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EUROPEAN NETWORK FOR PEACE AND HUMAN RIGHTS

Posted by Abolition, 19th Oct 2005 | Category: Events
Conference of the EUROPEAN NETWORK FOR PEACE AND HUMAN RIGHTS

20-21 October 2005, European Parliament, Brussels It begins at 11am on Thursday 20 October in Room ASP-1G3 (first floor, Altiero Spinelli Building area G, room 3), and continues until lunchtime on Friday 21 October. In order to enter the European Parliament, please come to the entrance to the Altiero Spinelli building of the Parliament in rue Wiertz, which is a continuation of rue Remorqueur, off the main rue Belliard. The entrance to the Altiero Spinelli building is on the right. The Maalbeek and the Schuman Metro stations are closest to the Parliament. Both are some minutes’ walk away from it. Please try to allow some time for collecting your credential, which will be available at the entrance, and passing through the Parliament’s security checks.
European Network for Peace and Human Rights

European Parliament, rue Wiertz, Brussels
20/21 October 2005

PROGRAMME

Thursday 20 October 2005

Opening plenary

1100 to 12.30 hours
Room ASP-1G3 (first floor, Altiero Spinelli Building area G, room 3)
With interpretation
Chairpersons
Michael Barratt Brown, Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation
Esko Seppanen MEP

Workshop introductions

Ayse Berktay, World Tribunal on Iraq
Tony Bunyan, Statewatch
Regina Hagen, International Network of Engineers and Scientists against Proliferation
Joseph Gerson, American Friends Service Committee
Vijay Mehta, Action for UN Renewal
plus
Phil Shiner of Peacerights and Public Interest Lawyers on

Iraq: The illegality of preventive attack and unilateral force

Senator Pierre Galand on Palestine

Workshops

1500 to 1800 hours (rooms to be advised)

Interpretation as above for largest workshop in ASP-1G3
interpretation in English and French for two other rooms

1. The war on Iraq
Animator: Ayse Hacimirzaoglu, World Tribunal on Iraq

2. The crisis in civil liberties and human rights
Animator:  Tony Bunyan, Statewatch

3. Making Europe nuclear-weapons-free
Chairperson: Agneta Norberg, Swedish Peace Committee
Animator: Regina Hagen, International Network of Engineers and Scientists against Proliferation (INESAP)


Friday 21 October

0900 to 1045 workshops
Interpretation only in room ASP-1G3

4. US military bases around the world
Animator: Joseph Gerson, American Friends’ Service Committee

We have also been asked to announce a special workshop session on

The role of the United Nations in strengthening international peace and security
Chairperson: Martina Weitsch, Quaker Council for European Affairs
Animator: Vijay Mehta, Action for UN Renewal

Closing plenary

1100 to 1230 hours
room ASP-1G3  with interpretation
Chairpersons:Michael Barratt Brown, Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation,Caroline Lucas MEP

Reports from workshops

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