Disarmament for Sustainable Development in the 21st Century

Fr. Paul Lansu of the Pax Christi International Secretariat led a workshop entitled “Move the Money! Disarmament for Sustainable Development in the 21st Century” during the 13th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates which took place in Warsaw, Poland, on 21-23 October.

 

In his intervention, Fr. Lansu pressed for an end to the over-funding of military establishments and for the creation of new funds to tackle poverty, human insecurity and other common threats to the planet. He also spoke about peace building and reconciliation and presented a paper entitled “The European Union as a Peace Building Entity.”

 

Read an account of the event from the ROOSTERGNN News Agency here.