For many decades, the dangers associated with the use of nuclear explosives in warfare have been a major concern of the World Federation of Scientific Workers. The design of nuclear weapons of increasing sophistication and yield, its production and stockpiling by a handful of states has been and is going on since the very first.. read more →

27 Jul 2014
July 27, 2014

Statement of the WFSW on Gaza

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For two weeks now, thousands of raids by air, land and sea have sown daily panic in Gaza and have killed more than 1000 persons (by July 27th, 2014), mostly civilians, particularly women and children. The suffering inflicted on the population of Gaza is intolerable. This is added to the virtual imprisonment of a million.. read more →

By Jean-Paul LAINÉ, President of the WFSW This speech was adressed during the “Sarajevo Peace Event” about Peace, disarmament, civil conflict resolution and non-violence as well as social and ecological justice.   I shall focus on the struggle against the militarization of scientific research, i.e. against diverting it to an instrument of death and domination,.. read more →

The World Federation of Scientific Workers (WFSW) expresses its profound concern over the building-up of regional armed conflicts in different parts of the world where extreme violence and the seemingly irreconcilable positions of the opposing parties lead to unacceptable human sufferings and a terrible destruction of human life, means of production and economies. Following the.. read more →

17 Mar 2014
March 17, 2014

On Chemical Weapons

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The social responsability of scientists By Frederico Carvalho Vice-president of the WFSW Download the entire pdf post ……The deliberate use of toxic chemicals to destroy human lives or cause the death of other living organisms has a long history and has taken many forms. Such chemicals were used in theatres of war against military forces.. read more →

Whereas the Executive Council of WFSW urgently seeks a global agreement to free the world from nuclear arms, and other lethal conventional and non-conventional weapons, and to free humanity from the threat of annihilation; read more →

Our responsability for constructing world peace, By Dr Seiji Yuasa, Vice president of the WFSW read more →

 Declaration adopted by the WFSW to guarantee the rights of scientific workers – 1969 The recommendation of the Unesco on 1974 largely follows the proposals   1. Preamble Science and scientific research can contribute increasingly to the improvement of the living conditions of mankind, can become a reliable source of welfare, and can create conditions.. read more →