Economists for Peace and Security is a UN-registered NGO. EPS is an international network of people organised around fifteen affiliated organizations promoting economic analysis and appropriate action for peace, security and the world economy.
EPS is an international network of fifteen affiliated organizations. EPS is founded is the United States and several chapters have been set up around the globe. Within Europe, EPS has chapters in the Netherlands, Belgium, the UK, France, Spain and Germany. Our aim is to go beyond national borders and to create a network of people from around the globe interested in issues relating to economics and peace and security.READMORE
Whereas, we agree with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights that recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world; and everyone is entitled to realization, through national effort and international co-operation and in accordance with the organization and resources of each State, of the economic, social, cultural and security rights indispensable for human dignity and the free development of personality; and
Whereas, war and violent conflict disrupt the social and economic fabric of societies and interfere with the well-being of individuals; and
Whereas, economic policies and institutions can either prevent or mitigate violence or can contribute to it; and
Whereas, we as professional economists believe that our discipline has a positive contribution to make to peace and human welfare;
Therefore, we seek:READMORE
EPS promotes economic analysis and appropriate action for peace, security and the world economy. We do this by providing and sharing knowledge and expertise, research and education, influencing decision making and organising activities.
EPS has been fortunate since its inception to have an honorary Board of Trustees composed of some of the world's most renowned economists and public servants.
EPS was founded in 1989 as Economists Against the Arms Race (ECAAR). The founder, Dr. Robert J. Schwartz, was inspired at a Moscow conference held by the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War. Dr. Schwartz returned to New York and began gathering together economists concerned about the nuclear danger.READMORE
There are several ways to join EPS. This website is the platform of the European Economists for Peace and security. The registration of membership to EPS is done online.
Through your registration you can access all features of this website and we keep you updated on the latest events and news. As a member you can upload and promote your events and you can contribute on this website trough blogs and by editing articles.READMORE
For more information, questions, don't hesitate and contact us by means of the contact form below.
You can also see the contact persons of each local chapter below the e-mail form.