ICSW2016 Day 1 Reflections

International Civil Society Week 2016 in Bogotá, Colombia

  1. Opening Ceremony

  2. The opening ceremony started with a minute of silence for those people lost in the recent Ecuadorian earthquake. After that, several brilliant leaders shared with us the importance of freedom of expression and right to peacefully assemble. Closing was an indigenous Quechua musical group that really brought the feeling of Andes to the room!
  3. Panel: Global Land Policy Reform

  4. The first panel (or "manel") I went to was unfortunately comprised of all men, but they did share some key bits of knowledge and experience.
  5. Panel 2: Building a Movement for Equality

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