Calendar of upcoming events

February 10, 2017
ICAN Global Week of Action

February 21-22, 2017
IPPNW Symposium: Global Security
Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
Co-organized by Pugwash and IPPNW Russia, there will be a symposium and a Dialogue with Decision Makers in Moscow.

March 25-26, 2017
ICAN Campaigners Meeting
New York, NY, USA

March 27-31, 2017
First Negotiations Session
United Nations, New York, NY, USA

May 2, 2017
PrepCom for the 2020 NPT Review
Vienna, Austria

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. Registration is now open.

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

August 26-September 2, 2017
IPPNW Medical Student Bike Tour
Faslane to York (550km), 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. Please note that due to high demand, limited spaces and past experiences, the student organizers have decided to raise the requirements for participating this year

September 4-6, 2017
Joint MEDACT Forum and IPPNW World Congress
University of York, United Kingdom
The congress will be a joint endeavor with Medact, the UK affiliate of IPPNW, and will build on their incredibly successful Health Through Peace event organized in London in 2015. The joint Medact Forum and IPPNW World Congress will provide unique opportunities to network with leadership and activism in the peace, health and nuclear abolition movement critical care. The on-site accommodation in York’s James College includes a mixture of en-suite 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 will meet on Sunday, Sept 3 and again on Thursday, Sept 7. The Main conference will take place on September 4 – 6.

September 14-17, 2017
Symposium "Crimes, Human Rights and Future Generations in the Nuclear Age"
Monte Verità Switzerland
In these times of increased geopolitical tension, we believe that interdisciplinary dialogue is crucial to building a nuclear-weapons-free future. Co-sponsored by PSR / IPPNW Switzerland, the Association of Swiss Lawyers for Nuclear Disarmament, Uranium Network Germany, the Nuclear Free Future Award Foundation, and Centre International de Droit Comparé de l‘Environnement, this symposium will seek to not only address the past, but also how together, from a multidisciplenary approach, we can work together to prevent future harm.

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