Saturday, 5th December
Central and Eastern European perspectives on Peace, Climate and Equality
13:00 – 13:15 Registration of participants, welcome and organisational remarks
13:15 – 15:00 Rise of Wars and Military Spending and Climate Crises, how to address growing environmental concerns and conflicts in the CEE region. Chair: Igor Gotlib Belarus: Valeriy DerkachAlexander Oparin Ukraine: Yury Dergunov (Donetsk), Andrey Kochetov (Lugansk), Nina Potarska (Kiev) Southern Caucasus: Bahruz Samedov (Azerbaijan), Aram Amirbekian (Armenia) Poland: Nina Sankari, feminist Action proposals.
15:00 – 15:15 coffee break
15:15 – 15:40 “Budapest cuisine” – Hungarian cabaretists (video special performance for European Spring with subtitles)
15:40 – 17:25 Social justice, ecological solutions to the climate crisis and building peace in the CEE region, chair Vera Zalka Bálint Josa, UNITED, Europe/Hungary Nelli Gishyan, No Hate Speech network, Armenia Igor Gotlib, Russia Ágnes Gagyi, Adjunct Professor ELTE Univ. Budapest, Hungary Mirek Prokeš, Alliance for Labour and Solidarity (SPaS Czechia) and WSF Int’l Council general debate
17:25 – 17:30 Cultural ending
Sunday, 6th December
All-European mobilization for Peace, Climate and Equality
09:30 – 10:15 Registration of participants, welcome Jewish partisan song introductory remarks, Neringa Tumenaite, Tord Björk, Mirek Prokeš presentations of action proposals: Eco-social transformation through universal disarmament and World Social Forum 2021, Leo Gabriel (Prague Spring 2 and WSF Int’l Council, Austria) Nuke-free Europe and other peace movements and initiatives. Kristine Karch (No to NATO) Mock COP 26 youth climate initiative and Coalition COP26, Altersummit, Mirek Prokeš, (SPaS Czechia) International People’s Assembly Stop repression and Western biased history (Tord Björk, Activists for Peace) and György Droppa (SzAB) Central and Eastern European action proposals from previous day Other action proposals
10:15 – 11:45 Towards an ecosocial peace movement. Chair: Bálint Josa Asad Rehman, War on want, UK (tbc) Amos Wallgren, climate justice activist, Finland Károly György, MASzSz Hungarian trade union Kristine Karch, No to NATO, Germany Sina Franz, Int’l Young Naturefriends, (tbc)
11:45 – 12:00 coffee break
12:00 – 13:30 General debate on the European and WSF process chair: Leo Gabriel Neringa Tumenaité, UNITED for Intercultural Action, Lithuania Alexander Buzgalin, Alternativy, Russia Marko Ulvila, Finnish Social Forum
13:30 – 14:00 Conclusions, closing ceremony