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  1. Psychedelic Liberty Summit

    25 April 2020 - Event

    The Psychedelic Liberty Summit, organised by the Chacruna Institute for Psychedelic Plant Medicines, will bring global experts to San Francisco to discuss legal, cultural, and political issues of the psychedelic renaissance. We are proud to be a community partner to this conference.

  2. Landgrabbing: Contested meanings of land

    • Sylvia Kay
    06 September 2019

    Across the world, peasants, pastoralists, fishers, and indigenous peoples are losing their once effective control over the land, water, wetlands, pastures, fishing grounds and forests on which they depend including the right to decide how these natural resources will be used, when and by whom, at what scale and for what purposes, often for generations to come.

  3. “ပထမေတာ့ ေသနတ္နဲ႔ က်ေနာ္တို႔ရဲ႕ ေျမေတြကို လုယူသြားခဲ့ၾကတယ္။ အခုက်ေတာ့ ေျမလုဖို႔ ဥပေဒကို အသံုးခ်လာျပန္ၿပီ။"

    03 September 2019

    ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံထဲက ေနရပ္စြန္႔ခြာ စစ္ေဘးတိမ္းေရွာင္ခဲ့ရသူေတြဟာ ဆယ္စုႏွစ္ေပါင္းမ်ားစြာ တရား မွ်တမႈမရွိတဲ့ဒဏ္ကို တစ္ရစ္ၿပီးတစ္ရစ္ ခါးစည္းခံခဲ့ၾကရတယ္။ ဒီေန႔ဒီအခ်ိန္မွာလည္း သန္းေခါင္ ထက္ညနက္တဲ့ အေျခအေနမ်ိဳး ႀကံဳေတြ႔ေနၾကရတုန္းပါပဲ။

  4. They Call It Multistakeholderism. Where Does That Leave the UN?

    Harris Gleckman
    03 September 2019

    Global governance is slipping away from the United Nations.

  5. Leaving the War on Terror

    • Ruth Blakeley, Ben Hayes, Nisha Kapoor, Arun Kundnani, Narzanin Massoumi, David Miller, Tom Mills, Rizwaan Sabir, Katy Sian, Waqas Tufail
    03 September 2019

    This report offers an account of the failures of current counter-terrorism policies, an analysis of the reasons why they do not work and an outline of a progressive alternative that we hope will be the basis for a future Labour government’s approach. 

  6. အက်ပ္အတည္းဆုိက္ေနေသာ ႏိုင္ငံေရးစနစ္တစ္ရပ္ကုိ ျပဳျပင္ေျပာင္းလဲျခင္း - ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံအတြင္း႐ွိ ႏုိင္ငံတကာအဖြဲ႔အစည္းမ်ား တာဝန္ယူမႈ႐ွိရန္ လုိအပ္ေနျခင္း

    Lahpai Seng Raw
    27 August 2019

    ႏိုင္ငံေရးအက်ပ္အတည္းမွာ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံတြင္ဆက္လ်က္ျဖစ္ေပၚလ်က္ရွိသည္။ ျငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးေဆြးေႏြးပြဲမ်ားႏွင့္ အေထြေထြေရြးေကာက္ပြဲမ်ားသည္လည္း ႏိုင္ငံတစ္၀ွမ္းအေရးနိမ့္လ်က္ရွိသည္။

    ႏိုင္ငံေရးပါတီမ်ားအားလံုး-ျပည္တြင္း၊ ျပည္ပႏွစ္ရပ္စလံုး- အေနျဖင့္ ယခုကဲ့သို့ မေအာင္ျမင္ခဲ့ရသည့္ အေၾကာင္းရင္းမ်ားကို ျပန္လည္သံုးသပ္ရန္လိုအပ္လွသည္။

    ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးႏွင့္ ဒီမုိကေရစီကုိတည္ေဆာက္လိုလွ်င္ အရပ္ဖက္အဖြဲ႔အစည္းကြန္ရက္မ်ားႏွင့္ ျပည္သူ့ကိုယ္စားျပဳအုပ္ခ်ဳပ္ေရးစနစ္သည္ ျပည္သူမ်ားအၾကားအားေကာင္းရေပမည္။

  7. Save Our Sperrins: Water, more precious than gold

    Niamh Ni Bhriain
    27 August 2019

    The hills of the Sperrins in County Tyrone are criss-crossed with natural springs that flow off the western slopes towards the River Foyle, while to the east they meander down to Lough Neagh. This endless trickle of water recalls the natural order – water belongs here. But the people of this remote area are struggling to protect it from an impending and devastating gold rush.

  8. Leaving the War on Terror – A Progressive Alternative to Counter-Terrorism Policy

    04 September 2019 - Event

    Britain’s counter-terrorism policies do not work. They do not work for the British people, for the various communities in the UK whose experience of counter-terrorism has been one of stigmatisation and criminalisation, and they do not work for the people of the Middle East, South Asia and Africa whose human rights have been systematically violated in the War on Terror.

    NOTICE: Registration for this event is closed.

  9. “First they grabbed our land with guns; now they are using the law"

    26 August 2019

    Displaced people in Myanmar have been suffering layer upon layer of injustice over the past decades. Today the situation is as bad as ever.

  10. Energy Transition and Democracy: Two inseparable paths

    09 October 2019 - Event

    A three-day programme that will offer an overview of the global energetic model and will look into the conflicts, struggles, resistances and experiences of several agents and movements confronting it.

  11. This ban is a modern-day witch hunt

    Berna Toprak , Nawal Mustafa
    13 August 2019

    By banning the burka, the Dutch state is imposing its own view of what is right for Muslim women, write Berna Toprak and Nawal Mustafa on behalf of S.P.E.A.K. The feminist principle of women’s autonomy over their own bodies is now at risk.

  12. Transformation of an Entrenched Political System: The Need for International Responsibility in Myanmar

    Lahpai Seng Raw
    12 August 2019

    Political impasse continues in Myanmar. Peace talks and general elections have failed to achieve national breakthroughs. All parties — both domestic and international — need to reflect on this failure. Civil society networks and representative governance must be strengthened at the community level if peace and democracy are to be built.

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    Call for essays: Technology, power and emancipation

    10 August 2019

    How do we recover the emancipatory potential of technological change and bring it back under popular democratic control? TNI is issuing a call for contributions for our Future Lab essay series (Deadline 28 February 2020)

  14. Dit verbod is een moderne heksenjacht

    Berna Toprak , Nawal Mustafa
    02 August 2019

    Met het boerkaverbod gaat de staat vrouwen voorschrijven wat goed voor hen is, schrijven Berna Toprak en Nawal Mustafa namens S.P.E.A.K., het feministische ‘baas over eigen lijf’ komt onder druk te staan.

  15. Ciudades Transformadoras presenta la segunda edición del Atlas de utopías

    23 July 2019

    Este mes se ha presentado la edición del Atlas de utopías correspondiente a 2019. Fruto de la labor de la iniciativa Ciudades Transformadoras, el Atlas ofrece una recopilación singular de experiencias transformadoras dirigidas por las comunidades en los ámbitos del agua, la energía, la alimentación y la vivienda. Este año, se presentan 33 historias de 24 países.

  16. Transformative Cities presents the 2nd edition of the Atlas of Utopias

    23 July 2019

    This month the 2019 edition of the Atlas of Utopias has been launched. An initiative by Transformative Cities, the atlas is a unique collection of community-led transformations of water, energy, food and housing systems, featuring 33 stories from 24 countries.

  17. The Energy Charter Treaty:  a tool to combat climate change or an obstacle to the energy transition?

    04 September 2019 - Event

    This debate will bring together international experts, policy-makers, trade and climate campaigners to discuss the potential threats and benefits of the Energy Charter Treaty.

  18. Biopolitical peacebuilding with Seán Brennan

    14 August 2019 - Event

    In drawing on core peace theorists and Michel Foucault, Seán Brennan has suggested a focus on biopolitics can innovate human agency to deliver the services required to regenerate communities emerging from violent conflict, by taking ownership of existing policies and resources and creating sustainable regeneration programmes that deliver basic human needs to marginalised and disadvantaged communities.

  19. What kind of security policy better serves democracy?

    Ben Hayes, Cori Crider, Narzanin Massoumi, Daniel Holder
    15 July 2019

    What type of security policy at home and abroad do we need to make our democracies fit for purpose? A key panel discussion for our times.

  20. Think Global Drink Local: Pub Quiz #5

    31 July 2019 - Event

    An exciting 5th edition of the Think Global Drink Local Pub Quiz, at the beautiful Brouwerij Poesiat & Kater.