The 6th World Congress Against the Death Penalty is organised by ECPM in partnership with the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty to federate abolitionist actors and to create new strategies towards universal abolition.
The 5th World Congress aims to play an increasingly influential role in an international political strategy by encouraging cooperation between States, international organisations and civil society.
The World Coalition brings you live coverage of the debates of the 5th World Congress Against the Death Penalty in Madrid.
In addition to the academic debates and workshops, the organizers of the Congress had also prepared a nice surprise, on June 22nd, with the main event of their cultural program, soberly entitled “Living with the death penalty”.
On the occasion of the 6th World Congress Against the Death Penalty held on 21-23 June, the World Coalition gathered in Oslo, with about 150 delegates representing more than 50 member organizations.
At the 6th World Congress Against the Death Penalty, the World Coalition together with Hands Off Cain and Amnesty International co-hosted a side event focusing on the 6th UNGA resolution for a moratorium.
From 21th to 23rd of June, the 6th World Congress against the death penalty took place in Oslo. Among the debates, the roundtable dedicated to terrorism raised significant issues related to the use of the death penalty while countering terrorism.
On 10 October 2016, the 14th World Day Against the Death Penalty is raising awareness around the application of the death penalty for terrorism-related offences, to reduce its use.