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Emmanuel Macron on a war drift: irresponsible statements dangerous to peace.

Statement of Le Mouvement de la Paix following President Macron’s declarations concerning the dispatch of ground troops to Ukraine last February 27, 2024 At the end of a summit of heads of state and government organized in Paris by Emmanuel Macron in support of Ukraine on February 26, 2024...

Japan Council against A and H Bombs (Gensuikyo) 2024 Action Plan

From 70th year of Bikini Tragedy to 80th year of Hiroshima/Nagasaki.  Gensuikyo’s 2024 Action Plan to achieve a nuclear weapon-free world, marking the 70th anniversary of the 1954 Bikini Tragedy and toward the next year, the 80th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. ...

The Ukraine War a Year From Now: A Realist Case for Ceasefire & Negotiations

Joseph Gerson Text of speech given on the IPB’s webinar, Feb. 24, 2024 I don’t have a crystal ball, and I can’t promise accurate predictions about the state of the Ukraine War  a year from today. Three things that we do know are first, that Russia will continue fighting until it secures Ukrainian...

In Memoriam: Johan Galtung

With heavy hearts, we mourn the passing of Johan Galtung, a legacy in the field of peace and conflict studies. Johan was a visionary, a pioneer, and a relentless advocate for peace, justice, and human rights. His contributions to the theory and practice of conflict resolution have left an indelible...

BUILD PEACE AND JUSTICE NOW!

Statement signed at 18 February 2024 at World Social Forum in Kathmandu, Nepal Nobody can doubt any longer that the multiple crises have deepened worldwide. Superpowers and market-oriented international institutions including the European Union, Russia, and the United States of America, NATO, the...

Exciting News: We are relaunching IPB’s Peace Education Program!

We are thrilled to announce the relaunch of the International Peace Bureau’s (IPB) Peace Education Program, opening with an enriching series of webinars centered around the pivotal topic of neutrality in international relations...

Honoring the Legacy of Fredrik S. Heffermehl: A Voice for Peace and a Final Masterpiece

With heavy hearts, we announce the passing of Fredrik S. Heffermehl in late December 2023, a cherished member of our community and a relentless advocate for peace. As a distinguished lawyer, author, and former Vice President of the IPB, Heffermehl dedicated his life to the cause of peace and...

War opponent Boris Kagarlitsky is unexpectedly released in Russia

Press release from the People and Peace Network 12 December 2023War opponent Boris Kagarlitsky is unexpectedly released in Russia Today, the Russian war opponent Boris Kagarlitsky was released from prison in the trial in Suktyvkar. Unlike many other prominent opponents of Russia’s war of...

Joining Forces with the World Peace Foundation: Addressing the Intersection of Military, Climate, and Justice

We are honored to announce that IPB has been featured in the World Peace Foundation’s esteemed Movement Index. This recognition comes alongside the publication of their critical report, written by Nico Edwards, examining the complex interplay between military actions, climate change, and...