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Campaign on Military Spending
Aotearoa New Zealand

Part of the Global Campaign on Military Spending

Time for action on military spending: poster and leaflet   - Poster   - Leaflet

Global Day of Action - Get involved - Supporting groups - Join mailing list

Last year global military expenditure was more than $1,676 billion (US$) - on average, more than $4.6 billion (US$) every day. By way of contrast, an average of more than 16,160 children under the age of five die every day from mainly preventable causes - lack of access to adequate food, clean water and basic medicines. This is one of the prices paid, the collateral damage that is seldom talked about, for maintaining armed forces in a state of combat readiness around the world.

Military spending and related updates

If you are interesting in being involved in the Global Day of Action, or would like your organisation listed as a supporter of the Global Day of Action and of the urgent need to change spending priorities away from funding armed forces towards meeting human needs, please contact Peace Movement Aotearoa 'Global Day of Action support' in the subject line of your message.

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