On 11 November 2016, as part of the Geneva Peace Week, IPB held a Round Table discussion in Geneva entitled: “Moving the Military Money: to climate, development, humanitarian action and peacemaking”. At this meeting 4 presentations were made on how to secure additional funding for vital social programmes by reducing the financial and intellectual resources devoted to the military system. By clicking on the links below, you can access some very interesting material from the Round Table discussion, so make sure to take a look!
Colin Archer, IPB Secretary-General: Introduction to the Global Campaign on Military Spending
Zhanar S. Aitzhanova, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan: The 1% plan
Arielle Denis, International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons: Nuclear weapons budgets
Dave Webb, International Network of Engineers and Scientists for Global Responsibility: Scientific research supporting militarism