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No War Conference 2018: Legalizing Peace

When: Friday, September 21, 2018, 5:30 pm to Saturday, September 22, 2018, 9:00 pm
Where: Ontario College of Art and Design • 100 McCaul Street • Toronto

No War 2018


World Beyond War is planning an annual global conference in Toronto on September 21 and 22, 2018, at OCAD University (Ontario College of Art and Design University, 100 McCaul St, Toronto, ON M5T 1W1, Canada.

Text and video from No War 2016 and No War 2017 are available online. Reports and videos from this next conference will be made available globally. More information about World Beyond War is here.

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The conference will take place on Friday Sept 21 (5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., doors open at 4:00 p.m.) and Saturday Sept 22. (9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.). Local groups may organize a film festival on Sept 20 and a blue-scarf march on Sept 22.

The agenda will include speakers, plenaries, workshops, discussions, poetry, music, and food. Likely topics focused on will include: building the war abolition movement globally and in Canada, using the rule of law against war, system-level designing for peace, Canada’s role in warmaking, global governance, Indigenous rights, new laws against war, protecting the environment from war, departments of peace, science for peace, youth activism, divestment, closing bases, prosecuting the crime of war, truth and reconciliation, remediation, and restitution.

Details on speakers, tips on travel and lodging, and all the usual helpful tools are coming soon.

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