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PAXIUM - the Pax et Bellum Simulation Game - 15.12.2016

Pax et Bellum

Thursday, December 15, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (CET)

PAXIUM - the Pax et Bellum Simulation Game - 15.12.2016

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Put those books and calculators aside - it’s time to turn theory into practice! At the darkest time of year, Pax et Bellum offers the ultimate opportunity to escape studying and to strengthen your negotiating skills. UPDATE: with 5 spots remaining, we are opening this activity up to peers from other programs at Uppsala - something sure to take this exercise to the next level!

We introduce PAXIUM, a role-playing activity exploring conflict and international humanitarian law developed by the Canadian Red Cross. This 4-hour event concerns the fictitious nation of Paxium and what unfolds as it descends into civil war. UPDATE: In addition to the activity, an International Humanitarian Law expert from the Swedish Defence University will join participants for a Q&A.

PAXIUM was designed to 

  • foster awareness of the difficulty of humanitarian decision-making during times of conflict 
  • to promote respect for the rights of non-combatants in conflict situations 
  • to encourage support for the preservation of human dignity during times of conflict 
  • to foster awareness around international events and the challenges involved in both the enforcement of international law and the post-conflict rebuilding process 
Simulation exercises are a great tool to improve diplomacy skills, while fostering a deeper understanding of a topic through empathy building and self-reflection.

PAXIUM will be led by facilitators with 15 hours of training on this specific activity. A fika/lunch break will be provided and spots are limited!

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Admission is free for Pax et Bellum members. Non-members can purchase a lifetime Pax et Bellum membership for 100SEK, or pay a 100SEK fee to attend this event (making payment in advance of the event). Once registered, participants will be contacted individually if payment is required.

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Have questions about PAXIUM - the Pax et Bellum Simulation Game - 15.12.2016? Contact Pax et Bellum

When & Where

Department of Peace and Conflict Research - Lecture Hall 1
Gamla Torget 3

Thursday, December 15, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (CET)

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