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War Resisters' International at the World Social Forum 2007, Nairobi: Programme

21 January

African Perspectives on Nonviolence
Seminar, 11.30—14.00, room 9 IN – Upper
Speakers: Dennis Brutus, Ela Gandhi, Netsai Mushonga
The seminar is aimed at raising the profile of nonviolence in Africa, and to connect African and international nonviolent activists.

Networking Against War Profiteers
Workshop, 17.30—20.00, room D1
Facilitator: Javier Garate
A workshop for people who are campaigning (or interested in campaigning) against war profiteers.

Upcoming events: World Social Forum Kenya // Witnessing Conscientious Objection from Turkey to the World: History and Breaking News

World Social Forum Kenya

Nairobi, 20-25 January 2007

War Resisters' International will be present at the World Social Forum in Nairobi with a range of seminars and workshops. More information is available on wri-info. Watch out for updates and meet us in Nairobi.

Upcoming events: Shut DESO Action Day in the UK // International NATO Complaint Action // Prisoners for Peace Day: Focus on Russia

Monday 16 October:

Shut DESO Action Day in the UK

The most important day in the Shut the Denfece Export Services Organisation (DESO) campaign calendar.
CAAT will be joining other groups for a day of action to shut DESO.

DESO exists to sell arms for companies and to lobby for arms exports within government.

Upcoming events: Prisoners for Peace Day // Witnessing Conscientious Objection from Turkey to the World: History and Breaking News

1 December - Prisoners for Peace Day: Focus on Russia

Prisoners for Peace Day 2006 will highlight the situation in Russia, with the new NGO law threatening the work of independent NGOs and the war in Chechnya also leading to increased persecution in Russia itself. The Prisoners for Peace campaign pack will be available early November in English, Spanish, French, and German.

Upcoming events: Globalising Nonviolence // Stopping the Merchants of Death // US Intervention and military expenditure

Globalising Nonviolence

WRI International Conference, 23-27 July 2006, Germany

  • Are you interested in both nonviolence and globalisation?
  • Are you campaigning against war?
  • Are you involved in nonviolent direct action or curious to learn more?

The War Resisters' International conference Globalising Nonviolence will be a great opportunity to meet activists from all over the world, to get to know what makes them tick, and to see how you can help each make another

Upcoming events: Globalising Nonviolence

Globalising Nonviolence, 23-27 July 2006, Germany

  • Are you interested in both nonviolence and globalisation?
  • Are you campaigning against war?
  • Are you involved in nonviolent direct action or curious to learn more?

The War Resisters' International conference Globalising Nonviolence will be a great opportunity to meet activists from all over the world, to get to know what makes them tick, and to see how you can help each make another world possible.

Upcoming events: International Conscientious Objectors Day // Globalising Nonviolence

15 May: International Conscientious Objectors Day

International Conscientious Objectors' Day 2006 will focus on the situation of US COs and GIs that want to leave the US military. Presently, international events are being planned for New York and Washington DC for around 15 May 2006.

Upcoming events: Globalising Nonviolence

Globalising Nonviolence, 23-27 July 2006, Germany

  • Are you interested in both nonviolence and globalisation?
  • Are you campaigning against war?
  • Are you involved in nonviolent direct action or curious to learn more?

The War Resisters' International conference Globalising Nonviolence will be a great opportunity to meet activists from all over the world, to get to know what makes them tick, and to see how you can help each make another world possible.

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