Category: News & Events

This section contains information about past or upcoming events organized by the Nuclear Weapons Project. If you have questions regarding the events, please contact the project at wmd@ilpi.org.


ILPI roundtable discussion in Tagaytay, June 2014

On 3–4 June 2014, ILPI’s Nuclear Weapons Project organized its 7th regional roundtable meeting near Manila, the Philippines, in collaboration with the Center for Peace Education (CPE) at Miriam College and the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). A total of 17 individuals attended the conference, from eight countries in the Asia-Pacific region. Six of the participants were government officials, the rest from civil society and academia. The topic of discussion was the role of the Asia–Pacific region in the humanitarian initiative on nuclear weapons, and the road ahead in the field of nuclear disarmament. The meeting stretched from lunch to lunch, and was held at the Taal Vista Hotel in Tagaytay, near Manila.

ILPI roundtable discussion in Lusaka, May 2014

On 26–27 May 2014, ILPI’s Nuclear Weapons Project organized its 6th regional roundtable meeting on nuclear weapons in Lusaka, Zambia. The meeting was organized in collaboration with Zambian Health Workers for Social Responsibility (the Zambian branch of IPPNW) and closely coordinated with the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). The purpose of the roundtable was to discuss issues related to Africa’s role in the humanitarian initiative, and the prospects for a ban on nuclear weapons.

ILPI roundtable discussion in Nairobi, December 2013

On 10-11 December, 2013, ILPI’s Nuclear Weapons Project organized its 5th regional roundtable meeting on nuclear weapons in Nairobi, Kenya. The meeting was organized in collaboration with the Africa Peace Forum (APFO) and closely coordinated with the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). The aim of the roundtable meeting was to bring together key individuals from Southern and Eastern Africa, including government officials, academics and civil society actors, in order to share thoughts and ideas on how these states can contribute to the strengthening of the humanitarian discourse on nuclear weapons and the negotiation of a comprehensive ban.

ILPI roundtable discussion in Lagos, November 2013

On 13-14 November, 2013, ILPI’s Nuclear Weapons Project (NWP) organized its 4th regional roundtable meeting on nuclear weapons, in Lagos, Nigeria, in collaboration with ICAN, as well as three Nigerian NGOs (Churches in Action for Peace and Development – CAPAD, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom – WILPF, and International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA). The aim of the roundtable meeting was to bring together key individuals from West Africa, including government officials, academics and civil society actors, in order to share thoughts and ideas on how West African states can contribute to strengthening the humanitarian discourse on nuclear weapons and towards the negotiation of comprehensive ban on nuclear weapons.

ILPI roundtable discussion in Yogyakarta, July 2013

ILPI’s 3rd Regional Roundtable on Nuclear Weapons was held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 10-11 July 2013. The meeting was organized in collaboration with the Institute for International Studies at the University of Gadjah Mada (IIS-UGM) and the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN).

ILPI roundtable discussion in Punta del Este, December 2012

On 12 – 13 December 2012, International Law and Policy Institute (ILPI) convened a roundtable discussion in Punta del Este, Uruguay, in collaboration with Asociación de Lucha para el Desarme Civil (ALUDEC, Uruguay) and Asociación para Políticas Publicas (APP, Argentina).

ILPI roundtable discussion in Addis Ababa, June 2012

From 5 – 6 June 2012, International Law and Policy Institute (ILPI) convened a roundtable discussion in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in collaboration with the Institute for Security Studies (ISS), in order to discuss the potential role of African States and civil society in the efforts to prohibit nuclear weapons, building on their experiences in other campaigns and multilateral processes.

Dialogmøte om humanitære konsekvenser av atomvåpen

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