27-03-2014
This morning peace activists take action at the annual conference of the European Defence Agency (EDA). They are sitting in a pool of red paint to stop people entering the conference.
21-02-2014
How far reaching is the EU's financing and support for the emerging drone industry? With what intended purpose? And what will be the consequences for European citizens?
19-02-2014
"Belgium and other like-minded countries need to push for the removal of American nuclear weapons from Europe."  Nuclear weapons expert Hans Kristensen, who was invited by the peace movement to be the guest speaker at the  Parliamentary Committee...
50 jaar kernwapens is genoeg
19-02-2014
According to Minister De Crem the Belgian government was informed of the modernisation of US nuclear weapons in 2007. This should not be a surprise: the country has always obediently followed the nuclear weapons politics of the US and NATO.
19-02-2014
On November 14, 2008, peace activists symbolically closed the Ministry of Defense.

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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.