Toronto, Nov. 13: Teach-in on Bolivia and Climate Justice

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Lessons from Bolivia Building a World Movement for Climate Justice

November 13, 2010
Registration: 9:30 a.m.
Sidney Smith Hall, University of Toronto, Rm 2118
100 St. George (South of Harbord, North of College)


10:00-11:30 The Cochabamba Declaration
In April 2010, the government of Bolivia convened a conference of social movements on global warming in Cochabamba, Bolivia. More than 30,000 participants charted a path toward climate justice and defending the rights of Mother Earth.

11:45-1:00 Keynote speaker
Erika Dueñas Chargé d’Affaires, Embassy of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, Washington, DC

1:15 Lunch (provided)

1:00-2:45 3:00-4:45 Environmental (In)Justice in Our Communities
How the war against Mother Earth takes shape in the Global South and in Canada, and how this can be resisted.

3:00 Building a Climate Justice Alternative
How can we implement the Cochabamba agenda in Canada?

Donation: $10.00 or PWYC

To endorse this event:


  • Bolivia Action Solidarity Network
  • Center for Social Justice
  • Council of Canadians
  • Indigenous Environmental Network
  • Latin American and Caribbean Solidarity Network
  • OPIRG Toronto
  • People’s Assembly for Climate Justice
  • Science for Peace
  • Toronto Bolivia Solidarity
  • Toronto Climate Campaign
  • Toronto Community Solidarity Response
  • Alternatives (Québec)

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