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.

Meteoric rise of SNP shows forceful rejection of Trident in Scotland

Media release by Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament UK

The spectacular gains of the Scottish National Party (SNP) in the general election are a stark indicator of opposition to the UK’s Trident nuclear weapons system, which is based in Scotland, the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament has said.

The meteoric rise of the anti-Trident SNP has seen their number grow from 6 MPs in the previous parliament to 56 MPs, in an unprecedented election which saw swings of almost 40% to the SNP in some seats. This huge influx comes ahead of the final vote on whether or not to replace Britain’s ageing nuclear weapons system, expected in early 2016. Continue reading –>

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–>