Norwegian peace activist and lawyer, Fredrik S. Heffermehl, waged a long campaign against the Norwegian Nobel Committee for not respecting the will of Alfred Nobel.
An Alliance for the Work of Peace – World BEYOND War and “Fundación Escuelas de Paz” establish affiliation
World BEYOND War and “Fundación Escuelas de Paz” have announced their affiliation process, which marks an important step in the work for the abolition of war and the construction of a culture of Peace in Colombia.
The U.S. Organizer’s primary role is to enlarge and activate World BEYOND War’s membership base in the US, building volunteer-run chapters to do educational, activist, and media work on global, national, and locally developed projects.
Grounded in research on peace and ecological security, this World BEYOND War online course focuses on the relationship between two existential threats: war and environmental catastrophe. (April 10-May 22, 2023)
World BEYOND War is looking for an experienced digital and offline organizer who is passionate about abolishing the institution of war. The primary purpose of this role is to enlarge World BEYOND War’s membership base in all or part of Latin America.
You’re invited to kick off the new year on January 30 with a discussion about starting a World BEYOND War Chapter in Illinois! We’ll hear from seasoned Chicago-based activist and WBW board president, Kathy Kelly.
Kick off the new year on January 28 by starting a World BEYOND War chapter! Hear from 3 of their chapter coordinators and the WBW organizing staff to learn about starting a chapter of your own!
Cardinal Parolin on Ukraine war: “We cannot imagine the future based on old patterns and military alliances”
Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State at the Vatican observed at a recent event that: “We cannot envision the future based on old patterns, old military alliances, or ideological and economic colonization. We must envision and build a new concept of peace and international solidarity.”
War Abolition 201 is a six-week online course (Oct. 10-Nov. 20, 2022) providing participants an opportunity to learn from, dialogue with, and strategize for change with World BEYOND War experts, peer activists, and changemakers from around the world.
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.”