• 19 Noviembre 2022 - 20 Noviembre 2022
  • Tampere/online
  • The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas
    Väinö Linnan aukio 8
    33210 Tampere

    and online

     

  • Discussion
  • No Survival Without Peace

  • This international hybrid event brings together organisations and activists working for peace and the environment in Finland and internationally and aims to create discussions about the common goals of the peace and environmental movements and to build a path towards a new joint action of people's movements on behalf of humanity and the planet.

    The discussion will bei held hybrid — at the auditorium of The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas in Tampere and via Zoom.

    Click here for the Zoom link for participating online. 

    Interpretation: Finnish and English

    Organisers:

    More information can be found here.


Programme

Saturday, 19 Nov

12:00—12:15 (CET): Opening, welcome

12:15—13:00 (CET): The need of cooperation for peace and environment

Speaker:

  • Sean Conner, Deputy Executive Director of International Peace Bureau

Moderation: 

  • Jiri Mäntysalo, Education and Communication Secretary of Democratic Civic Association 

13:00—14:00 (CET): The situation and perspectives of movements in Europe

Speakers: 

  • Alexander Belik, antimilitarist and anti-war activist
  • speaker from the European Left

Moderation:

  • Petra Packalén, Editor-in-Chief of Tiedonantaja newspaper

14:00—15:00 (CET): Lunch break

15:00—16:30 (CET): How to strengthen work for environment and peace locally?

Speakers:

  • Anni Kytömäki, Author
  • Laura Lodenius, Executive Director of Peace Union of Finland

Moderation:

  • Jiri Mäntysalo, Education and Communication Secretary of Democratic Civic Association

After speeches, about an hour workshops.

16:30—17:00 (CET): Coffee break

17:00—17:30 (CET): Processing of workshop discussions and debate

17:30—18:00 (CET): End of the day, summary

Sunday, 20 Nov

12:00—12:15 (CET): Opening, welcome

12:15—13:00 (CET): How can we get more people involved in the work for the planet and peace? / Workshops

13:00—14:00 (CET): International perspectives of work for environment and peace

Speakers:

  • Beatriz Parra González, Ambassador of Cuba in Finland
  • Speaker from the International Peace Bureau
  • Speaker from the European Left
  • Kati Juva, City Councillor in Helsinki

Moderation:

  • Petra Packalén, Editor-in-Chief of Tiedonantaja newspaper

14:00—15:00 (CET): Lunch break

15:00—16:30 (CET): What do actions to save the planet mean for people's lives and everyday life?

Speakers:

  • Didem Aydurmuş, die LINKE Germany
  • Elina Mikola, Environment and Climate Expert of Amnesty Finland
  • Liisa Taskinen, Chairperson of the Communist Party of Finland

Moderation:

  • Mervi Grönfors, Nanny and Trade Unionist

16:30—17:00 (CET): Coffee break

17:00—17:30 (CET): Action invitation of an activist — discussions and debate

17:30—18:00 (CET): End of the event, summary


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