07/04/2015 - 18:00
This film provides a broad history of the use of chemical weapons, as well as the efforts to outlaw and eliminate them. It offers a rare look at the implementation of a global treaty that has been both voluntary and highly effective at addressing the threat of chemical weapons. Espace Dickens Dickens 4 1006 Lausanne Film Screening: From 18:00 until 19:00 Panel Discussion and Audience Questions: From 19:00 until 20:00 The panel discussion will explore some of the current and future challenges around controlling and destroying chemical weapons, such as how the Chemical...
17/03/2015 - 15:00
The 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) will be held from 27 April to 22 May 2015 at UN Headquarters in New York. The Treaty was a landmark in interntional relations history when it entered into force in 1970. It was the first international commitment to disarmament. The objective today is to move further towards nuclear disarmament, promote cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy, and avoid the spread of nuclear weapons armament and technology. A review conference has been held every five years since the...
01/04/2015 - 09:45
On 27-29 April 2015, former Presidents and Heads of States will meet in Baku, Azerbaijan for the Third Global Baku Forum on Shared Societies, “Building Trust in a Wider Europe”. The conference aims to enhance peace and security in Europe. It offers a unique opportunity to bring together the European Security Community to discuss the current frozen conflicts and find solutions to enhance stability and strengthen cooperation between countries.
07/04/2015 - 17:45
Green Cross and Impact Economy are pleased to introduce David Gelber and Joel Bach, creators and executive producers of The Years of Living Dangerously Project: a multi-part TV series and internet project on climate change, as well as Maria Wilhelm, Executive Producers and President...
17/03/2015 - 11:45
From 12 to 17 April 2015, the 7th edition of the World Water Forum - the largest international conference dedicated to water - will take place in Daegu...
17/03/2015 - 11:15
The global community is calling for Climate Action on 23 March. Every year since 1961, we have commemorated the 1950 introduction of the Convention that established World Meterological Organization, and recognized the essential contribution of the the National Meteorological and Hydrological Services to safety and well-being. World Meteorological Day is a day to share existing international knowledge, to face the new challenges posed by climate change, and to lead the way towards ambitious future climate initiatives. Official Website