A compilation of the various #NextStrategy events hosted around the world where speakers provided input into Amnesty International’s next global strategy. This events included:
- 1. Winning the Battle of Ideas – how can we shift attitudes and norms?
- 2. Winning the Battle of Ideas Part 2 – what the public thinks about inequality and how to create more solidarity?
- 3. Diversity & Partnerships – how can Amnesty be a better partner to those working for social justice?
- 4. Power & Systemic Change – how can Amnesty advocate and campaign against the root causes of injustice?
Speakers include (Twitter accounts for those in bold):
- Sonia Correa – Researcher & feminist activist (Brazil)
- Ishtar Lakhani – Feminist, activist and Just Labs associate, focusing on social justice advocacy and creative activism (South Africa)
- Sabika Abbas Naqvi – Protest poet / educator for gender justice (India)
- Dumiso Gatsha – co-founder of Success Captial NGO focusing on LGBTI+ and sexual reproductive and health rights (Botswana)
- Anat Shenker-Osorio – Researcher and expert author in campaigns and communication (USA)
- Sophie Kanza – youth activist & part of the Africans Rising coordinating committee (DRC/South Africa)
- Pablo Aragon – Specialist in information technology and political participation (Spain)
- Rebeca Lane – Sociologist, poet, rap singer, and feminist (Guatemala)
- Rita Izsák-Ndiaye – Member & Rapporteur of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CRED), former UN Special Rapporteur on minority issues (Hungary/Senegal)
- Jonathan Mijs – Sociologist focusing on global inequality (The Netherlands)
- Lilie Chouliaraki – media and communications professor London School of Economics (Greece)
A summary of the events hosted can be found here.