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21 September 2022 @ 2:00 pm 5:00 pm CEST

As in past years, the folks at Defy Hate Now are joining in celebrating the United Nations International Day of Peace on September 21st by jamming with people from all around the world in order to take a stand against acts of online and offline hate.

The event will take place online on September 21st from 14:00-17:00 CEST.

This year’s topic: how does racism effect our response to conflict and peacebuilding?

They will be joined by poets, spoken word artists, performers, and subject experts.
Together, we will address the connection between hate speech, racism, and tribalism and discuss why it is often so difficult to talk about racism.

Go on and join this jam online! As always, the event is open to everyone and free of charge. You can register here:
https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAvcuGhpzMoE9yMba8ef-FNlOnkyieZlf2Y #PeaceJam2022

14:00 – 14:05hrs CESTOfficial Start of #peacejamlive2022 
14:05 – 14:15hrs CESTIntroduction by Ngala Desmond: How is Hate Speech Propagated by Racism & Tribalism?  A discussion on how racism and tribalism are interrelated. 
14:15 – 14:30hrs CESTSpoken Word – Harriet Anena
14:30-14:45hrs CESTSpoken Word – Sandy Nyangha
14:45 – 14:50 hrs CEST Spoken Word – Mumbi Macharia
14:50-15:05hrs CESTSouth Sudanese Music 
15:05-15:25hrs CESTBreak – “Kifaya”
15:25-16:10hrs CESTPanel Discussion: How does racism effect our response to conflict and peacebuilding? A discussion on how responses to conflicts differ based on skin color by discussing experiences in Cameroon, Ukraine, Ethiopia, Sudan, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
16:10-16:25hrs CESTQ&A Session
16:25-16:40hrs CESTSpoken Word – Mac Alunge
16:40hrs- 16:55hrs CESTTheater Performance
17:00hrsClosing Words

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