak peek of what we’ve got planned in Washington DC for April 17th!