Webinar: Conscientious Objection and Asylum

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Our webinar series, Campaigning for Conscientious Objection to Military Service, continues with a new event on 16th June (4pm London, 5pm Geneva).

This time, we will have a particular focus on conscientious objection and asylum. On our webinar:

  • Quaker United Nations Office will present their recent report "Conscientious Objection to Military Service and Refugee Status Determination". You can download the report here
  • War Resisters' International will present its publication Conscientious Objection in Turkey including contributions from conscientious objectors from Turkey who sought asylum in Europe. We will have speakers from Connection e.V. and conscientious objectors from Turkey. You can download the booklet here
  • International Fellowship of Reconciliation members share their testimonies of conscientious objection

Date and Time

16th June, 4:00pm BST, 5:00pm CEST, 6:00pm EEST / Turkey  


This event is free however registration is required. Please use the link here to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEtcOyqrTwvHN0tYjpb9PMDJxgLTHz2LtX1

The event will last for 1 hour and 30 minutes including Q&A in the end. The webinar will also be followed by a 30-minute community forum allowing a space for attendees to share any relevant updates from their work and countries.

This webinar is part of a series Campaigning for Conscientious Objection to Military Service organised by War Resisters’ InternationalQuaker United Nations Office and International Fellowship of Reconciliation. Follow us on our websites and social media for updates on future events.

We are looking forward to meeting you on 16th June!


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