CHANGE THE SYSTEM,NOT THE CLIMATE!

As Young Socialists we believe that the climate justice movement has a strong connection with labour movement and other struggles for liberation to create an alternative to the upside down world shaped by fossil fuels and corporate power.  In numerous debates, panels, training and interviews we will discuss alternatives to current system and look for solutions and concrete actions where we can act and impact.

Tuesday 25th August

Registration and Gala Opening

Wednesday 26th August

When What Note
Breakfast 8:30 – 10:00
Morning
9:00 – 10:00 Head of Delegation Meeting
10:00 101 Feminism  Only if we all respect one another,we can make sure we all have fun as well.
How we can make our organization better in respecting women rights and equality?
10:00 After us the deluge? For many people the abandonment of nuclear energy is a part of the energy transition.
However, what to do with nuclear waste? In the workshop “After us the deluge”
we want to take contrast the concept of “ultimate disposal” with the “beware concept”,
to define our demands on a young socialist dealing with nuclear waste.
11:00 Strategical Game Austerity
Lunch 12:30 -14:30
Afternoon
16:30 *Women Rights
Empowerment
15:00 European Union and Migration In this workshop we are going to have a closer look at the current ideas to regulate migration into the European Union,
and also at the regulations already in place. We will compare reality with the picture media and politicians
paint of migrants and afterwards talk about our socialist views on migration.
15:00 YES Reform  How should YES look like in the future?
Work to reform YES has already began and in this workshop
you can participate in the process.
Come and share you ideas about a better future!
18:00 Bilateral Meetings
18:00 YES SC Declaration
Dinner 18:30 – 20:30
Evening
20:00 Women* Only Meeting

Thursday 27th August

When What
Breakfast 8:30 – 10:00
Morning
9:30 – 10:00 Head of Delegation Meeting
11:00 Global world, global fights
progressive migration policies
 You’ll get an overview about the European Unions migration and asylum policy and will get the opportunity to discuss it with experts and political leaders.
We’ll point out which political decisions make our system inhuman
and how alternatives could look like
10:00 No Socialism without Feminism! Intersectional feminist workshop: What is your privilege and are you aware of it?
10:00 Big brother is watching you!
Or: Who is actually watching us?
In this workshop we are going to have a look at the dystopian view of George Orwells „1984“.
In how far have they already come true?
Who is watching us today and how?
We are also going to share experience from our places of origin
and discuss how (anti)surveillance laws are different in different countries.
11:30 Action and reaction in the fight
against right wing extremism
Socialists seem to struggle trying to fight far-right parties.
To fight them more efficiently, it is essential to take into account their diversity.
In several cases the “cordon sanitaire” policy does not work and if we react on the extremists’
acts we only give them the possibility to more develop their populist arguments
11:00 Banner Making Session Let’s make it the most colorful Pride of all!!
Lunch 12:30 -14:30
14:30 No Socialism without Feminism! Feminism in Sports
The world of sport is nationalistic, conservative and patriarchal.
Why women’s sports aren’t appreciated or funded as much as men’s sports?
Is there room for LGBTIQ* people in the sports fields?
What is the body image that our sport culture portrays?
The world of sports desperately needs feminism.
Come and discuss on the topic! Lead the change – be the change.
Afternoon
14:30 *TTIP  TTIP and CETA are a threat to democracy, the environment, consumers and labour standards. But we can stop them, cant we?
14:30 Trans* and Intersex Why is there an asterisk at the end of trans*? What is the difference between “born a boy” and “to be assigned man at birth”?
What does cisgender mean? How does Intersex fit in the LGBTQIA community?
How not to be an asshole, or in other words, how to be an ally?
If any of these questions caught your interest or if you have other ones on the topic join this workshop.
You will be able to ask any questions on trans* and intersex you were afraid to ask or thought were
inappropriate.
15:30 *Cyprus Round Table
17:00 YES Pride
18:00 Bilateral Meetings
18:00 Drafting Committee
Dinner 18:30 – 20:30
Evening
21:00 Austerity & Leftist Future Vision Panel about a progressive vision of Europe as an alternative to austerity-only policies.
We will discuss long lasting economic and social effect of the crisis through specific cases and address future challenges.

Friday 28th August

When What Note
Breakfast 8:30 – 10:00
Morning
9:30 – 10:00 Head of Delegation Meeting
10:00 EuroZone Democracy and equality among states has at best only the
shallowest of meanings in the contemporary Eurozone.
What are the alternatives and ways forward?
10:00 *LGBT rights and progressive policies
11:00 *IUSY – EU foreign Policy
11:00 Public speaking skills
Lunch 12:30 -14:30
Afternoon
15:30 What means social justice in the context of climate change? Climate change is also a crisis of capitalism, producing winners and losers.
The global North exploited for years the nature without restraint.
The consequences of unbridled capitalism are feeling the global south.
The consequences of unbridled capitalism now hit the global South.
What means social justice in the context of climate change?
How should a responsible economic look like?
15:00 Gender and Sexuality In this workshop we are going to explore basic information about gender and sexuality.
If you are confused every time someone brings the topic to the table join us.
We will explain everything in detail including such terms as gender identity, gender expression,
gender perceptions, gender roles, gender norms and gender binary as well as the variety
of sexuality and decipher the abbreviation LGBTQIA…XYZ.
15:00 *Nee Language for politics &
new forms of communication
 George Orwell wrote: “In our time it is broadly
true that political writing is bad writing.
Where it is not true, it will generally be found that the writer is some kind of rebel, expressing his private opinions and not a ‘party line’.
18:00 Bilateral Meetings
18:00 Drafting Committee
 18:00 YES Parliamentary network meeting.  What do we expect from YES Parliamentary Network?
Exchange of ideas for the activity plan 2015/2017.
Dinner 18:30 – 20:30
Evening
Multi Culti!
International food and drink fair.
 Offer taste of your country and sell the materials from your organization.

Saturday 30th August

When What Note
Breakfast 8:30 – 10:00
Morning
9:30 – 10:00 Head of Delegation Meeting
10:00 IUSY – UYD Presentation Presentation of University on Youth Development Activity
11:00 Women Drafting Committee
11:00 My body is a battleground! Our bodies define how the world perceives us.
However, society is full of norms about how we should look, dress, move or act.
In this workshop we will have a look at the different aspects in society that influence
how we perceive bodies, such as sexism, ableism, racism or homo/trans*phobia.
We are also going to discuss the influence of media on body image,
and try to come up with alternative ways of representation (for example in our work for our organizations).
11:00 *Digital Economies The internet entrepreneurs believe that they – and not the wily politicians or the vain NGOs – are the true champions of the weak and the poor, making the maligned markets deliver material benefits to those on the fringes of society. What is the role of EU in new/digital economies?
Lunch 12:30 -14:30
Afternoon
15:00 Cooperation versus Competition A breakdown on how much we are socialized to value competition,
how it is emphasized in all spheres of our lives and how much cooperation is undervalued
but how massively it can improve our lives
16:00 *World Cafe with leaders Interactive debate between European leaders and SC participants
Dinner 18:30 -20:30
Evening
Parade and Closing of the SC

 

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