At the Conference, CPTI agreed to join the Object War Campaign to be launched on 21st September by WRI, EBCO, IFOR and Connection eV, which calls on European States to grant asylum to all avoiding conscription into the Ukraine war, on either side.
The conference successfully took place in Geneva from 16th to 18th September 2022, with a dozen participants from five countries attending in person and a further half dozen participating on-line. Look out for the full conference report which will soon be appearing on the Conferences page of this website.
To meet the demand for on-line access, we are arranging to bring in the expertise to set this up – without interpretation. To cover the cost and so as not to discourage in person attendance there will be a fee of £40/€50 for attendance in this fashion.
The additional accommodation cost for those staying beyond the basis three nights will be €45/£40 per night, without meals.
The accommodation cost for staying on beyond the basic three nights will be €45 / £40 per night, without meals,
A number of participants will be staying on over the nights of Monday 19th and Tuesday 20th September to attend some sessions Human Rights Council sessions. Others are welcome to join, or to stay on longer (registration for the Human Rights Council gives access from 13th September to 7th October. The extra accommodation cost, without meals, is € 45 per night.
will take place in Geneva from 16th to 19th September to coincide with the Human Rights Council session at which a resolution on conscientious objection to military service is expected. Full details and a link to the registration form can be found here.
The High Commissioner's Report (see below) will be presented to the Human Rights Council in June, and it is expected that at the following - September - session of the Council there will be a resolution on conscientious objection to military service, originally expected last year. As a result, CPTI has revived its plan to hold the next International Conference in Geneva from 16th to 19th September to coincide with that session. Full details and a registration form will be available here shortly.