other events

Upcoming events: Deserters' Festival in Moscow // International Conscientious Objectors' Day // WRI Seminar 2005 in South Korea // Housmans Peace Diary 2005 available

Deserters' Festival in Moscow

Autonomous Action, a Russian anarchist and antimilitarist network, is organising a "deserters festival" in Moscow from 20-27 February.

Upcoming events: 1 December - Prisoners for Peace Day // International Conscientious Objectors Day // WRI Seminar 2005 in South Korea // Housmans Peace Diary 2005 available

1 December - Prisoners for Peace Day

This year's focus: conscientious objection in Finland

The special edition of WRI's The Broken Rifle, incorporating the annual Prisoners for Peace Honour Roll, is available online in English, German, French, and Spanish. Please contact the WRI Office if you require print copies, or feel free to download the material from our website, and make your own copies.

Upcoming events: Prisoners for Peace Day // WRI Seminar 2005 in South Korea // Housmans Peace Diary 2005 available

1 December - Prisoners for Peace Day

This years focus: conscientious objection in Finland.

It is only one more month to Prisoners for Peace Day. The special edition of WRI's The Broken Rifle, incorporating the annual Prisoners for Peace Honour Roll, will be available in English online after 4 November, and in print from 15 November on. The German, French, and Spanish editions will be available soon after.

"Europe in Bad Constitution"

European Day of Action October, 29th

On October 29th 2004 the draft for the EU constitution is intended for signing by the heads of state of the EU member states.

Upcoming events: European Social Forum in London // Prisoners for Peace Day 2004 // WRI Seminar 2005 in South Korea

European Social Forum in London

War Resisters' International and many of its European affiliates are preparing for the European Social Forum, which will take place in London from 15-17 October 2004. You can find out more about WRI's presence at the ESF on WRI's website.

Prisoners for Peace Day 2004

1 December is Prisoners for Peace Day. The focus for this years is conscientious objection in Finland.

Asking the Right Questions: Nonviolence Training and Gender

An International Women's Consultation for Trainers

October 3-8, 2004
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Costs: €200 (Includes materials, food and accommodation)

What is it, and why?

Are you a nonviolence trainer, wondering how to introduce gender issues into your work? A community-based health care or development worker, a student organizer or trade unionist who wishes to integrate nonviolence into your trainings, activism, or movement?

Upcoming events: Friedrich-Siegmund-Schultze Award for WRI // Prisoners for Peace Day 2004

Friedrich-Siegmund-Schultze Award for WRI

On 28 September, War Resisters' International will receive the Friedrich- Siegmund- Schultze Award for nonviolent action from the Evangelische Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Kriegsdienstverweigerung (Protestant Working Group for Conscientious Objection). The award will be given to WRI in a public event in Speyer in the southwest of Germany.

Dealing with the Past

Tuzla, Bosnia and Hercegovina, 26-30 November 2002

Quaker Peace and Social Witness (QPSW) organised a seminar in Tuzla on the subject of truth and reconciliation and dealing with the past. 23 representatives of NGOs from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro participated in the event.

The participants were people who had worked with or were known to QPSW in the past and who had carried out invaluable work in the areas of peace-building and non-violence.

Activities of the Dealing with the Past project: Project activities in 2001

Roberta Bacic, programme worker

Lectures

  1. Dealing with the past. Chile: A case study of human rights and human wrongs.
    For MA Students at Bradford University, Peace Studies.
    Thursday 8th of February, 2.30-5 PM
  2. Human rights or human wrongs?
    For certificate students, at University of Cambridge, Centre of Latin American Studies.
    Wednesday 21st of February, 1-3 PM
  3. Dealing with the past.

International events

Peace, Development, Equity and Integration in the Americas -- 7-10 October, Buenos Aires, Argentina

The second Latin-american conference on international relations and peace research is organised by the Centro Argentino de Investigacion para la Paz and the Argentinian section of the Consejo Latinoamericano de Investigación para la Paz.

Jaime Garreta, CAIPAZ, Hipolito Yrigoyen 1994, 2°-4, 1089 Buenos Aires, Argentina (fax +54 1 951 0712, email ser2000.overnet@com.ar).

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