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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...
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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.

The Family of Human Beings – One in Worth and Dignity

In the May EuroISME Blog contribution, former European Court of Human Rights judge Hanne Sophie Greve takes the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II to ask what we have learned from history and whether we meet the high aims set with the establishment of the UN after the war. She warns that it is not sufficient to legally guarantee the Dignity and the Worth […]

When should soldiers say no?

David Whetham asks the questions when and under what circumstances soldiers should say no and become conscientious objectors : We are looking forward to your comments and reactions !