Final report - GDAMS 2015
GDAMS 2015 Final report is now available and includes highlights of the main actions organized by our partners all over the world.
GDAMS 2015 Photos & Reports
You can now see the full compilation of GDAMS 2015 actions worldwide.
Berlin Conference 2016
From 30 September to 3 October 2016, the International Peace Bureau will hold a conference on the reallocation of military expenditure.
GDAMS 2015 Statement
Read the statement released for GDAMS 2015 by the European network of peace organizations.

Why Zinduka Should Speak on Rising EA Military Spending

From CDOtieno Blogsite

The East African military expenditure (milex) has been on the rise in the recent past according to the Stockholm Peace Research Institute[1] (SIPRI) and recently Kenya and Tanzania announced their intention to increase military spending citing terrorism. What is however worrying is the fact that despite such increases in milex, the East Africa region has been among the restive regions in the African continent with cases of instability and insecurity on the rise bringing into question whether such increases in milex translate to safety and security for all East African citizens. Continue reading–>

Peace activists at The Hague decry $1.8tn global military spend in 2014

By Liz Ford

Female peacemakers at a conference marking the centenary of the 1915 Congress of Women want money diverted away from weapons and into public services.

There is no mistaking Anne Scott’s opinion of nuclear weapons. Standing outside a conference hall in The Hague on a chilly Tuesday lunchtime, the secretary of the Scottish branch of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) sported a bright blue T-shirt with the words “NHS Not Trident” defiantly emblazoned on the front. Continue reading–>

US military spending falls, increases in eastern Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia says SIPRI

(Stockholm, 13 April 2015) World military expenditure totalled $1.8 trillion in 2014, a fall of 0.4 per cent in real terms since 2013, according to figures released today by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). The comprehensive annual update of the SIPRI Military Expenditure Database is accessible at www.sipri.org.