09-11-2017
Dozens of citizens are trying to enter the European Parliament building today. With alarm clocks, bells and sirens they tried to wake up the Members of the European Parliament. “We don’t want any public money going to the arms industry”, says one of...
17-10-2017
This report documents the symbiotic relationship between the arms industry and the EU institutions and the effect of this relationship on the creation of a European Defence Fund.
22-06-2017
Peace activists disturb arms lobby event with dance action
23-05-2017
In the run up to the NATO summit that will take place later this week in Brussels, a group of peace activists is occupying the offices of the European Commission. With their action they denounce the steps the European Union is taking to start a...
23-01-2017
The EU is increasingly taking a pro-military stance, as the arms lobby exercises more influence. The election of Antoni Tajani last week as European Parliament president means the arms industry’s influence will grow further in the coming years,...

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Hieronder vindt u enkele van de dossiers die vredesactie samenstelde. U kan de bijhorende pdf downloaden door op de afbeelding links ervan te klikken. De pdf opent telkens in een nieuw venster.
Securing profits - How the arms lobby is hijacking Europe’s defence policy

This report documents the symbiotic relationship between the arms industry and the EU institutions and the effect of this relationship on the creation of a European Defence Fund.

Ctrl+Alt+EU: No military Europe

Arms companies and their lobbyists feel at home in the EU-institutions. They determine EU-policy, sell their arms and get subsidies for the development of new weapon technology. "What's good for business is good for everybody" is the motto of EU policy makers. But a policy tailored to the needs of the arms industry does not lead to a safer Europe in a better world. On the contrary. Read all about in the dossier accompanying the campaign "Ctrl+Alt+EU: No Military Europe". 

 

Ctrl+Alt+EU: No Military Europe

Arms companies and their lobbyists feel at home in the EU-institutions. They determine EU-policy, sell their arms and get subsidies for the development of new weapon technology. "What's good for business is good for everybode" is the motto of EU policy makers. But a policy tailored to the needs of the arms industry does not lead to a safer Europe on a better world. On the contrary. The Vredesactie dossier accompanying the campaign "Ctrl+Alt+EU: No Military Europe" is currently only available in Dutch. Here you find the really short version of the dossier in English. It contains the logical backbone of our analysis of EU-militarization.