The Resources for Democracy project is organizing a two-day workshop on Friday and Saturday entitled “Social Movements in Europe and the Middle East – Interpreting the Anti-Austerity and Pro-Democracy Protests”.
The workshop will take place at the Home for Cooperation and will involve an open discussion on Friday between 5.30pm and 8pm followed by a series of sessions and seminars on Saturday, from 9am until 1pm.
The workshop will examine the social and protest movements in the Arab region (focusing on Egypt), Greece and Turkey.
Social and protest movement mobilizations in both communities in Cyprus will also be discussed.
The workshop will feature the following speakers:
Dr. Peristianis Chairman of the Council of the University of Nicosia, Dr Ahmet Sozen Research Director of the Centre for Sustainable Peace and Democratic Development (SeeD), Nelly Corbel, Executive Director of Lazord Foundation, Dr. Stefanos Vallianatos Coordinator of the Greek Network of the Anna Lindh. Foundation and Dr. Tuğrul İlter, Chair of the Center of Research and Communication for Peace.
Resources for Democracy is implemented by the NGO Support Centre in collaboration with the University of Nicosia and the Centre for Sustainable Peace and Democratic Development (SeeD), with the support of UNDP-ACT.