Activity Date: Monday, May 2, 2022 - 15:00 UTC
    Duration: 120 min
    Brief Description:

    This would be the main event in the thematic PEACE AREA which, because of its importance should be organized by the WSF-Facilitation-Committee.

    The threats with nuclear weapons, 26 actual wars and more than 200 armed conflicts demonstrate: the world is in danger. 2Billion Dollar 2020 for military spending and 900 million people are going with hunger to bed, poverty enlarged worldwide. Money for health care and education is missing everywhere. We need disarmament for surviving, for solving the global challenges and realizing the SDGs.

    It implies the participation of outstanding personalities who profess their opposition to any kind of military action to pursue political goals. The participants will examine the root-causes of the ongoing military conflicts and outline the perspectives of peace-making in different parts of the world.

    Speaker will be : Reiner Braun, Germany, Executive Director International Peace Bureau (IPB) | Noam Chomsky, USA, Professor of Linguistics | Binalakshmi “Bina” Nepram, India, Human Rights and Peace activists, IPB board member, Global Alliance of Indigenous Peoples, Gender Justice and Peace | and others.

    Language(s) of the Activity: Spanish, English
    How to get in touch and participate in activity?:

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    Related information (links to videos, initiatives, websites, pads...):

    Here is the link to the video with Chomsky

    We apologize that with the chaos in Mexico and the WSF2022 organization we forgot to enter the changes assigned to us by the Mexican organizers in time here ourselves.

    Thematic space(s) of the activity: 4. Peace Building, Migration, Strategies for dealing with Wars
    Modality: Combining both Presential and Virtual Modality