Aotearoa New Zealand Campaign on Military Spending 19 May 2022 Military spending increases again: Time to #BudgetForPeace Military spending allocated in the 2022 Wellbeing Budget is $6,077,484,000 - an average of more than $116.8 million every week, and a 10.4% increase on actual spending in 2021.  This year’s increase...
May 9 is Europe's Day of Peace. On the occasion, and together with the European Network Against Arms Trade (ENAAT),...
9 May 2022, Brussels, Barcelona On Europe’s day, the Global Campaign on Military Spending and the European Network Against Arms...
“With the opening of the Indo-Pacific Expo today, major arms suppliers will be spruiking their wares to both rich and...
We've updated our world map infographic, showing through bubbles the 30 biggest military spenders in the world. It draws data...
Public Zoom Meeting – All Welcome Speakers include: Jake Easby-Robinson – Brighton Peace & Environment Centre – a Brighton charity promoting peace, equality, and protection of the environment. Matt Fawcett – Global Campaign... Read more »
Watch a video of this action here. You can download this leaflet as a pdf file here. See also: Media release 'Indo-Pacific Expo exposes Australian Government hypocrisy'
Webinar in each of the 3 major islands - Manila, Cebu City and Mindanao Kite Flying event More details will appear here soon!
This devastating war is killing thousands, displacing millions, and causing hunger, inflation, unrest, and increased militarism globally. It is not far-fetched to foresee a protracted war that goes on for... Read more »
Join Just Peace Queensland to protest the $billion$ of your taxes diverted from creating a secure life for you and your children, and funnelled into limitless military spending. We will... Read more »
Demilitarizing the Budget: Important even in times of war As the war in Ukraine adds to the many violent conflicts around the world, govenments are responding by increasing military budgets,... Read more »
The Transnational Institute launched a report and online campaign denouncing the militarization of the EU. "Long before the Ukraine war, the EU increased its security, defence and military budgets for... Read more »
This would be the main event in the thematic PEACE AREA which, because of its importance should be organized by the WSF-Facilitation-Committee. The threats with nuclear weapons, 26 actual wars... Read more »
Video message from a Hibakusha who will connect military spending, the war on Ukraine and nuclear weapons. More details soon.
In response to the SIPRI figures and yesterday’s inflammatory statement by Liz Truss, Keighley peace campaigners will adorn the Airedale Centre with banners and posters calling for an end to... Read more »
Presentation of the book "Pacifistas en acción" by Jordi Calves Rufanges and Koldobi Velasco Vázquez, organised by Alternativa Antimilitarista MOC and Canarias por la Paz, which joined the GDAMS campaign... Read more »
Organized by Brandywine Peace Community - Good Friday @Lockheed Martin. Mall & Goddard Boulevards, King of Prussia (behind King of Prussia Mall). Next to a large wooden cross, with Lockheed Martin logos at... Read more »
Live conference with: Martina Pignatti Morano, Un Ponte Per Vanessa Pallucchi, Forum Terzo Settore Giulio Marcon, Sbilanciamoci Mao Valpiana, Movimento Nonviolento e membro dell’Esecutivo Francesco Vignarca, Rete Italiana Pace e... Read more »
Press conference on 25th April + media content. Peace organisations in South Korea lead by PSPD. Candlelit vigil. More details will come soon.
In 2020, Climate Policy Initiative reported global climate finance flows at $632 billion, nowhere near our needs - conservatively estimated at $4.5-5 trillion annually. To transition to net-zero and guarantee... Read more »
Unipau (Universitat Internacional de la Pau) joins GDAMS by endorsing its appeal and campaigning online.
Series of workshops on military spending in Peace Boat centers across Japan. More details will appear here soon.
Join the 32nd Gernika Culture and Peace Conference and discuss the war in Ukraine, the role of the European Union, feminist contributions to decolonising humanitarian responses, peacebuilding in Mozambique and... Read more »
(in German) On April 25th the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) will publish statistics on global arms spending for 2021. An increase in armaments expenditure is expected. On this... Read more »
On Monday 25 April, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) will publish new figures on global military spending for the year 2021, which shows a growing trend for the... Read more »
Nouveaux Droits de l'Homme Cameroun will carry out social media campaigning to generate a disucssion within Cameroun about the governments commitment to spending on social needs and spending on arms/military.... Read more »
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Organized by Demilitarize Western Mass - We'll meet at weapons contractor L3Harris' building, 50 Prince Street, Northampton, Mass. and march to downtown for a rally. If you prefer not to... Read more »
Organized by California for a World BEYOND War - We will host a public demonstration and educational gathering in Ventura, California to coincide with Earth Day week festivities, in order... Read more »
On April 23 different peace groups hve organised the XIV Marcha Ciclista (Cycling Rally) against war, military spending and arms trade, defending the conversion of military companies to civil purposes.... Read more »
Following an introductory presentation showing the links between militarism and climate change, a panel of experts will discuss how to proceed in uniting the peace and climate movements to avoid... Read more »
Organized by Upstate Coalition to Ground the Drones - Street Theater
Join the Raytheon Peacemakers as we demonstrate against war and those who profit from it. Survival demands better ideas, not better weapons. The peace vigils are a regular, nonviolent presence... Read more »
The Raytheon campaign and climate justice activists will march to various financial institutions in Boston that provide investment and lending support to both Raytheon and to fossil fuel companies. Gather at noon, April 19,... Read more »
Organized by 1040 for Peace - Penny Poll where public can "vote" on how they'd like to have their federal taxes spent. 1040 for Peace website.
Organized by CodePink - We will take to the streets in Washington DC for disruption, political education, and community building through art. Final details to come!
Organized by Phoenix Anti-War Coalition - Attendees at the event will be holding signs and tax info flyers
Organized by VFP Spokane WA - Proposed Parade thru International District & Proposed Demonstration Front Gate FAFB
Sponsored by: CODEPINK, Pacific Life Community, World Beyond War, Environmentalists Against War, Raging Grannies, and more. Where: Lockheed Martin facility in Palo Alto. Meet up at El Camino @ Page Mill... Read more »
Wednesday, 13. April 2022, 14.00 CEST GDAMS 2022 Launch Event: The State of Disarmament – Featuring contributions from Kate Hudson (UK), General Secretary of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament Lindsay... Read more »
CCMP and VFP Chapter 74’s objectives are to distribute information, to recruit volunteers, and to discuss the fact that the USA cannot sufficiently mitigate climate change or truly promote environmental,... Read more »
La Prunelle RDC, a media organisation, and the Collectif 2250, a youth peace organisation, both based in Bukavu (Democratic Republic of the Congo), joined organizations around the world in signing... Read more »
One more year, USTEA joins the GDAMS campaign. This year, the organization denounces once again how military spending, always on the rise, represents an opportunity cost that harms sectors such... Read more »
One more year, SERPAJ Chile joins GDAMS under the slogan "Give Peace A Budget", which aims to raise awareness among society and public policy makers about the excessive military spending... Read more »
Tuesday, 12. April 2022, 20.00 CEST The Danish Referendum: Can Denmark resist EU Militarization? A conversation with Susanna Dyre-Greensite, chair of the cross-political People´s Movement against the EU in Denmark... Read more »
On 12th April Bradford CND will join the regular gate-side demonstration by Menwith Hill Accountability Campaign as part of the Global Days of Action on Military Spending month of protest.... Read more »
By World BEYOND War and partners Facebook Event. A broad and growing coalition of peace and environmental organizations has announced plans for an event on Thursday, 4 November, in Glasgow.... Read more »
The international peace movement is gathering in Barcelona in October! Join us!! The Second IPB World Congress aims to build on the foundation established during our gathering in Berlin in... Read more »
UK Military Budget Briefing – 22nd February In November 2020, the Westminster government announced major increases in military spending, while at the same time slashing the overseas aid budget. This... Read more »
The International Peace Bureau invites you to a RoundTable Discussion on: US-China Relations - Challenges & Prospects for Disarmament in Asia Pacific Feb.18 Thursday 13.00 CET 7:00am US Eastern time... Read more »
WEBINAR AEPF-GCOMS Military Spending and Global (in)Security. Date: 3 December 2020 Hour: 14h (CET) Speakers include: - Walden Bello - Binalakshmi Nepram - Michael T. Klare - Tarja Cronberg -... Read more »
PEACE AND DISARMAMENT - CAMPAIGNING FOR PEACE & DISARMAMENT In partnership with the International Peace Bureau Our speakers are: Binalakshmi “Bina” Nepram (left), an indigenous scholar and a woman human... Read more »
WEBINAR: Militarised Geoplitics versus People's Alternatives Join our upcoming webinar where we will seek to analyse and question the hegemonic & militarised trends in global geopolitics and contrast these with... Read more »
IPB is a co-sponsor of an IPPNW-produced film, “The Vow from Hiroshima”, which will be available on the video platform Vimeo for 24-hours on August 9th. The link is https://vimeo.com/424163926. Please... Read more »
The Gaesong Industrial Complex (GIC, located in North Korea) is a joint project between North and South Korea that promotes peace and economic development through inter-Korean economic cooperation. The project... Read more »
Conversations hosted by Foreign Policy in Focus about budget priorities in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic: - Underlying trends that strengthen the case for a fully sustainable recovery from... Read more »
IPB’s own Angelo Cardona is joined by prominent Colombian Senator Iván Cepeda Castro and journalist and political analyst Dr. Victor de Currea-Lugo to reflect on the 2016 peace agreement and... Read more »
CANCEL RIMPAC, the international Rim of the Pacific naval war practice in Hawaiian waters originally scheduled from June through August 2020 but due to citizen activism and COVID19 is now... Read more »
Seventy-five years after Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and Trinity, nuclear weapons are still an existential threat. Nuclear weapons states are investing trillions of dollars to upgrade their weapons systems. The problem of... Read more »
WEBINAR Challenging Nuclear Weapons in Europe Monday April 27 - 15:00-16:30 CET Registration : firstname.lastname@example.org The tensions between nuclear weapons possessors states have worsen dramatically these last months and... Read more »
Register at: bit.ly/abolishnuclear In the context of the suffering and changes being wrought by the pandemic, the two- hour world conference will focus on the continuing urgent need to abolish... Read more »
Join Lindsay Koshgarian of the Institute for Policy Studies and Bill Hartung of the Center for International Policy for the first of two national calls on Global Days of Action on Military Spending (GDAMS). Thursday, March 19,... Read more »
The interdependence between nuclear weapons and civilian nuclear power, in terms of skills and infrastructure, means our government continues to champion expensive new nuclear at the expense of clean renewables.... Read more »
How to forge a peace and rights-based EU answer to perceived security threats. Workshop on EU Policies on defence and security. December 3 2019, European Parliament, Room PHS 1C51 Jordi... Read more »
The New World Disorder. Speakers include: Tariq Ali; Medea Benjamin; Lindsey German; Kaye Hudson; Reiner Braun; Aaron Bastani; Kerry-Anne Mendoza; Arielle Denis On the 3rd and 4th of December the... Read more »
The elimination of nuclear and all other weapons of mass destruction remains a central but elusive objective of the United Nations. Despite commitments from Member States, there has been limited... Read more »
Move the Nuclear Weapons Money is a specific initiative linking nuclear disarmament with peace, climate and sustainable development. The campaign calls for cuts in nuclear weapons budgets, an end to... Read more »
The International Peace Bureau´s Triennial Meeting is scheduled for Saturday the 19th of October 2019 in London. The Triennial Meeting (hereafter called the Assembly) of the International Peace Bureau (IPB)... Read more »
October 7th, 60 cities worldwide. Full information about actions around the world can be found HERE: >>> https://rebellion.earth/international-rebellion/ Starting Monday October 7, for 2 weeks, Extinction Rebellion and allied movements... Read more »
The world youth congress is a youth-led congress, contributing to the vision of a world in peace and without war and to the vision of a more peaceful, just and sustainable future. The overall objective of the world youth congress is to build bridges and foster discussions among youth with different perspectives on and approaches to peace, justice and sustainability alongside non-youth stakeholders active in the peace movement and in the various fields.
INTERNATIONAL PEACE & CLIMATE JUSTICE WEEKEND MOBILIZATIONS