After Cape Town: gathering photos and reports
Desmond Tutu's makes a surprise appearance at the opening of the Small Actions, Big Movements: The Continuum of Nonviolence conference on the evening of 4th July 2014.
This page will gather text, videos and images from the Small Actions, Big Movements International Conference in Cape Town, July 2014.
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Written reports and statements from the conference
- Pequeñas Acciones, Grandes Movimientos. La Espiral de la Noviolencia
- The Women Peacemakers Program's Global Consultation: ‘Gender and Militarization: Analyzing the Links to Strategize for Peace’ proceeded, and fed into, the Small Actions, Big Movements conference. The meeting made a statement to the WRI conference opening - find it here.
- Alain Ah-Vee's speech at War Resister's International International Conference: THE DANGER TO AFRICA, THE MIDDLE EAST AND THE WORLD OF THE US DIEGO GARCIA MILITARY BASE ON MAURITIAN, THUS AFRICAN, LAND
- Franco Perna, representative from Azione Noviolenta, wrote a reflection of his experiences of the conference in Italian: SMALL ACTIONS – BIG MOVEMENTS: il resoconto dell’incontro di luglio della WRI (English version here)
- An African gathering of war resisters by Hannah Brock in Peace News.
The WRI Assembly that took place after the conference issued three statements:
Video of Mama Charlotte, performing in Cape Town City Hall, 5th July, at the Ecosocialist Horizons and War Resisters' International concert: Act Now Against Climate Catastrophe. Watch more videos from evening here.
Video: Art and Culture Programme on 7 July at the City Hall.
Welcome video: Filmmaker John Warner made a short film to welcome us to the Cape Town conference. The film explains the history of the City Hall in social struggle, and gives a short intro to WRI for delegates.
Desmond Tutu's welcome message to the Small Actions, Big Movements conference. Shown in Cape Town City Hall on the evening of 4th July.
Solidarity message to the WRI conference from long time Fellowship of Reconciliation member George Houser