Developments in NATO and Europe on nuclear arms and beyond

Action during NATO Summit Washington (Foto: L. De Brabander)


Militarism is on the rise. NATO is increasing its military spending. The EU is developing militarist structures and funding. Treaties and agreements have not prevented planned large scale investements in new nuclear arms. The international peace movement will have to deal with these dangerous developments.

dinsdag 23 april 2019 - Ludo De Brabander
Call for Actions on NATO Summit 2019

Protests at NATO Summit in Wales (photo: L. De Brabander)


NATO turns 70 in 2019 and will celebrate its anniversary on 4th April 2019 in Washington DC. The international network No to War – No to NATO calls for broad, creative and peaceful actions against NATO in Washington DC and worldwide.

dinsdag 16 oktober 2018 - No to War - No to NATO
Call for international actions against the NATO Summit, Brussels July 11+12, 2018

Make Peace Great Again!

As the world becomes more dangerous by the day, the need for action for peace has never been more vital.  With militarism on the rise, the need for a global people’s alternative – of justice, sustainability and peace – has never been more urgent.

vrijdag 09 maart 2018 - No To NATO
ICC* statement on Nuclear Disarmament

Foto: Ludo De Brabander


We celebrate the adoption of the Nuclear Weapons Prohibition Treaty in the United Nations Conference by representatives of 122 governments, the majority of the world’s nations. A step clearly supported by the Nobel Peace Prize committee.

zaterdag 09 december 2017 - No to war - no to NATO
NATO's dead end street

Foto: Miguel Discart


The May 25 NATO summit in Brussels ended low profile, politically it kept all its importance, though. Three C-words characterized this transatlantic gathering: cash, capabilities, contributions.

vrijdag 14 juli 2017
NATO Summit in Brussels: Armament and war but also „we will not be silent!“

Foto: Vrede vzw


At the NATO Summit in Brussels US President Trump wants to collect imaginary debts and the European heads of state reiterate their willingness to spend 2% of GDP on armament.

vrijdag 16 juni 2017 - Reiner Braun, Kristine Karch and Lucas Wirl
Foto verslag: Bezoek aan premier Michel

Foto's: Frederik Sadones


Fotoverslag van vrijdag 10 maart. De regering weigerde in gesprek te gaan met vredesactivisten omtrent de aankoop van de nieuwe gevechtsvliegtuigen. De activisten nodigde zichzelf dan maar uit voor een actie aan de premier's ambtswoning.


maandag 13 maart 2017
Open letter to Mr Donald Tusk, president of the European Council

Foto: European People's Party


I carefully read the public letter you wrote in the run up to the EU Malta summit. On the eve of the  60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome you warn the European leaders that the Union risks to perish due to external and internal threats.

maandag 20 februari 2017 - ludo Debrabander
The Delusional Defense Plan of the Belgian Minister of Defense

Beeld: Redwasp Korneel


In the Christmas period of last year the Belgian federal government decided to invest 9,2 billion Euro in Defense by 2030. This ambitious en in times of austerity totally unrealistic plan should come into force by the beginning of the next legislative period.

vrijdag 26 februari 2016 - Soetkin Van Muylem
Statement On Common Security for the European Union and Russia

Foto: DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison


In Sweden before the Parliamentary elections in 2014, the Swedish Government signed the Host Nation Agreement with NATO. The implication of this signature was that NATO, in times of crisis and war, will be able to deploy military equipment and staff for training on Swedish soil.

woensdag 30 september 2015 - No to War - No to Nato
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