Calendar of upcoming events




May 25-28, 2017
European Student Conference and Western Balkan Meeting
Prishtina, Kosovo
The main topic of the conference will be: Radiation and its effects on human health. For more information on how students can participate, please join the IPPNW Student Facebook group or register today.

June 5-12, 2017
Global Week of Action against Gun Violence
The theme for the 2017 is: “The Road to Development and Peace Begins With Silencing the Guns.” The specific focus in each country will depend on the local and national context. Small arms not only facilitate the taking and maiming of lives, they also kill economies and and social bonds.

June 11, 2017
International IPPNW Symposium "Banning Nuclear Weapons: A European Perspective"
Büchel, Germany

June 15-July 7, 2017
Second (Main) Negotiation Session
United Nations, New York, NY, USA

August 19-26, 2017
Summer School: Climate change, Violence and Health
Berlin, Germany
Participants will gain a thorough understanding of issues related to climate change and health through interactive lectures, workshops, a simulation game as well as skills training.

August 26-September 2, 2017
IPPNW Medical Student Bike Tour
Faslane to York (342 miles/550km) in the United Kingdom
The aim of this tour is to remember and show solidarity with the victims and survivors of nuclear weapons, nuclear testing, uranium mining, nuclear energy and nuclear accidents while at the same time advocating for a world free of nuclear weapons.

September 4-6, 2017
Joint MEDACT Forum and IPPNW World Congress - "Health Through Peace 2017"
University of York, York, United Kingdom
The congress will be a joint endeavor with Medact, the UK affiliate of IPPNW, and will provide unique opportunities to network with leadership and activism in the peace, health and nuclear abolition movement. The on-site accommodation in York’s James College includes a mixture of ensuite and shared bathrooms at very reasonable cost. Delegate registration will include lunch and conference refreshments, and accommodations will include breakfast and dinner. The IPPNW International Council and Board of Directors meetings will meet on Sunday, Sept 3 and again on Thursday, Sept 7. The Main conference will take place on September 4 – 6. Program here.

September 14-17, 2017
Symposium "Human Rights, Future Generations and Crimes in the Nuclear Age"
University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
In these times of increased geopolitical tension, we believe that interdisciplinary dialogue is crucial to building a nuclear-weapons-free future. The symposium is co-sponsored by PSR / IPPNW Switzerland, the Association of Swiss Lawyers for Nuclear Disarmament, the Basel Peace Office, Uranium Network Germany, the Nuclear Free Future Award Foundation Germany, and the Centre International de Droit Comparé de l‘Environnement (France). This symposium will provide an update about the medical consequences of radiation exposure and will include considerations of legal developments that can help nuclear victims, and open the way to the recognition and legal protection of future generations.

September 12, 2017
Culture of Peace Distinguished Speakers Series
SGI Cultural Center, New York, NY, USA

October 19-20, 2017
8th WHO Milestones in a Global Campaign for Violence Prevention Meeting
Ottawa, Canada

October 22, 2017
Nuclear Age Peace Foundation's Evening for Peace
Four Seasons Resort, Santa Barbara, California, USA

Ongoing Exhibition - "Against the Odds - Making a difference in global health"
National Library of Medicine (travelling exhibition)
The National Library of Medicine exhibition opened in conjunction with the 60th anniversary of the World Health Organization, and IPPNW’s story is part of a theme on health and peace in "From Conflict to Consensus." Against the Odds: Making a Difference in Global Health tells the many stories of this global health revolution drawing upon a legacy of success, often based on the simplest means.