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Webinar - The impact of militarism & capitalism on environmental justice

GG Webinar - The impact of militarism & capitalism on environmental justice

The impact of militarism & capitalism on environmental justice:

How can the Greens use a peace-oriented security policy to achieve a demilitarised world?


A Global Greens webinar in collaboration with Green Party United States

In this webinar:

Speakers from each global region will discuss the focus questions "How can the Greens use a peace-oriented security policy to achieve a demilitarised world?"

We will hear their views on :

  1. How to define what is a peace-oriented security policy? 
  2. What are examples of how Green parties apply it?
  3. What's needed in order for the Greens to advance it?



LaurentLaurent Standaert, Editor-in-chief of the Green European Journal




David Schwartzman

David Schwartzman is a member of Green Party United States.  David is Professor Emeritus of biogeochemistry and environmental science at Howard University.  Publications include: Life, Temperature and the Earth (2002) and several recent papers in Capitalism Nature Socialism (CNS). You can read more of David's articles on the website which he shares with his older son Peter Schwartzman is www.solarUtopia.org.  David serves on the Advisory Board Science & Society, CNS, Institute for Policy Research & Development.  David is now running for DC Council At-Large as a candidate of the DC Statehood Green Party (affiliate of the national GP), as an ecosocialist. “For the many, not the few!”  and can be contacted at: [email protected]

Bodil Valero

Bodil Valero is a Member of the European Parliament (since 2014) in which she serves on the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, the Subcommittee on Security and Defence, and is a substitute member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs.  Bodil has been politically active in the Swedish Green Party (Miljöpartiet de gröna) since 1994.  From 2006–2014 Bodil served as Member of the Swedish Parliament for the Swedish Green Party. Initially, Bodil was responsible for migration and foreignaffairs, and later was in charge of global justice issues such as climate, peace, aid, trade, arms exports and more.

Bodil is committed to working for humane solutions to migration policy for refugees and economic migrants, reducing the risks of conflict, fighting effectively against poverty, fair trade and climate justice.  Bodil isespecialllypassionate about European arms exports. As a member of the Swedish parliamentary committee inquiry concerning the investigation on arms export controls (“KEX”)Bodil pushed for tougher regulations to prohibit Sweden from continuing to sell weapons to non-democracies and countries that violate human rights; andBodil continues this work in the European Parliament.

Papa Meissa DIENG

Papa Meissa DIENG serves as the Political Advisor to the Global Greens Coordination (GGC) and is the Party Leader for the Convergence des Ecologistes du Sénégal (CES).

Papa Meissa has a PhD in International Public Law and teachesIinternationalpublic law, environmental law, law of international negotiation, international economic law, geopolitics at Gaston Berger University (St Louis Senegal) since December 1995.


Liaquat Ali Shaikh - Founder of the Pakistan Green Party and Representative of Asia Pacific Greens Federation to the GGC.  


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Background reading:

Read the Green European Journal's excellent series of articles about Green perspectives on security and military issues, here:

Few articles and interviews:



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