Important note:

Only a few of these events are run by IPB. For the others you need to address any enquiries to the local organisers of the event in question.


Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament Conference

23 october 2016 - Mechanics Institute, Manchester, UK


A day of discussions, meetings and workshops about tactics and techniques for peace and anti-nuclear campaigners.

This event follows on from CND’s formal AGM and policy conference on Saturday 22nd October. If you are attending the Saturday meeting, register for the whole weekend via CND’s website here. If you only plan to attend the Open Conference, please register through Eventbrite here.

Group of Governmental Experts
Group of Governmental Experts on the Operation and Further Development of the United Nations Standardized Instrument for Reporting Military Expenditures
7 November 2016 — 11 November 2016
Geneva, Switzerland
More information here
Geneva Peace Week

Between November 7-11 Geneva Peace Week takes place. It will be an exciting event with 49 events, over 100 experts and 63 event partnerships!


Find more information about it here

IPB Round table: Moving the Military Money: to climate, development, humanitarian action and peace

11 November 2016 - Geneva, Switzerland

On Friday 11 November, between 16.00 – 18.00 The IPB Round table: "Moving the Military Money: to climate, development, humanitarian action and peacemaking" will take place at the Ecumenical Centre, 1 Route des Morillons, 1218 Grand Saconnex, Geneva. 


Each year since 2011, the Global Day of Action on Military Spending has brought together some 100-150 actions and events organised in communities around the world, in order to build public awareness and challenge decision-makers. 

International Week of Action Against the Militarisation of Youth

14 - 20 November


Would you like to take action against the militarisation of youth with many others across the world?
War Resisters' International is organising the 3rd International Week of Action Against the Militarisation of Youth from 14 to 20 November this year. The week is a concerted effort of antimilitarist actions across the world to raise awareness of, and challenge, the ways young people are militarised, and to give voice to alternatives.

Economists for Peace & Secuirty Symposium: Policy Challenges for the New US President

14 November 2016 - Washington, U.S.

Economists for Peace and Security will conduct its 9th annual policy symposium at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill in Washington DC on November 14, 2016 to discuss the economic dimensions of the most pressing global security issues and those facing the domestic economy. Following one of the most unusual presidential and congressional elections in US history, three panels of senior specialists will present ideas for improving prospects for peace, and growth with fairness for all Americans.

Does this sound interesting to you? Then head over to the EPS website where you can register and find more information about this event. 

Global Network Against Nuclear Power and Weapons in Space

18, 19, 20 November 2016 - Visakhapatnam (India)


27 November - 01 December 2016, Freetown (Sierra Leone)


Theme of the Conference:  AGENDA FOR PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT:  Conflict Prevention, Post-Conflict Transformation, and the Conflict, Disaster and Sustainable Development Debate

For more information, click here.

The 6th Prague Agenda Conference

1st and 2nd December 2016 - Prague, Czech Republic

The 6th Prague Agenda Conference will take place on December 1-2, 2016 (to be confirmed). More information will be posted soon on the Prague Agenda Website


For more inspiration take a look at last year conference. 


The 30th ISODARCO Winter Course on: Advanced And Cyber Weapons Systems:Technology And Arms Control" will take place in Trento, Italy, 8-15 of January 2017. The Director of the School, Carlo Schaerf as well as the Course Director Giampiero Giacomello welcome participants to this ISODARCO Course that aims at understanding modern autonomous weapons technology, as well as the possibilities and prospects of related arms control limitations.


Sounds interesting? Find out more at the course website!

Peace and Conflict Studies from the Margins to the Center: Rethinking Europe in an Unequal World

16-18 March 2017, Schwerte, Germany


In March 2017, the European Peace Research Association (EuPRA) and the German Association for Peace and Conflict Studies (Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Friedens-und Konfliktforschung, AFK) will hold a joint conference in cooperation with the Evangelische Akademie Villigst in Schwerte, Germany. Scholars are invited to present their academic work on the political challenges Europe is currently facing while reflecting on the continents role and responsibilities in light of global power structures. The deadline for application is 19th October 2016 and you can find the call for papers here.


6th International Conference on Gender Studies; "Gender, Conflict, War and Peace"

23-25 March 2017, Famagusta, North Cyprus, Turkey.  

The Eastern Mediterranean University - Center for Women Studies, is organising its 6th International Conference on Gender Studies and the theme for 2017 is:"Gender, Conflict, War and Peace"The date of the conference is March 23-25, 2017. For more information about the conferance, take a look at the conference website



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