Centre for the Study of Democracy / London, United Kingdom July 7, 2008
Presentation by ICNC academic advisor prof. Stephen Zunes: "US Foreign Policy and the Struggle for Democracy: People Power of Imperialism?"
The 3rd World Forum on Human Rights
Nantes Metropolis International Convention Centre / Nantes, France July 3, 2008
Workshop with Jack DuVall and Vanessa Ortiz: "From Local to Global: Strategic Non-violent Action"
Fletcher Summer Institute 2008
Medford, Massachusetts June 22-29, 2008
Fletcher Summer Institute for the Advanced Study of Nonviolent Conflict
The third annual executive education program in the advanced interdisciplinary study of nonviolent conflict for representatives of the media, civil society, international organizations and the policy world.
CIVICUS World Assembly (2008)
Glasgow, Scotland June 18-21, 2008
Film screening of "Orange Revolution" with remarks by Jack DuVall
ICNC held a networking session on "Resources on Nonviolent Strategies and Civic Action"
Australian Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies Seminar Series Presentation by Shaazka Beyerle and Owen Daka (Director, Pacific Region Good Governance Program, UNDP): "Inside Out-Bottom Up: Strategic Nonviolent Action for Rights and Justice"
Second Session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption
Bali, Indonesia January 28 - February 1, 2008
Shaazka Beyerle was a panelist at the Civil Society Session
Herzliya, Israel January 24-28, 2008
Peter Ackerman spoke on a panel: "The Challenge of Radical Islam." Read a summary of Dr. Ackerman's remarks
First International Conference on Radicalisation and Political Violence
King's College / London, United Kingdom January 17-18, 2008
Jack DuVall led a working group on "Civil Resistance and Alternatives to Violent Struggle" which included the following ICNC staff and advisors: Peter Ackerman, Berel Rodal, Hardy Merriman, Maria Stephan, Erica Chenoweth, and Howard Barrell.
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo December 10-12, 2007
Vanessa Ortiz participated in the Africa Democracy Forum General Assembly, a network of African democracy and human rights activists. The gathering, hosted by the National Endowment for Democracy, brought together 65 NGO representatives from the DRC, Liberia, Uganda, Congo-Brazzaville, Tanzania, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Benin, Cote d’Ivoire, Cameroon, Somaliland, The Gambia, Sierra Leone, and Sudan. Vanessa presented on nonviolent conflict as part of a panel presentation, and held two movie screenings, with in-depth discussions, of A Force More Powerful.
United Nations, Department of Public Information/Non-Governmental Organizations
October 11, 2007
Peter Ackerman and Berel Rodal spoke a briefing for nongovernmental organizations: "Promoting Non-Violence in an Uncertain World, In Observance of the International Day of Non-Violence"