Peace and Disarmament

05.10.2016

IPB 2016, the main activities of humanists

IPB 2016, the main activities of humanists

The International Peace Bureau World Congress closed its works a couple of days ago. We would like to show you the main activities in which humanists were involved as well as some of the initiatives carried out during the Conference of Berlin. Please find… »

04.10.2016

IPB 2016, the voices of humanists

IPB 2016, the voices of humanists

Immediately after the closing of the IPB World Congress in Berlin we collected the feelings of some humanists who participated in the event contributing to sew new hopes, renew people’s sensibilities and propose concrete actions to be put in place for a different world. »

04.10.2016

IPB 2016, the voice of young people

IPB 2016, the voice of young people

The young people have been among the actors of the 2016 International Peace Bureau World Congress in Berlin. They claim a peaceful world and a future of justice, equity, solidarity and cooperation in which capitalism and militarism can disappear. During the conference we interviewed… »

03.10.2016

Thousands protest against NATO & TTIP in front of the Chancellor’s Office in Berlin

Thousands protest against NATO & TTIP in front of the Chancellor’s Office in Berlin

This video from the 1st of October 2016, thousands of people demonstrated in front of the Chancellor’s office in Berlin under the slogan “That’s Enough” (“Es reicht“) initiated by Ken Jebsen, founder of the independent & adversarial media outlet KenFM. The same weekend the International Peace Bureau Congress… »

03.10.2016

IPB 2016, Reiner Braun: “We need more activities for Peace all over the world”

IPB 2016, Reiner Braun: “We need more activities for Peace all over the world”

At the end of the International Peace Bureau World Congress in Berlin we asked Reiner Braun, Co-President of IPB, to give us some final comments. Here below you can find his video interview… »

03.10.2016

Medea Benjamin: “Nonviolence is the only path”

Medea Benjamin: “Nonviolence is the only path”

During the International Peace Bureau World Congress in Berlin we have interviewed Medea Benjamin, US activist for peace and human rights. Here below the link to the complete interview… »

03.10.2016

Dave Webb: “A treaty to ban nuclear weapons is a fantastic step forward”

Dave Webb: “A treaty to ban nuclear weapons is a fantastic step forward”

During the 2016 International Peace Bureau World Congress in Berlin we interviewed the British peace activist Dave Webb, member of CND (Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament). Here below is the link to the complete interview… »

03.10.2016

“Idiotes” in Ancient Greece and today. The Colombia debacle

“Idiotes” in Ancient Greece and today. The Colombia debacle

Idiotes was the word used in Athenian democracy to describe those only preoccupied with their own, selfish interests, concerned almost exclusively with private, as opposed to public, affairs. They declined to take part in public life, such as democratic government and voting in the Citizens Assembly. They were also seen,… »

03.10.2016

Colombia: We need to learn peace

Colombia: We need to learn peace

On the 2nd of October, the International day of Nonviolence, the people of Colombia went to the polling stations.  After the agreement signed between the government of Juan Manuel Santos and the FARC on the 26th of September after four years of negotiation, Colombia had to decide between YES or… »

02.10.2016

Opening of the II IPB International Conference

Opening of the II IPB International Conference

The Congress opened, after a musical interlude, with the welcome given by Ingeborg Breines, co-president of IPB [International Peace Bureau] along with Reiner Braun, with more than a thousand participants. “We are here to understand, work together in friendship and to present alternatives to war and weapons,” said Breines. She… »

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