Towards a Common Future: The Potential of a World Federalist Approach
20 Feb 2021 | Online
Organized By : World Federalist Movement - Institute for Global Policy
*All times shown are in GMT*
13:00 – 13:05 Welcome
13:05 – 13:15 Introducing WFM/IGP Consulting Executive Director Sandra Coyle
13:15 – 14:25 How Democracy Integrates Supranational Governance
This session will explore issues of global citizenship, governance, and democracy from a world federalist perspective.
Andreas Bummel, Democracy Without Borders, Germany/South Africa
Camila López Badra, Democracia Global, Argentina
14:25 – 14:35 Break
14:35 – 15:25 Towards a Rules-Based World
This session will explore peace and security frameworks—such as the Sustainable Development Goals, the responsibility to protect, and international criminal justice mechanisms—in the fight for a world federation.
Shirine Jurdi, MENAPPAC, Lebanon
Adilur Rahman Khan, Odhikar, Bangladesh
15:25 – 16:15 Environmental Justice
This session will explore environmental justice and the role of the World Federalist Movement in advocating for the criminalization of ecocide and for the creation of an International Court for the Environment (ICE).
Stephen Hockman QC, ICE Coalition, United Kingdom
Jojo Mehta, Stop Ecocide Foundation, The Netherlands
16:15 – 16:25 Break
16:25 – 16:55 A Common Future: Wrap Up
Session rapporteurs will summarize the discussions. The Chair will tie harmonize the outcomes from a world federalist perspective before inviting strategic questions and concerns from participants.
16:55 – 17:00 Concluding Remarks