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Forum: "How To Save the World in a Hurry"

May 30, 2018 to May 31, 2018

Participants in this two-day event will appraise public policies for reducing the risk of six global threats: war and weapons (especially nuclear); global warming; famine; pandemics; massive radiation exposure; and cyber attacks. For information about these crises, see our web site: . On the first day we'll have question-and-answer sessions with pairs of experts on each of these threats. Then most participants will have dinner in a restaurant and hear the Globe and Mail journalist Doug Saunders speak about the protection of democracy.

On the second day we will break into separate groups to select the most promising policy proposals for each threat. Then, upon returning to a plenary session, we will compile them to form a one-page-long list of 25 policy proposals called our "Platform for Survival." All individuals and NGOs will be able to endorse it thereafter and use it as a common agenda for campaigns to repair our world and keep it safer for everyone.

Time: May 30 at 9:00 AM to May 31 at 5:00 PM
Venue: Room 140, University College, University of Toronto
Location: 15 Kings College Circle Toronto, ON
Categories: Social Change, Social Justice, Alternatives

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