Upcoming Virtual Events


At CPNN, we are beginning to receive notices of free virtual events concerning the culture of peace. In order to inform our readership of these events, we will try an experiment: a “rolling article” about these events. We will try to update the listing every day or two, removing the events that are past (listed here) and adding new events as they are received at our contact email address. To be included here, an event must be free and must provide a registration link. Unless otherwise indicated the events are in English.

We will also include here the application deadlines for initiatives promoting the culture of peace.

Zoom is one of many new technologies available for virtual conferences.

Sunday, September 19, 2:30-3:45pm, Eastern Standard Time, USA

The Comprehensive Test Ban, which ended nuclear testing. What are the next steps, to bring an end to these weapons of mass destruction?
– Ambassador Thomas Graham, Jr.
– Erin Hunt, ICAN & Canada Landmines Action
— Offered By: Coalition for Peace Action in cooperation with UNAGP and Pennsylvania PSR
Zoom regisration

lunes 20 de septiembre, a las 17 hs. (horario Argentina)
Encuentro virtual “Homenaje a Paulo Freire”

Le invitamos a completar el presente formulario para inscribirse al tercer encuentro del Ciclo “Pensar la educación del porvenir desde las tradiciones pedagógicas latinoamericanas” organizado por el Instituto Latinoamericano de Estudios Sociales (ILES) y la Organización de Estados Iberoamericanos (OEI) en Argentina.
— El encuentro virtual se realizará por el canal de YouTube de la OEI. Se le enviará el enlace de acceso en los días previos al Encuentro al correo que nos informe en el presente formulario.
formulario para inscribirsen

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 • 6:00 PM • Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi (GMT+05:30)
Online India & Afghanistan Chapter Launch Event: Celebrate International Peace Day!

Join us for a online launch event to kick-off the new World BEYOND War India and Afghanistan chapters!We’ll discuss World BEYOND War’s mission and campaigns, the current state of the peace movement in Afghanistan and India, and why we need a world beyond war. We’ll have time to break out into discussion groups to talk about what anti-war issues matter to you and how we can work together to create World BEYOND War chapters in India and Afghanistan.

22 September 2021, 9:00 am – 11:00 am Eastern Standard Time (USA)
Promoting Peaceful, Just, And Inclusive Societies

Based upon the feedback and recommendations received from the first Global Webinar Series, Religions for Peace, in coordination with Regional Offices, will convene the second series of global capacity development webinars in 2021, with a view to continuing to facilitate the process of strategic Learning Exchange among IRCs across the movement. These webinars will focus on our Six Strategic Goals:
— Promote Peaceful, Just, and Inclusive Societies
Advance Gender Equality
Nurture A Sustainable Environment
Champion the Freedom of Thought, Conscience, and Religion
Strengthen Interreligious Education
Foster Multi-religious Collaboration and Global Partnerships
Simultaneous translations for Arabic, French, and Spanish will be provided for all global webinars. Following each of these, regional webinars will be organized under the leadership of the Religions for PeaceRegional Secretaries General, in coordination with the Religions for Peace International Secretariat.
— This event is by invitation only. Inquiries can be sent to pbartoli@rfp.org.

Thursday, 23 September 2021, 12:00 – 15:00 Central European Time
Launch of manual “Peace Education meets Religion

Religious traditions can play an ambivalent role: in some settings they can foster violence or act as a powerful driver of conflict, while in others they can be a resource for peaceful actions in being a ‘connector’. Faith-based actors and institutions have a central role to play in harnessing religion’s potential for building peace and transforming conflict.
— Aiming to support the efforts of faith-based multipliers, the Berghof Foundation and partners developed and piloted the ‘Peace Education meets Religion: Manual for Multipliers’ over the past two years.
— The Berghof Foundation invites you to the manual’s virtual launch and an interactive workshop introducing some of the manual’s specific methods.
Register here

Wed. Sept 29, 7:00 pm Eastern Standard Time (Canada)
Annual Mahatma Gandhi Lecture on Nonviolence

Title: Environmental responsibility, social justice, and the Haudenosunee Great Law of Peace
— speakers
Prof. Dawn Martin-Hill, MacPherson Chair in Indigenous Studies at McMaster University
Prof. Rick Monture, Director of the Indigenous Studies Program at McMaster University`
— Zoom link: Meeting ID 948 0213 8608, Passcode: 515278

Wednesday, October 06, 2021 • 8:00 AM • Eastern Daylight Time (US & Canada)
Peace Boat to Receive Award as Lifetime Organizational War Abolisher of 2021

An online presentation and acceptance event, with remarks from representatives of Peace Boat.
Click here for details
Zoom link with the passcode 4D.Ev^

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