International Solidarity in the shadow of Palestine - Demned, Sudanese Refugees Organization, Ware Tegenmacht, Jina Collective, La Gira Holanda
In this workshop we bring together a number of diaspora organizations and solidarity campaigns to discuss how we can strengthen international solidarity from the Netherlands.
Tactics and approaches for solidarity through cultural work - Jamil Fiorino-Habib, Potpurri Collective, Hamja Ahsan
A variety of tactics is necessary for a struggle to survive and overcome in the face of oppression. This session is aimed at examining and discussing one of their inseparable parts: supporting and participating in resistance through cultural work.
Resisting Repression – Palestine Solidarity in the Netherlands - Niloufar Nematollahi, WorkersforPalestine.nl, Samidoun NL, Jamil Fiorino-Habib
Repression is escalating, but the movement persists. Experts and activists will illuminate the obstacles faced by those standing with Palestin
The Tamil struggle and the War Paradigm - Human Rights Association Bremen
A workshop on what the Tamil struggle means in the geopolitical context, by offering an analysis of the war paradigm, facilitating a discussion on the theme, and building solidarity with other national liberation groups
Practical approaches to building international solidarity movements - Rizgar Botan, London Mexico Solidarity, Kashmir Solidarity Group, Jina Collective
In this panel, we will share practices and approaches of supporting the needs of resistance movements across long distances, with individuals building support for struggles in Kashmir, Iran, Kurdistan, and Mexico.
A Journey for Life with the Zapatistas in Slumil K´Ajxemk´op - La Gira Holanda
The Coordination Group of la Gira Holanda will share their experiences, some testimonials of the participants of the Journey and discuss the vital role of international solidarity. Additionally, the Coordination Group will share the next steps of La Gira Zapatista.
Comfortably numb: perspectives on action within geographic contexts - Marina and Kasia, Suinbike Suleimenova, Roberto Morris & Renato D'Alencon
How does the experience of organizing, direct action, research, and other political activity relate to the local and historical contexts in which they exist? What can activists in different cultures and political climates find different or common, what lessons can they learn from each other's experience? How does it relate to one's position in the neocolonial global North/South divide?
Lessons from Rojava - Defend Rojava
Internationalists discuss their experiences in Rojava, the ideology and structure of the Rojava Revolution and the current situation of the region. What can we in a European context learn from northern Syria? Particular emphasis on the women's revolution.
Feminist & intersectional takes on the climate crisis - Dominique Just, Diederick van den Ende, Fleur, Karijn van den Berg
In this interactive workshop intersectional feminist researcher Karijn van den Berg is joined by several activists, organisers and thinkers to discuss and strengthen feminist intersectional approaches to our current socio-ecological crises. We will discuss the importance of intersectional action for climate justice, connecting with other issues and movements, and how to put this into practice.
Difficult Solidarity: When The Left Comes To Power - Luisa Steur, Alexander Beunder, Jorge DS, Kees Stad
Discussion about how to act as solidarity activists when the left comes to power and claims to need support for their policies. We alos want to have a critical debate on the state of Dutch initiatives for international solidarity.
Constructing narratives for change / Learning from the Zapatistas - Merel de Buck, Jerry Afriyie, Harriet Bergman, Jorge DS
Taking the Zapatista uprising as an example Jorge DS explains what we can learn from the their use of narrative and rhetoric in making social change. Jerry Afriyie (Nederland Wordt Beter/KOZP) and Harriet Bergman (Code Rood) will reflect on their own experiences in the Netherlands. Moderator: Merel de Buck
The Civil Side of the Rojava Revolution: a presentation by returning civil volunteers - Peter Loo, Sarah Patton
Two members of Plan C (UK) who have returned from volunteering in civil society in Rojava will discuss their experiences and how they think the revolution is transmitting in the area.