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May 2017

Sites of Nonresistance: Ontario Mennonites and the First World War

May 15, 2017 @ 8:30 am - May 15, 2019 @ 4:30 pm EDT
Conrad Grebel University College, 140 Westmount Road North
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G6 Canada
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War monuments, cenotaphs and honour rolls remind us daily of the most dramatic and familiar stories of war.  This exhibit tells war stories of a different kind, and lays out an alternative memorial landscape—the landscape of nonresistance. These stories are gleaned from letters, diaries, newspapers, photographs, government documents and family histories found in the Mennonite Archives of Ontario. Together, they paint a picture of the Great War from a “peace church” perspective. Underlying this exhibit are the questions: Why are…

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March 2019

“Targeted Killings and International Humanitarian Law”

March 26 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
University of Windsor, 2500 University Avenue West
Windsor, Ontario N9B 3Y1 Canada

Join colleagues at the University of Windsor as they uncover the role that International Humanitarian Law (IHL) plays in situations concerning targeted killings during armed conflict. This conference will bring together experts in the field – academics and practitioners, as well as representatives from the International Committee of the Red Cross and Canadian Red Cross. For the conference agenda and list of speakers: click Here to view Register here

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April 2019

Calgary Peace Prize Award Ceremony

April 3 @ 8:15 pm - 9:00 pm MDT
Mount Royal University Calgary, Alberta Canada + Google Map
$8 – $100

Mount Royal University's John de Chastelain Peace Studies Initiative is pleased to announce that the 2019 Calgary Peace Prize will be awarded to the former president of Kiribati, His Excellency Anote Tong, for his for his diligent advocacy of global climate justice and peace. A ticketed VIP Reception (appetizers and wine included), will be followed by the Award Ceremony (30 minute speech by His Excellency followed by a panel discussion). Ticket proceeds from this event go directly to the operation of the Calgary Peace Prize. Tickets are on sale now at mru.ca/PeaceTickets Calgary Peace Prize Award…

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Sean MacBride Peace Prize Ceremony

April 25 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

The International Peace Bureau awards the Seán MacBride Peace Prize every year to a person, or organisation, or movement in recognition of its outstanding work for peace, disarmament, human rights. This year the IPB Board has chosen the following three winners of the prize: the AHDR (Association For Historical Dialogue and Research) and Home for Cooperation, human rights defender, Helena Maleno, and Canada's former Ambassador for Disarmament, Douglas Roche. Douglas Roche, IPB´s third prize recipient of the Seán MacBride Peace Prize, will be…

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