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Speaker: Mother Agnes Mariam

Event Date: 
Fri, 28/06/2013 - 19:00
Location: 
Melbourne

Mother Agnes Mariam, a Syrian nun, will be visiting Australia in late Jume. Mother Agnes recently organised a trip to Syria of a 16 member group headed by Mairead Maguire, a Nobel Peace Laureate. Three members of AMRIS, Australians for Mussalaha (Reconciliation) were in the delegation. AMRIS, along with Pax Christi, have invited Mother Agnes to address this meeting.

America's Pacific push

Event Date: 
Thu, 25/07/2013 - 18:30
Location: 
Melbourne

MAPW with the Independent and Peaceful Australia Network is organising this meeting with visiting activists Victoria-Lola Leon Guerrero from Guam, and Bruce Gagnon, US campaigner against the militarisation of space. Victoria will speak about the US military build-up in Guam, and Bruce will discuss Pacific implications of changing US strategy and the "pivot" to Asia and the Pacific.

MAPW Hobart meeting

Event Date: 
Mon, 01/07/2013 - 13:00
Location: 
Hobart

Regular monthly meeting of the MAPW Tasmanian branch:

  • Date: Monday 6 May 2013
  • Time: 1pm
  • Venue: Timeless Way Cafe, Jam Factory, Hunter St., Hobart

MAPW Victorian branch dinner

Event Date: 
Tue, 09/07/2013 - 18:30
Location: 
Melbourne

Dr Peter Wigg - recently returned from the Small Arms conference in Germany where he presented a workshop together with MAPW President Jenny Grounds - will speak on the Arms Trade Treaty at this bi-monthly dinner. Outgoing Executive Officer Nancy Atkin will lead discussion on how the Branch can be most effective in campaigning to control the trade in arms.

Film: No fire zone

Event Date: 
Fri, 28/06/2013 - 18:30
Location: 
Melbourne

No Fire Zone: In the Killing Fields of Sri Lanka is an investigatory documentary about the final weeks of the Sri Lankan Civil War. The documentary covers the period from September 2008 until the end of the war in 2009 in which thousands of Tamil people were killed by shelling and extrajudicial executions by the Sri Lankan Army.

ICAN campaign meeting

Event Date: 
Tue, 18/06/2013 - 17:30
Location: 
Melbourne

To become involved in the campaign to abolish nuclear weapons come along to ICANi's campaign meeting.

Bikes not bombs tour

Event Date: 
Fri, 12/07/2013 - 10:00
Location: 
Melbourne

As part of Nuclear Abolition Week (6 July - 13 July) ICANi invites you to take your wheels to the street, visiting and signing Victorian and Federal parliamentarians on to the Parliamentary Appeal for a ban on nuclear weapons! The headquarters of several organisations involved in funding and producing nuclear weapons will also be visited.

War: What is it good for?

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/07/2013 - 18:30
Location: 
Melbourne

Former US marine Vince Emanuale, now spokesperson for Iraq Veterans Against The War will talk about the ongoing impacts of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Vince is one of the protagonists in the new film On the Bridge, a powerful anti-war documentary interviewing veterans suffering Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Course in legal frameworks for humanitarians

Event Date: 
Thu, 13/06/2013 (All day) - Fri, 14/06/2013 (All day)
Location: 
Melbourne

This Red Cross course, designed for humanitarian workers, aims to give participants a broad understanding of the international legal frameworks that apply in complex humanitarian emergencies and the law that is relevant to humanitarian actors.

Extended nuclear deterrence in the defence of Australia

Event Date: 
Wed, 12/06/2013 - 17:30
Location: 
Melbourne

Richard Tanter speaks on the claims that Australia relies on the United States to provide nuclear protection for Australia in the face of nuclear threats to this country. Should Australia be defended by nuclear weapons - American or otherwise?

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