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.

Africa’s Importation of Heavy Weaponry Grew by 45% Over the last 10 years

by Fumnanya Agbugah

VENTURES AFRICA – Arms imports by African countries have increased by 45 percent between 2005 and 2014 says a report released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Algeria, Morocco and Sudan were the largest importers of arms on the African continent between 2010 and 2014 with 30 percent, 26 percent, and 6 percent of the total arms imports respectively. Africa accounted for 9 percent of total global arms imports between 2010 and 2014 as compared to 7 percent between 2005 and 2009. Continue reading–>

A budget for?

from the  Women’s Action for New Directions (WAND) Action Center

This week Congress is putting forth its blueprint vision for the federal budget. Both Republican-led chambers, House and Senate alike, have developed Budget Resolutions calling for draconian cuts for everything, except, of course, Pentagon spending including wars and nuclear weapons. Continue reading–>

Teens Sue Government for Failing to Address Climate Change for Future Generations

by Cole Mellino
Many young climate activists are taking climate change matters into their own hands rather than waiting for political leaders to get their act together. Young plaintiffs, who filed a lawsuit against legislatures, are demanding that political leaders “govern as if our future matters.” Continue reading–>