Melissa Parkes: Preventing war: 2015

Melissa Parkes, Federal member for Fremantle, spoke in March, 2015, at an MAPW forum organised by the Western Australian branch on Australia's commemoration of the centenary of World War 1. She described the tendency to romanticise war in this commemoration, and the important alternative of thinking in terms of prevention.

 

Melissa Parkes: Preventing war: 2015

Melissa Parkes, Federal Member for Fremantle, spoke in March, 2015, at an MAPW forum organised by the Western Australian branch on Australia's commemoration of the World War 1 centenary. She described the tendency to romanticise war in this commemoration, and the important alternative of thinking in terms of prevention.

Non-violent defence and armed neutrality: a bibliography

A bibliography on issues of civil resistance and armed neutrality. Prepared for MAPW by Dale Hess, June 2012.

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

The Rome Statute is the treaty that established the International Criminal Court, which can investigate and prosecute international crimes in situations where states are unable or unwilling to do it themselves. It was adopted in 1998 and entered into force in 2002.

Centre for Nonviolence launch

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/02/2010 - 09:00 - 11:30
Location: 
Melbourne

Breakfast and launch of the Gandhian Library and Borderlands Centre for Nonviolence.

Introduction by Prof. Joseph Camilleri on the life and work of the late Vin D’Cruz whose books on Gandhi were the seeds for this library and centre. Assoc. Prof.

Parliament of World Religions 2009: peace and conflict resolution sessions- Flyer

Flyer outlining program highlights for peace and conflict resolution at the Parliament of World Religions, Melbourne 3-9 December 2009. The Parliament of the World’s Religions is the world’s largest global interreligious event, held once every five years in a different city.

Afghanistan invasion anniversary action

Event Date: 
Mon, 12/10/2009 - 12:00
Location: 
Melbourne

This event is now going to be at 12.00 on the Saturday following the invasion anniversary.

Sue Bolton will have the latest details: 0413 377 978

Bob Brown - winner of the 2009 Australian Peace Prize

Senator Bob Brown has been awarded the 2009 Australian Peace Prize for his lifelong commitment to peace, non-violence and justice.

Meeting: Troops out of Afghanistan

Event Date: 
Tue, 18/08/2009 - 18:30
Location: 
Melbourne

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

 

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