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4th International Congress against Military Bases and Wars

25/09/2020 @ 11:00 am - 5:30 pm

4th International Congress against Military Bases and Wars

Date(s) – Friday – Sep 25, 2020
11:00 am – 5:30 pm

Konferenzraum der IALANA/IPB

Day: Friday September 25th, 2020

Time: from 11am to 5.30 pm (Central European Summer Time)

Location: 10117 Berlin, Marienstraße 19/20 (Meeting room)

Virtualization: Hybrid conference with additional zoom participation

Initialized by Stopp Air Base Ramstein, with participation and support from:

  • European Left
  • International Peace Bureau
  • No to war – no to NATO

The Campaign „Stopp Air Base Ramstein“ ( invites you to the 4th international congress against military bases and wars.

We will discuss about the international political situation and how to enlarge our struggle against war machinery and warfare. A focus should be the discussion about the protection of the environment and how military bases, war machinery and wars are destroying the environment and the climate.

Key points of the international conference will be:

  • the actual political situation and relevance of military bases and presence of war machinery in conflict regions worldwide
  • what to do to come back to an international policy of cooperation
  • exchange of information about the actions against military bases in different countries in the world
  • analysis of social movements worldwide for cooperation in our struggle for disarmament
  • coordination for future common actions, specially how to strengthen the international Anti Bases network

Corona changes many things including the structure and the arrangement of our congress. It will be a hybrid meeting with physical presence and video participation (details see last page).

We hope you can attend the conference personally in Berlin. All security needs demanded from the authorities will be handled by us.


11:00 Opening plenary

Welcome Kristine Karch, No to war – no to NATO, campaign Stopp Air Base Ramstein, Heinz Bierbaum, President of the European Left

11.10 to 11.25 Opening Lecture

Ludo De Brabander, vrede vzw, Belgium

11.45 till 12.30 Talk

Environmental destruction and climate pollution by military bases with Pat Elder, World Beyond War, USA (zoom) and Karl-Heinz Peil, campaign Stopp Air Base Ramstein

Moderation: Kristine Karch

12.30 till 1.30 Case studies

Four military bases – our fights – one world

  • Suzuyo Takazato, All Okinawa Peace Network,
    Japan (zoom)
  • A-Young Moon, Peacemomo, South Korea (zoom)
  • N. Nomuos, Sicilia
  • Conny Burkard-Schmitz, local initiative against the Air Base Ramstein, campaign Stopp Air Base Ramstein

Moderation: Alain Rouy, Mouvement de la Paix, France


2.15 till 3.45 Further information
about fights against military bases and maneuver

  • Julietta Daza, activist, Venezuela (zoom)
  • Ann Wright, Code Pink, veterans for Peace,
    Hawaii/USA (zoom)
  • Angelika Becker, Netzwerk Cuba – informationsbüro – e.V.
  • John Lannon, Shannonwatch and PANA, Ireland
  • Dave Webb, CND, UK

4.00 till 5.30pm Visions
for a world without military bases, nuclear weapons, and wars

  • Introduction Reiner Braun, IPB, campaign Stopp Air Base Ramstein
  • Alexander Neu, Member of the German Bundestag

Open discussion

LocationThe meeting place is meeting room in Marienstraße 19/20. Detailed signs will be at the entrance door. Marienstraße is in the middle of the city of Berlin next to Friedrichstraße (S/U)

Participation by zoom

Meeting-ID: 905 850 386

Participation by YouTube

You Tube link via

Please register with the key word offline or online at Registration is needed because of health security orders by the authorities.

For further questions please contact: | | /Stopp Ramstein | |


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