The EU should promote peace not subsidize the arms industry!

13th September 2016By Wendela de FriesEuropean Union, Press release

Peace groups take action to prevent EU public money for military research Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Helsinki, London, Lyon, Prague, Rome, Stockholm In an appeal to Members of the European Parliament and of EU member states‘ parliaments, peace campaigners and the European Network Against Arms Trade are calling to say ’no‘ to the inclusion of arms … Read More

European Parliament Joint Motion for a Resolution on the humanitarian situation in Yemen (2016/2515(RSP))

15th Februar 2016By Wendela de FriesEuropean Union, Middle East, Open letter

To the Conference of Presidents of the European Parliament, To Members of the European Parliament, The undersigned organisations welcome the positive stand taken by the European Parliament on the humanitarian situation in Yemen, and in particular its Joint Motion for a Resolution (JMR) (1) and the related amendment (2) scheduled for plenary vote on 25 … Read More

EU Foreign Ministers must take serious action against Saudi Arabia in view of the alarming situation in Yemen, according to ENAAT members

3rd Februar 2016By Wendela de FriesEuropean Union, Middle East, Press release

Brussels/Stuttgard/London/Barcelona/Zürich/Bratislava/Paris/Brno/Helsinki/Rome/Amsterdam /Antwerp – 11 peace organisations from the European Network Against Arms Trade (ENAAT), call on the EU ministers to suspend arms sells and consider an arms embargo against Saudi Arabia. As it has been widely reported, the war in Yemen war is having an extremely severe impact on civilians and on vital infrastructure including … Read More

Open letter of NESEHNUTÍ regarding the export of Czech handguns and ammo to Egypt

16th April 2014By Wendela de FriesMiddle East, Open letter

Brno, Czech Republic Open letter of NESEHNUTÍ to the Minister of Industry and Trade, Mr. Jan Mládek, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Lubomír Zaorálek, regarding the export of Czech handguns and ammunition to the Egyptian police force For the attention of: Political Director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr Václav Bálek Director … Read More

ENAAT contribution to European Social Forum

10th November 2003By ENAAT

Corporate Gains on your Expenses – The costs and consequences of the emerging European Defence Industry The workshop will give a general introduction on the current developments in the European defence industry. Furthermore, an introduction will be given on the social costs of defence expenditure for citizens in EU countries, Eastern Europe and “the Global … Read More