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WILPF's International Congress
A week-long conference in San Jose, Costa Rica, July-August 2011. WILPF members from around the globe will get together to plot, plan, and design the future of WILPF as we go towards our centenary. For WILPF members, it is now possible to register for the congress, and to find congress related information here:

WILPF's Sections

Declaration against the War in Libya. WILPF women in the UK, Germany, France and the United States are angry at our government's actions in Libya. Read the full statement from WILPF Germany (pdf)

US WILPF: NEW Nuclear Abolition Bill Needs Your Support Now - Take Action
U.S. WILPF 31st Triennical Congress, June 1-5, 2011.

Sweden WILPF held an international conference on "Disarm Domestic Violence" focusing on the linkage between small arms and violence against women on March 31st. Participants including WILPF international members, activist from Colombia and Costa Rica as well as IANSA (International Action Network on Small Arms). The meeting was held in cooperation with Amnesty International, Parliamentary Forum and the Swedish Fellowship of Reconciliation.

Image: WILPF conference on "Disarm Domestic Violence", March 2011, Sweden

WILPF's International Statements

Reaching Critical Will

· The UN Disarmament Commission 2011 session opened on 4 April. Check out the first edition of RCW/Global Action to Prevent War's digest and follow the action at RCW's blog. Also check out statements and papers.

· RCW is in the news for participating in a seminar on military spending, 10 March 2011. The event was held in preparation for the Global Day of Action on Military Spending, to be held on 12 April.