Meeting: Troops out of Afghanistan

Event Date: 
Tue, 18/08/2009 - 18:30

A meeting to begin calling for Australian troops to be withdrawn from Afghanistan.The Australian and US governments are increasing military intervention in Afghanistan, extending the war into Pakistan

  • When: Tuesday 18 August, 6.30pm
  • Where: Evatt Room, Trades Hall
  • Contact: Sue 0413-377-978 or Tony 0409-709-960


Forum: Who will stop nuclear next use?

Event Date: 
Sun, 20/09/2009 - 10:00 - 16:00

Australia-Japan civil society cooperation for nuclear disarmament.

This forum is part of five days of activitites.


- Rolf Ekeus, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

- Gareth Evans, Co-chair, International Commission of Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament

Asia beyond conflict: workshop

Event Date: 
Wed, 01/07/2009 (All day) - Fri, 03/07/2009 (All day)

This workshop examines the history of the East Asian region and how that has come to play a central role in international debates, and goes through means of promoting regional historical reconciliation.

The Future Is In Our Hands: UN conference

Event Date: 
Fri, 23/10/2009 - 09:00 - 17:00

This conference will aim to provide an opportunity to address how the rights of indigenous peoples, as contained in the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, are respected or have been violated.

Many brilliant speakers (see list below) will be speaking at the conference.

Tilman Ruff visits Moscow for the ICNND meeting

THURSDAY 25 JUNE 2009. MAPW Vice-President Associate Professor Tilman Ruff visited Moscow for the International Commission on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament,  initiated by the Japanese and Australian governments.

Conflict resolution, dialogue & Australia: workshops

Event Date: 
Wed, 10/06/2009 (All day) - Sat, 13/06/2009 (All day)
Melbourne, Fitzroy and Bundoora

Conflict Resolution, Dialogue and Australia: Three Intensive Workshops

A three-part workshop as organised by La Trobe University.

MAPW dinner: Nuclear non proliferation

Event Date: 
Tue, 14/07/2009 - 19:00

Nuclear non proliferation: imagine there's no bomb

War is an obscenity: Sir William Refshauge, 1991

Sir William Refshauge wrote this article for MAPW's newsletter, 'Pulse' in February 1991, at the time of the first Gulf War. He argues that war is an obscenity and puts a strong case for supporting the role of the United Nations. Whilst dismissing "peace at any price", Sir William notes the human and ecological consequences of war.

Isotopia Eclipse Music Festival

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/07/2009 (All day) - Sun, 05/07/2009 (All day)
Litchfield National Park, Darwin

Come and dance and listen to music at this years Isotopia Eclipse Festival at the Litchfield National Park in Darwin. Three days of music and arts against nuclear weapons.

  • When: Friday 3 - Sunday 5 July
  • Where: Litchfield National Park, Darwin
  • Information: Isotopia Festival


The continous threat of nuclear weapons

28 MAY 2009. Former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser adressed the National Consultative Committee on Disarmament Conference in Wellington last weekend, talking about issues of nuclear arms possession and the impossibility of differentiating between nuclear weapons for use and those for deterence.

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