Round Table Peace and Social Justice
In the world today basic needs are satisfied, public services are collapsing jobs are threatened or destroyed, large fraction of the population is marginalized, inequality of income and welfare increase.
These situations create tensions and conflicts, divisions between groups, races, nations. If social insecurity and fear is spreading there are risks of violent conflicts, and even war... at the expense of human security: economic security, food security, health security, environmental security, personal security, community security, political security.
In the world today, one can witness the growth of social uprising and movements of resistance in a lot of countries. They are defending the living standards, demanding democracy and social justice, fighting corruption and inequalities, struggling for the peaceful reconstruction and development of society.
The roundtable will come back to the principles of human security, and study social movements, in particular in the Western Balkans
Speakers: Mary Kaldor (UK, London school of economics), Milenko Sreckovic (Serbia, Pokretzaslobodu), Goran Lukic (Slovenia, Association of Free Trade Unions), Ines Tanovic (BiH, Sarajevo Plenum), Igor Stiks (Croatia, Balkan Social Forum)
Moderation: Zoran Ivancic (BiH, Fondacija CPI Public Interest Advocacy Center), Bernard Dreano (France, Assemblée européenne des citoyens HCA-France)