Two members of the Middle East Issue Committee—Jackie Cabasso and Odile Hugonot Haber—participated in the Haifa International Conference for a Middle East Free of Weapons of Mass Destruction Dec. 5–6, 2013.
Ministers from the WTO and TPP countries who believe that global trade will lift all boats convene in Asia from December 3–10. More than 90 Indonesian organizations and social movements called for a Global Day of Action on Dec. 3, the WTO opening day, but these won’t be covered in the corporate-owned media, so consult your favorite alternatives and we’ll report in the January eNews.
Ensuring that women have better access to and control of natural resources such as land, water, forests and minerals can improve the chances of long-term peace and recovery in war-torn countries, according to a new report released by the United Nations on November 6.
For nearly 100 years, you and our foremothers in the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom have created and nurtured a worldwide social movement for just and sustainable peace, working locally and globally to strengthen civil society and prevent war. Thank you for your work, and your contributions over the last year. We ask you to renew your generosity so that this work can continue into the future.
In November, as we approach the end of our 2013 campaign to abolish nuclear weapons by 2020, we close with a progress report. We believe we have built solid foundations for our continuing work on ridding our world of these most monstrous and immoral of weapons.