On May 10th 2024 EBCO organised a press conference at the Peace House in Brussels, Belgium, about the publication of EBCO Annual Report “Conscientious Objection to Military Service in Europe 2023/24” on May 15th, international conscientious objection day.

The Annual Report will be available online on 15 May 2024 on the EBCO website (www.ebco-beoc.org).


• Derek Brett, Chief Editor of the European Bureau for Conscientious Objection (EBCO) (in person)

• Saša Belik, Director of the Movement of Conscientious Objectors to military service in Russia (in person)

• Yurii Sheliazhenko, Executive Secretary of the Ukrainian Pacifist Movement (online)

• Olga Karatch, Director of the Belarusian organisation “Our House” (in person)


• Sam Biesemans, EBCO Vice-President


• Jan Van Criekinge and Sam Biesemans.

From there: https://ebco-beoc.org/node/623

More info: https://www.ebco-beoc.org/node/622