Peace Boat’s Special Global University Program - Now Accepting Participants for Summer 2015

August 19, 2015- September 9, 2015  -Tokyo (Japan)


Peace Boat’s SpecialGlobal University Program 2015 will take place between August 19 and September 9, 2015, on the theme: “Re-Defining Security: Is Common Human Security Possible in Asia?”

This 22-day program will be a combination of onboard lectures and workshops, as well as field visits in four countries (Japan, the Philippines, Singapore and India). All programs will be offered in English. Application will close at 17:00 (Japan Standard Time) on Sunday, May 31, 2015. *Scholarships may be available for a small number of outstanding candidates.

Third International Conference on Financing for Development

Addis Ababa, Ethiopa, 13-16 July 2015

The third International Conference on Financing for Development will be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 13 to 16 July 2015. It will gather high-level political representatives, including Heads of State and Government, and Ministers of Finance, Foreign Affairs and Development Cooperation, as well as all relevant institutional stakeholders, non-governmental organizations and business sector entities. The Conference will result in an intergovernmentally negotiated and agreed outcome, which should constitute an important contribution to and support the implementation of the post-2015 development agenda.

15th Jan Tinbergen European Peace Science Conference

Jan Tinbergen European Peace Science Conference that will be held at the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick, on 22nd - 24th  June 2015.


The Jan Tinbergen Conference is interdisciplinary. We welcome presentations that address any issue relating to peace and security broadly defined. We strive for a multi-disciplinary program comprising contributions with a wide range of theoretical and methodological approaches, including strictly theoretical work, game theory and formal modeling, statistical and econometric analysis, qualitative studies, and experiments. 



Abstracts (150-250 words) with a tentative title submitted before 8th February 2015 will be considered for the conference. 


19th International Conference on Economics and Security

 25-27 June 2015, Grenoble (France)  

ENSTA Bretagne (Brest), University Pierre Mendès France (Grenoble) and the Institut d’Etudes Politiques of Grenoble are pleased to announce that the 19th Annual International Conference on Economics and Security will be held in Grenoble, France, on 25-27 June 2015. The conference is co-organized with Economists for Peace and Security.


The 3rd Hague Peace Conference

1-3 July 2015


The Hague University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands is organizing The Third Hague Peace Conference, which was actually planned one hundred years ago. They organize an essay competition for students who have a keen interest in contributing to better ideas on how to improve the maintenance of peace and humanitarian law.

Global Network 23rd Annual Conference and International Seminar on Space and Peace

Kyoto, Japan July 29- Aug 2, 2015

Since 1992, Global Network Against Weapon and Nuclear Power in Space has held an annual conference in the various “hot place” of Militarization of Space. It is our honor to be able to hold the 23rd conference in the historical capital city of Kyoto. Kyoto had been the capital of Japan for more than 1,000 years, which is 300 miles west from the disaster of Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant.

IPD Summer Academy in Peacebuilding, Conflict Transformation, Mediation and Intercultural Dialogue

7-27 August 2015 -Baar, Switzerland

It is pleasure for us to introduce you the IPD next coming international academic summer programs:

A) International Summer Academy programs in Peacebuilding, Mediation, Conflict Resolution & Intercultural Dialogue,-Mediation-Conflict-Resolution-2015/

- I Summer Academy: 7-17 August, 2015         (11 Days)

- II Summer Academy: 17-27 August, 2015      (11 Days)

Place: Baar, Switzerland

B) 3 Month Certificated Academic School in Mediation & Conflict Resolution (CAS in MCR)

Date: 17 August - 17 November 2015

Place: Switzerland

Peace Boat's Global University Program Summer 2015

This Summer, the program begins in Yokohama, Japan on August 21 and ends in Mumbai, India on September 9, stopping in Cebu, the Philippines on August 26-27 and in Singapore on August 31, 2015.


Theme: "Re-Defining Security: Is Common Human Security Possible in Asia?"

Understanding the concepts of "human security" and "common security" are critical to finding breakthroughs to a range of tensions pressing the Asia-Pacific region. Peace Boat's Global University Program invites students from across the Asia-Pacific region to examine how these two concepts on security may be combined, applied to local communities, and used to overcome national, regional and global issues of today.

ATT First Conference of States Parties

Mexico City, 24-27 August 2015


Article 17 (1) of the Treaty stipulates that a Conference of States Parties shall be convened by the provisional Secretariat no later than one year following the entry into force of the Treaty.

9th EuPRAPeace Conference

2-5 September 2015  -The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway


THE FRAMING OF EUROPE: Peace Perspectives on Europe’s Future


Registration will be open from May 2015, and will be announced on the conference webpage as well as individually to the participants whose abstracts have been accepted.

Stopping the War Business

16 - 17 October 2015: Seoul, Republic of Korea

The seminar is jointly coordinated by World Without War in Korea and international antimilitarist network War Resisters' International.

 To explore the connections between different methods, we'll use case study campaigns and themes from around the world, including:

- arms fair disruption from South Korea to Britain, Adu Dhabi to Czech Republic

- extractive industries and militarisation

- war profiteering and gender

- 'civilian' companies that profit from war and occupation

4th Humanitarian Disarmament Campaigners' Forum
17-18 October 2015, New York (USA)

We are really pleased to announce that Oxfam and Save the Children will jointly host the fourth humanitarian disarmament campaigners’ forum in New York this year.


IPB Council + Conference

23-25 October 2015, Padova, Italy



Topics include:  Global Campaign on Military Expenditure (GCOMS), nuclear disarmament, the future of the UN on its 70th anniversary, and the Right to Peace.
Also: the award of the 2015 Sean Mac Bride Peace Prize. Details from IPB Secretariat.




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