Every year the IPB awards a special prize to a person or organisation that has done outstanding work for peace, disarmament and/or human rights. These were the principal concerns of Sean MacBride, the distinguished Irish statesman who was Chairman of IPB from 1968-74 and President from 1974-1985. MacBride was a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize (1974), deputy General Secretary of the UN and founder if the disarmament committee of the UN. Continue reading “IPB MacBride award 2019 for Elayne Whyte Gómez and Bruce Kent”
No War against Iran.
Defending the Iran nuclear deal.
Preventing another US warfare.
The International Peace Bureau calls for worldwide protests against the planned war. Continue reading “IPB Statement – No War Against Iran”
Statement of Reiner Braun (IPB) and Joseph Gerson (IPB, AFSC, Campaign for Peace, Disarmament and Common Security) on the Conference “Growing Nuclear Risks in a Changing World: New Thinking and Movement Building, co-organised by the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, New York Office.
On April 29th, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) released its report on global military spending in 2018. According to the report, the global military budget rose in 2018 by 2.6%, and is now estimated at $1.822.000.000.000 ($1,822 trillion.)
Call for Your Action for a Nuclear-weapon Free, Peaceful and Just World
Dear IPB family,
We live with the increasing danger of nuclear weapons that continue to threaten the survival of humanity. Continue reading “IPB Statement Call for Your Action for a Nuclear-weapon Free, Peaceful and Just World”
The IPB strongly condemns the imprisonment of Tarak Kauff and Ken Mayers, US Veterans for Peace activists, and calls on the Irish authorities for their immediate release.
The International Peace Bureau calls for the immediate release of Chelsea Manning who has been imprisoned for refusing to testify to a grand jury in the investigation into Wikileaks. Continue reading “IPB Statement: Call for the immediate release of Chelsea Manning”
In a new statement, the International Peace Bureau (IPB) appeals for the preservation and reinforcement of the INF Treaty.
IPB calls for: Defending the INF Treaty
President Trump’s announcement that he plans to withdraw the United States from the Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty marks a dangerous escalation on the path to creating a 21st century U.S.-Russian Cold War. It again demonstrates that ignorance, the will and need to dominate others and the news cycle, and nuclear weapons make an extremely dangerous cocktail for renewed and extremely dangerous arms racing that endangers human survival.
The presidents of the International Peace Bureau welcome the decision of the Nobel Peace Prize Committee to give the award to Nadia Murad and Dr. Denis Mukwege. Continue reading “Nobel Peace Prize 2018: a decision against violence and for peace”