Peoples’ Resistance Against Shrinking Space in the Time of COVID-19

May 18, 2021

A webinar happening on 20 May 2021, Thursday (12:30 CEST/18:30 Manila) organized by IBON International Europe, Council for People’s Development and Governance (CPDG), Viva Salud, People’s Coalition on Food Sovereignty (PCFS) and Asia-Pacific Research Network (APRN).

The webinar will be part of the 13th Asia-Europe People’s Forum (AEPF).

It will bring together analysis from Europe and Asia on the weaponization of the pandemic against the people, will highlight good and effective practices of sectors, CSOs and other organizations in pushing back shrinking spaces, human rights violations and political repression and will discuss the use and effectiveness of available international human rights instruments and mechanisms.

Participants will then identify challenges and recommendations to forge greater solidarity among sectors and present recommendations to European and Asian parliamentarians on opening up spaces and strengthening support for campaigns and advocacy engagements on people’s rights.

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