War on Want’s 2014 annual conference marks a watershed in the effort to bring together analysis and action on corporate impunity, resource conflict, militarism and community resistance. The day will include inspiring and informational talks, interactive discussions and cultural activism.
Featured speakers include:
•Berenice Celeita of Nomadesc, which works to protect the rights of individuals and communities affected by armed conflict in Colombia (invited);
•Celestine Akpobari of Social Action, who work to empower communities in the Niger Delta, Nigeria; and
•Omar Barghouti, founding member of the Palestinian national boycott-divestment-sanction committee (invited);
The conference is open to everyone with an interest in learning more about these issues and how to address them. Please register early to avoid disappointment.