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European Award for Citizenship, Security and Defence 2016

In 2016 again, the International Society for Military Ethics in Europe (Euro-ISME) was the princial partner of the association “Civisme Défense Armées Nation” (CiDAN) for organising the European Award for Citizenship, Security and Defence. On 28 November 2016, the solemn Award Ceremony took place in the Embassy of the French Republic in Berlin. For the first time, the traditional pre-event reception of the partner country of the Berlin Security Conference" provided an unforgettable setting for the delivery of the trophies to the laureates.
By |December 3rd, 2016|News|0 Comments|
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    EuroISME’s senior Vice President David Whetham visits Colombia in the context of the peace process

EuroISME’s senior Vice President David Whetham visits Colombia in the context of the peace process

As part of an ongoing friendship between the two organizations, director of the Colombian War College (ESDEGUE), Major General Juan Carlos Salazar Salazar, requested Euro ISME to help support the country’s 2nd Military Ethics Seminar in September 2016. Euro ISME Vice President, Dr David Whetham from King’s College London, delivered the opening session on ethical decision making tools for military commanders, and taking questions on a wide range of military […]
By |October 1st, 2016|News|0 Comments|
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    Executive Director Ted van Baarda is a key-note speaker at a conference on just war

Executive Director Ted van Baarda is a key-note speaker at a conference on just war

On 24 June, the Reformed Church in the Dutch city of Apeldoorn held a conference on “Just peace, just war?” The organisers of the conference had invited Ted van Baarda, Nigel Biggar (United Kingdom) and Marco Hofheinz (Germany) to speak to an audience which was well-informed on just war theory and the role of church leaders therein. One of the key issues which emerged was the extent to which Christian […]
By |September 27th, 2016|News|0 Comments|

7th Annual EuroISME Conference 2017

RESTRAINT IN WAR: ESSENTIAL FOR A JUST PEACE? 7th annual conference of EuroISME 30 May-2 June 2017 Royal Military Academy, in Brussels   EuroISME consistently promotes the search for principles of ethical guidance. At our 2017 conference in Brussels we will discuss questions such as – ‘To what extent does respect for humanitarian law and military ethics – the right intent – facilitate the conclusion of peace, and by implication, […]
By |August 16th, 2016|Event|0 Comments|
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    Zebis international E-Journal “Ethics and Armed Forces” : Issue 1_2016 is online

Zebis international E-Journal “Ethics and Armed Forces” : Issue 1_2016 is online

With the new edition of it's biannual E-Journal the "Centre for Ethical Education in the Armed Forces", which is one of our Institutional Members, initiates a debate on the very sensitive topic which affects not only the future profile of the German armed forces and Germany's security culture, but also directly concerns European Military Ethics in general. Euro-ISME wants to contribute to the discourse! This is why we regularly make the release of a new edition of the Zebis E-Journal a "Topic of the Month".

6th Annual Euro-ISME Conference 2016 – Conference Report

The 6th Annual Euro-ISME Conference took part from 23rd to 25th of May 2016 at the Defence College in Oslo in close cooperation with the Military Chaplaincy of the Norwegian Armed Forces. Over 70 ISME-members and representatives from different professional communities interested in military ethics exchanged their views on "Ethics in Counter-Terrorism" Read the conference report and enjoy the photo gallery.

A peaceful world – a realistic utopia?

The Editions Charles Léopold Mayer, with the cooperation of EuroISME, have published a book that will find interested readers among the members of EuroISME: Général Jean Cot: Un monde en paix – Une utopie réaliste ? (book in French language) Summary given by the publisher A peaceful word? Can we believe in it whilst the number of intra-state conflicts increases and tensions rise in many regions of the world? The […]
By |February 19th, 2016|News|0 Comments|
  • The CIDAN and Euro-ISME prizewinners with former French Defence Minister Michèle Alliot-Marie.
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    European ethics awards presented at Berlin Security Conference 2015

European ethics awards presented at Berlin Security Conference 2015

The high-level Berlin Security conference 2015 provided a fitting venue for the presentation of two significant prizes in the field of military ethics. The awards were made by Euro-ISME, in conjunction with the French Association CIDAN, which exists to promote relations between the military and the armed forces not only in France, but across Europe. Euro-ISME is represented on the jury which selects all the prize winners and especially encourages individuals and organisations to apply for the special military ethics award. Read more...
By |November 20th, 2015|News|0 Comments|
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    Protection of Healthcare During Conflict. A neglected moral imperative

Protection of Healthcare During Conflict. A neglected moral imperative

In the October EuroISME Blog contribution, Daniel Messelken comments on the recent destruction of an MSF trauma center in Kunduz/Afghanistan. He takes this event as a point of departure to further reflections on the protection of healthcare during armed conflict.

5th Annual Euro-ISME Conference 2015 – Conference Report

The 5th Annual Euro-ISME Conference took part from 11th to 13th of May 2015 at the Military Academy of the Serbian Armed Forces in Belgrade. Over 70 ISME-members and representatives from different professional communities interested in military ethics exchanged their views on "Ethics in Military Leadership" Read the conference report and enjoy the photo gallery.