PAX regularly organizes webinars and online events: interactive lectures and conversations about the work of PAX, where there is also time for discussion and to ask questions. They are freely accessible to anyone interested.
You need a smartphone or computer to be there. We usually use the Zoom program for video conferencing. You can install the program or use it via your web browser. On this page you will find the upcoming webinars and other online events and you will find links to watch back.
Watch the recorded webinars if you couldn't join us live
Launch event: Twice dispossessed: Palestinian refugees in Syria deprived of housing, land and property rights. Yarmouk camp as a case study
Impunity Watch and PAX launched the report Twice dispossessed: Palestinian refugees in Syria deprived of housing, land and property rights Yarmouk camp as a case study" virtually Virtual launch (Zoom) that took place on April 13th Time: 14.00 – 15.30 (CET). During this conversation, the authors of the report, Abdallah al-Khateeb, Ansar Jasem and Abdulrahman Shaheen presented their findings. A former resident of Yarmouk shared their experiences. Mette Lundsfryd Stendevad gave her expert view. Sawsan Abou Zainedin moderated the event.
2 December 2021 - In anticipation of the judgment of the The Hague Court of Appeal in the Ziada case on the 7th of December 10 AM, the Nuhanovic Foundation, in co-operation with PAX and UvA Students 4 Peace, organised a panel discussion on the access to justice for Palestinians in the Occupied Territories on the 2nd of December. Thomas van Gool (Israel-Palestine project, PAX) moderated the event and had a conversation with Prof. Marten Zwanenburg (Military Law, UvA) and Dr. Susan Power (Head of Legal Research and Advocacy, Al-Haq) about access to justice for Palestinians and the Ziada case.
In Pursuit of Human Rights and Accountability: Challenges Around Regulating the Use of Force with Armed Drones
Twenty years after their first use in counter-terrorism operations, armed drones are now the weapon of choice worldwide. How can ongoing human rights challenges be addressed? In a side-event to the 48th session of the Human Rights Council on September 24th, hosted by Reprieve and PAX, state representatives, families of victims, human rights lawyers and UN experts will address these and other questions.
On 17 June 2021, the PAX Protection of Civilians team launched its publication ‘On Civilian Harm’. In this book, PAX studies the varied negative consequences of the use of violence that civilians in conflict-affected societies experience. The book calls for more attention for less visible effects from conflict like psychological trauma, protracted displacement, loss of livelihood, and so on, and identifies opportunities for security actors to mitigate such ‘civilian harm’ in future conflicts.
For more information and/or to download a free copy, see protectionofcivilians.org.
On Thursday 27 May, PAX organized a webinar on the current situation in Israel-Palestine. In this webinar, PAX partner Jack Munayer will speak. Jack Munayer was born and raised in Jerusalem to a British mother and a Palestinian Christian resident of Israel as a father. He completed an MA in Human Rights and Transitional Justice from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, among others. Munayer currently manages the ecumenical guidance program of the World Council of Churches in Palestine and Israel (WCC-EAPPI). Munayer is a real bridge builder and is active on platforms such as Christ at the Checkpoint and The Jerusalem-Belfast Initiative.
28 April 2021 - Listen to a discussion on the outcome of our Position paper on 'Perspectives of Forcibly Displaced Syrian Women on their Conditions, Rights, and Demands' as part of an ongoing partnership between PAX for Peace and Women Now. This paper is the result of a project on forced displacement and its effects on Syrian women. You can also listen to the discussion in Arabic.
8 April 2021 - In this webinar by Amnesty the Netherlands, Oxfam Novib, The Rights Forum and PAX we will explore the impact of military invasions of Palestinian homes in the West Bank. The webinar focuses on the recent joint report ‘A Life Exposed’ by human rights organizations Yesh Din, PHRI and Breaking the Silence.
29 March 2021 - PAX invited a group of eminent South Sudanese to present their views on the Lundin case. They discussed the significance of a trial for South Sudan, its implications for global corporate liability, and perspectives of victims of war crimes.
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18 March 2021 -There is a growing realization among Syrians and in the international community that the problems of housing, land and property rights have become major obstacles to the return of refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs), thus rebuilding Syrian society and peace and justice in Syria. During the donor conference 'Supporting the future of Syria and the region' in Brussels, PAX organized the webinar together with Impunity Watch, PEL - Civil Waves
26 February 2021 - What influence will new military technologies have on contemporary and future conflicts?
4 February 2021 - The webinar will focus on Area C, specifically in light of suppression of civic space and within the framework of ongoing de-facto annexation.
17 December 2020 - PAX, in collaboration with The Rights Forum, organized the online book presentation of the book Palestinian refugees in international law. The authors Lex Takkenberg and Francesca Albanese will be present.
15 December 2020 - Can cultural and civil society organizations contribute to European citizenship? With PAX 'Dion van den Berg, among others, from Pakhuis De Zwijger in Amsterdam.
9 November 2020 - Brittany Roser has worked for PAX as a UN advocacy advisor in New York since March 2019. What challenges has she faced? What has it achieved in the world's largest and most diverse international policy forum? What does her working day look like? Find out more during this webinar.
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