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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     - Leaflet

Global Day of Action - get involved - supporting groups - join mailing list

Last year global military expenditure was more than $1,776 billion (US$) - on average, more than $4.86 billion (US$) every day. By way of contrast, an average of more than 17,260 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 updates

2014 Global Day of Action on Military Spending, 14 April 2014

2013 Global Day of Action on Military Spending: 15 April 2013

2012 Global Day of Action on Military Spending, 17 April 2012

2011 Global Day of Action on Military Spending, 12 April 2011

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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