War Resisters' International (WRI)
Internationale des résistants/résistantes à la guerre (IRG)
Internacional de Resistentes a la Guerra (IRG)
Internationale der Kriegsdienstgegner/innen/ (IdK)
Internationale van Oorlogstegenstanders (IOT)
Internacio de Militgerezistantoj
1921, Netherlands, with the name of Paco. Movement reorganized and Headquarters moved to UK in 1923, when present name was adopted. Constitution revised: 1957, 1960, 1963, 1969, 1972, 1982, 1991, 2002.
Help pacifists and their national organizations wage the nonviolent struggle for peace on a world scale; encourage creation of new peace organizations in countries where none exist; help conscientious objectors legally, financially and in other ways; provide an information service for dissemination of news about peace and social change activities everywhere; work for disarmament and abolition of conscription; provide a link among peace organizations and persons sincerely wishing (and working) for the abolition of war; promote nonviolence as an instrument of social change.
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Conference (every 3-4 years). International Council, comprising 12 members (plus representatives from sections). Executive Committee of 4.
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