[WSMDiscuss] Webinar: Organizing Systemic Change in Times of the Pandemic
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Thu May 7 12:59:47 CEST 2020
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- Organizing Systemic Change in Times of the Pandemic
The prospects of in-depth and transnational dialogue on systemic change
and the future challenges for global movements and their processes.
The Covid-19 pandemic has the world in grips and an unprecedented
economic and social crisis with global impact seem unavoidable. From
austerity politics and global inequalities to extractivist capitalism and
environmental destruction, from racist border regimes to extended states of
emergency and militarization, the pandemic makes everything that is still
wrong with global capitalism, more visible. The transnational dimension of
these issues makes global dialogue, reflection, and organization between
social movements, activists and the Left once again imperative.
On 30 April the new initiative called *Global Dialogue for Systemic
presented with the aim to co-facilitate and support this process, creating
stronger links among activist groups, civic society organizations and
social movements, and bringing in a wider range of activists and
organizations from Africa, Asia, South, and North America and Europe
together in order to dialogue on strategies that will help confront the new
On Friday, 8 May (18:00 CET), Haris Golemis (transform! europe) and
Katerina Anastasiou (transform! europe) discuss with:
Christophe Aguiton (Attac, France), Pablo Solón (Alternativas
sistémicas, Bolivia), Moema Miranda (*Global Dialogue*, Brazil),
Raffaela Bolini (*Global Dialogue*, Italy) and Walter Baier (transform!
europe, Austria) about the prospects of in-depth and transnational
dialogue on systemic change and the future challenges for global movements
and their processes.
Almost 20 years from the 1st World Social Forum in Porto Allegre, what
are the lessons learned and how do we adapt to the new conditionalities of
today? How do we facilitate global convergence, not only to confront the
upcoming challenges, but also in order to imagine collectively a different
Join us !
The webinar will be held in English.
In an effort to support Global Dialogue for Systemic Change despite the
disastrous progression of the Covid-19 pandemic and with the ambition to
facilitate a continuity of dialogue between social movements and the Left,
transform! europe will be hosting a series of webinars in the upcoming
Note: you might be prompted by zoom, to download an executable file.
This would be the zoom app client. Alternatively, it should be possible to
open zoom through your browser.
18:30 – 20:00 (CET)
register via Zoom here
email: tord.bjork at gmail.com, skype: tordbjork, tel: +46 (0)722 15 16 90
address: Götgatan 7 A, 29133 Kristianstad, Sweden
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