Kyoto, Japan July 29- Aug 2, 2015
Since 1992, Global Network Against Weapon and Nuclear Power in Space has held an annual conference in the various “hot place” of Militarization of Space. It is our honor to be able to hold the 23rd conference in the historical capital city of Kyoto. Kyoto had been the capital of Japan for more than 1,000 years, which is 300 miles west from the disaster of Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant.
7-27 August 2015 -Baar, Switzerland
It is pleasure for us to introduce you the IPD next coming international academic summer programs:
A) International Summer Academy programs in Peacebuilding, Mediation, Conflict Resolution & Intercultural Dialogue
- I Summer Academy: 7-17 August, 2015 (11 Days)
- II Summer Academy: 17-27 August, 2015 (11 Days)
Place: Baar, Switzerland
B) 3 Month Certificated Academic School in Mediation & Conflict Resolution (CAS in MCR)
Date: 17 August - 17 November 2015
This Summer, the program begins in Yokohama, Japan on August 21 and ends in Mumbai, India on September 9, stopping in Cebu, the Philippines on August 26-27 and in Singapore on August 31, 2015.
Theme: "Re-Defining Security: Is Common Human Security Possible in Asia?"
Understanding the concepts of "human security" and "common security" are critical to finding breakthroughs to a range of tensions pressing the Asia-Pacific region. Peace Boat's Global University Program invites students from across the Asia-Pacific region to examine how these two concepts on security may be combined, applied to local communities, and used to overcome national, regional and global issues of today.
Mexico City, 24-27 August 2015
Article 17 (1) of the Treaty stipulates that a Conference of States Parties shall be convened by the provisional Secretariat no later than one year following the entry into force of the Treaty.
2-5 September 2015 -The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway
THE FRAMING OF EUROPE: Peace Perspectives on Europe’s Future
Registration will be open from May 2015, and will be announced on the conference webpage as well as individually to the participants whose abstracts have been accepted.
7-11 September 2015, Dubrovnik, Croatia
CMC: Dubrovnik Review Conference: Two Months to Go!
With just two months to go until the First Review Conference of the Convention on Cluster Munitions in Dubrovnik, Croatia, your help is needed to ensure this milestone meeting is a success!
21-26 September 2015
The NGO Committee on Peace and Disarmament's has planned several events in the occasion of the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons (and International Peace Day - Sep 21).
28th September 2015 - 18th January 2016, On line
Open enrollment since 1st July (first date)
To explore the connections between different methods, we'll use case study campaigns and themes from around the world, including:
- arms fair disruption from South Korea to Britain, Adu Dhabi to Czech Republic
- extractive industries and militarisation
- war profiteering and gender
- 'civilian' companies that profit from war and occupation
We are really pleased to announce that Oxfam and Save the Children will jointly host the fourth humanitarian disarmament campaigners’ forum in New York this year.
October 22-24, 2015, University of Saint Joseph, West Hartford, Connecticut, USA
PHS’s 2015 fall conference Historical Perspectives on War, Peace and Religion is on track. Our prize committees are busy conducting their review of articles, books, etc and our program co-chairs are putting together a rich program. Our Perspectives advertisement appears to have helped generate visibility for our prizes, since we received more nominations for best first book/dissertation than in recent contests and already have several nominations for the next Bills Memorial prize. Please visit this link for periodic conference updates. http://www.peacehistorysociety.org/phs2015/
Prog at: http://www.peacehistorysociety.org/phs2015/program.pdf
23-25 October 2015, Padova, Italy
Topics include: Global Campaign on Military Expenditure (GCOMS), nuclear disarmament, the future of the UN on its 70th anniversary, and the Right to Peace.
Also: the award of the 2015 Sean Mac Bride Peace Prize. Details from IPB Secretariat.
13TH & 14TH NOVEMBER 2015 FRIENDS HOUSE, LONDON, UK
TWO-DAY FORUM CHALLENGING WAR, MILITARISATION & GLOBAL INSECURITY: TEACH-IN AND FORUM
REGISTER NOW! Early-bird ends 13th September
MORE INFO AT WWW.MEDACT.ORG
7 - 14 January 2016, ANDALO (TRENTO) - ITALY
Seventy years after the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and forty-five years after the entry into force of the Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT), nuclear weapons continue to pose a serious threat to global security. The aim of this Winter Course is to analyse some of the key issues which concern the presence and spread of nuclear weapons in the current international system, and thereby advance awareness and understanding on such critical and topical problems.
September 30 - October 3 2016, Berlin (Germany)
IPB is planning a World Congress under the (provisional) title War, Money, Transformation: Disarmament for Development! We expect that it will attract global attention and a large number of participants. Details at GCOMS website.