Impressions from the Bertha von Suttner 175th anniversary event

Saturday, June 9th  Morning guided tour through the arbitration chamber of the Peace Palace by Dr. Peter van den Dungen, (Chair of the Advisory Board of the BvS Peace Institute)  Peace Palace Library Lecture by Dr. Peter van den Dungen Saturday, June 9th Keynote Speakers at the ceremony Marzhan Nurzhan (from Kazakstan) Abolition 2000 and ICAN In the Footsteps of Bertha von Suttner Dr. Heinz Fischer (Former President of Austria) Peace Policy from...
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Book Launch, July 4

Twenty-five years after Bertha von Suttner wrote her prophetic essay, Die Barbarisierung der Luft (The Barbarization of the Sky), the scenes of horror and devastation raining down from the sky came true in the small Basque town of Gernika, not far from Bilbao, in northern Spain. The barbarous attacks on an open, peaceful town on 26th April 1937 by bombers from Nazi-Germany caused a furious Picasso to paint his eponymous masterpiece, perhaps the greatest anti-war painting of all time. Earlier...
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