Citizens in Action

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Citizens in Action

An Alternative Globalization Organization

“Another World is Possible”

Together we can make a difference

Citizens in Action, a non-profit, non-partisan, progressive group of concerned citizens, dedicated to political, social & economic justice is honoured to present:

A Free Public Conference

 

A first-hand, exclusive account of COP21 

& its significance for us 

 by guest speaker

Author, publisher & activist:

Dimitri Roussopoulos

Well-known activist and publisher with Black Rose Books, Dimitri Roussopoulos is the initiator of the Montreal Charter of Rights and a founder of the Montreal Urban Ecology Centre and the Institute of Policy Alternatives Montreal (IPAM). He is the author of Political Ecology - Beyond Environmentalism (2015). He was in Paris during COP21 as an invited speaker with the UCLG, a global federation of cities, and participated in various convergences of social movements. He will be able to give us a summary and analysis of what took place in Paris and explain the preoccupation of social movements as summed up by the chant: «System change, not climate change
His talk will be followed by a period of discussion & exchange

 

Date: Tuesday, january 12, 2016.

Place: Concordia University, School of Community & Public Affairs,

2149 Mckay St (between Sherbrooke & De Maisonneuve Blvd.) metro Guy-Concordia

Time: 7.00 p.m. sharp

N. B. We usually meet second Tuesday of each month, to tackle a different political issue, at Concordia University, same time, same place. For further information, please call the founder & coordinator of the group, Nadia Alexan, at tel. (514) 846-0644, or e-mail: nadia.alexan@videotron.ca  (sponsored by the Concordia’s Student Association)  

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