Sat, May 16 | Online event

Future Beyond Shell presents: 'Future Beyond Crises’

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Future Beyond Shell presents: 'Future Beyond Crises’

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May 16, 2020, 1:20 PM EDT
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About the Event

 

📣You are warmly invited to join the live broadcast ‘Future Beyond Shell presents: Future Beyond Crises’ on Saturday 16th May at 19.20 CEST on the crises we know and the just, transformative futures we fight for and manifest. 📣

📝 Sign up now: https://app.livestorm.co/engagetv/future-beyond-crises 📝

While catastrophic, the Coronavirus crisis also breaks normality and is therefore an opportunity. The planet is and has been in crisis. In crises, in fact, as no issue is isolated. Lives, livelihoods, land, and nature are sacrificed for corporate profit. Those who were already most targeted are hit the hardest. Shell’s AGM is going ahead behind closed doors, with only 2 shareholders present, days after our broadcast. While corporate multinationals like Shell are scrambling to profit from this crisis, and governments bend to their demands, we must ask ourselves: which future do we want to bail out?

With a line-up of six incredible womxn, our host -activist, filmmaker and poet Chihiro Geuzebroek- will moderate two engaging panel discussions that will analyse the crises as we know them and visions of the just, decolonial recovery we need. Decolonial environmental justice activist Suzanne Dhaliwal will kick off the sessions by providing an overarching analysis of the crises we are facing before we delve deeper into conversation with our other fantastic speakers and guest artists! Here a full overview of the program:

🎵Musical introduction (19.20)🎵

🥁Welcome & opening speech (19.30)🥁

Speaker: Suzanne Dhaliwal (No Tar Sands UK)

🔥Panel 1: The crises we know - How do current crises intersect and how is this affecting impacted communities and sectors? (19.50)🔥

Speakers: Suzanne Dhaliwal (No Tar Sands UK), Ilham Root (JA! Mozambique), Laurie van de Burg (Oil Change International)

🎤Musical intermezzo (20.30)🎤

🌿Panel 2: What Is Needed - How to transition from the fossil empires of the past to the decolonial energy democracies of the future? (20.40)🌿

Speakers: Meera Ghani (Ecolise), Tatiana Garavito (Wretched of the Earth), Suzanne Jeffery (Campaign Against Climate Change, Trade Union Group)

🎷Closing musical performance (21.35)🎷

To join us for this special event please register here to receive the information to join the livestream. 

Decolonial justice is possible and alternative futures are viable ✊🏻✊🏾✊🏿 !

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