Civil society organisations around the world will take action to reduce military spending in order to help fund social and environmental needs, including the Sustainable Development Goals.
On 1 July 2016, the Human Rights Council (HRC) of the United Nations in Geneva adopted a Declaration on the Right to Peace by a majority of its Member States. It is the result of three years of work with all stakeholders, including International Federation for Peace and Conciliation.
An Urgent Appeal by the U.S. Peace Council: To All of Our Friends in the Peace Movement
Statement in support of the May 2 memorial to be held in Odessa, Ukraine, and for a United Nations investigation into the tragic events of May 2, 2014.
On Monday, October 12th, the Coordinating Committee of Peace and Planet met in New York. Among other matters, we discussed our concerns about the present conflicts in Ukraine and Syria. There are 15 countries already involved in the fighting. Two Nuclear weapon powers are facing each other. The danger of World war 3 is not unrealistic!