United we can stop the planned nuclear bomb! Please join the German campaign to send the existing US nuclear weapons back home, and to organize against the new B61-12 nuclear bomb, scheduled to be built in the US by 2020 … Continue reading →
Dear members, partners, colleagues, friends: First of all, a very Happy New Year to you all! We all hope that 2017 will mark a new direction after the negative political developments witnessed in 2016. Come what may, it will also … Continue reading →
American Friends Service Committee and Peace Action will be hosting the national speaking tour of Reiner Braun, IPB Co-President through the month of March. Reiner is a remarkable authority and activist for peace and disarmament, who will be speaking about European responses to the Trump Regime, Nuclear Disarmament, NATO, Military Research in Universities, and Renewed European Militarism. In the Boston area (March 5-12) Reiner will be speaking at MIT, TUFTS, Wellesley and at a public meeting organized by AFSC and Mass. Peace Action. He will be speaking on Concord, N.H. for N.H. Peace Action and AFSC. His speaking tour will be taking him to New York, Washington, D.C., Delaware, North Carolina, Virginia, Oregon and Utah. For more information, contact Joseph Gerson:
Dear Participants of the IPB World Congress, Two months after the IPB World Congress we are still enjoying the success of it. All the feedback has been positive! We gradually published videos from the plenaries and speeches from some speakers … Continue reading →
The International Peace Bureau awarded the Sean MacBride Peace Prize 2016 to its own Secretary‐General Colin Archer, who since 1990 has served the organization with outstanding commitment and competence. Colin Archer, who will retire next year and return home from … Continue reading →
At the IPB Disarmament Congress in Berlin this weekend around 40 young people from 15 different nations met during a Youth Gathering. Pressenza interviewed three of them: Marie Cucurella from France, Emma Pritchard from England and Simon Ott from Germany.
Philip Jennings General Secretary, UNI Global Union in THE HUFFINGTON POST 10/24/2016
UNI Global Union and its 20 million members in 150 countries welcome the discussions taking place on the draft UN General Assembly resolution to start negotiations on a treaty banning nuclear weapons. We call on governments to get behind this resolution because we can imagine a world without nuclear weapons and believe in making it happen.
War in Syria and The Future Of the Middle-East Find here the presentation by Haytham Manna, Scandinavian Institute for Human Rights, Syria Download the presentation from Haytham Manna.pdf … Continue reading →
«Vi må slutte å være så naive!» GOOGLE TRANSLATION: Article in Norwegian newspaper Ny Tid: By Hans Georg Kohler Fast freelance journalist for Ny Tid. Artist, living in Berlin. Published: 13/10/2016 Peace Congress organized by the International Peace Bureau … Continue reading →
October 19, 2016. The mass slaughter and war crimes we witness today in Syria merit the highest level of citizen engagement: they demand a worldwide commitment to achieving a ceasefire and opening a process to reach a political solution. The … Continue reading →
by IPB and World Future Council with Tawakkol Karman, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate (2011), Yemen; Saber Chowdhury, President of the Interparlamentarien Union; Alyn Ware, Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament (PNND), New Sealand; Holger Güssenfeld, World Future Council. … Continue reading →
‘Finding Lucas’: Socially Useful Production and the peace movement Socially useful production loomed large over proceedings on the final day of the International Peace Bureau’s World Congress, which convened in Berlin at the start of October 2016. Over one thousand … Continue reading →
VISION The long-term vision of the International Peace Bureau is of a world without war. As part of this overall goal we also envision an end to gross inequality and the fulfilment of the commitment made by all states in … Continue reading →
IPB Youth Gathering Declaration “The world is over-armed and peace is under-funded”. According to SIPRI, global military expenditure totalled almost 1.7 trillion USD in 2015, of which NATO accounts for more than half. Over the next year several trillion USD … Continue reading →
PRESSEMITTEILUNG Der IPB Kongress ist das größte Friedenstreffen des Jahres 2016. Über 1000 Gäste aus 80 verschiedenen Ländern nahmen daran teil. Dies ist ein eindrucksvolles Zeichen, welches vor allem das Streben nach weltweitem Frieden widerspiegelt. Die Hörsäle der Technischen Universität … Continue reading →
On Sunday, October 2nd, a declaration shall be decided on. The preparatory process started in May. Please find here the second draft of the declaration. Second Draft Declaration: Demilitarisation and youth The world is over-armed and peace is under-funded. According … Continue reading →
Hier geht’s zum Video des IPB Pressegesprächs vom 22. September 2016… / Please find here the latest IPB press talk from 22 September 2016: Das Internationale Friedensbüro (IPB), Friedensnobelpreisträger von 1910, veranstaltet vom 30.09. bis 02.10.2016 den Weltkongress „Disarm! … Continue reading →
“The world is over-armed and peace is under-funded”, said Ban Ki-moon, well to the point. Report from the press conference (26.09.2016) by the Pressenza – International Press Agency … Continue reading →
REPORT ON INDIA PREPCOM Citizen’s Action Plan Prepared to Deepen Democracy, Disarm & Invest in Women’s Rights New Delhi, 26 September 2016 – World spend $ 1.6 billion on arms yet social expenditure is decreasing. At the backdrop of Prepcom … Continue reading →
We invite journalists to come to the IPB World Congress: Disarm! For a Climate of Peace – Creating an Action Agenda, taking place in Berlin from September 30th till October 3rd 2016. A formal accreditation is not necessary. Our press … Continue reading →
Jean Ziegler is THE person when it comes to Western European anti-imperialism: he is both – child of the French Revolution as well as the October Revolution and speaks about humanistic-bourgeois and proletarian freedoms! He was interviewed by Diether Dehm … Continue reading →
To make the the IPB Congress and the Youth Gathering a more intense experience, we can offer accommodation for participants at a limited, special rate (35 Euros per night) in one of Berlin’s most popular neighborhoods. Feel free to contact us at or and let us know your arrival and departure dates.
IPB has issued a print supplement for the IPB World Congress 2016 in the German newspaper der Freitag.
Articles from IPB presidents Ingeborg Breines and Reiner Braun, President of Economists for Peace and Security James K. Galbraith, one of Germany’s leading Russia experts Gabriele Krone-Schmalz, anti-nuclear weapon activist Arielle Denis, former General Secretary of UNESCO Frederico Mayor Zaragoza, as well as an article by the Co-President of the Club of Rome Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker
Statements by Frank Bsirske, Mairead Maguire, Michail Gorbatschow, Aude-Emmanuelle Fleurent and Reiner Hoffmann
Summaries of interviews with Noam Chomsky and Jean Ziegler
An interview with Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of ITUC and Philip Jennings, General Secretary of UNI Global Union
IPBWC2016 – This application gives access to all relevant information for the IPB World Congress at Technical University of Berlin from September 30 to October 3. It assists participants navigating through the congress weekend with its diverse events and meetings. … Continue reading →
Following presentations and discussions in Peace and Planet’s (August 10th) assembly at the World Social Forum in Montreal, we adopted the following Declaration. Montreal Declaration for a Nuclear-Fission-Free World As citizens of this planet inspired by the Second Thematic World … Continue reading →
The Congress language is English. However, in all plenary sessions simultaneus interpretation from English to German will be provided. Also, one panel on Saturday and one panel on Sunday will have simultaneous interpretation. As regards the workshop language, it should … Continue reading →
Three of Peace & Planet’s Japanese partner and other organizations here have launched an audacious campaign, a signature campaign titled “Appeal for a Total Ban on Nuclear Weapons” for which they are seeking HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS of petition signatures worldwide. … Continue reading →