Events

Events

Event Date

November 29, 2018

Venue

National Army Museum, London

ARRCs Article 5 Outreach Forum

Airwars’ Deputy Director, Dmytro Chupryna, is participating in a meeting which brings together civil and military actors  to explore how they might engage in a conflict setting; to discuss if there is a common understanding of Military and Civilian taxonomies; and to examine the relationship constraints and opportunities of command, control communication, co-ordination and collaboration.

Event Date

November 27, 2018

Venue

Brussels

EFAD annual meeting

As a member of the European Forum on Armed Drones, Airwars is joining a discussion on opportunities to use FOIA tools to secure more transparency on national decision making around drone acquisition, followed by the review on current EFAD network approaches (national work/ EU work, UN First Committee outreach) and opportunities for the next year.

Event Date

November 16, 2018

Venue

The University of Edinburgh

The Erosion of the Civilian

Chris Woods, Airwars’ Director is presenting on the theme ‘Invisible Victims: Europe’s failure to concede battlefield civilian harm’ at the symposium, which brings together scholars from different disciplines; human rights and humanitarian experts; and investigative reporters in order to examine the precarious status of civilians and other protected persons in the midst of war.

Event Date

November 14, 2018

Venue

Bleyenburg, The Hague

Applying Data for Peacekeeping: Challenges and Opportunities

Maike Awater, Airwars’ Netherland based Advocacy Officer and Conflict Researcher is participating in PAX’s two-day conference devoted to expert level operational exchanges between data initiatives and peacekeeping staff and one for a market place of ideas linking to policy makers. The conference is the interactive marketplace of ideas between participants and policy makers.

Event Date

October 27, 2018

Venue

Istanbul, Turkey

Future of Proxy Warfare Workshop

Airwars’ Director, Chris Woods, is attending a Future of Proxy Warfare workshop, organised by the New America Foundation in co-operation with Arizona State University and the Omran Center. The workshop is designed as an open discussion on a wide range of practical questions regarding proxy warfare, its principals and proxies, and the use of social media.

Event Date

October 19, 2018

Venue

Goldsmiths, London

Conspiracy. The 2018 CIJ Logan Symposium.

Airwars is participating in this key international investigative media event with its focus on subterfuge, propaganda and power. The event brings together a unique community of investigative journalists, whistleblowers, hackers, artists and experts to challenge power and reinvigorate the field of investigative journalism. Airwars Director Chris Woods is chairing a session on the challenges of on the ground and remote conflict casualty reporting.

Event Date

September 27, 2018

Venue

The University of Edinburgh

Technical Consultation on the Establishment of an Independent Humanitarian Watch and related (In)Humanity Index

Alex Hopkins, Airwars data analyst is participating in a meeting aimed of reviewing the feasibility of developing an Independent Humanitarian Watch and Index concerned with war-related (in)humanity including the situation of those obliged to flee in order to safeguard their lives. The meeting involves individuals with expertise in data gathering/analysis as well as colleagues involved in countering the inhumanity associated with contemporary warfare.