ISYP is pleased to announce that the application process for its 11th international conference is now open. The conference will take place on 28-29 February 2020 in Doha, immediately before the 63rd Pugwash Conference.
International Student/Young Pugwash (ISYP) held a second annual meeting organized jointly with the DCAF Centre of Geneva on 24-26 November 2017.
“Narratives of Change: Cooperation and Partnerships among Communities in the MENA Region” sought to reinforce the message that young people should not be constrained by the existing beliefs and political orientations of the older generation. Asking how it is possible to change the region by challenging beliefs, the conference provided an opportunity for both past and new participants to exchange ideas on issues of common interest in the region and identify possibilities for cooperation and partnerships to tackle them. Continue reading
International Student/Young Pugwash (ISYP) held a meeting organized jointly with the DCAF Centre of Geneva on 25-26 November 2016. “Reassessing Beliefs and Belief Systems in the Middle East” gathered a group of 40 participants for discussions on:
Forced migration and refugees
Radicalism and violent extremism
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict
The Arab Spring five years on
The conference’s purpose was to initiate a process which engages influential young people from the MENA region to collaboratively develop solutions and tools to address these challenges. Continue reading