Date: 2-3 July 2022
Venue: Bangkok, Thailand
Deadline for application and expression of interest in making a presentation:
10 June 2022
The consultation is aimed at representatives of academic institutions, NGOs, civil societies members, youth & student organizations, women associations, faith-based organizations and cultural groups that recognize the necessity of addressing the challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought upon the world, the impacts on mental health, education and human rights, share coping mechanisms to these challenges and find alternatives to the new world that emerged from more than two years of pandemic.
Day 1: 2nd of July
COVID-19 and the New World
Sharing of experiences on COVID-19 induced impact on health education & employment: coping mechanisms, psycho-social support, humanitarian assistance and lessons learnt.
Afghanistan and Middle East in Crisis
Update and reflections on Afghanistan and Middle East latest events: causes, consequences and future outlook
The role of NATO in Europe and the world
Russia tensions centred around Russian invasion of Ukraine: causes and consequences and impacts on international relations
Day 2: 3rd of July
Environmentalism in the new world
Cope-21: updates and follow-up
Addressing inequality, exclusion and injustice and envisioning an alternative future
Faith-based organizations and civil societies restoring equality and justice
Exploring alternatives to the new world
Generating ideas and strategies of sustainability for small and medium-size NGOs, academic institutions and those experiencing financial crises.
What the future can bring
Suggestions on topics and themes for future research, courses and consultations.
*The course fee covers local transportation, accommodation and food
**The course fee does NOT cover Visa expenses and Airfare