News and articles related to GDAMS 2018:
The U.S. Maine War Tax Resistance (WTR) Resource Center has begun its annual war tax day actions around the state. The first one was held at the University of New England Career Expo on March 1st and included packets of information for students on the organization’s Youth & Militarism Project, peace jobs for youth, truth in military recruiting and war tax resistance resources. If you are interested in volunteering with the Maine WTR Resource Center and/or the Youth & Militarism Project or would like a presentation on peace jobs for youth at your school, please call 558-5758. The full document with all WTR actions taking place around the state is available here. For lots of great information go to http://mainewtr.nwtrcc.org
The GCOMS 2018 Statement is now available. Read or download the English pdf version here. It can also be accessed from the Statement presentation page. The Statement is also available in French and in Spanish. It will be soon available in Italian.
You can also download our new GCOMS Infographics!
The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, addressing the Conference on Disarmament (CD) in Geneva on February 26, 2018, announced a new United Nations initiative for nuclear disarmament.
The Davos Forum, military spending, and GDAMS (article by Zoé Dubois)
Massive rise proposed in US milex. Trump tweeted that the bill, which gives the Pentagon an additional $165 billion, was a “big victory” for the US military. Read more…
CND slams £580 million Trident overspend. Read more…
The GDAMS 2018 campaign has stared! Join us as a partner!
IPB Meeting on the GCOMS Campaign:
News on GDAMS 2017:
April 26 and 27: Peace Boat activity report
April 14: Joseph Gerson’s Tax Day Speech
April 8th: PADOP Declaration on GDAMS 2017, Greece
March 27: Benjamin H. Friedman article: The Pentagon’s Blank Check
March 25: Brisbane March
March 23: John Feffer article: Why spend $54 Billion more on the Pentagon? To sart a war, obviously.
March 23: Media reports in Australia have stated that one of the four largest insurance companies, AMP, has decided to shed its shares in companies that make landmines and cluster bombs in a new move to be more ethical.
March 21: Publication of the UN Human Development Report 2016
March 20: GCOMS Statement 2017
March 20: GDAMS Selfie Campaign 2017
March 18: GDAMS 2017 is now on Thunderclap
March 16: New U.S. GDAMS InfoGraphics
March 15: New Social Media Package
March 6: East Africa Disarmament Congress
February 27: New Increase in U.S. Military Budget
February 15, 2017: Presentation of the first Italian Report on Military Spending
GRIP Report 2016: Dépenses militaires, production et transferts d’armes – Compendium 2016