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Preparatory conference for the 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence

23.10.2017 - Madrid, Spain - Rafael de la Rubia

Ever since the end of the World March for Peace and Nonviolence eight years ago, many questions have been asked about the possibility of doing a Second World March.

This is not an insignificant issue given that the world today is very different and much more complex and unstable. The answer depends on what would be the position that everyone takes in front of such a possibility.

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RUN THIS WAY: FALL 2017 – WE WILL RACE THE WORLD

 

COME AND RACE THE WORLD WITH YOUR STUDENTS
REGISTER TO RUN THIS WAY SCHOOL PROGRAM !

 

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History made as UN approves treaty to ban nuclear weapons

With a final vote of 122 countries in favour, 1 abstention and 1 against (The Netherlands) the conference to negotiate a treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons approves its text. The treaty opens for signature during the UN General Assembly on the 20th of September. It comes into force after fifty countries ratify it.

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CALLED THE 4TH EDITION OF ANIFF - FICNOVA 2018

A meeting space in the culture of nonviolence
TRAVELING BRIDGES to the Universal Human Nation

We launch a new biennial edition of The Active Nonviolence International Film Festival (ANIFF), simultaneously, from different cities and countries, around the week of October 2, (International Day of Nonviolence, declared by the United Nations to commemorate the birth of Gandhi).

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Disarmament!

Ecuador- Resolution to prohibit nuclear weapons: In Ecuador, World without Wars, together with the news agency Pressenza, established contacts with the National Assembly in order to pass a resolution supporting efforts by the Community of Latin American and Caribbean states (CELAC) to prohibit nuclear weapons.

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Fukushima Day – March 11, 2013

Two years ago we were witness to the Fukushima nuclear catastrophe. Since then some countries are starting to think about how to get themselves off nuclear energy, e.g. Germany and Switzerland. Hungary’s Prime Minister, Mr Viktor Orbán, has stated his commitment to nuclear energy and said that the Hungarian nuclear plant in Paks will be extended with another block called Paks II.

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Results of the "Peace is, Peace is not" photography competition are in

Today, on the International Day for Peace, a significant day for the most profound expectations of all humans, we have the honor to announce the names of the winner’s photographers for both categories.

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Ban Ki-Moon: The world is over-armed and peace is under-funded

Last month, competing interests prevented agreement on a much-needed treaty that would have reduced the appalling human cost of the poorly regulated international arms trade. Meanwhile, nuclear disarmament efforts remain stalled, despite strong and growing global popular sentiment in support of this cause.

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World without Wars joins calls for a referendum on French nuclear weapons

World without Wars today joined other organisations in support of a French initiative to call for a referendum on nuclear weapons.

Organised by our friends in ACDN (Action of Citizens for Nuclear Disarmament), a letter to President Hollande will be presented which calls for a referendum.

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The Olympic Truce – an opportunity for us to stop killing each other for a while

Every two years the Olympic Games come round for the world’s sports fans to be distracted from their everyday activity with a couple of weeks of competition that inspires millions of young people all over the world to participate. In Ancient Greece, the Games were always accompanied by a ceasefire in war. The UN calls on the same thing to happen in the modern era.

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