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Forum Européen : Villes et villages du changement
As part of the Cities for Change Forum, Fréquence Commune and the 99 van Amsterdam are organizing a European Francophone meeting on Monday 14 June from 8pm to 10pm, with Atelier Populaire d'Urbanisme, La Belle Démocratie, Commonspolis, Fondation France Libertés, Mouvement Utopia, Nantes en Commun, Poitiers Collectif and many others to discuss some aspects that are defining the challenges and opportunities of the municipalist ecosystem in the current context.
On the program:
Introduction about municipalist networks on the european level
The goal will be to introduce the European municipalist networks and projects (by Vladimir Ugarte from Commonspolis), then to have a point of view of european level from French actors
Zoé Lorioux Chevalier from Poitiers collectif will speak about the importance of building international / European networks and then two speakers from Grenoble will explain how to mobilize locally about european issues (Claud Habfast, municipal councilor in Grenoble & David Bodinier from Atelier Populaire Urbanisme)
First part: Municipalism "think global, act local"?
We aim to build a common overview about municipalist network in France. We will have an inspirational speech about the situation in Rojava (with Christophe Thomas) and Margot Medkour and Simon Chabasse from Nantes en commun will speak about there work outside the institutions as municipalist, then David Dessers, councelor of Leven, Belgium will speak about the municipalist dynamics in Belgium.
Second part: Feminisation of politics
The second and last part of the event will introduce the subject of feminisation of politics: what is it all about, what is the philosophy behind and are the practices, by Maria Francesca de Tullio (Activist of Asilo in Napoli) and we will have then a testimony of Leonore Moncond'huy, Mayor of Poitiers in France.
Event partners: Atelier Populaire d'Urbanisme; Commonspolis; Fondation Danielle Mitterrand; La Belle Démocratie ; Mouvement Utopia; Nantes en commun; Poitiers Collectif.
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VIMEO Streaming: https://vimeo.com/561800600
Moderator: Solenne Boiziau
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