#Ukraine

On the anniversary of Nagasaki, it’s time to rethink nuclear strategy and ending the war in Ukraine

On the anniversary of the US dropping the atomic bomb on Nagasaki (August 9, 1945) it is imperative that we examine the failures of nuclear deterrence as a security policy.  Oscar Arias and Jonathan Granoff suggest nuclear weapons play a minimal deterrence role in NATO and put forth a bold proposal of making preparations for the withdrawal of all U.S. nuclear warheads from Europe and Turkey as a preliminary step to opening negotiations with Russia. 

On the anniversary of Nagasaki, it’s time to rethink nuclear strategy and ending the war in Ukraine Read More »

The New Nuclear Era: A Peace Education Imperative for a Civil Society Movement

Michael Klare, a widely known and respected interpreter of global security issues outlines the contours of “The New Nuclear Era.” His essay is a “must-read” for peace educators, who should be aware of his account of the evolution of security policy that has brought us to this present crisis.

The New Nuclear Era: A Peace Education Imperative for a Civil Society Movement Read More »

A Message to all UN Member States and Leaders of the United Nations (Ukraine)

“The war in Ukraine threatens not only sustainable development, but the survival of humanity. We call upon all nations, operating in accordance with the UN Charter, to put diplomacy to the service of humanity by ending the war through negotiations before the war ends us all.” – Sustainable Development Solutions Network

A Message to all UN Member States and Leaders of the United Nations (Ukraine) Read More »

No more wars and a ban on nuclear weapons

If anything constructive comes from the disasters of Ukraine, it may be the turning up of the volume on the call for the abolition of war. As Rafael de la Rubia observes, “the real conflict is between the powers that use people and countries by manipulating, oppressing and pitting them against each other for profit and gain… The future will be without war or not at all.”

No more wars and a ban on nuclear weapons Read More »

Statement on Ukraine from the Peace Education Working Group of the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict

The Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict Peace Education Working Group calls upon leaders of educational institutions, universities and schools to implement peace education to address misinformation, foster social cohesion, and support healing from trauma.

Statement on Ukraine from the Peace Education Working Group of the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict Read More »

Ukranian Pacifist Yurii Sheliazhenko on how to support the cause of peace

Yurii Sheliazhenko, Executive secretary of the Ukrainian Pacifist Movement, illuminates the importance of peace education to overcome fear and hatred, embrace nonviolent solutions, and support the development of peace culture in Ukraine. He also examines the problem of a militarized global order and how a perspective of nonviolent global governance in a future world without armies and borders will help to deescalate Russia-Ukraine and East-West conflict threatening nuclear apocalypse.

Ukranian Pacifist Yurii Sheliazhenko on how to support the cause of peace Read More »

Scroll to Top