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

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URL: http://www.wri-irg.org/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/warresistersint/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/warresistersint
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/warresistersint/

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1921 Netherlands


Movement reorganized and Headquarters moved to UK in 1923. 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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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions



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