3 November

Cyber security and tech- threats to peace

Wednesday, 15 December 2021 | 14:00 Central European Time [CET] Continued and and rapid technological developments enable new forms of computerized warfare, including but not limited to the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or drones), artificial intelligence, and the militarization of space. These concerning developments emphasize the need for clarification of international laws and […]

30 September

Launch Event “Common security 2022”

Thursday April 21, 01.00 – 02.30 PM (Central European SummerTime) The world stands at a crossroads. The choice is between an existence based on competition and aggression or one rooted in peace and common security. Humanity faces the existential threats of nuclear war, climate change and pandemics. How we respond to these threats will define […]

30 September

The world after Covid-19: Invest in peace and development not in war and conflict

13:00-14:30 CET on Tuesday 15 February The world’s governments spend nearly two trillion dollars a year on the military, while people go hungry, suffer poverty and disease, and lack the most basic public services. The peace dividend – the better uses to which military spending could be put – is a key component of the […]

30 September

Women peace and security

17th of November 01.00 pm – 02.00 pm (CET) Women’s equal participation and leadership and the empowerment of women and girls is of critical importance to promoting peace, preventing conflicts, enabling recovery and building resilience. But women continue to be underrepresented at all levels of decision-making worldwide and participation of women in peace negotiations close […]

30 September

Growing inequality – a threat to peace and security?

Income inequality has risen sharply since the 1970s in most advanced economies around the world and has been blamed for increasingly polarised politics. Political violence, conflict, and inequality are closely related. Greater equality is needed for peace. 25 October 13.00 – 14.30 (Central European Time) Panel: Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Architect, Artist […]