Making the Links: The Climate Crisis, Militarism and War
Start: Sunday, June 23, 2019• 2:00 PM
End: Sunday, June 23, 2019• 4:00 PM
In Room 120. Light refreshments will be served. Free & open to the public. Donations appreciated.
Hear from Tamara Lorincz about how the climate crisis is linked to militarism and wars.
We'll discuss World BEYOND War's mission, strategies, activist campaigns, and peace education programs - as well as opportunities to get involved with the new Metro Vancouver chapter!
About Tamara Lorincz: Tamara is a PhD student in Global Governance at the Balsillie School for International Affairs (Wilfrid Laurier University). She is the recipient of the Rotary International World Peace Fellowship at the University of Bradford in the United Kingdom and was a senior researcher for the International Peace Bureau in Switzerland. Tamara is currently on the board of the Canadian Voice of Women for Peace and the international board of directors of Global Network Against Nuclear Power and Weapons in Space. She is a member of the Canadian Pugwash Group and the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom. Tamara has an LLB/JSD and MBA specializing in environmental law and management from Dalhousie University. Her current research is on the climate and environmental impacts of the military.
About World BEYOND War: World BEYOND War is a global grassroots network of volunteers, activists, and allied organizations advocating for the abolition of war, and its replacement with an alternative global security system based on peace and demilitarization. Our work provides a blueprint for ending war, one that is rooted in the strategies of demilitarizing security, managing conflict nonviolently, and creating a culture of peace. Individuals and organizations in 175 countries have signed the Declaration of Peace. Sign the Declaration at WorldBEYONDWar.org.
Hosted by the Metro Vancouver Chapter of World BEYOND War. Co-sponsors include: Canadian Voice of Women for Peace, Canadian Peace Initiative, Global Peace Alliance.