The World Peace Council (WPC) expresses its vehement condemnation about the recent and ongoing heavy military exercises of the USA and South Korea under the names “Key Resolve”& “Eagle 16” around the Korean Peninsula,placing new dangers to peace and stability in the area,aiming in the escalation of the situation through pressure on the DPRKorea.
Mass mobilization held in front of the Greek Ministry of Defense in Athens against NATO
The mass mobilization that took place in the afternoon of Thursday 25th of February at the Ministry of Defense against NATO's involvement in the Aegean ended with the symbolic blockade of the Ministry's gate and with the slogan "EU and NATO are the syndicate of war, close the bases of death now."
U.S. Peace Council’s Exclusive Interview with Dr. Bashar Ja’afari,
Permanent Representative of the Syrian Arab Republic to the United Nations, and
Head of the Syrian Delegation at the Geneva III Negotiations
Date of Interview: February 19, 2016 — New York
B.A. [USPC]: With sincere thanks for allowing us to have this interview with you despite your extremely busy schedule, please start by giving us an overall view of the state of affairs with regard to the Syrian crisis today.
Stop the war against Syria!
Canada must withdraw from Syria, oppose Turkey’s aggression
The World Peace Council anounces with grief the demise of our beloved comrade Orlando Fundora Lopez, President of honor of the WPC, at the age of 90.
Orlando Fundora joined the revolutionary movement in Cuba before 1954 as trade unionist in the banking system participating in numerous of struggles and actions for which he was jailed and tortured several times by the Batista regime. From his exile in Venezuela he continued his struggle along with the local revolutionary movement from 1957-1959,again jailed and heavily tortured by the regime.
The Belgrade Forum has accured 16 years of activities invested in promoting the idea of peace and cooperation, equality of individuals, nations and states. Over these years, the Forum has published almost 200 books, organized numerous international and national conferences, participated in various international gatherings, and took part in peace building activities across the world. We maintain contacts and cooperation with a significant number of similarly oriented organizations, in the country and abroad, both bilaterally and within the World Peace Council.
The Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation (CPPC) is promoting in Portugal a series of “Concerts for Peace”. The first Concert for Peace was held in Lisbon, on November 19th 2014, the second one was held in Oporto, on January 9th 2016 and the third one will take place on March 18th in the city of Vila Nova de Gaia.
Concerts for Peace involve diverse cultural and municipal entities and have the participation of hundreds of artists.
An Urgent Appeal by the U.S. Peace Council
To All of Our Friends in the Peace Movement
Dear Friends and Comrades in Peace,
The latest bomb attack in Istanbul, Turkey, has only added to the misery haunting the country and the region in recent years.
The ostensible culprit is again Daesh. A suicide bomber killed 10 innocent people, this time tourists visiting Istanbul.
Under the auspices of World Peace Council, the Peace Association of Turkey, Greek Committee for International Détente and Peace, and Cyprus Peace Council, held their 6th trilateral meeting on 11-13th December 2015, in Larnaka, Cyprus. The meeting was hosted and organised by Cyprus Peace Council under the slogan “Peoples of Mediterranean Resist to Imperialism and its Wars, for Peace”.