A few days before the IPB World Peace Congress 2021 in Barcelona, we talked to Reiner Braun, Executive Director of the International Peace Bureau (IPB) about how the peace movement, trade unions and the environmental movement can come together, why we need a peace congress of encouragement and youth, which will take place completely hybrid from 15-17 October in Barcelona and why it is exactly the right moment for it.
There is a growing political demand for climate security as a response to the escalating impacts of climate change, but little critical analysis on what kind of security they offer and to who.
Excerpted from an interview of Alison Broinowski and David Swanson by James Wohlgemuth.
Several hundred people attended the latest rally against the Electronic Warfare Europe arms fair on Saturday lunchtime.
In the U.S. much of our attention has had to focus on reversing the intensifying cold war with China. But with the U.S., NATO and Russia locked in new arms races and military confrontations in the Baltic and Back Seas and Central Europe, we need deeper understandings of these dynamics and where there are openings to defuse these dangerous confrontations.
Initiated by the Campaign for Peace, Disarmament and Common Security, Co?sponsored by the International Peace Bureau, Peace Action, Massachusetts Peace Action and the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament.
Prof. Alexey Gromyko, Chairman of the Council of Professors of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), Director of the Institute of Europe RAS, founder and head of Center for British Studies (2000?2014), Member of Bureau of RAS Department of Global Problems and International Relations, and Member of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC).
Kate Hudson, General Secretary of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament in the UK. She is a nationally and internationally renowned peace activist and has served as an officer of the Stop the War Coalition. By profession a historian, she was Head of Social and Policy Studies at London South Bank University.
Daryl G. Kimball, Executive Director of the Arms Control Association, he is a frequent source for reporters and has written and spoken extensively about nuclear arms control, non? proliferation, and weapons production. He has been recognized as a key individual whose ideas will help shape the policy debate on the future of nuclear weapons.
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