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Date(s) - April 9, 2021 - May 10, 2021
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Join us on the 10th anniversary of the Global Days of Action on Military Spending! These dates include:
– April 15: Tax Day in the U.S.
– April 26: GDAMS press conferences and twitter storm on the occasion of SIPRI’s release of new data on military spending
– May 1: International Workers Day
– May 9: Europe’s Day of Peace

How can you get involved?

If you’re part of an organization: Prepare your own GDAMS actions or join other organizations. Once you know the details please send us an email to coordination.gcoms@ipb.org
Press conferences on April 26 will be a highlight this year. We’ll analyse the new data on military spending released that day by SIPRI and get our message on the media: we demand major reductions on defence budgets around the world and a refunneling of those funds to people and the environment!
If you want to prepare a press conference in your city/country, reach to us and we’ll help you plan it.
Be part of our Twitter Storm on April 26.
Use your social networks to spread the word, and find allies; Reach out to groups in your country and to other organizations in your sector; Form a national coalition!
Share ideas, articles, actions and comments with the GCOMS network: through social media (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram), directly with other partners, or by sending an email to our Coordination Team

As an individual: Join a local group working on the issue, or set one up! Here’s our list of partners.
Organize/support GDAMS actions in your city /country.
Do Online Campaigning: join our twitter storm on April 26; use your social media to help spread our message by sharing news, materials and actions;
Contact your local/national representatives/congresspeople, ask them to position themselves by sending them letters or on social media.

For ideas and inspiration, check out or handbook here