28 February : see the programme of the day

Descriptions of the day’s events can be found under the timetable table. Find information on how to get to the Congress venues on the Useful Information page. 9am – 10am Orange room Strategies for abolition in Iran Organised by : ECPM, Iran Human Rights French and English Iran remains the country with the highest number of executions per […]

27 February : the opening day broadcasted live

Descriptions of the day’s events can be found under the timetable table. Find information on how to get to the Congress venues on the Useful Information page.   10am – 1pm European Parliament Hemicycle Watch the Official opening ceremony in live Or watch the Ceremony live on the European parliament website.   The Opening Ceremony of the […]

26 February: see the programme of the day

Descriptions of the day’s events can be found under the timetable table. Find information on how to get to the Congress venues on the Useful Information page. 2pm – 5pm Egmont Palace, Orange room General Assembly Organised by : World Coalition Against the Death Penalty English and French Statutory meeting and elections of the Steering Committee, […]

D-2 : “Let’s make abolition self-evident for everyone.”

By Raphaël Chenuil-Hazan, ECPM Executive Director – France Welcome to the 7th World Congress Against the Death Penalty! The struggle for abolition of the death penalty transcends political divides and goes beyond both continents and cultures: it brings together what has been dispersed. That is why it is so unique and necessary! Yes, our History […]

An impressive cultural programme : a week of cultural events on the death penalty

Never in the history of the World Congresses has cultural expression been put forward so much to denounce, raise awareness and encourage reflection on the major issues related to capital punishment. Through exhibitions of photographs, paintings, drawings, theatrical and poetic performances, as well as short or feature film screenings, art explores the diversity of the […]

An academic programme at its peak

For its 7th edition, the World Congress against the Death Penalty goes even further than in previous years by offering delegates a high quality academic programme at the forefront of the debates that are currently taking place in the abolitionist community: two new plenary sessions, exclusive training courses for delegates, nearly 32 high-level conferences, workshops […]