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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 […]
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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 !

Neutrality in the laws of war

In our February 2015 edition of the "Topic of the Month", Ted van Baarda gives you some reflections on the meaning of the term "Neutrality" for the laws of war and its connection to the moral justification of war. His contribution here is an abbreviated version of a speech that he held on November 14, 2014, at the conference “The illusion of the peace disturbed. The Peace Palace and the First World War” at the Peace Palace in The Hague.
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    Berlin Security Conference 2014 : «European Military Ethics Award» for Zebis

Berlin Security Conference 2014 : «European Military Ethics Award» for Zebis

The Zebis - Center for Ethical Education in the Armed Forces (Hamburg/Germany) - wins the first edition of the « Special Prize for Military Ethics ». For the first time, Euro-ISME has participated in the Consortium which rewards every year "outstanding efforts towards promoting European citizenship and European security and defense awareness”. Read the short report from the Awarding Ceremony during the Berlin Security Conference 2014.
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    Zebis international E-Journal “Ethics and Armed Forces” now online

Zebis international E-Journal “Ethics and Armed Forces” now online

It had been promised by the Centre for Ethical Education in the Armed Forces (Zebis) at our 4th Annual Euro-ISME Conference. Now it is online : "Ethics and Armed Forces" is the first international E-Journal and platform for critcally examination of recent issues of military ethics and security culture. Read and discuss it in our Forum!

4th Annual Euro-ISME Conference 2014 – Conference Report

The 4th Annual Euro-ISME Conference took part from 25th to 28th of may 2014 at the Leadership Training Center of the Federal Armed Forces in Koblenz (Germany). More than 100 ISME members and representatives from different professional communities interested in military ethics exchanged their views on "Didactics of Military Ethics" The key question was how to bring theory into practical experience. Read the conference report and enjoy the photo gallery.