Events to Help Bring About a World Beyond War

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Let us know about any event you’re planning. We’ll list it on our events page, and in the calendar on the right side of this website. And we’ll email everyone on our list who lives in your area asking them to attend.

Resources with which to create an event.

Calendar of important peace holidays.

Events list:


Mar 23 – Charlottesville, VA – Syria, Yemen, and U.S. Warmaking in the Middle East – Discussion with Gabe Huck,  Theresa Kubasak,  Sheila Carapico, and David Swanson

Mar 23 – Budapest, Hungary – World Beyond War table at Central European University NGO Fair

Mar 24-26 – Rome, Italy – WILPF Summit on the 60th year since the signing of the Treaty of Rome

Mar 25 – London – Global Terrorism: The Peace Movement Response

Mar 25-26 – New York – National Conference for Full Normalization of US-Cuba Relations

Mar 25 or 26 – Dallas, TX – 1-day Greenpeace Non-Violent Direct Action Training

Mar 26 – Corte Madera, CA – Book talk by David Hartsough and Norman Solomon

Mar 26 – Washington, DC – White House to AIPAC Convention March and Rally, DC

Mar 26-Aug 9 – Buchel Nuclear Base, Germany: Büchel is everywhere – nuclear-free now!

Mar 27-31 – New York – Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty Negotiations (part 1)

Mar 28 – New York – UN Presentation: US Nuclear Modernization Under President Trump: Implications for the Ban Treaty Process

Mar 31-April 1 – Ann Arbor, MI – Rotary World Peace Conference, Ann Arbor

Apr 1 – Bath, Maine – Christening of the Arleigh Burke-class Aegis destroyer, Thomas Hudner

Apr 1 – Westland, MI – Pax Christi Michigan Conference: The Death of the ‘Just War’ Theory…

Apr 2 – Albuquerque, NM – Albuquerque Unitarian Universalist Fellowship – MLK’s “Beyond Vietnam” Sermon

Apr 2 – Chicago, IL – Beyond Vietnam: Revisiting King’s Radical Revolution of Values

Apr 2 – Detroit, MI – Max-Mark Cranbrook Peacemaker Awards and Lecture

Apr 2 – Johnson City, TN – WILPF-US Nuclear-Free Future Tour, Ellen Thomas speaking

Apr 2 – London, UK – Tony Benn Remembrance Night

April 3 – New York, NY – Remembering Past Wars . . . and Preventing the Next

Apr 4 – Corvallis, OR – Peace rally and vigil in Corvallis, Oregon

Apr 4 – Washington DC – MLK+50 AWAKE – Meet, learn, march to, and vigil at White House

Apr 4 – Washington, DC – Remembering Past Wars . . . and Preventing the Next

Apr 5-8 – Washington, DC – 2017 “Walk for a New Spring” DC receptions

Apr 6-7 – PNND 2017 Assembly in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Apr 7-9 – Huntsville, Alabama: Pivot Toward War: US Missile Defense and the Weaponization of Space 25th Annual Space Organizing Conference & Protest

Apr 7-13 – Nevada Desert Experience – Sacred Peace Walk 2017

Apr 9 – Chicago, IL – World Beyond War: Politics Beyond Partisanship


Apr 10 – Fresno, CA – Demonstration and Fast for Yemen at Riverpark

Apr 13 – Boston, MA – World Beyond War director and author David Swanson to speak in Boston

Apr 15-28 – Global Days of Action on Military Spending

Apr 17 – Northampton, MA – pat*RIOT’s day march in massachusetts

Apr 18 – Tax Day – Veterans For Peace annual leafletting on the cost of the military in the US Discretionary Budget

Apr 18 – Chicago, IL – War Tax day demonstration, organized by the Chicago chapter of World Beyond War

Apr 18 – Seattle, WA – Tax Day Action – VFP

Apr 20-23 – Philadelphia, PA – Waging Peace: AFSC’s Summit for Peace and Justice

April 22 – National & Local & Global Marches for Science on Earth Day 2017

Apr 22 – San Francisco, CA – March for Science, San Francisco

Apr 22 – Winooski, VT – Conference – Building A World Beyond War: What Will It Take?

Apr 23-28 – Peace Witness in a time of Endless War

Apr 23-29 – Ground the Drones: Shut Down Creech Air Force Base 2017

Apr 29 – DC – People’s Climate March on Washington

Apr 29 – Oakland – Peoples Climate Movement-Bay Area rally, resource fair and processional march

Apr 29 – San Diego – Free Screening of: “PAYING THE PRICE FOR PEACE: The Story of S. Brian Willson”

May 1 – May Day – Events for Immigrants’ Rights

May 1 – Oakland, CA – Environmental Justice Contingent in Oakland May Day March

May 1 – Vienna, Austria – Abolition 2000 Annual General Meeting, 2017

May 4-6 – Guantanano, Cuba – Program of the Fifth Peace Seminar and for the Abolition of Foreign Military Bases

May 5-6 – San Diego, CA – The First Mobilization Conference on Social Movements and Protest: Nonviolent Strategies and the State

May 5-7 – St. Louis, Missouri : national war tax resistance gathering

May 20 – Santa Monica CA – Free Screening of PAYING THE PRICE FOR PEACE: The Story of S. Brian Willson

May 20-27 – Raleigh to DC – Sam’s Ride for Peace – Affirm the Challenge; Ride a Mile

May 21-24 – Washington DC – Alliance for Nuclear Accountability DC Days 2017

May 21-26 – Lagos, Nigeria – Satyagraha Institute Gandhian nonviolence training

May 24-25 – Brussels – Protests against NATO at NATO Summit 2017

May 25 – San Francisco – Remembering Past Wars . . . and Preventing the Next

May 29 – 2017 Memorial Day Event – Letters to The Wall

Late Spring – Portland, OR – Hike for a Nuclear Weapon Free World to Ramona Falls (date as yet unknown)

Jun 2-4 – John Jay College, NYC: Left Forum 2017

Jun 9-18 – Monterey, Mexico – Satyagraha Institute Gandhian nonviolence training

Jun 15-July 7 – New York – Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty Negotiations (part 2)

Jun 16-18 – United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) annual conference in Richmond, Va.

Jun 17 – New York – Women’s March to Ban the Bomb

Jul 5-6 – Hamburg, Germany – Global Solidarity Summit – The alternative to the G20 Summit in Hamburg

Jul 8-16 – Scotland: Coulport Disarmament Camp 2017 by Trident Ploughshares

Jul 27-30 – Chicago – WILPF US 33rd Triennial Congress 2017 in Chicago

Aug 2-6: Democracy Convention in Minneapolis, Minn., including Peace and Democracy Conference organized by World Beyond War

Aug 3-9 – Hiroshima & Nagasaki, Japan – 2017 World Conference against A and H Bombs

Aug 4-13 – Black Hills, SD – Satyagraha Institute Gandhian nonviolence training

Aug 9-13 Veterans For Peace Convention at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, Ill. The convention theme is “Education Not Militarization.”

Aug 27-Sept 2 – Innsbruck, Austria: International Institute on Peace Education: Aesthetic Peaces

Sep 3-7 – University of York, UK: 2017 International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War World Congress in the UK

Oct 7 The 16th anniversary of attack on Afghanistan

Oct 19-22 – Kansas City, MO: Remembering Muted Voices: Conscience, Dissent, Resistance and Civil Liberties in World War I Through Today

Oct 25-28 – Birmingham, AL – Moving from Civil Rights to Human Rights – Peace and Justice Studies Association 2017 Annual Meeting

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