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GDAMS Move The Money!

by GDAMS category: Cause

“Join the loudest call to #demilitarize, support #GDAMS #movethemoney :Cut military spending-fund human needs! http://thndr.it/1dvqoMq

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This campaign ended on April 14, 2014 at 12AM

GDAMS Move The Money!

Be part of the loudest call globally to demilitarize - GDAMS Day, 14 April 2014!

On 14 April 2014, peace and disarmament, labour, faith-based, development, civil society organisations, activists and advocates will take action and support the 4th edition of the Global Day of Action on Military Spending or GDAMS. On the same day, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) will release their annual statistics on global military spending. In 2012, the global military spending amounted to $1.75 trillion US. The date is around U.S. Tax Day.

Given the numerous crises facing the planet – environmental, economic,  health, diplomatic - it is absolutely necessary to strengthen and expand the global movement to shift military spending to human needs.

The GDAMS movement would like to persuade governments all over the world to reallocate the global military spending to urgent human needs. Apart from organizing and participating in local events, we urge you to use social media as well.

The goal is to get as many people as possible to lend their voice to GDAMS campaign and tweet together to create a critical mass of posts on social media.

So, on 14 April 2014, let us send out the loudest message to cut military spending and move the money to human needs.

For more information about GDAMS, visit http://gdams.org/

For more information on IPB, visit www.ipb.org









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GDAMS
@DemilitarizeDay

Founded in 1891, International Peace Bureau (IPB) is dedicated to the vision of a World Without War. We are a Nobel Peace Laureate (1910) and campaign mainly for the reduction of military expenditure. In 2011, IPB launched the Global Day of Action on Military Spending (GDAMS). GDAMS is a global movement to encourage organizations and individuals all over the world to raise awareness about the global military spending figures through mobilizations.

The GDAMS organizers believe that by reducing funding for the military sector, significant amounts of money would be available for social projects domestically or abroad and lead to fulfilling real human needs and social development.

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