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Panel and DiscussionFriends Meeting House - Lecture Room
Panel and DiscussionFriends Meeting House - Lecture Room

Winning on an internationalist platform

Date
Mon 23.09.19
Timings
11am – 12:30pm

Learn about how we can act “for the many” globally, not just locally. Join this participatory workshop to identify transformative international climate, migration, trade and finance policies, winnable narratives and allied constituencies.

Speakers

Asad Rehman is Executive Director of War on Want

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Nick Dearden is Director of Global Justice Now and campaigner who helped win a new law to stop Vulture Funds from using UK courts to squeeze huge debt payments out of poor countries.

Dottie Gurerro is Head of Policy and Advocacy since January 2017. Her work in social movements and NGOs spans 30 years. She currently works on and writes about corporate accountability, climate change, migration, trade and investment, China and other related economic justice concerns. She is originally from the Philippines and has lived in The Netherlands, Germany, Thailand and South Africa before moving to the UK. She previously worked with the Transnational Institute (TNI), African Women Unite Against Destructive Resource Extraction (WOMIN), Focus on the Global South (an Asian regional organisation), Asienhaus Deutschland and the Institute for Popular Democracy in the Philippines. She also worked as guest lecturer in MA Development Programs in universities in Asia and Germany.

Sarah-Jayne Clifton is Director of the Jubilee Debt Campaign.

Liz McKean is Campaigns, Policy and International Programmes Director at War on Want. Liz has worked in NGOs and charities for over twenty years. Before joining War on Want she was the Women's Human Rights Programme Director at Amnesty International UK, heading up AIUK's policy and influencing work on gender and women's rights. Liz also helped to co-found the End Violence Against Women Coalition, and worked with the Coalition for a number of years on issues related to violence against women and girls.

Organisers

War on Want is an anti-poverty charity based in London.

Global Justice Now campaigns for a world where resources are controlled by the many, not the few.

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Internationalism
Left Strategy
Anti-imperialism
Anti-racism

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