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Die Weltlage ist gekennzeichnet durch die erhöhte Gefahr eines atomaren Konflikts,
wachsende Aufrüstung und durch gewalttätige militärische Besetzungen von fremden Territorien.
2) Sofortiger Rückzug aus den besetzten Gebieten
3) Progressive u. proportionale Abrüstung konventioneller Waffen
4) Nichtangriffspakten zwischen den Ländern
5) Verzicht auf den Einsatz von Krieg als Mittel zur Konfliktlösung
1) nuclear disarmament at a global level
2) immediate withdrawal of invading troops from occupied territories
3) progressive and proportional reduction of conventional weapons
4) signing of non-aggression treaties between countries
5) renunciation by governments of the use of war as a means to resolve conflicts
US Organizations and Universities that have endorsed the World March for Peace and Nonviolence:
- After Downing Street (VA)
- Alliance for a New Humanity (PR)
- Alliance for Jewish-Christian-Muslim Understanding (MA)
- Asociacion Para la No Violencia (FL)
- A Better Community for All (CA)
- Be That Kid Productions (CA)
- Brecht Forum (NY)
- Buddhist Peace Fellowship (CA)
- Buddhist Peace Fellowship/Chicago (IL)
- Care2: DUO for World Peace (VA)
- Campaign for Peace an Democracy (NY)
- Center of Cultures (NY)
- Center for Nonviolent Killing (HI)
- Culture of Peace Initiative (CA)
- Episcopal Peace Fellowship at Grace Episcopal Church (MI)
- Erie Benedictines for Peace (PA)
- Fellowship of Reconciliation (NY)
- Free Cuba Foundation (FL)
- Friends of Tibet
- Fundacion Iberoamericana de Jovenes y Artistas por los derechos Humanos (FL)
- Foot Prints for Peace (OH)
- Garden for the Environment (CA)
- Georgia Women's Action for New Directions (GA)
- Global Coalition for Peace (MD)
- Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space (ME)
- Global Strategy of Nonviolence (MA)
- Hamsa Yogashala (GA)
- Indo-American Cultural Heritage (CA)
- International Association of Peace Messenger Cities (CT)
- International Federation of Settlements (MN)
- Interreligious Foundation for Community Organization/Pastors for Peace
- Justice Now (CA)
- La Cátedra UNESCO (PR)
- Libraries For Peace Project (CA)
- Light Millennium (NY)
- Madres Contra La Guerra (PR)
- Military Families Speak Out (NY)
- Mindful Peacebuilding Institute (CA)
- Missouri University Nuclear Disarmament Education Team (MO)
- Movimiento por la Paz en Colombia (NY)
- Multicultural Village (MA)
- Music In Action Foundation (CA)
- My Peace City (MN)
- National Benedictines For Peace (ID)
- Musicians and Fine Artists for World Peace (CA)
- Nuclear Age Peace Foundation (CA)
- Office of the Americas
- One World Foundation (NY)
- Orange County Peace Coalition
- Oregon PeaceWorks(OR)
- Pace e Bene Nonviolence Service (CA)
- Pages for Peace Foundation (MA)
- Palisadians for Peace, CA
- Pangea World Theater (MN)
- Pathways to Peace
- Pax Christi Long Island (NY)
- Pax Christi Metro New York (NY)
- Peace Action (DC)
- Peace Action New York State (NY)
- Peace Brigades International-USA
- Peace Games (MA)
- PeaceMajority Report (IL)
- People Building Bridges
- Physicians for Social Responsibility/Kansas City (KS)
- Queens College/CUNY (NY)
- Queens Community House (NY)
- Rainforest Action Network (CA)
- Restorative Vision Schools Project (CA)
- Sacramento Physicians for Social Responsibility
- San Francisco Regional Tibetan Youth Congress (CA)
- September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows
- Shanti Fund (NY)
- South Coast interfaith Council
- Student Movement for Global Education @ Berkeley (CA)
- The Community of Silo’s Message (NY/CA)
- The Court of Common Equity (NY)
- The Federation of Indian Associations of NY/NJ/CT
- The Peace Abbey (MA)
- The Peace Project (TX)
- The People Speak Radio (CA)
- Tibet House (NY)
- Tibetan Association of Northern California TANC
- Today's Network Of Active Nonviolence (CA)
- United States Federation for Middle East Peace (NY)
- Unitarian Church of All Souls Peace & Justice Task Force (NY)
- Unitarian Universalist Church of Davis
- United Native Americans,Inc (CA)
- URI (United Religions Initiative) (CA)
- Unity-and-Diversity World Council - Los Angeles
- Universidad de Puerto (PR)
- Veterans for Peace (MO)
- Voices for Creative Nonviolence
- Voters for Peace (MD)
- War Resisters League (NY)
- Western States Legal Foundation (CA)
- World Can’t Wait (NY)
- World Without Wars and Violence/USA (NY/CA)
is a former US President (1977-81), a Nobel Peace Prize laureate (2002), an founder of The Carter Center, which works to advance human rights. “I am pleased to enthusiastically endorse this initiative along with so may distinguished and talented people.” (03/19)
is a linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, activist, author and lecturer. In the academic and scientific community he is recognized as the father of modern linguistics. He is an Institute Professor Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
is an artist, singer,songwriter, musician, filmmaker and peace activist who lives and works in New York City.
one of the busiest, most conscientious actors who ever worked in Hollywood, is best known for his performances as Captain Willard in the film Apocalypse Now and President Josiah Bartlet on the television series The West Wing. As well as the critical acclaim he has received as an actor, he is an activist and supporter of social justice.
is a theater and film actor, poet, musician, photographer, and painter. Best known for his roles in the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy, "A History of Violence," and "Eastern Promises."
American television and film actor best known for his role in the 1983 film Flashdance and on The O.C.
An American film and television actor and former President of the Screen Actors Guild, primarily known for his role as Lou Grant on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and its spin-off series, Lou Grant. He has won 5 Golden Globes & is a tireless advocate for peace and justice.
has served as a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1991, representing California's 35th congressional district. She is the most senior of the twelve African American women currently serving in the United States Congress and one of it's most progressive members.
Blase BonpanePh.D Is a former Maryknoll priest, received a Ph.D. in Latin American studies from UC-Irvine, and is presently the director and chief executive officer of the Office of the Americas. He has published a number of books on Latin American politics, is a scholar on liberation theology, and has a radio program WORLD FOCUS which can be heard on KPFK, 90.7 Los Angeles, 98.7 Santa Barbara, on Sundays at 10:00 AM..
An internationallly known composer, orchestrator and conductor whose work has been performed and televised in more than 60 countries with orchestra and choirs and at venues including the United Nations, Royal Albert Hall and Carnegie Hall. His recent works include "Give Us Hope," which was featured at the Obama inauguration and performed on national television by the San Francisco girl's choir.
“I support The World March for Peace and Nonviolence and its aims to bring their goals to the attention of everyone in the world. Wars and violence must be stopped and replaced with the needs of people worldwide such as food, clothing, shelter, healthcare and above all love”
Dennis Dalton is a widely respected academic and expert on Mahatma Gandhi. A Former Professor at Barnard College in the Department of Politics, he taught in many areas including Political theory, Political thought in South Asia, Nonviolence and Violence in society and researched Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King. Dennis has written many books including, 'Mahatma Gandhi: Nonviolent Power in Action' and 'Indian Idea of Freedom'. In 1995 Dennis received the Senior Fulbright Scholarship for Research and Teaching in Nepal.
Nobel Peace Laureate, endorses the World March
is a highly-acclaimed journalist whose work has appeared a wide variety of newspapers and magazines, including The International Herald Tribune, The Chicago Tribune, The Los Angeles Times, Time Magazine, and New York Times Sunday Magazine.
Kitty Piercy, Mayor of Eugene, OR
"If there is one thing we have learned through the last election here in the USA, change can happen and what seemed impossible yesterday can become a reality when people are mobilized."
|Dr. Cornel West |
One of America's most provocative public intellectuals, Cornel West has been a champion for racial justice since childhood. He burst onto the national scene in 1993 with his bestselling book, Race Matters, a searing analysis of racism in America, and is the author of 18 other books. West has taught at Union Theological Seminary, Yale, Harvard, the University of Paris, and is currently on the faculty of Princeton.
|Ocean Robbins |
Founder, YES!, Author, Choices For Our Future and The Power of Partnership
"The World March for Peace and Nonviolence is proof that thriving, vibrant movements for peace and transformation are alive, mobilized, and global."
American saxophonist, violinist, trumpeter and composer, Pulitizer Prize winner, and one of the major innovators of the free jazz movement of the 1950s and 1960s.
A former US military analyst who precipitated a national political controversy in 1971 when he released the Pentagon Papers, a top-secret Pentagon study of US government decision-making about the Vietnam War, to The New York Times and other newspapers.
Democratic Party Member of the US House of Representatives for the 10th District of Ohio since 1996. Presidential Candidate in 2004 and 2008.
is an environmentalist, entrepreneur, journalist, and author who dedicated his life to sustainability and changing the relationship between business and the environment.
|Cindy Sheehan, is an author, peace activist, former candidate for the United States Congress, Nobel Peace nominee and the mother of Casey, a son who died in the Iraq War. Known as the 'Peace Mom' Cindy Sheehan became the iconic international symbol of protest against the Iraq War and\ continues her activism through writing, speaking engagements and her radio show 'Cindy Sheehan's Soapbox'.|
folk singer, political activist, and a pioneer of protest music in support of disarmament, civil rights and environmental causes. Author/co-author of "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?," "If I Had a Hammer," and one of the singers most responsible for popularizing the spiritual "We Shall Overcome."
is a cofounder of both CODEPINK and the international human rights organization Global Exchange. She has been a tireless advocate for social justice for more than 20 years.
Dr. Marjorie J. Hill
is the Chief Executive Officer of Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC), the nation's oldest AIDS service and advocacy organization. GMHC provides a continuum of services to 15,000 men, women and children annually and a world renowned legacy of health care advocacy, promoting social justice and supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights.
Edward James Olmos
is a Mexican-American actor and director, who has appeared in such movies as “Blade Runner” and “Stand and Deliver” (for which he received an Oscar nomination) and in the TV series “Miami Vice” and “Battlestar Galactica.”
is an American rock musician best known as the guitarist, vocalist from The Velvet Underground. Reed has also had an extremely influential and successful solo career which has spanned four decades. Some of his signature songs include: 'Walk on the Wild Side', 'Sweet Jane', and 'Heroin.'
Evolutionary biologist, peace ethologist, novelist, founder of the website AFutureWithoutWar.org, and author of "Women, Power, and the Biology of Peace."
is a professor, political scientist, historian, social critic, democratic socialist, political activist and playwright, best known as author of the "A People's History of the United States."
considered one of the most influential composers of the late-20th century, having written internationally-acclaimed operas, symphonies, concertos, solo works, string quartets, and film scores (nominated for three Academy Awards). Glass's operas include "Einstein on the Beach," "Akhenaton," and "Satyagraha," themed on the early life of Mahatma Gandhi.
avant-garde stage director, playwright and visual artist, considered one of the world's foremost vanguard theater artists.
author New York Times bestsellers The Beauty Myth, The End of America and Give Me Liberty. She travels throughout America and the world speaking to audiences from all walks of life about gender equality, social justice, and, most recently, the defense of liberty in America and internationally.
Jesuit priest, poet, educator, social activist, playwright and lifelong resister to what he calls "American military imperialism;" helped launch the international anti-nuclear Plowshares movement. "Count me IN on this admirable and daring Worldwide March. It heartens in a dark time.
is an American singer, poet, and actor, best known as half of the Grammy-winning duo Simon & Garfunkel. (03/17)
|Margaret Cho is a recipient of the ACLU's First Amendment Award, honored by GLAAD as well as American Women in Radio and Television, the Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF), the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF), and PFLAG for "making a significant difference in promoting equal rights for all, regardless of race, sexual orientation or gender identity."|
is the mayor of Allentown, PA
Revolutionary politician, humanitarian, political activist, spiritual mentor, psychologist, and editor of Tikkun, a progressive interfaith Jewish magazine based in Berkeley, California, rabbi of the Beyt Tikkun synagogue in San Francisco.
contemporary dance choreographer and performer, director of the 'Centre Chorégraphique National' in Roubaix, France.
Programmer and most relevant figure in the international Free Software Movement.
is one of the few survivors of the August 6th, 1945 atomic bombing of Hiroshima. “As a survivor of Hiroshima, my firm belief is in a clear and simple message—we can settle individual human conflicts and differences of national enmity, ethnic hatred, and cultural divisiveness without resorting to violence or war.”
singer/composer whose innovative music combines Latin and African elements from salsa to soukous.
Sgt. Matthis Chiroux
served in the US Army for five years and publicly refused to deploy to Iraq in 2008, leader of the “Hempstead 15.”
the Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to the Americas, a former Cabinet Member of the Central Tibetan Administration. overseeing the Department of Information and International Relations, Department of Finance and Department of Health, and a former member of the Tibetan parliament.
Writer/Reporter, author of numerous books including “King Leopold's Ghost: a Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa,” writer/editor for the leftist magazine Ramparts and co-founder of Mother Jones magazine.
one of the world's top illustrators and a legend in the field, including Time magazine covers, jackets of best selling novels, etc. "The first sound man ever made was the war drum. It is time to stop drumming."
is an author, attorney, international peace activist, and president of the Global Security Institute.
former President of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, served on the World Peace Council with the Dalai Lama, Secretary General of the International Peace Research Association, and known to be, with her husband Phillip, the founder of Peace Studies. “One of the most influential peace researchers and activists of the 20th century.” (wikipedia) (statement)
Hawaiian singer-songwriter-musician who fuses slack key guitar virtuosity with elements of cultural music, classical, alternative, rock, folk, bluegrass, blues and jazz.
Peter A. Geffen Founder of the Abraham Joshua Heschel School in New York City, has worked with The Partnership for Excellence in Jewish Education since its inception, and designed the first programs to bring Jewish youth into the Arab and the Islamic world (Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Tunisia, (pre-revolutionary Iran and Turkey).
New York Director of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, a founder of Abolition 2000 and convenor of its Sustainable Energy Working Group
activist, Spokesperson for New Humanism in North America.
journalist, media critic. antiwar activist, longtime FAIR associate, and founder/executive director of the Institute for Public Accuracy, a national consortium of policy researchers and analysts. His weekly column, Media Beat, has been in national syndication since 1992.
activist, organizer, Coordinator of Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space.
Founder and Director of the Center for Global Community and World Law, and Director of The Institute for Global Leadership, author of “A Mantle of Roses: A Woman's Journey Home to Peace.”
Jesuit priest, peace activist, lecturer, and writer of approximately twenty books on nonviolence. 2008 Noble Peace Prize nominee. In the course of his civil disobedience as protester of war and violence, he has been arrested more than 75 times.
a best-selling author of fiction, winner of the 1994 National Endowment of the Arts Fellowship in Fiction and the 1998 Herodotus Award.