Arne Kristensen, Honduras. Consultant and adviser on civil society, leadership and development of NGOs as well as anti-corruption initiatives.
"The Corona epidemic in Honduras from the perspective of ecclesiastical civil society."

(https://www.facebook.com/arnek.dk
Læs Artikel om Arne Kristensen:
https://jyllands-posten.dk/indland/ECE12053413/arne-kristensen-hjalp-danskere-ud-af-honduras-med-borgmestersoens-propelfly/
SPANISH

“Coronavirus in the United States and among indigenous peoples - status, challenges. Collaboration with the local and federal authorities - what measures are being taken preventively and in terms of treatment - and which are not being taken? "


Charles McCarthy, Alberqueque and a chief / governor of The Navajo Nation.

Charles is a Catholic priest who has worked in Denmark for several years. Prior to that, he was a priest in Bolivia and Honduras, where has worked with human rights. Now working among Indigenous peoples in New Mexico and immigrants from Central America.
(https://www.facebook.com/CharlesJohnMcCarthy).
ENGLISH

“Human rights and democracy in Africa in the shadow of the coronavirus in Africa with major risks for civil society organizations and civil leaders.”


Danish Institute for International Studies, Mogens Pedersen, Senior Analyst - Natural Resources and Development https://www.diis.dk  and https://www.diis.dk/publikationer/ingen-vaabenhvile-coronaens-shadow  and Danish Institute for Human Rights, Elsebeth Krogh. https://www.humanrights.dk/
English


The seminar will focus on how the measures to limit the spread of the coronavirus in Africa – and globally - also has a negative impact on democracy and respect for human rights thus reinforcing already existing tendencies to authoritarian regimes in Africa. These regimes will use the opportunity of coronavirus to further undermine the democracy in many African countries.”

Tuesday, June 9

4 pm - Danish time

09 am Peru, 10 am Bolivia, 09 am. Ecuador, 08 am Honduras,  00 am. New Mexico, USA , 9 pm. Thailand, 9 pm. Vietnam Ghana 6 pm, Kenya 5 pm.

Tuesday, June 9

4 pm - Danish time

09 am Peru, 10 am Bolivia, 09 am. Ecuador, 08 am Honduras,  00 am. New Mexico, USA , 9 pm. Thailand, 9 pm. Vietnam Ghana 6 pm, Kenya 5 pm.

Tuesday, June 9

4 pm - Danish time

09 am Peru, 10 am Bolivia, 09 am. Ecuador, 08 am Honduras,  00 am. New Mexico, USA , 9 pm. Thailand, 9 pm. Vietnam Ghana 6 pm, Kenya 5 pm.

Basically, there will be 2 kinds of webinars:


  • Theme- and context-based seminars based on International
    Development Assistance


  • Webinars focusing on music, theater, pictures, and videos as a
    starting point 
    for communication in the shadow of the Corona.

    These webinars will also be related to International Development
    Assistance.

 

Dates and titles for each seminar:


 

















 





































 


























































 























 



















 


















“Civil society in the shadow of the corona. Corona
control in a highly centralized society with high population density (Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City). Opportunities and challenges.”



Ms. Nguyen Phuong Linh - the Executive Director of
the Management and Sustainable Development Institute
(MSD) Hanoi.
ENGLISH


http://msdvietnam.org/home/

Rapid assessment report on the Effects of COVID 19 on Vietnamese CSOs: http://msdvietnam.org/msd-rapid-assessment-on-the-effects-of-covid-19-pandemic-on-csos-in-vietnam/

Thursday, May 21, 2020

4 pm - Danish time

09 am Peru, 10 am Bolivia, 09 am. Ecuador, 08 am Honduras,  00 am. New Mexico, USA , 9 pm. Thailand, 9 pm. Vietnam Ghana 6 pm, Kenya 5 pm.,



"Death seen in historical perspective - from the plague epidemics to the present." The corona related to our perception of death."


Søren Hein Rasmussen, Meganørd

ENGLISH


(http://xn--meganrd-u1a.dk/  and https://www.facebook.com/hisshr)

Søren Hein Rasmussen is writing a book about death - seen from a historical perspective (something he started already before the corona crisis). The book aims to be published in December at Aarhus Uni publishing house.

Tuesday, May 26

4 pm - Danish time

09 am Peru, 10 am Bolivia, 09 am. Ecuador, 08 am Honduras,  00 am. New Mexico, USA , 9 pm. Thailand, 9 pm. Vietnam Ghana 6 pm, Kenya 5 pm.

"International Development - especially trade unions and youth organizations. Civil Society Challenges in Corona.”


Caspar Pedo, Nairobi. Regional Programme Manager coordinating FIC (Fagligt Internationalt Center – Forum for International Cooperation). East Africa programme strategy on Decent Work and Employment Creation implemented through local partners.

ENGLISH
(Https://www.facebook.com/cpedo) 

Tuesday, May 28

4 pm - Danish time

09 am Peru, 10 am Bolivia, 09 am. Ecuador, 08 am Honduras,  00 am. New Mexico, USA , 9 pm. Thailand, 9 pm. Vietnam Ghana 6 pm, Kenya 5 pm.

"Music, dance, poetry as cultural intermediaries" - especially in relation to the Corona and the global scene with many different cultures, traditions and forms of expression."


Crossing Boarders (https://crossingborders.dk/)
ENGLISH

“Crossing Borders has been promoting unity in diversity, intercultural meeting and international exchange towards realizing our common humanity and mutual dependency in a truly global community for 20 years. Crossing Borders educates and empowers young people to become active global citizens. Across cultures and professions, we provide platforms for young people to cross-fertilize ideas and form global associations, networks, and communities worldwide. In a learning environment where all participants are encouraged to grow and learn from one another, we enable youth to share their best ideas, best products, and best practices”. (https://crossingborders.dk/).ENGLISH

Tuesday, June 2

4 pm - Danish time

09 am Peru, 10 am Bolivia, 09 am. Ecuador, 08 am Honduras,  00 am. New Mexico, USA , 9 pm. Thailand, 9 pm. Vietnam Ghana 6 pm, Kenya 5 pm.

The global news streams

“How do we handle the constant flow of news about the corona and distinguish between good and bad - between real news and fake news."
English


How can news-platforms help keep focus on the current situation in developing countries - and ensure that the global perspective is not lost when the crisis is under control in developed countries?”

Tuesday, June 9

4 pm - Danish time

09 am Peru, 10 am Bolivia, 09 am. Ecuador, 08 am Honduras,  00 am. New Mexico, USA , 9 pm. Thailand, 9 pm. Vietnam Ghana 6 pm, Kenya 5 pm.

“Corona pandemic - implications for developing countries. Status, prospects for the future in relation to prevention, management, and relevant and effective disaster relief.”


Per Kallestrup, PhD, Head of Research, Associate Professor, Professor at the Department of Public Health - Research Unit for General Practice, Aarhus University.
ENGLISH


Initiator for Partners in Practice - an international development program - which is a partner for global health. Is the initiative to take on Global Health at Aarhus University. Listen to GP and PhD Per Kallestrup talk about Partners in Practice - an international development program under DSAM - which is a partner for global health.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHpE3Yh1nMU

Tuesday, June 9

4 pm - Danish time

09 am Peru, 10 am Bolivia, 09 am. Ecuador, 08 am Honduras,  00 am. New Mexico, USA , 9 pm. Thailand, 9 pm. Vietnam Ghana 6 pm, Kenya 5 pm.

“In the shadow of the Corona”.

“The corona crisis, the climate crisis and the inequality crisis are global crises - consequences and perspectives for civil society, business, and financial institutions”.


Lars Koch, Policy director, Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke – Action Aid.
ENGLISH

Tuesday, June 9

4 pm - Danish time

09 am Peru, 10 am Bolivia, 09 am. Ecuador, 08 am Honduras,  00 am. New Mexico, USA , 9 pm. Thailand, 9 pm. Vietnam Ghana 6 pm, Kenya 5 pm.

“The Corona epidemic in a society characterized by political turmoil and recent coups (the popularly elected president was allegedly forced into exile).”


Liz Marco Torrez (confirmed), Yvette Long (confirmed) and Jaime Ayra (awaiting confirmation)
SPANISH



Liz has worked for many years with various civil society projects in Bolivia, especially in relation to play and learning.
Ivette Long has worked for a number of years at the Danish embassy in Bolivia with training and coordination between civil society and the ministries. Now works as an independent consultant.

Jaime Ayra is the secretary of the civil society organization Teko Kavi https://tekokavi.org/la-fundacion/ in La Paz, which works with education projects, capacity building and environmental projects.
FaceBook profiles:
Jaime: (https://www.facebook.com/jaimehector.ayra, Liz: (https://www.facebook.com/liz.marcotorrez), Yvette: (https://www.facebook.com/ivette.long.9)



Tuesday, June 9

4 pm - Danish time

09 am Peru, 10 am Bolivia, 09 am. Ecuador, 08 am Honduras,  00 am. New Mexico, USA , 9 pm. Thailand, 9 pm. Vietnam Ghana 6 pm, Kenya 5 pm.