International Confederation for Disarmament and Peace

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The International Confederation for Disarmament and Peace was an organisation formed by peace groups from western and non-aligned nations in 1963.

As a result of confrontation between western and Soviet delegates at the 1962 World Congress for Peace and Disarmament, which was organised by the USSR-backed World Peace Council, non-aligned peace organisations decided to form an international body that would be independent of the World Peace Council. The founding conference of this body was attended by delegates from forty organizations.[1]

The founding organizations were:

It was merged with the International Peace Bureau in 1978.[2]


  1. ^ "Oxford Conference of Non-aligned Peace Organizations". Archived from the original on 2011-07-16. Retrieved 2009-10-07.
  2. ^ International Institute for Social History

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