Nuclear weapons : Belgium must act urgently in the UN

On October 20th 2018, President Donald Trump announced the withdrawal of the United States from the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF).

Call for protests against the Munich Security Conference

Illustration: SIKO


From the 15th to the 17th of February, 2019, the next Security Conference (“SiKo”) will be held in Munich.

maandag 14 januari 2019 - Campaign alliance against the NATO “Security” Conference
Against US/NATO Foreign Military Bases

Photo: HaL


The first International Conference against US/NATO Military Bases was held on November 16-18, at the Liberty Hall in Dublin, Ireland. The conference was attended by close to 300 participants from over thirty-five countries from around the world.

The risks of the new EU Defence Fund

Action at EDA conference, Brussels (foto: Vrede)


Vrede vzw is one of 42 European civil society organisations warning of major risks caused by the creation of a huge new EU Defence Fund. These risks include accelerating an international arms race and increasing the likelihood that 'killer robots' will be developed.

woensdag 21 november 2018 - International peace movement
Down with war, let’s build peace!

Illustratie: anoniem CC


We, women and men from all continents of the world want to develop a culture of peace on a global level, and know that for the future of humanity the only route is peace.

maandag 12 november 2018 - Mouvement de la Paix
150 Belgian mayors want their government to sign the UN nuclear weapons ban treaty

On the International Day of Peace, September 21, 2018, Greenpeace Belgium, CNAPD, Fairfin and Vrede vzw are jointly launching a Belgian peace flag campaign to boost the debate on the necessary nuclear disarmament.

donderdag 20 september 2018 - Pieter Teirlinck
End impunity and open investigation on Palestine

Protest in Brussels (photo: Ludo De Brabander)


Joint open letter to the ICC prosecutor to open an investigation into the situation in Palestine. Vrede vzw co-signed the letter

Nuclear weapons and the gap between citizens and politics



The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) organised a poll in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Italy about the position of their citizens on nuclear weapons. The results are very clear.

woensdag 18 juli 2018 - Pieter Teirlinck

Photo: Adrian Cadiz (US Dep of Defense)


The purpose of this Q&A is to provide information and highlight the major aspects of NATO.

woensdag 20 juni 2018 - Dave Webb
Iran: danger of war – with unforeseeable military consequences

The withdrawal from the Iran deal by US president Trump has not only exacerbated international politics, it will lead to further armament and confrontation. First attacks between Iran and Israel underline the dangers of the actual situation.

dinsdag 15 mei 2018 - No-to-War No-to-Nato
GCOMS Final Statement on the occasion of the Global Days of Action on Military Spending

Action against buying new fighterjets, Brussels (Photo: Jonas Boussifet)


World military expenditure has increased in 2017 by 1.1% in real terms, and is now estimated at roughly $ 1739 billion. This reflects a constant increase over the last five consecutive years. We must stop this, by growing a global movement against military spending!

woensdag 02 mei 2018 - GCOMS
Eye On Palestine statement in support of Ken Loach

Picture: Ruben Ortega


The Eye On Palestine Collective would like to express its full endorsement for the decision of the ULB - Université libre de Bruxelles to grant a Doctor Honoris Causa to Kenneth (Ken) Loach.

donderdag 26 april 2018 - Eye On Palestine
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