13/05/2024

‘Under the Radar – 20 years of EU military missions’: New Report by TNI

For two decades, the EU has been gradually moving towards becoming a de facto military power. This has happened beyond the sight of the European public, with scant oversight from democratic institutions or judicial accountability. Over the past 20 years, the EU has been deploying overseas military missions, most of...

10/05/2024

Infographic ‘The militarization of Europe’

Countries in red are NATO member states, in light blue members of the EU, and in dark blue both countries...

07/05/2024

[Webinar] European Military Spending and the Climate Emergency: Squaring the Circle

With military spending exponentially growing across the world and with the EU increasingly adopting militarization as a 'necessary' deterrent and...

02/05/2024

#WarCostsUsTheEarth banner online campaign

Join our online campaign by proposing alternatives to the 2.44 trillion USD the world dedicates to the military each year....

25/04/2024

Rethinking Security published an article analysing British spending policy

The paradox of UK defence policy since 2010s has been rising global commitments, escalating threats in Europe, staggering nuclear costs...



AGENDA

partners and events



Latest Past Events

24-Hour Peacewave 2024

[ONLINE]

  International Peace Bureau and World BEYOND War will hold the third-annual 24-hour peacewave on June 22-23, 2024. This will be a 24-hour-long Zoom featuring live peace actions in the... Read more »

C7 Statement to the G7 Foreign Ministers

[ONLINE] Roma

Press release of the C7 Civil7 organizations call on G7 governments to promote systemic, transformative and generative changes in international politics through the multilateral system. Rome, April 19, 2024 –... Read more »

International Conscientious Objection Day

Central London London

On the occasion of International Conscientious Objection Day, War Resisters’ International are launching a new international action #RefuseWar to support worldwide the refusal of war and the right to conscientious... Read more »

GAZA: SEND FOOD NOT BOMBS

Washington Park New York

Grannies for Peace, a project of Women Against War, will hold a vigil at the Albany New York (US) annual Tulip Festival calling on the US to stops sending arms... Read more »

Europa: il tradimento di Ventotene

Sala Officina Windsor Park Modena Modena

Il progetto smarrito di un’Europa di pace per un futuro senza guerre: decostruzione della narrazione bellicista. Un evento organizzato in relazione alla Giornata europea della Pace – 9 maggio, all’interno della... Read more »

Cut Australia military’s budget

Railway Square Sydney

Invitation to stand up against the explosion in Australia's military spending. Meet at the pyramid in Railway Square Tuesday May 7 12 noon to 1.30 pm

Venti di guerra e riarmo in Europa

[ONLINE] Roma

Fra minacce vere e presunte, aumentano le spese militari, ma restano irrisolti i dilemmi della difesa comune europea e della costruzione di una politica estera unitaria. Le conseguenze sull’economia e... Read more »

Statements and Online Support by SERPAJ Chile

Chile (Online) Santiago, Chile

SERPAJ Chile expressed support for GDAMS' campaign this year, making social media posts sharing GDAMS' banner as well as infographics put together by ENAAT  

Peace boat demonstration

Japan kyoto

On May 3, participants onboard the 117th Global Voyage took part in the Global Days of Action on Military Spending. Participants gathered on the top deck with a banner bearing... Read more »

Vigil at the Edith Cavell Statue, Women in Black

at the Edith Cavell statue 10 St. Martin's Pl, London, WC2N 4JL United Kingdom, London

Women in Black London have invited people to say how they would spend the equivalent of the UK Military Budget. They are holding 3 GDAMS vigils, 17,23,April, 1 May, Edith... Read more »

Media Forum Stop the War Coalition Philippines

[ONLINE] Philippines Manila

Stop the War Coalition Philippines Media Advisory April 23, 2024 References: Dj Janier (09336412694)                        Mercy Angeles (09063677594) The Global Campaign against Military Spending or GCOMS runs from April... Read more »

Protest in Brisbane

Downtown Post-Office Downtown Post Office, 51 E Jefferson St, Orlando

We will be attending the Brisbane State High School to hand out GDAMS flyers with up-to-date data from SIPRI.  We shall be using the image with the slogan: WAR COSTS... Read more »

Gasto Militar: Récord historico

[ONLINE] Madrid Madrid

"La historia enseña que los momentos de militarización siempre son el preludio de la guerra" Escucha el programa de LaBaseTV que analyza el aumento del gasto militar mundial y español.... Read more »

Walla Walla Earth Day Rally

Downtown Walla Walla 1St Ave And East Main St, Walla Walla

Join us in downtown Walla Walla outside of Cathy McMorris Rodgers' office to demand Congress to stop investing in nuclear weapons and war! Hold signs about the Earth, where our... Read more »

Movie Screening & Poster Making

Whitman College, Reid Campus Center Basement 280 Boyer Ave, Walla Walla

Come to the screening of Nuclear Savage: The Islands of Secret Project 4.1 on Saturday April 20th at 7:00pm! This film chronicles the testing the U.S. government did on Marshallese... Read more »

Tax Day to Earth Day

Main Bothell Intersection Bothell

Holding signs at the corner of NE Bothell Way and Bothell Way NE. Put our tax dollars towards climate change solutions, not weapons, war, and destruction. Bring a sign or... Read more »

Tulip Festival Street Fair

Mount Vernon Street Fair Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon

No More Bombs will have a table at the downtown Mount Vernon Street Fair during the Tulip Festival. We'll be on the sidewalk for three days, from Friday though Sunday,... Read more »

Reimagining Safety Panel and Film Discussion

WWU, Miller Hall 138 Miller Hall 138 Western Washington Unive, Bellingham

Join us for a screening & discussion on Reimagining Safety on Thursday, April 18th at 5:30pm, at WWU, Miller Hall 138! Reimagining Safety (2023) explores the nature of policing, especially... Read more »

War Cost Us the Earth: GDAMS 2024

[ONLINE] UK London

Join a webinar looking at the political landscape in the UK on around military spending ahead of the General Election. With: Same Perlo-Freeman - CAAT Richard Reeve - Rethinking security... Read more »

The Atomic Age Cinema Fest in Olympia, WA

Evergreen State College LEWIS ROAD DOGTOOTH Ln, Olympia

Two videos of the International Uranium Film Festival, ATOMIC BAMBOOZLE: The False Promise of a Nuclear Renaissance (2023) and MAKING WAVES: The Rebirth of the Golden Rule (2017) will be... Read more »

Seattle Tax Day to Earth Day Event

Henry M. Jackson Federal Building 915 2nd Ave, Seattle

Veterans For Peace, alongside the Fellowship of Reconciliation Seattle, Ground Zero for Nonviolent Action, the Seattle Anti War Coalition, Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility, and Washington Against Nuclear Weapons, will... Read more »

Tax Action Day Eugene Penny Poll

Eugene 355 Madison, Eugene

Monday, April 15, 7-10p. Taxes for Peace Not War will table with NWTRCC literature and conduct the penny poll at a benefit for Gaza from 7 to 10 pm at... Read more »

Vancouver Tax Day rally

Home Depot parking lot 8601 NE Andresen Rd, Vancouver

Rally with signs to demand that our federal taxes are spent on our needs and not on nuclear weapons. Call to action that people contact their representatives to to oppose... Read more »

The Atomic Age Cinema Fest in Olympia

Evergreen State College LEWIS ROAD DOGTOOTH Ln, Olympia

Two films of the International Uranium Film Festival, ATOMIC COVER-UP (Hiroshima & Nagasaki classified footage (1945/2020) and SEA GYPSIES: The Plutonium Dome of Marshall Islands will be shown with speakers... Read more »

Tax Day Demonstration- Save the Future

U.S. District Court House U.S. District Court House, 601 Market St Rm 2609, Philadelphia

Demonstrate at U.S. federal building - Call for new U.S. spending priorities away from increasing military toward a human centered future.

Tax Day Action Eugene

Eugene Public Library 100 West 10th, Eugene

Monday , April 15, 5-6p. Taxes for Peace Not War, Planet vs Pentagon and allies will conduct a Penny Poll outside the Eugene Public Library at 100 West 10th in... Read more »

Tax Day Rally in Everett

Representative Larsen’s Congressional District 2 Director, Casey Ryan Wall Street, Between Westmore And Oakes Avenues, Everett

We will meet with Representative Larsen’s Congressional District 2 Director, Casey Ryan, at 4:30 pm on Monday, April 15 on Wall Street downtown Everett between Westmore and Oakes Avenues. Afterwards,... Read more »

Tacoma Tax Day Rally Against the Nuclear Budget

Tacoma Federal Courthouse 1717 Pacific Ave, Tacoma

Join people in Tacoma to demand that our members of Congress stop funding new nuclear weapons and other wasteful programs around the globe! Speakers to be announced.

Tax Day Santa Fe

Santa Fe Plaza Santa Fe Plaza, San Francisco & Old Sant Fe Trl, Santa Fe

Gather at Santa Fe Plaza at 5 with speakers re: tax dollars going to bomb and kill civilians in Gaza. March to Federal Post Office to protest our Senators and... Read more »

Tax Day Vigil

Strickland Office Lacey COLLEGE St SE, Lacey, Lacey

A coalition is gathering for a vigil to demand that Marilyn Strickland fund the needs of the local community, and stop funding genocide.

Tax Action Day Worcester

Worcester Central Post Office 3 East Central Street, Worcester

Monday, April 15, 3-4p. Information picket at the Worcester Central Post Office (3 East Central Street). There will also be a sign-making meeting on Thursday April 11 at 6p at... Read more »

Tax Day Action San Francisco

San Francisco

Monday, April 15, Noon. Ralley at UN Plaza at the intersection of Market and Hyde Streets. At 12:30p, there will be parade to the IRS office at 450 Golden Gate... Read more »

No More Taxes for Israel’s War

Senator Heinrichs' office 400 Gold Ave SW, Albuquerque

Join us outside our Senators' offices to tell them no more of our tax dollars for war!

Tax Day Action Manhattan

IRS office New York 290 Broadway, New York

Monday, April 15, Noon. Vigil, music, and leafletting at IRS office at 290 Broadway (off Duane St.) Details being finalized as this goes to press. Sponsored by NYC War Resisters... Read more »

Tax Day Action Brunswick

Brunswick Brunswick

Monday, April 15, Noon. Sponsored by PeaceWorks in conjunction with War Industry Resisters Network. Details being finalized. More information will be listed at www.peaceworksbrunswickme.org/events.html.

Tax Day Rally

Downtown Post-Office Downtown Post Office, 51 E Jefferson St, Orlando

We’re holding a press conference and mailing post cards calling on President Biden and Congress to stop sending our taxpayer dollars to Israel as they commit war crimes and genocide... Read more »

Tax Day Action Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs Colorado Springs

Monday, April 15, 11:45a-1p. Southwest corner of Tejon St. and Pikes Peak Ave. Local war tax resisters will set up a penny poll and hand out the War Resisters League... Read more »

Care for People and Planet not Warfare

Congressman Adam Smith's office 15 S Grady Way Bldg, Renton

10:30 am Wave your peace, climate and justice signs and send messages to Congressman Adam Smith to invest our taxes spent for education, health , & earth care, not military... Read more »

Tax Day Action Brattleboro

Brattleboro Food Coop 2 Main Street, Brattleboro

Monday, April 15, 10am-5pm. WTR information table outside the Brattleboro Food Coop, 2 Main Street. Sponsored by Taxes for Peace New England. For more information, contact Daniel Sicken at 802-387-2798... Read more »

AFSC: No Tax Dollars for War Crimes

Washington 245 2nd St NE #5795, Washington

We call on Congress to support a cease-fire for Gaza and an end to U.S. military aid for Israel. Actions like these are critical to keep up the pressure on... Read more »

Tax Day Action Portland

Portland Bridges E. Burnside and MLK Jr. Blvd, Portland

Monday, April 15, 7:30a. War Resisters League-Portland will be holding “burma shave” style signs on the bridges for the morning commute. Signs provided. RSVP John at jgrueschow1@gmail.com.

Tax Day Action

Oakland 2847 Peralta Avenue, Oakland

Sunday, April 14, 2:00p-4:00p. Sponsored by People’s Life Fund. 2024 Tax Redirection Granting Ceremony and Program at 2847 Peralta Avenue. They will be holding an in person gathering for the... Read more »

Demonstration in Granada

Granada, Spain Plaza de Mariana Pineda, Granada

Manifestación en Granada en el marco de los días de Acción Global contra el Gasto Militar Ruta pasando por la Capitanía General-Mando de adiestramiento y doctrina (calle San Matías) y... Read more »

Tax Action Day Portland

St. Andrews church Portland

Saturday, April 13, 2:30-4p. The Oregon Community for Peace will show a short documentary, Death and Taxes, about war tax resistance, followed by Q&A. At St. Andrews church (806 NE... Read more »

Tax day Teach-In: Another World is Possible!

Red Wagon Meadow Red wagon, Riverfront Park, 507 N Howard Street, Spokane

Saturday, April 13, 2024 2:00 PM -  3:00 PM PT Red Wagon Meadow, Riverfront Park, 507 N Howard St, Spokane, WA 99201 Hosted by Union Carter In a world marked... Read more »

Tax Day Action Harrisonburg

LOVE Park next to the Harrisonburg Farmer’s Market 228 S Liberty St., Harrisonburg

Saturday, April 13, Noon. Shenandoah Valley Taxes for Peace has organized a War Tax Resistance/Redirection vigil at LOVE Park next to the Harrisonburg Farmer’s Market (228 S Liberty St.). The... Read more »

Tax Day Action Lancaster

City Center Square Lancaster

Saturday , April 13, 11a-1p. Penny Polls in City Center Square. Organized by 1040 for Peace – Penny Poll where public can “vote” on how they’d like to have their... Read more »

Tax Day Action Milwaukee

U.S. Army Reserve 5130 W. Silver Spring Dr., Milwaukee

Saturday, April 13, Noon-1pm. Protest against federal tax dollars for war, U.S. Army Reserve, 5130 W. Silver Spring Dr. Sponsored by Milwaukee War Tax Resistance, Casa Maria Catholic Worker, &... Read more »

Conference GDAMS and Global Disarmament

Granada, Spain Plaza de Mariana Pineda, Granada

Conference organized by IFOR and IPAZ in the framework of a meeting of several representatives of different IFOR branches in Granada (Spain). Participant: Chloé Meulewaeter

Climate Crossfire Webinar

[ONLINE]

Should the world’s richest countries spend on wars or on preserving the planet? New research reveals that NATO’s aim to spend 2% of GDP on the military will accelerate climate... Read more »

Peace Action zoom conference

ZOOM ONLINE NY

We warmly invite you to join the first Peace Action zoom conference held by the No to War  No to NATO Network on September 30 from 19:00 until 21.00 CEST in preparation for the... Read more »

Roma Press Conference on Military Spending

Palazzo Madama Piazza Madama, Roma

Ridurre le spese militari per affrontare i veri problemi globali: guerre, disuguaglianze, crisi climatica   Mercoledì 12 luglio - ore 13.00 Sala Caduti di Nassirya - Senato della Repubblica Palazzo... Read more »

Online conversation from London, UK

Zoom Meeting London

A conversation on the Arms Industry discussing the laws and regulations governing the arms trade and the conditions which have allowed an increase in global military spending. The event took... Read more »

Vredescafé #11: Europese militarisering

De Expeditie Café Dok-Noord 4/F, Ghent

In het kader van de ‘Global Days of Action on Military Spending’ (GDAMS) -een internationale campagne tegen de gigantische proporties van de wereldwijde militaire uitgaven- organiseren we een Vredescafé over de... Read more »

Carta por la Paz in Chile

[ONLINE] Chile

The organisation promoted the GDAMS 2023 Campaign by collecting signatures: Campaña Firmas: (Abajo puedes firmar. La carta será entregada posteriormente y se agregarán las firmas de organizaciones y personas que... Read more »

Photo Action in Andalucía, Spain

[ONLINE] Andalusia Andalusia

APDHA tweeted: ‘La guerra nos cuesta la Tierra’  ‘War costs us the Earth’  Como habéis podido comprobar durante estos últimos días, la campaña impulsada por @DemilitarizeDay ha recibido numerosas muestras... Read more »

Online Support from Paraguay

[ONLINE] Paraguay

The organisation SERPAJ Paraguay supported the GDAMS 2023 Campaign by posting on Instagram: Pedimos que los gobiernos de nuestro continente reduzcan o eliminen el gasto militar y comprometan esos fondos... Read more »

Streetaction in Asti, Italy

Piazza San Secondo Piazza S. Secondo, Asti AT

The organization Rete Welcoming Asti participated the GDAMS 2023 campaign by street actions and the slogan: 'The world is starting a mad arms race' (transl. Il mondo sta iniziando una... Read more »

Roundtable in Granada, Spain

[ONLINE] Granada Granada

A roundtable about "The Price of War: Global Military Spending and Alternatives from civil resistance" (original title: "El precio de la guerra: gastos militares globales y alternativas desde la resistencia... Read more »

GDAMS rally in Brisbane, Australia

At the offices of the Federal Australian Treasurer, Dr. Jim Chalmers #2A, 38-74 Wembley Rd, Logan Central QLD 4114,, Brisbane

A GDAMS rally at the offices of the Federal Australian Treasurer, Dr. Jim Chalmers. Here is the flyer, which has been distributed:  

Noveaux Droits de l’Homme Joins GDAMS

Cameroun [online] Yaoundé

Noveaux Droits de l'Homme Cameroun joins GDAMS one more year, endorsing the 'War Costs Us The Earth' Appeal, sharing GDAMS materials on social media and participating in the banner campaign.... Read more »

Newsletter in Madrid, Spain

[ONLINE] Madrid Madrid

The organisation supported the campaign by publishing a weekly newsletter. Among others, they wrote: El 9 de mayo termina el periodo de acción contra el gasto militar GDAMS «La guerra... Read more »

Event in el Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain

At the premises of Ecologists in Action in El Puerto de Santa Maria C. Misericordia, 31, 11500 El Puerto de Sta María, Cádiz, El Puerto de Santa Maria

Event at the premises of Ecologists in Action in El Puerto de Santa Maria with the theme: GDAMS campaign against military spending and tax objection to military spending.

Women in Black: Vigil III in London

at the Edith Cavell statue 10 St. Martin's Pl, London, WC2N 4JL United Kingdom, London

Vigils at the Edith Cavell statue will focus on military spending/ climate justice/move the money for on the 19 and 26 April as well as 3 May. Will be inviting... Read more »

Music Video of 2023 GDAMS from the Philippines

[ONLINE] Philippines Manila

To promote the GDAMS 2023 campaign, the organization Stop The War Coalition Philippines created a video. Our thanks to Delfin Pilones, Victoria Valdez-Pilones, Matthew Victor Pilones and @corafabros!

Conference in Luino, Italy

complesso auditorium Via Pietro Valsecchi 21, Maccagno con Pino e Veddasca VA

Disarmo: Bussalo della Pace Conference with don Renato Sacco, national councilor of Pax Christi and Vito Alfieri Fontana, a former landmine maker turned deminer, who worked in Bosnia and Kosovo.... Read more »

Women in Black: Vigil II in London

at the Edith Cavell statue 10 St. Martin's Pl, London, WC2N 4JL United Kingdom, London

Vigils at the Edith Cavell statue will focus on military spending/ climate justice/move the money for on the 19 and 26 April as well as 3 May. Will be inviting... Read more »

Support from Oslo, Norway

[ONLINE] Oslo Majorstuveien 39, OSLO

The organization Norges Fredsrad joined the GDAMS campaign on Instagram: "#SIPRI har sluppet sin årlige rapport om verdens militære utgifter. "Kontinuerlig øking i verdens militære utgifter signaliserer at vi lever... Read more »

Onboard day of action in Japan

On the peaceboat 3-13-1-B1, Takadanobaba, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

Peace Boat joined GDAMS during their 114th voyage, appealing for peace in Ukraine. During the onboard day of action for May 5, there'll be lectures and workshops and participants are... Read more »

Support from Iberoamerica

[ONLINE] Botogá Bogotá

Online support from the organization Alianza Iberoamerica por la paz AIPP. They tweeted: "En 2022 el mundo gastó 2,24 billones $ en lo militar según @SIPRIorg. Aunque nuestros gobiernos puedan... Read more »

Support from Valencia, Spain

Valenica Valencia

Online support by Antimilitaristes MOC València. They tweeted: "2.240.000.000.000.000 de oportunidades perdidas de atender los problemas y las emergencias reales, y una apuesta por perpetuar la guerra y un mundo... Read more »

Action in Lleida, Spain

Article Lleida

Article on global military spending, see here for more detailed information. They tweeted: "La despesa militar real espanyola per al 2023 serà de 27.617 milions, més del doble del que... Read more »

Online intervention on arms industry

Italy [ONLINE]

Arms Industry: Current overview and possible solutions for a more peaceful planet. Agenda: - Words of welcoming, Business and Peace Village. Ricardo and Gala - Presentation of the panelists. -... Read more »

Online Forum: Militarism will cost us the earth

[Online] New Zealand Wellington

Has the rapidly escalating climate emergency finally shifted governments' thinking away from narrow outdated notions of military security based on endless preparations for war towards prioritising spending on human health... Read more »

Support from Amsterdam, Netherlands

[ONLINE] Amsterdam Amsterdam

By spreading the GDAMS 2023 appeal on Instagram and translating it into Dutch, the organization Stop Wapenhandel supported the campaign.

Online Support from Manchester, UK

[ONLINE] Machester Manchester

The organization Demilitarise Education supported GCOMS spreading its GDAMS 2023 Appeal. They tweeted: "When we underfund education, the unethical interests of private arms companies prevail. Support @DemilitarizeDay and @GCOMS_UK to... Read more »

Online Support from Madrid, Spain

online Madrid

Justicia y Paz España supported Centre Delàs during the press conference on the recently published SIPRI data on military spending. They tweeted: "Razones por las que el es un desastre... Read more »

Street Action in Seoul, Republic of Korea

In front of the Ministry of National Defense 22 Itaewon-ro, 한강로동 Yongsan-gu, Seol

Street action in front of the Ministry of National Defense. Here one of the pictures of their action:

SIPRI Figures Social Media Storm

online Madrid

On the 24th of April Stockholm International Peace Research Institute will release the latest global military spending figures, the first to indicate the impact of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The... Read more »

Berlin Press Conference

Headquarters IPB Marienstraße 19/20, 10117 Berlin, Alemanya, Berlin

Discussion of the new data on military spending from a German perspective.

London March

Parliament Square Parliament Square, London

XR's The Big One around the Houses of Parliament is just one week away! Join CND and the XR Peace collective as we take a stand against nuclear weapons and... Read more »

Earth Day Action in Oslo, Norway

[ONLINE] Oslo Majorstuveien 39, OSLO

By acknowledging the International Earth Day on 22. April 2023, the organization Internasjoinal Kvinneliga for Fred & Frihet promotes our GDAMS 2023 Appeal.

March in London

Central London London

XR's The Big One around the Houses of Parliament is just one week away! Join CND and the XR Peace collective as we take a stand against nuclear weapons and... Read more »

Leafleting in London

Outside the Ministry of Defence Whitehall, London SW1A 2HB, London

XR's The Big One around the Houses of Parliament is just one week away! Join CND and the XR Peace collective as we take a stand against nuclear weapons and... Read more »

Women in Black: Vigil I in London

at the Edith Cavell statue 10 St. Martin's Pl, London, WC2N 4JL United Kingdom, London

Vigils at the Edith Cavell statue will focus on military spending/ climate justice/move the money for on the 19 and 26 April. Will be inviting people to take selfies with... Read more »

Medea Benjamin speaks on Ukraine in Albany, New York

University at Albany Humanities 354 (Uptown Campus), Albany

The WAR IN UKRAINE: UNTANGLING A SENSELESS WAR….DETAILING ITS IMPACT ON WOMEN, Co-sponsored by the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Department, Institute for Research on Women & UUP Albany Chapter,... Read more »

Vigil and leafleting in Manhattan, New York

in front of the Federal Building on Broadway 26 Federal Plaza, Manhattan

Vigil and leafleting at 26 Federal Plaza in front of the Federal Building on Broadway stretching down to the IRS office at 290 Broadway and Duane Street. The vigil will... Read more »

Leafleting in Chico, California

Chico 141 West Fifth Street, Chico

Leafleting WRL pie charts outside the downtown post office (141 West Fifth Street).

Information table in Brattleboro, Vermont

Brattleboro Food Coop 2 Main Street, Brattleboro

WTR information table outside the Brattleboro Food Coop, 2 Main Street. Sponsored by Taxes for Peace New England. For more information, contact Daniel Sicken.

Protest in Tucson, Arizona

Nogales Highway and Hermans Road, Tucson, Arizona Nogales Highway and Hermans Road, Tucson

Arizona Tucson  Peace vigil at Raytheon Missile Systems at corners of Nogales Highway and Hermans Road. Vigil and parking is on the NORTH side of the Hermans Road entrance to... Read more »

Medea Benjamin speaks on Ukraine in Albany, New York

First Unitarian-Universalist Society of Albany 405 Washington Ave., Albany

UNTANGLING THE WEB OF WAR IN UKRAINE, First Unitarian-Universalist Society of Albany, 405 Washington Ave., Albany, Free

Medea Benjamin speaks on Ukraine in Albany, New York

University at Albany Humanities 354 (Uptown Campus), Albany

UNTANGLING THE WEB OF WAR IN UKRAINE: THE CHALLENGE FOR JOURNALISTS, University at Albany, Humanities 354 (Uptown Campus), Free

Medea Benjamin speaks on Ukraine in Albany, New York

The Sanctuary at the College of St. Rose 959 Madison Ave., Albany

WAR IN UKRAINE: MAKING SENSE OF A SENSELESS CONFLICT, The Sanctuary at the College of St. Rose, 959 Madison Ave., Albany, Free

Support from Toronto, Canada

[ONLINE] Toronto Toronto

The organization Canadian Voice of Women for Peace supported the GDAMS 2023 campaign on Instagram: "We, at VOW, support the Global Days of Action on Military Spending, and call on... Read more »

Penny Poll in Cedar Falls, Iowa

Cedar Valley Unitarian Universalist Cedar Heights Drive, Cedar Falls

War tax resistance lit table and Penny Poll at the Cedar Valley Unitarian Universalist during their 11am fellowship.

Bake Sale in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

U.S. Army Reserve 5130 W. Silver Spring Dr., Milwaukee

Bake Sale for Military Victims and protest against federal tax dollars for war, U.S. Army Reserve, 5130 W. Silver Spring Dr. Sponsored by Milwaukee War Tax Resistance, Casa Maria Catholic... Read more »

Vigil in Harrisonburg, Virginia

LOVE Park next to the Harrisonburg Farmer’s Market 228 S Liberty St., Harrisonburg

Virginia Harrisonburg Saturday, April 15, Noon. Shenandoah Valley Taxes for Peace has organized a War Tax Resistance/Redirection vigil at LOVE Park next to the Harrisonburg Farmer’s Market (228 S Liberty... Read more »

Penny Poll in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

City Center Square Lancaster

Penny Polls in City Center Square. Organized by 1040 for Peace – Penny Poll where public can “vote” on how they’d like to have their federal taxes spent.

Tax Day Protest, Greenfield, Massachusetts

Greenfield Greenfield

Tax Day protest dedicated to the theme of the militarized, immoral discretionary federal budget. The event will feature a sound system, musicians, banners and signs, as well as handouts on... Read more »

Sign-holding in Portland, Oregon

Portland Bridges E. Burnside and MLK Jr. Blvd, Portland

Sign-holding on Portland bridges (Burma Shave Style). Meet at E. Burnside and MLK Jr. Blvd. Sponsored by War Resisters League – Portland.

Online Actions in Chile

ONLINE ACTIONS

Serpaj Chile joins GDAMS one more year, by endorsing our Appeal and posting on their social media. "Social inequality, the climate crisis and injustice are serious problems affecting millions of... Read more »

Common Security Report 2022: UK launch

online Madrid

This year marks the 40th anniversary of Olof Palme’s Independent Commission on Disarmament and Security Issues. The Commission presented its report in 1982, at the height of the Cold War,... Read more »

Peace Summit 2022: NO TO NATO

c / Lope de Vega, 40 c / Lope de Vega, 40, Madrid

From Friday 24th to Sunday 26th June, the Peace Summit will take place in Madrid, saying “No to NATO, and yes to peace”. Members of the International Peace Bureau (IPB)... Read more »

Climate Change causes War – War causes Climate Change

Brighton Stop War (online) Brighton

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 »

Disarm the Seas: Actions against AUKUS & the Indo-Pacific Expo

International Convention Centre Sydney International Convention Centre Sydney, Sydney

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'

Give Peace A Budget – GDAMS event in Brisbane

Anzac Square, Adelaide Street Anzac Square, Adelaide Street, Brisbane

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 »

AFSC Budget Advocacy Training

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 »

Report by the Transnational Institute (TNI)

TNI Online The Netherlands, Amsterdam

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 »

Hibakusha Video Message

Japan [ONLINE] Nagoya

Video message from a Hibakusha who will connect military spending, the war on Ukraine and nuclear weapons. More details soon.

Vigil on Military Spending – Keighley

Keighley Bus Station Airedale Centre, Keighley

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 »

A NO-WAR Prayer for the Love of Humanity

King of Prussia King of Prussia (behind King of Prussia Mall), Montgomery

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 »

Women in Black: London – GDAMS Vigil II

Edith Cavell statue 10 St. Martin's Place, London

Second of the Women in Black London GDAMS vigils is on Wednesday 27th April from 6pm to 7pm at the Edith Cavell statue. It is in St.Martin’s Place, London WC2,... Read more »

Seoul Press Conference

Seoul Seoul

Press conference on 25th April + media content. Peace organisations in South Korea lead by PSPD. Candlelit vigil. More details will come soon.

Online Campaigning by Corruption Tracker

Shadow World Investigations UK 7 Cavendish Square, London

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 »

DONEM-LI UN PRESSUPOST A LA PAU

Sant Cugat del Vallès Plaça del Coll, 4, Sant Cugat del Vallès

Unipau (Universitat Internacional de la Pau) joins GDAMS by endorsing its appeal and campaigning online.

Peace Boat Military Spending Workshops

Japan kyoto

Series of workshops on military spending in Peace Boat centers across Japan. More details will appear here soon.

GDAMS Social media storm

This is the big one. The release of the latest SIPRI global military spending figures gives us a fantastic opportunity to highlight the dangers of runaway military spending and the... Read more »

ANZAC Day Online Peace Event

New Zealand [Online] Wellington

Honour the war dead by ending war: This year's ANZAC Day online peace event combines a peace vigil to remember all the casualties of war, and ‘Budget for peace, not... Read more »

32nd Gernika Culture and Peace Conference

Gernika Spain, Gernika

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 »

BARCELONA PRESS CONFERENCE

Barcelona Sede de Lafede.cat (calle Tàpies, 1-3 Barcelona), Barcelona

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 »

NDH Cameroun: Social media actions

Yaoundé Yaoundé

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 »

One Planet. One People. No War!

Northampton L3Harris' building, 50 Prince Street, Northampton

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 »

Demonstration and Educational Gathering

Ventura Ventura

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 »

War industry Conversion to a Sustainable Future

Huntsville corner of Airport Rd and Whitesburg Drive., Huntsville

This North Alabama Peace Network event will focus on War Industry Resistance. War industry conversion to a sustainable future. The event will take place at the corner of Airport Rd... Read more »

Earth Day Hancock Field

Ithaca and Syracuse, NY Street theater, Ithaca

Organized by Upstate Coalition to Ground the Drones - Street Theater

A NO-WAR Prayer for the Love of Humanity

Linthicum 793 Elkridge Landing Road, Linthicum

Prevent Nuclear War/Maryland is organizing a demonstration at Northrop Grumman, a letter to its CEO and a leaflet to be handed out to the workers at 793 Elkridge Landing Road,... Read more »

Demonstration at Raytheon Missiles & Defense HQ

Raytheon Missiles & Defense HQ Raytheon Missiles & Defense HQ, Tucson

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 »

Global Mobilization to #StopLockheedMartin

Lockheed Martin. Lockheed Martin, Maryland

Lockheed Martin is by far the largest weapons producer in the world. From Ukraine to Yemen, from Palestine to Colombia, from Somalia to Syria, from Afghanistan and West Papua to... Read more »

Women in Black: London – GDAMS Vigil I

Edith Cavell statue 10 St. Martin's Place, London

First of the Women in Black London GDAMS vigils is on Wednesday 20th from 6pm to 7pm at the Edith Cavell statue. It is in St.Martin’s Place, London WC2, opposite... Read more »

Invest in Life not Death: A Tax Day March

Sam Adams Statue in Faneuil Hall Sam Adams Statue in Faneuil Hall., Boston

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 »

Penny Polls in City Center Square

City Center Square Lancaster

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.

Fund Communities Not War!

Washington 245 2nd St NE #5795, Washington

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!

Event at Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman Northrop Grumman, Chandler

Organized by Phoenix Anti-War Coalition - Attendees at the event will be holding signs and tax info flyers

Let’s Use Our Taxes for a Better World

Corvallis Howland Plaza, Riverfront Park, 1st & Madison, Corvallis

What would you rather spend our money on than militarism? Come join advocacy groups from around Corvallis to share how we can use our taxes to build a better world.... Read more »

Proposed Parade and Demonstration

Front Gate FAFB Front Gate FAFB, Spokane

Organized by VFP Spokane WA - Proposed Parade thru International District & Proposed Demonstration Front Gate FAFB

Tabling at Oakland County 2022 Earth Fair

Royal Oak Centennial Commons Park, Oakland

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 »

Para la guerra nada – Educamos por la paz

Flampa Gades Cádiz (Spain Online), Cádiz

Este año FLAMPA se suma a la Campaña global contra el gasto militar (GDAMS- GCONS), que finaliza el 12 de mayo. Desde las familias que conformamos toda la federación queremos... Read more »

USTEA joins 2022 GDAMS campaign

USTEA online campaign USTEA, Málaga

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 »

Online Campaigning by ONGD Lleida

ONGD Lleida (Spain Online), Lleida

ONGD Lleida has joined organizations around the world in signing on to this year’s appeal for the Global Days of Action on Military Spending (GDAMS), and joined the online campaign... Read more »

Online Campaigning by VOW Canada

VOW Canada Online, Toronto

VOW has joined organizations around the world in signing on to this year’s appeal for the Global Days of Action on Military Spending (GDAMS), April 13th to May 12th. With... Read more »

Online Campaigning by SERPAJ Chile

Chile (Online) Santiago, Chile

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 »

GDAMS demonstration

yorkshire Menwith Hill Rd, Birstwith, Yorkshire

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 »

NO TO NATO COUNTER-SUMMIT 2021

Brussels Place de l’Albertine, Brussels

NATO Heads of State will meet for their annual summit on Brussels on 14th June. Over the past decades the focus of these summits has been the increasing expansion and... Read more »

AEPF 13 – GCOMS Workshop

AEPF 13: an overview From 17th until 24th May 2021, the Asia Europe People’s Forum (AEPF) will hold its 13th biennial People’s Forum under the title “Asia Europe Peope’s Forum... Read more »

Webinar: A Climate for Peace

Webinar: A Climate for Peace by the Peace Union of Finland and the IPB Saturday November 7th 10.30 - 12.30 Peace, Health and Development The world is facing an array... Read more »

International Day of Peace Lecture

St. John's Cathedral 405 Ann St, 373 Ann St, Brisbane

International Day of Peace Lecture Presented by: Dr Gillian Triggs and Dr Tillman Ruff FREE EVENT September 21, 2020 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM St John's Cathedral 405 Ann St,... Read more »

IPPNW Film Premiere

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 »

Budget Priorities Discussion

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 »

Stop the New Nuclear Arms Race (Cancelled)

Maryville College 502 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Maryville

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 »

Militarism & the Climate Crisis

Mill Hill Chapel City Square, LS1 5EB, Leeds

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 »

No to Trump – No to NATO: International Counter Summit

Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church 235 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8EP, London

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 »

UN Disarmament Week

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 »

Count the Nuclear Weapons Money

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 »