How can we build powerful alliances to achieve peace?
Join us for this panel, hosted by PeaceQuest and held as part of the International Peace Bureau’s (IPB) World Peace Congress.
INTERNATIONAL PEACE BUREAU (IPB) WORLD PEACE CONGRESS
Barcelona | October 15-17, 2021
●● Stronger Together for Peace: Building Campaigns and Alliances
SATURDAY, 16 OCTOBER | 9:00 AM – 11:15 AM ET
Hybrid format: online & on location (Venue: Blanquerna – Universitat Ramon Llull)
We will examine effective coalition-building from three perspectives: across movements, across generations, and across national boundaries. How can we build powerful alliances to achieve campaign victories? Bring your ideas, questions, and ideas to share in this interactive workshop. Afterward, you will be able to build stronger campaigns and alliances for peace through vibrant and dynamic coalitions.
Coordinated by Steven Staples, PeaceQuest and IPB Board member.
Steven Staples (Canada) is a political strategist and campaigner with 30 years of experience in social justice, peace and labour movements, and is author of Missile Defence: Round One – An insider’s account of how and why Canada said no to George W. Bush – and why the missile defence issue won’t go away.
Marc Batac (Philippines) is an activist, peacebuilder and organizer whose work focuses on the practice and study of contentious politics, violent conflict and peace processes in Southeast Asia. He is currently affiliated with the Initiatives for International Dialogue, and is part of the Milk Tea Alliance.
Tord Björk (Sweden) is an author and activist with Friend of the Earth Sweden, where their intersectionality policy work includes ethnic, gender, as well as class.
Angelo Cardona (Colombia) is a peace and disarmament activist. He is considered one of the leading figures of pacifism in Colombia for his fight for the implementation of the Peace Agreement signed by the guerilla FARC and the government of Colombia in 2016.
Kasha Sequoia Slavner (Canada) is a multi-award-winning documentary GenZ filmmaker, global youth leader and creator of The Global Sunrise Project, an impact media hub where she puts her storytelling talents to use for social good to motivate others to take action as well.
Ejimole Fidel Onwuekwe (Nigeria) is a Peace Ambassador, a Patroness of Youth for Peace Building and Disarmament for Sustainable Development, a member of International Peace Bureau, and the Global Network of Peace, “A World without War.”
Alice Slater (USA) serves on the Boards of World BEYOND War and the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space, is a UN NGO Representative of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, and the Advisory Board of Nuclear Ban-US, in support of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, 2017 Nobel Peace Prize winner for its work to achieve the new UN Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
Stronger Together for Peace: Building Campaigns and Alliances
Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 9:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Register for the World Peace Congress at https://www.ipb2021.barcelona/register/