The 11 major forums cover the most important social issues. Among them are the most pressing questions on climate, war and peace, and democracy.
Renowned experts will analyse and explain the current situation and discuss which solutions will lead to a better life for all. These topics are then explored in greater depth in the more than 80 workshops on offer.
The big solutions we need for systems change and climate justice
Global warming and climate change are reaching a 'now or never' tipping point and the already inadequate targets of the 2015 Paris Agreement’s to limit the global temperature increase to 1.5°C cannot be met. ... more
Democracy and public liberties
After the dark night of fascisms in Europe, the progressive movements have continuously struggled to extend democracy and civil liberties in order to advance their social, economic and cultural agenda. Then 4 decades of neoliberalism have undermined ... more
On peace and disarmament in times of war
Some will think it presumptuous to talk about disarmament in the face of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. But even if it is already clear that war will shape the political landscape for many years to come, realistic alternatives such as disarmament and negotiation policy should determine our discussion about the future. With a direct line to New York, Tarja Cronberg, ... more