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November 23, 1977

Interchurch Peace Council (IKV), Report of the IKV Meeting of 23 November 1977

In this meeting, The IKV responds to NATO discussions about a possible introduction of the 'N-bomb' [neutron bomb]. The neutron bomb would will probably be introduced; however the IKV needs to do all that it can to prevent its arrival.

January 1972

Interchurch Peace Council (IKV) Internal Paper

This is an IKV internal paper recollects the founding of the IKV in 1966. In addition, this document outlines the official mandate from the churches, its tasks and goals, as well as the Peace Weeks to be organized on an annual basis. Each Peace Week was to provide a new thematic accent concerning certain political or social issues prevalent to the IKV agenda.

June 1977

Interchurch Peace Council (IKV), 'IKV Messages 1976/1977 - No. 4'

This information paper announces the IKV's plans for the 1977 Peace Week campaign.The campaign is centered around three points: to "help rid the world of nuclear weapons," not just the Netherlands; to make a concrete contribution by having the Netherlands nuclear weapons free in at least 10 years; and to mobilize from the bottom up, and making sure that "ordinary" people in churches, in the local branches of political parties, in the labor unions, etc., take a stance regarding nuclear weapons.

June 24, 1975

Interchurch Peace Council (IKV) Commentary, 'A Disappointing Paper'

Philip E. Everts expresses disappointment and criticism over the Dutch government's memorandum on disarmament and security.

December 5, 1976

Interchurch Peace Council (IKV), 'Long Term Plans: An Attempt at Structuring'

This document, prepared by IKV Secretary Mient Jan Faber, offers an overview of the work of the IKV shortly before most attention would be directed to launching the anti-nuclear campaign during the 1977 Peace Week. The council is preparing a wide range of activities for 1977, including the formulation of a new Standpoint.