18th April marked the end of the 6th (2016) edition of the Global Days of Action on Military Spending. Once again, many creative actions have been organised, and we have reached both the general public and more specialist audiences with our ‘Move the Money’ message. Seminars were organised in Belgium, Geneva, Nairobi, Oslo….Street actions in London, Sydney, outside the UNHCR headquarters, in Indian villages, and all over the USA. Surveys, petitions and street polls were conducted in Catalonia and UK. Press communiques and statements were published by the United Nations, in Italy, in Brussels and by the IPB itself. And there is more…
To see the complete list of events (map + reports and photos etc as they come in), go to: http://demilitarize.org/find-an-event/
For a quick overview, see the photo-gallery at :https://www.flickr.com/photos/intlpeacebureau/sets/72157666843010506/with/25704587893/
Over the coming days and weeks we will be collecting up all the reports in order to create a fully up to date listing – and to put together a Final Report.
Please send us your materials! Photos, videos, interviews, press coverage…whatever you have, in whatever language!
A big thank you —- and congratulations to all those involved.
Best of luck for continued campaigning.