Mexico's Maize Diversity in Danger
Sign a statement of the Unión de Científicos Comprometidos con la Sociedad (UCCS) to the President of Mexico, Mr. Felipe de Jesús Calderón Hinojosa to prevent irreversible damage to one of the World's most precious resources: Mexico's maize diversity.
Disarmament for Sustainable Development
An international appeal to the 2012 Rio plus 20 conference
In 2011 global military spending amounted to $1740 billion – despite the fact that 1 billion people suffer from hunger, even more do not have access to safe water or adequate health care and education, and even in the developed world millions are without work. The Millennium Development Goals cannot be realized while the world squanders its wealth on militarism. To learn more about the campaign please click here.
Commit Universities to Peace - Reject Research for the Military.
International Appeal to the heads of universities and responsible academic bodies.
Abandonment of Military Research. Support the University of Karlsruhe/Germany to keep their Civil Clause
The German publicly funded research is facing a crucial and exemplary decision: strengthening the civil orientation or pushing militarization?
Scientists for a Nuclear Weapons-Free World
The INES campaign "Scientists for a Nuclear Weapons-Free World" had started on August 6th, 2009 (Hiroshima Day).
49 first signatories, 31 of them Nobel Laureates, supported the campaign and gave it a remarkable start. For at least 25 years, there has been no comparable campaign supported by so many prominent members of the scientific community and beyond.