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  • Small Acts of Resistance Audio

    Steve Crawshaw delivers a keynote address with stories from his groundbreaking book, Small Acts of Resistance: How Courage, Tenacity and Ingenuity Can Change the World, written with John Jackson, at the Second Annual International Conference in Berlin. In his remarks, Crawshaw celebrates the courageous actions of ordinary people who have stood up to tyranny, dictatorship and the oppression of… Read More

    Germany 2011
    Steve Crawshaw
  • Teaching Youth in North Africa Non-Violent Strategies Audio

    Srdja Popovic, Founder of the Centre for Applied Non-Violent Action & Strategies, gives his presentation "Learning from History I: Teaching Youth in North Africa Non-Violent Strategies" at the Second Annual Humanity in Action International Conference in Berlin.  He also answers questions from conference participants and leads them in the discussion of this topic. Read More

    Germany 2011
    Srdja Popovic
  • The Future of the European Dream: A Younger Generation’s Perspective on Building an Ever Closer Union Audio

    Herbert Pundik (Founding Chair, Humanity in Action Denmark), Marta Poslad (Senior Fellow, Humanity in Action Poland), Stefan Ivanovic (Senior Fellow, Humanity in Action Bosnia-Herzegovina) and Emma Herman (Senior Fellow, Humanity in Action Netherlands) lead the final panel discussion at the Second Annual Humanity in Action International Conference in Berlin on July 3rd, 2011.  The panel… Read More

    Germany 2011
    Herbert Pundik
  • Trafficking in Human Beings – the European Face of Modern Slavery Audio

    Dr. Nivedita Prasad, former Project Coordinator at the Ban Ying Counselling Center, delivers a keynote address at the Second Annual Humanity in Action International Conference in Berlin on July 2, 2011. In her speech she addresses myths and reality in human trafficking, forced prostitution and slavery in Europe.  She also leads discussion and answers questions from… Read More

    Germany 2011
    Nivedita Prasad
  • Bringing Down a Dictator Audio

    Former student resistance leader Srdja Popovic gives an insider's look at the fall of Slobodan Milosevic, and discusses his organization Otpor's successful strategies for persuading the Serbian people to support their vision of a peaceful transition of power. This discussion followed the screening of the acclaimed documentary "Bringing Down a Dictator" at the First Annual Humanity in Action… Read More

    Netherlands 2010
    Srdja Popovic
  • Changing Identity in Europe Audio

    Frans Timmermans delivers a keynote address at the First Annual Humanity in Action International Conference in Amsterdam. In this keynote, Timmermans focuses on identity in Europe, and how current circumstances can be used to positively redefine Europeans' conception of themselves. At the time of this address, Timmermans served as the Minister of European Affairs for The Netherlands. He… Read More

    Netherlands 2010
    Frans Timmermans
  • Citizen Journalism in Unlikely Places Audio

    Mark Fonseca Rendeiro leads a workshop at the First Annual Humanity in Action International Conference in Amsterdam in which he speaks about his expertise as a freelance journalist. During his presentation he also shares stories of the new mold of reporters who use new media to cover under-reported stories from around the world. Read More

    Netherlands 2010
    Mark Fonseca Rendeiro
  • Introductory Remarks for the First Annual International Conference in Amsterdam Audio

    Ed van Thijn, former Mayor of Amsterdam and Founding Chair of Humanity in Action the Netherlands, welcomes conference attendees to the First Annual Humanity in Action International Conference in Amsterdam. Read More

    Netherlands 2010
    Ed van Thijn
  • Successful Strategies for Nonviolent Civil Resistance Audio

    Srdja Popovic, former student resistance leader and Founder of the Centre for Applied Non-Violent Action & Strategies, leads a skills workshop focused on teaching strategies for nonviolent democratic activism at the First Annual Humanity in Action International Conference in Amsterdam. Read More

    Netherlands 2010
    Srdja Popovic
  • The Banality of Genocide Audio

    This speech was delivered at the first annual Humanity in Action International Conference in Amsterdam on July 2, 2010. General Roméo Dallaire was the commander of the UN military force sent into Rwanda to prevent a new outbreak of the civil war and monitor the implementation of the peace process. What he discovered was a genocide in preparation. His efforts to warn the international… Read More

    Poland 2010