27 May, 2021

People-power: a message to the G7

DATE: 10 June 2021

TIME: 14:00 – 14:50 (CEST)

People-power: a message to the G7


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As nation-states grapple with generation-defining issues from the Covid-19 pandemic to the climate crisis, what role does civil society play in addressing the issues of our time?

For the first time since President Biden took office and the UK left the EU, the G7 countries will come together at the 2021 summit in England to discuss the pandemic, prosperity, climate change, and shared values. But without support, solidarity, and citizen engagement, these ambitions for a better world will come to nothing. Activism and political movement-building has always played a key role in democracies around the world – and in an age of crisis, we need people-powered change more than ever. How can grassroots mobilisation drive progress alongside more formal political processes?

On the eve of the 2021 G7 summit our speakers explore the role of progressive political movements as engines of change during the 2020s.


The Speakers

Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director at Indivisible
Chief Research and Impact Officer at the Royal Society of Arts
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