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Only a few of these events are run by IPB. For the others you need to address any enquiries to the local organisers of the event in question.

 

Conference - The Use and Abuse of History in Conflicts
May
19

19-20 May 2016, Helsinki (Finland)

 

Historians without Borders will organise an international networking conference ‘Historians without Borders: The Use and Abuse of History in Conflicts’ which will also constitute the starting point of an international network of Historians without Borders. 

 

For more information, click here

World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul
May
23

23 - 24 May 2016, Istanbul (Turkey)


An initiative of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, managed by UN OCHA, the first World Humanitarian Summit will be held in Istanbul on 23 and 24 May 2016 and will bring together governments, humanitarian organizations, people affected by humanitarian crises and new partners including the private sector to propose solutions to our most pressing challenges and set an agenda to keep humanitarian action fit for the future.

 

For more information, click here.

DISARM TRIDENT – RESIST, PROTEST, DISRUPT MONTH OF CREATIVE NONVIOLENT ACTIONS AT AWE BURGHFIE
Jun
01

- June 2016 - A month of protest, AWE Burghfield (UK)

 

The Government is intent on replacing and mdernising its nuclear weapon system and will do so unless the public shows enough resistance to stop it. Much of the work on the new system will be carried out at AWE Burghfield near Reading in Berkshire. More information here.

South America Prepcomm for Berlin Congress
Jun
01

01 - 10 June 2016, Buenos Aires, Rosario, Montevideo

 

Foundation More Peace

Less AIDS + Educating

Cities + Alicia Cabezudo: alicia.cabezudo@ipb.org

Two centuries of peacemaking: From the Peace Society to Martin Luther King
Jun
07

07 June 2016, Newcastle (UK)

 

2016 is an anniversary year that serves as a useful marker for academics and activists to contemplate where we stand in our understanding of peace and how to achieve it. June 2016 is the bicentenary of the establishment of the (London) Peace Society. Alongside the formation in 2015 of the New York Peace Society, its appearance is commonly seen as representing the beginning of the modern peace movement. Similarly it marks the start of a year of events to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the visit of Martin Luther King Jr to Newcastle in 1967 to accept an honorary doctorate.

11TH INTERNATIONAL SECURITY FORUM (ISF)
Jun
13

 13-15 June 2016,  Zurich and Geneva 

The conference theme will be ‘Global Disorder – Security in a World Disrupted’. The programme and further information will be available soon at www.isf2016.ch.

 

The ISF has established itself as a forum for discussing ways to increase communication and cooperation between institutions engaged in research related to international security in Europe, North America, and beyond.

 

20th International Annual Conference on Economics and Security
Jun
16

16 - 17 June 2016, Ankara (Turkey), TED University

 

ICES welcomes presentations that address any issue relating to peace and security broadly defined. The conference strives for a multi-disciplinary program comprising contributions with a wide range of theoretical and methodological approaches, including strictly theoretical work, game theory and formal modeling, statistical and econometric analysis, qualitative studies, and experiments.

11th Asia-Europe Peoples’ Forum (AEPF11)
Jul
04

4-6 July 2016, Ulaan baatar (Mongolia)

A call to social movements, frontline communities, and campaigning networks, and progressive NGOs, academics, and parliamentarians across Asia and Europe


Building New Solidarities: Working for Inclusive, Just, and Equal Alternatives in Asia and Europe

 

The 11th Asia Europe Meeting (ASEM11) will take place in Ulaan Baatar hosted by Mongolia. Heads of State and Government from across Asia and Europe will meet to discuss their future priorities and plans.

 

NATO Counter Summit
Jul
08

8 - 9 July 2016, Warsaw, Poland

Program here

More information here

Tutu Centre CfP 'Representing Peace and Conflict'
Jul
13

13 - 15 July 2016, Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies, Liverpool Hope University (UK)

 

The Centre hosts its annual conference between 13-15 July 2016. It would be great to see many of you there. Please find Here the call for papers, which closes on 15 February. 
 

Moreover, following the success of last year's event, the Centre will be hosting a one-day conference on International Women's Day, entitled "Women in Peace and Conflict" (9 March). If you would like to attend this conference, you can find further information here.

International Anti-Nuclear workcamp
Jul
25

25 July - 10 August, Germany, Berlin

This worcamp will support the fast campaign Global Zero Now for a nuclear free world. The young people will do street actions and will have talks in embassies, the Foreign Ministry and the Parliament.

More information here

WORLD SOCIAL FORUM IN MONTREAL
Aug
09

09 - 14 August, 2016, Montreal (Canada)

 

World Social Forum will take place in downtown Montreal. The goal of the WSF 2016 is to gather tens of thousands of people from groups in civil society, organizations and social movements who want to build a sustainable and inclusive world, where every person and every people has its place and can make its voice heard.

 

For more information, click here.

 

UN High Level Forum on The Culture of Peace
Sep
07

07 Septembe 2016


The President of the 70th session of the UN General Assembly has decided to convene the 2016 UN High Level Forum on The Culture of Peace (fifth in the series of the annual event).

Berlin Congress Prepcomm in India
Sep
21

21 September 2016, Delhi, Manipur (India)

 

Bina Nepram, Control Arms India & Manipur Gun Survivors Network: binalakshmi@gmail.com

No War 2016: Real Security without Terrorism
Sep
23

23 - 25 September 2016, Washington, D.C, USA

The US-based group World Beyond War are planning a major peace conference in Washington DC

US Prepcomm for Berlin (30 september - 3 october)

More information here

IPB world conference on Disarmament for Development: BERLIN
Sep
30

30 September - October 3  2016, Berlin (Germany)


IPB is planning a World Congress under the title Disarm! For a Climate of Peace. We expect that it will attract global attention and a large number of participants.  Details at Congress website.

Group of Governmental Experts
Nov
07
Group of Governmental Experts on the Operation and Further Development of the United Nations Standardized Instrument for Reporting Military Expenditures
7 November 2016 — 11 November 2016
Geneva, Switzerland
More information here
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PEACE ON EARTH & SPACE, FOR GLOBAL SECURITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
Nov
18

18, 19, 20 November 2016 - Visakhapatnam (India)

Gitam University

More information here

IPRA CONFERENCE SIERRA LEONE
Nov
27

27 November - 01 December 2016, Freetown (Sierra Leone)

 

Theme of the Conference:  AGENDA FOR PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT:  Conflict Prevention, Post-Conflict Transformation, and the Conflict, Disaster and Sustainable Development Debate


For more information, click here.

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