On the 14th December the annual Assembly of the "Belgrade Forum for the World of Equals" took place in Belgrade, Serbia .
The WPC participated with its Executive Secretary Iraklis Tsavdaridis in the Assembly. Important talks were held in the framework of the Assembly of the Belgrade Forum between the WPC and the BF about the holding of the International Conference(22-23 March 2014) on the occasion of the 15 years of the NATO Aggression against FR Yugoslavia,which constituted a turning point in the imperialism's aggresiveness.
The Executive Committee (EC) of the World Peace Council held successfully from November 23-25, 2013 in Caracas its first meeting after the Assembly of Kathmandu (July 2012). The meeting was hosted in excellent conditions by the Committee of International Solidarity (COSI), the WPC member in Venezuela.
The WPC expresses its profound grief and sadness for the loss of Comrade Nelson Mandela,the genuine son of Africa,the true leader of the Liberation movement of South Africa, the genuine internationalist and revolutionary.
The contribution and example of Nelson Mandela will be remembered by the generations to come worldwide.
Nelson Mandela became the symbol of freedom and peace, campaigns where held in dozens of countries,organized by the WPC and fellow organisations
The fourth meeting of the anti-imperialist peace movements of Turkey, Cyprus and Greece took place in Chania on October 19th - 20th under the auspices of the World Peace Council. In a particularly friendly and constructive atmosphere, the delegations of the three countries agreed on the following joint communiqué:
68TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BOMBING OF HIROSHIMA AND NAGASAKI: A CALL TO ABOLISH ALL NUCLEAR WEAPONS! Statement of the World Peace Council
Sixty-eight year ago, on August 6th and 9th, 1945, the United States dropped atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, killing more than 200,000 innocent civilians. The devastating consequences of this heinous act remain to this day. Almost seven decades later, the U.S. government still refuses to acknowledge the criminal nature of this act and to compensate its victims.
The Secretariat of the World Peace Council was held successfully and was hosted by the Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation (CPPC) in Lisbon on May31st and June 1st 2013. After a very rich and fruitful discussion it released the following communiqué:
The conference entitled “Peoples Want Peace”, organized by the World Peace Council and the Peace Association of Turkey, concluded successfully with the participation of more than 20 national peace committees and international organizations, peace-loving journalists and artists in Istanbul and Antakya from 25th to 29th April 2013.