Wednesday 11 May, 18-20.30
The Environmental Movement: What have we achieved and learned since 1972?
18.00-19.30: Reflections from five decades of environmental activism.
Meena Raman, Third World Network
TWN was central in building a global environmental movement and turning FOEI into a global democratic movement, (prerecorded contribution due to time zone differences)
Lucia Ortiz, Friends of the Earth, Latin America and FoE
Asger Hougard, a young activist and researcher from Noah/ FoE Denmark
19:30 – 20:30: Follow up in Swedish by invited speakers
Lanja Rashid, Ellie Cijvat and Mathias Wåg.
You can find more material here:
An account from a social anthropological angle of the social movement mobilisation before and during the UN conference on human environment in Stockholm 1972. http://folkrorelser.org/inenglish/stockholm72.html
An attempt to explain why a much stronger NGO system had less impact on the UN conference on environment and development in Rio 1992. http://folkrorelser.org/inenglish/stockholm-rio.html