Eleventh International Conference on War Tax Resistance and Peace Tax Campaigns - Woltersdorf near Berlin, Germany 2006

Programme

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Wednesday 25.10.06

  • 2:00 p.m.
    • discussions with German MPs

Thursday 26.10.06

  • 10:00 a.m.
    • discussions with German MPs
  • 2:00 p.m.
    • discussions with German MPs
  • from 2:00 p.m.
    • participants arriving and registration
    • ( Woltersdorf Conference Centre )
  • 6:00 p.m.
    • dinner
    • ( dining hall )
  • 7:00 p.m.
    • opening the conference, welcome
    • ( conference hall )
  • 7:30 p.m.
    • paper: Military Recruitment and Conscientious Objection: A Thematic Global Survey by Derek Brett
    • ( conference hall )
  • 8.30 p.m.
    • paper: Manifesto against conscription and the military system
    • ( conference hall )
  • 9:00 p.m.
    • welcoming ( tea and wine )
    • ( conference hall )

Friday 27.10.06

  • 8:00 a.m.
    • time for meditation
    • ( seminar room )
  • 8:30 a.m.
    • breakfast
    • ( dining hall )
  • 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
    • registration
    • ( office )
  • 9:00 a.m.
    • opening, greetings
    • ( conference hall )
  • 9:15 – 10:30 a.m.
    • presentations on “War Tax Resistance and Peace Tax Campaigns” at international level
    • ( conference hall )
  • 10:30 a.m.
    • break
  • 10:45 – 11:45 a.m.
    • voices from conflict regions – Ghana, Nepal, Eritrea
    • ( conference hall )
  • 11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
    • presentations of the Workshop topics
    • ( conference hall )
  • 12:30 p.m.
    • lunch
    • ( dining hall )
  • 2:00 – 3:45 p.m.
    • workshops I – street theatre, legal route to legislation, use of new technologies, pros and cons
    • ( seminar rooms )
  • 3:45 p.m.
    • break ( coffee and tea )
  • 4:15 – 6:00 p.m.
    • workshops II – street theatre, cooperation, towards a human right on COMT, promoting non-military security
    • ( seminar rooms )
  • 6:00 p.m.
    • dinner
    • ( dining hall )
  • 7:15 -20:15 p.m.
    • personal witnesses
    • ( conference hall )
  • 8:30 p.m.
    • politically inspired street theatre for all and with all
    • ( conference hall )

Saturday 28.10.06

  • 8:00 a.m.
    • time for meditation
    • ( seminar room )
  • 8:30 a.m.
    • breakfast
    • ( dining hall )
  • 9:15 -10:15 a.m.
    • papers: “Responsibility” by Ilsegret Fink and Frieder O. Wolf
    • ( seminar rooms )
  • 10:15 a.m.
    • break
  • 10:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    • panel discussion: “political responsibility”: Ilsegret Fink, Frieder O. Wolf, Wolfgang Höhne, mayor, Tobias Pflüger, MEP
    • ( conference hall )
  • 12:30 p.m.
    • lunch
    • ( dining hall )
  • 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
    • CPTI General Assembly ( for all participants )
    • ( conference hall )
  • 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
    • workshop-highlights from the groups ( street theatre on Friday night )
    • ( conference hall )
  • 5:30 – 6:00 p.m.
    • Follow up committees – Brussels 2004
    • ( conference hall )
  • 6:00 p.m.
    • dinner
    • ( dining hall )
  • 7:15 -8:15 p.m.
    • forum country reports
    • ( conference hall )
  • 8:30 p.m.
    • social evening – organized by participants from different countries
    • ( conference hall )

Sunday 29.10.06

  • 8:00 a.m.
    • time for meditation
    • ( seminar room )
  • 8:30 a.m.
    • breakfast
    • ( dining hall )
  • 8:00 - 9:30 a.m.
    • office open
    • ( office )
  • 9:30 – 10.45 a.m.
    • plenary session – make decisions, plans statement, next conference
    • ( conference hall )
  • 10:45 a.m.
    • break
  • 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
    • continuation final plenary session
    • ( conference hall )
  • 12:00 noon
    • lunch
    • ( dining hall )
  • 1:00 p.m.
    • departure

for registered participants with post-conference fee:

  • 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
    • political sightseeing in Berlin ( departure conference centre )
    • Berlin, touring bus