On Saturday 11 June 2016 the peace assembly against NATO took place at the Municipality Hall of Prague. Event was organised under slogan of the World Peace Council´s campaign „YES TO PEACE! NO TO NATO!“ and was organised by the Czech Peace Movement and the Association of Soldiers against War and was supported by several peace organizations and initiatives.
The Secretariat of the WPC successfully concluded its meeting in Athens on 27-28 May, at the Headquarters of the WPC with the participation of the Secretariat members from Brazil, Greece, Cuba, USA, Portugal, Cyprus, Palestine, Syria, South Africa, Congo, India and Nepal and guest organisations from the peace movements in Poland, Turkey and Israel.
COMMUNIQUÉ of the Secretariat is as follows:
CHOKEHOLD ON RUSSIA AND CHINA
Why is the U.S. provoking global war?
The Czech Peace Movement and association of Soldiers against War, with the support by other peace forces, will organize a Peace Meeting against NATO under the slogan of the WPC campaign "Yes to Peace! No to NATO!" Meeting will take place at the Prague City Hall on Saturday, June 11.
In the framework of the initiatives of the Peace movement in Europe, namely the World Peace Council, that aim to denounce and reject the goals of NATO's summit – July 8th and 9th in Warsaw, Poland – and the demand for the dissolution of NATO, the Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation took the initiative to propose to peace movement organisations in Portugal the promotion of common and converging actions in our country.
So several Portuguese organisations co-sign the following call:
Yes to Peace! No to NATO!
Protest against NATO Summit in Warsaw
You can reach Issue #9 of Peace Messenger here: http://wpc-in.org/periodicals/peace-messenger/peace-messenger-issue-9
The Casa do Alentejo welcomed on May 17th, a solidarity session with Latin America, promoted by the Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation (CPPC), the Portugal-Cuba Association of Friendship (AAPC) and the General Confederation of Portuguese Workers (CGTP-IN).
The Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation took to the streets in Lisbon and other Portuguese cities, on May 16th distributing documents in solidarity with refugees.
The holding of a day of action against war and in solidarity with refugees on May 16th, in several European countries, was a decision adopted by the World Peace Council's European organizations that met in Almada in March.
El Movimiento Mexicano por la Paz y el Desarrollo (MOMPADE), manifesta su profundo rechazo al golpe de estado parlamentario en Brasil en contra de la legítima presidenta Dilma Rousseff.
DECLARACION DE LAS ORGANIZACIONES SOCIALES Y DE MASAS DE CUBA EN RESPALDO A LA PRESIDENTA DILMA ROUSSEFF Y CONTRA EL GOLPE DE ESTADO EN BRASIL
Las organizaciones sociales y de masas de la Revolución Cubana que acompañamos los esfuerzos articuladores y de lucha por la justicia social y la unidad continental, manifestamosnuestra indignación y condena al golpe de Estado parlamentario que en el día de ayer consumó un paso alarmante en el propósito de destituir a la Presidenta Dilma Rousseff.