No arms for war
Civil harbours (and airports) – No arms for war and oppression Networking Conference

Practical info

Host & locations: Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung, Brussels Office Rue Saint-Ghislain 62,
& European Parliament - PHS 6B1 and online

Interpretation: DE, EN, FR, IT, EL, ES, PT

More info on the original website & subscribe here


Wednesday 22/6

Arrival in Brussels

14h00 – 18h00: networking meeting of trade unionists and activists hosted by the RosaLuxemburg-Stiftung, Brussels Office Rue Saint-Ghislain 62, 1000 Brussels - Interpretation IT, EN, FR

19h00: dinner with all participants of Conference - Restaurant „Mazette“

Transfer/ walk to hotel

Thursday, 23.6. Conference in the European Parliament – Room: PHS 6B1 and online

Interpretation IT, EN, FR, DE, ES, EL, PT

9h00-9h30: accreditation and access to European Parliament - entrance Altiero Spinelli Place

9h30-10h30: 1st Panel: Arms (exports) amplify war and conflicts and never bring PEACE

  •  Welcome and Introduction - Özlem Alev Demirel - MEP
  •  EU- Arms exports - Facts and Figures - Jackie Andres - Information Center Militarisation (IMI)
  •  Information, awareness-raising, networking - Carlo Tombola -
  •  Arms exports - against international Law? - Dr. Valentina Azarova - Professor on International law

Moderation: Özlem Alev Demirel

10h30 -11h30: 2nd panel: On land, at sea and in the air - Strikes and blockades as concrete actions
against arms exports- experiences from the field

  •  War out of the ports! - José Nivoi USB - Genoa/ Italy
  •  Peoples Initiative/ Referendum ‘Civil Harbour‘ - Monika Koops ver.di - Hamburg/ Germany
  •  Civil airports - Francesco Staccioli USB - Pisa/ Italy
  •  Participant/ Trade Unionist - Greece (tbc)

Moderation: Jackie Andres

11h30 -12h30: International Action Day in Genoa

Moderation: Trade Unionist from USB

Coffee/ lunch and End of Conference

Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung, Brussels Office

Rue Saint-Ghislain 62
1000 Brussels