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ORGANIZATIONS:

If you are a non-for-profit organization of the civil society and your activities are based on ethical principles and on the respect of human rights, with no partisan interests, you are most welcome to join this campaign.
We will be happy to include you in our partner’s directory and mailing list.

  • Send us an email and tell us a little bit about your organization and your motivation to join the campaign.
  • Make plans for actions on the Global Days of Action on Military Spending -GDAMS-, every spring. Also, have a look at our agenda.
    Press conferences are always a good strategy. We analyse the new data on military spending released by SIPRI and get our message on the media: we demand major reductions on defence budgets and the refunneling of those funds to people and the environment!
  • Stay informed: keep up with latest news regarding military spending, defence budget, military industry… Analyse your country’s military/defence budget and share your findings.
  • Reach out to groups in your country and to other organization in your sector; Use your social networks to spread the word and find allies; Form a national coalition!
  • Share your ideas, actions and comments with the GCOMS network: through social media – Facebook, Twitter and Instagram -, directly with other partners, or by emailing our Coordination Team.
  • Support the work of the International Peace Bureau with a donation.

INDIVIDUALS

  • Join a local group working on the issue – or set one up!
  • Organize/support GDAMS actions in your city /country.
  • Do Online Campaigning: use social media to get a buzz going in your own community; help spread the word on demilitarization and disarmament by sharing news, materials and actions; contact your local/national representatives, ask them to position themselves; Join our selfie campaign!
  • Stay informed: keep up with the latest news (both local and global) and draw your own conclusions from a pacifist perspective!


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Tax Day Action 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 »

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U.S. Army Reserve, 5130 W. Silver Spring Dr.
Milwaukee, WI United States
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Tax Action Day Lone Rock to Madison (and back)

Saturday, April 13, Starting at 9a in Lone Rock and Hwy 14 and finishing on Sunday April 14. Captain “A” War Tax Bike Ride to remind us all where our... Read more »

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Lone Rock, Lone Rock, WI United States
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Tax Day Action 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 »

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City Center Square, Lancaster, PA United States
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Tax Day Action 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 »

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LOVE Park next to the Harrisonburg Farmer’s Market, 228 S Liberty St.
Harrisonburg, VA United States
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Tax day Teach-In: Another World is Possible!

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 »

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Red Wagon Meadow, Red wagon, Riverfront Park, 507 N Howard Street
Spokane, WA 99201 United States
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Tax Action Day 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 »

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St. Andrews church, Portland, OR United States
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Demonstration in 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 »

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Granada, Spain, Plaza de Mariana Pineda
Granada, Granada 18009 Spain
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Tax Day Action

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 »

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Oakland, 2847 Peralta Avenue
Oakland, CA United States
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Tax Day Action 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.

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Portland Bridges, E. Burnside and MLK Jr. Blvd
Portland, OR United States
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Tax Day Action 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 »

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Brattleboro Food Coop, 2 Main Street
Brattleboro, VT United States
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Care for People and Planet not Warfare

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 »

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Congressman Adam Smith’s office, 15 S Grady Way Bldg
Renton, WA 98057 United States
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Tax Day Action 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 »

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Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO United States
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Tax Day Action 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.

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Brunswick, Brunswick, ME United States
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Tax Day Action Manhattan

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 »

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IRS office New York, 290 Broadway
New York, United States
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Tax Day Action 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 »

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Tax Action Day 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 »

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Worcester Central Post Office, 3 East Central Street
Worcester, MA United States
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Tacoma Tax Day Rally Against the Nuclear Budget

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.

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Tacoma Federal Courthouse, 1717 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Tax Day Rally in 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 »

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Representative Larsen’s Congressional District 2 Director, Casey Ryan, Wall Street, Between Westmore And Oakes Avenues
Everett, WA 98201 United States
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Tax Day Action 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 »

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Eugene Public Library, 100 West 10th
Eugene, OR United States
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The Atomic Age Cinema Fest in 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 »

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Evergreen State College, LEWIS ROAD DOGTOOTH Ln
Olympia, WA 98505 United States
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Vancouver Tax Day rally

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 »

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Home Depot parking lot, 8601 NE Andresen Rd
Vancouver, WA 98665 United States
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Tax Action Day Eugene Penny Poll

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 »

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Eugene, 355 Madison
Eugene, OR United States
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Seattle Tax Day to Earth Day Event

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 »

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Henry M. Jackson Federal Building, 915 2nd Ave
Seattle, WA 98174 United States
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The Atomic Age Cinema Fest in Olympia, WA

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 »

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Evergreen State College, LEWIS ROAD DOGTOOTH Ln
Olympia, WA 98505 United States
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Reimagining Safety Panel and Film Discussion

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 »

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WWU, Miller Hall 138, Miller Hall 138 Western Washington Unive
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Meaningful Movie & panel: Move our money from war to protect our planet

Meaningful Movies and South Seattle Climate Action Network will stream movie "Dear President Biden" Calling him to declare a climate emergency and take bold action protect our climate. Then panel... Read more »

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Tulip Festival Street Fair

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 »

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Mount Vernon Street Fair, Mount Vernon
Mount Vernon, WA 98273 United States
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Tax Day to Earth Day

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 »

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Main Bothell Intersection, Bothell, WA 98011 United States
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Procession of the Species and Luminary Light Parade

PROCESSION OF THE SPECIES AND LUMINARY LIGHT PARADE In celebration of Earth Day join us for a Procession of the Species, Luminary Light Parade, and a street fair in Downtown... Read more »

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Main street in Anacortes, COMMERCIAL Ave
Anacortes, WA 98221 United States
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Movie Screening & Poster Making

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 »

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Whitman College, Reid Campus Center Basement, 280 Boyer Ave
Walla Walla, WA 99362 United States
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Seoul, Seoul, Korea, Republic of
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Barcelona Press Conference

Centre Delàs of Peace Studies will hold a press conference in Barcelona to analyse the newly released data on military spending (figures for 2023, including an overview of Spanish military... Read more »

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Colegio de Periodistas de Barcelona, Rambla de Catalunya, 10
Barcelona, Barcelona 08007 Spain
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Walla Walla Earth Day Rally

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 »

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Downtown Walla Walla, 1St Ave And East Main St
Walla Walla, WA 99362 United States
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Seoul, Seoul, Korea, Republic of
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Sydney, Sydney, Australia
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EUROPEAN MILITARY SPENDING & THE CLIMATE EMERGENCY: SQUARING THE CIRCLE

Join us to debate European military spending in 2023 and how it harms peace and the planet How much has the European continent spent on the military in 2023? How... Read more »

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