No Cold War event: International Peace Forum (26 September, 2020)

For our second international webinar, we’re bringing together peace activists from China, the US, Britain, South Africa, India, Morocco, Bolivia and Belgium to discuss how to oppose the US-led New Cold War.

The event will take place on Zoom, on Saturday 26 September, 2pm UK / 9pm China / 9am US Eastern / 6am US Pacific. To get a ticket to the Zoom event, register on Eventbrite. Registered users will receive a link within 24 hours of the event starting. The event will also be streamed to Youtube and Facebook.

Panel 1: Global trends: what we’re confronting

  • Vijay Prashad (chair), Director of Tricontinental Institute (India)
  • Victor Gao, Professor at Soochow University (China)
  • Jodie Evans, Co-founder of CODEPINK (US)
  • Abdallah El-Harif, Founder of Democratic Way (Morocco)
  • Ollie Vargas, Journalist for Kawsachun News (Bolivia)
  • Chris Mathako, Deputy General Secretary of the South African Communist Party

Panel 2: How we organise to stop a New Cold War

  • Kate Hudson (chair), General Secretary of CND
  • Margaret Kimberley, Coordinating Committee of Black Alliance for Peace
  • Lindsey German, Convenor, Stop the War Coalition
  • Julie Tang, Pivot to Peace
  • Ludo De Brabander, Vrede vzw and No to War – No to Nato Network