31-01-2014
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31-01-2014
In a joint press release, the European Network against Arms Trade condemns the European arms export to the Middle East which, since the Arab Spring, has only increased
31-01-2014
On 19th of December 2013, Vredesactie and Agir pour la Paix have taken action in the EU-quarter in Brussels. Video reports of the actions here
23-01-2014
The Geneva II Conference for peace in Syria takes place today. Belgium will not participate in negotiations and has allotted itself a modest role.
18-12-2013
This morning, German citizen Michael Ebeling wanted to start a two-day non-stop fasting action in front of the Justus Lipsius building in Brussels. But even before he could start he was arrested by Belgian police for 'protest in a neutral zone'.

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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.