Workshops during the Main Congress


Workshop Session 1 - August 27th,  15.15 - 16.45


    Workshop Session 2 - August 27th,  17.00 - 18.15

      Workshop Session 3 - August 28th,  10.30 - 12.00

          Workshop Session 4 - August 28th,  15.15 - 16.45

          • Nuclear Weapon Free Zones (NWFZs): Laboratories for Abolition
            Room: 115
            Facilitator: Tim Street, ICAN-UK
            Speakers: Tim Street, ICAN-UK, Jans Fromow Guerra, Mexico (TBC), Dr. Landetta and Dr. Pierscionek

          • Learn about Nuclear Weapons
            Room: 118
            Organizer: SLMK, the Swedish Affiliate of IPPNW.
            Speakers: Gunnar Westberg; Josefin Lind

          • Landmines, Cluster Munitions, Small Arms and Light Weapons: Status of Global Efforts to Control and Prevent Injuries
            Room: 120
            Organizer: Aiming for Prevention
            Ime John MD, MPH, PhD, IPPNW Co-president, Nigeria - Small arms and light weapons
            Dr. Balkrishna Kurvey, Indian Institute for Peace, Disarmament & Environmental Protection - Landmine Monitor, Landmine Education activist - Landmines
            Chris Bem, MD, Medact (IPPNW affiliate UK)
            Dr. Sebastian Taylor, Chief Executive, Action on Armed Violence - Explosive Munitions
            Moderator: Robert Mtonga MD, IPPNW Zambia, ICBL Advisory Committee, Zambia Landmine Monitor, Steering Committee Cluster Munitions Coalition

          • Death on the Silk Road
            Room: 116

            Organizer: Dr Enver Tohti, Uighur cancer surgeon in China (1985-1997) discovered the link between the high rates of cancer and the secret nuclear tests, now political refugee (UK)

            Speaker: Dr Enver Tohti

            Co-speakers: Prof: Masako Ikegami, Department of Political Science, Stockholm University and board member of the Swedish Pugwash Group, Dr. Madjit Husainov, antinuclear activist and founder of the antinuclear movement of Kirgizstan, Prof. Hideshi Takesada, Director of the Japanese National Institute for Defence Studies

          • Beyond the 2010 NPT Review Conference
            Room: 117
            Organizers and speakers:
            Prof. Dr. Harald Müller, Executive Director Peace Research Institute Frankfurt
            Dr. Christian Schoenenberger, Head, Task Force on Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation, Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs

          • Neoliberal Economic Globalization; Global Crisis and War
            Room: 114
            Organizer: Dr. Carlos Pazos, IPPNW Cuba
            Program / Speakers:
             - General Concepts on: Neoliberal Economic Globalization; Global Crisis and War - Dr. Carlos Pazos (Cuba)
            - The Causes of Global Crisis: The United States and The Third World - Dr. Antonio Jarquín (Nicaragua) In the case that Dr. Jarquín could not attend the Congress, Dr. Helmut Lohrer (Germany) would read his presentation
            - The Causes of Global Crisis: Europe - Dr. Christoph Kraemer (Germany) - General debate

          • Gaza and Israel
            Room: 103
            Organizer and speaker: Hillel Schenker, Co-Editor Palestine-Israel Journal (; Donald L. Mellman, MD, MPH, MBA, was a private practice neurosurgeon for 26 years. He now concentrates on healthcare policy & management issues as well as those of social and economic equity.

            Moderator: Liz Waterston

          • The Hidden Casualties of War
            Room: 104
            Society for Chemical weapons victims support SCWVS
            PSR-Iran (doctors- students)
            Speakers: Shahriar Khateri, MD, Leila Moein, medical student

          • sun21 and Peak Oil Resources - the Two Related Number 1 Priorities - Prevention of Nuclear War and Climate change
            Room: 119
            Organizer: IPPNW Switzerland
            Speaker: Daniele Ganser, Andreas Nidecker, Martin Vosseler