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  1. Migrant Farmworkers: Organising and Resisting Before, During and After COVID-19

    03 July 2020 - Event

    COVID-19 has laid bare many of the problems with the global food system. Even in ordinary times, migrant farmworkers live and work in overcrowded and dangerous conditions. COVID-19 has ravaged many farmworker communities. Even as states closed their borders to halt the spread of the virus, they found ways to allow farmworkers to migrate. In circumstances where undocumented workers were promised regularization, the measures introduced have been inadequate.

  2. Resisting and reclaiming land, territories and peoples sovereignty

    30 June 2020 - Event

    This workshop, organized by the People´s Sovereignty network, aims at sharing the experiences of social movement and civil society activists from different regions of the world who are struggling to defend their rights and sovereignty over their territories and lives.

  3. People Power & the Pandemic


    01 July 2020 - Event

    Join the final webinar in the COVID Capitalism series looking at how peoples’ movements can organise in the wake of COVID-19.

  4. Support. Don't Punish: Future of Drug Policing

    26 June 2020 - Event

    Support. Don't Punish. campaign is aiming to envision future drug policy scenarios, this time focusing on law enforcement. During this free webinar organised on the Global Day of Action, which is officially the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, we will collectively focus on the future of drug policing and imagine effective ways for drug policy reform.

  5. Walls must fall: Ending the deadly politics of border militarisation

    17 June 2020 - Event

    Join the eleventh webinar in our series, focussing on the globalization of border militarisation and criminalisation of migrants and refugees across the world and the shifting dynamics within this pandemic.

  6. The “Arab Spring” Lives On: Uprisings in times of a pandemic

    12 June 2020 - Event

    This webinar will attempt to shed some light on the political and socio-economic causes that led to these uprisings and on the actors involved, as well as share some insights about future perspectives beyond the pandemic.

  7. Taking on the Tech Titans: Reclaiming our data commons

    10 June 2020 - Event

    Big Tech has emerged as one of the bigger winners of the global pandemic. A global panel of activists and researchers will analyse the nature and source of Big Tech's power and how communities, movements and cities might reclaim ownership and control of our data.

  8. COVID-19 and the global fight against mass incarceration

    COVID-19 and the global fight against mass incarceration

    03 June 2020 - Event

    The pandemic has led governments to release an unprecedented number of people from prison and to curb new admissions. Activists and researchers from across the globe will discuss and share strategies by civil society on how to ensure this is a turning point to reverse the long-standing trend of mass incarceration as a response to crime.

  9. Webinar: COVID19 and small fisher-folk of North Africa and Palestine

    30 May 2020 - Event

    The North African Food Sovereignty Network (NAFSN) and the Transnational Institute (TNI) will organize a webinar on Saturday 30 May 2020 at 14:00 Tunis time (15:00 Amsterdam time and 16:00 Palestine time) to put a spot light on the situation of fishers in Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia and Palestine. This webinar will be in Arabic with live interpretation into English, French and Spanish available.

  10. Feminist realities -Transforming Democracy in Times of Crisis. 4pm CET, 27 May

    Feminist Realities: Transforming Democracy in Times of Crisis

    27 May 2020 - Event

    Join a conversation with an inspiring global panel of feminist thinkers and activists to reflect and discuss how we can collectively reorganise, shift power and pivot towards building transformative feminist realities that can get us out of the worsening health, climate and capitalist crises.

  11. Public is Back - Proposals for a democratic just economy, 4pm CET 20 May

    Public is Back: Proposals for a democratic just economy

    20 May 2020 - Event

    Support for public services and limits on private profit is at an all-time high in the wake of the pandemic. How do we ensure this prioritisation of public needs and goods becomes permanent? What are the best models of democratic and participatory public services? Join a webinar with trade unionists and activists in Italy, Nigeria and India advancing bold new visions for a public future. 

  12. Future Beyond Shell Presents: Future Beyond Crises

    16 May 2020 - Event

    TNI is happy to invite you to the live broadcast Future Beyond Shell Presents: Future Beyond Crises on Saturday, May 16 19:30 CET. This online event is organised in cooperation with Climate Liberation Bloc (CLuB), Code Rood, Gastivists, and Shell Must Fall.

  13. A Global Green New Deal - Weds 13 May 4pm CET

    A Global Green New Deal

    13 May 2020 - Event

    Join our sixth webinar in our series focused this week on a Global Green New Deal featuring Richard Kozul-Wright (UNCTAD), and leading activists from across the globe leading the struggle for a just transition in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. (Live interpretation into French and Spanish available)

  14. States of Control – the dark side of pandemic politics

    29 April 2020 - Event

    Join our fifth COVID-19 webinar, which will examine authoritarian and repressive state responses to the Coronavirus pandemic, featuring a UN Special Rapporteur on Protecting Human Rights and other global experts and activists.

  15. First Arabic-language webinar: The Corona pandemic and the necessity of the struggle for food sovereignty

    21 April 2020 - Event

    The Coronavirus pandemic is threatening to truly become a humanitarian disaster at a global scale and will have grave and disproportionate impacts on the vulnerable and marginalized groups, especially societies in countries of the Global South, including North Africa. Join us on Tuesday, April 21 17:00 Tunis time (18:00 CET).

     
  16. Taking Health back from Corporations: pandemics, big pharma and privatized health

    22 April 2020 - Event

    The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the perils of governments handing over our right to health and life to corporations. The privatization of our health has made millions of people vulnerable to infectious diseases and destroyed the integrated public systems needed to coordinate an effective response.

  17. Recipe for Disaster: Globalised food systems, structural inequality and COVID-19

    15 April 2020 - Event

    TNI's next webinar will feature a dialogue between Rob Wallace, author of Big Farms Make Big Flu and agrarian justice activists from Myanmar, Palestine, Indonesia and Europe. Join us on Wednesday April 15 at 4pm CET.

  18. The Coming Global Recession: Building an Internationalist Response

    08 April 2020 - Event

    TNI is inviting you to this free webinar on Wednesday, 8 April at 4pm (CET) with Professor Jayati Ghosh, Quinn Slobodian, Walden Bello and Lebohang Pheko on the likely global impacts of the economic fallout from the Coronavirus and how we might be better prepared than the 2008 economic crisis to put forward progressive solutions.

  19. Webinar: Building an internationalist response to Coronavirus

    01 April 2020 - Event

    TNI is glad to invite you to this free webinar on Wednesday, 1 April at 4pm (CET) with Sonia Shah, author of Pandemic: Tracking contagions from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond (2017) as well as experts on public health systems and activists on the frontlines responding to the crisis in the Global South.
    Update: The recording of the webinar is now available here: https://www.tni.org/en/article/video-recording-webinar-on-building-an-internationalist-response-to-covid-19.

  20. Events at the 63rd Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs

    02 March 2020 - Event

    The 63rd Sesssion of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs takes place from 2nd to 6th March 2020. TNI and its partners will participate at this annual series of meetings and co-hosts five side events on 5th and 6th March 2020.

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