StoP meeting on EU militarisation, Irish neutrality, War in Ukraine

Online Public Meeting. EU militarisation, Irish Neutrality & The War in Ukraine: the Case for Peace

About this event

Swords to Ploughshares Ireland organised a conversation between Jan Oberg (Director of the TFF-Transnational Foundation for Peace and Future Research, Sweden) Eamon Rafter (World Beyond War, Ireland and SToP) and Niamh Ni Bhriain, Programme Coordinator War and Pacification at the Transnational Institute, The Netherlands.

The participants  reflected on the growth of EU militarisation and the importance of retaining Irish neutrality. They examined the attempts by the global war industry to grow military budgets and their profits on the back of the war in Ukraine. This webinar made the case for peace, not war and examining ways in which Irish neutrality is an important tool in conflict resolution.

– This public meeting was held by Zoom and recorded. You can see the event at

Swords to Ploughshares Ireland is an all island network of peace activists opposed to war and militarisation.