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Australian students speak at opening of Delhi meeting

NEW DELHI: Australian medical students were strongly represented at the opening of the IPPNWi international Student Congress this morning. Outgoing International Student Representative Ruth Mitchell, a recent graduate of Flinders Medical School (SA) welcomed 200 students from around the world.

Thanks to all our website workers

Thanks to the many people who have helped create this new website. MAPW members willingly gave up their time to share their views on the style and content they wanted. A dozen student members donated part of their summer break to check and categorise pages from our old website. A generous donation funded some of the costs, along with many hundreds of volunteer hours.

Oslo conference: Achieving the Vision of a World Free of Nuclear Weapons

The Government of Norway, with the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) and the Hoover Institution, convened an international conference on Achieving the Vision of a World Free of Nuclear Weapons, in Oslo on 26 – 27 February 2008.

The new MAPW website launched!

The Medical Association for Prevention of War proudly announced the launch of its new website today.

The website was revamped after extensive consultation with MAPW members and the broader community. It is now a vital resource and information portal. We invite you to explore the new site, learn about some of the many issues MAPW addresses and join or donate to the organisation.

IPPNW Congress begins in India March 8 - 11

The International Physicians for Prevention fo Nuclear War (IPPNWi) will hold their 18th World Congress from  the 9-11 March 2008 in Delhi, India. The IPPNWi international student conference will take place from 7-8 March.

Our World in Crisis? 10-week course

MAPW Victoria is proud to once again support this excellent 10-week course which studies our increasingly complex and globalising world, and Australia's place in it.