Guest blog: Toxic Remnants of War and reclaiming the protection of civilians
This week will see the conclusion of a series of high level workshops focused on reclaiming the protection of civilians under International Humanitarian Law (IHL). Since 2009, and at a series of regional workshops, states, international agencies and civil society have been discussing and identifying practical measures that may be taken by both military and […]
Video first conference Campaign to Stop Killer Robots
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l51TKJ7FUto?feature=player_embedded] To launch the international Campaign to Stop Killer Robots, the founders of this initiative convened a day-long conference in London for interested NGOs. IKV Pax Christi was present and provided, together with 65 other campaigners from 30 NGOs, input and guidance on an initial work plan that will chart the way forward for the new campaign.
IKV Pax Christi strongly condemns the assassination of Jalal Dhiab; calls upon the Iraqi authorities to investigate
IKV Pax Christi strongly condemns the assassination of Jalal Dhiab, director of the ‘Ansar al-Huriyya’ association, which took place in al-Zubayr, Basra province, on Friday 26 April.
Start Nuclear Diplomacy Crash Course
For the second year in a row, IKV Pax Christi is organizing the Nuclear Diplomacy Crash Course. The No Nukes team will train a group of students with a strong interest in international security dialogue to become lobbyists for a nuclear weapons free world.
British newspaper The Guardian on Depleted Uranium report
The British newspaper The Guardian recently published an article on IKV Pax Christi’s report ‘In a state of uncertainty’ on Depleted Uranium in Iraq. The aim of the report is to provide greater clarity on the impact that the use of Depleted Uranium has had on Iraqi society.
Face it, it’s just a weapon
Naima McClean, an energetic poet and performer from South Africa encouraged an audience of hundreds to shout “hero, hero, hero” at ten o’ clock in the morning. If Emma Goldman was still alive she would laugh and see we’ve all understood her message: If I can’t dance to it, it’s not my revolution. Yes, we […]