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Fri
11
Aug
2017
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The foundation „die schwelle“ in Bremen, Germany, has declared Junior Nzita to one of its laureates of the Bremen Peace Prize. Nzita is a former child soldier in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and today he is a honorary UN ambassador for...

Fri
14
Feb

2009 NNOMY Conference - Pauline Lipman: video

National Network Opposing the Militarization of Youth -

2009 NNOMY Conference - Pauline Lipman: video
Mon
20
Jan

Week of Action Against the Militarisation of Youth

Would you like to take action against the militarisation of youth with many others across the world?

You can join War Resisters' International's week of action, which will be held between 20-26 November for the fourth time this year. You can join as an individual or as a group.

Thu
12
Dec

Inspiration for resistance!

This page is a celebration of things that have gone well for those campaigning against the militarisation of youth!

It's a place to find inspiration for your own actions.

Anything you'd like adding to this page, please submit it at http://antimili-youth.net/node/add, or email hannah@wri-irg.org with the title 'CMOY website Inspirations'.

Thu
12
Dec

Where to go from here

Have you read this website and recognised that there is a problem with youth militarisation where you live?

On this page you can find out what to do next.

Here are some ideas:

Thu
12
Dec

What is the militarisation of youth?

Warfare has changed.

For many years, war has been waged through conscripted armies, often sending 'boots on the ground': soldiers to occupy or overtake land, often in adjacent of closeby places. 

Conscription is alive and well in many nations, but the trend internationally is towards 'volunteer' armed forces: leaner, more 'professionalised' militaries, relying increasingly on remote control technology, such as drones.

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