Watch: Labour and Humanitarianism in today’s world

A huge thank you to everyone who joined our panel on Thursday night on humanitarianism for what was a really inspiring and thought provoking discussion.

If you weren’t able to join us, you can watch back the discussion on YouTube by clicking above. 


Reminder: In conversation with Preet Gill MP, Shadow Secretary of State for DFID

Our second event to mark the launch of our new speakers network is our discussion on international development with Preet Gill MP, Shadow Secretary of State for DFID.

The talk will take place this Tuesday 15th September, 6-7pm, online, and be chaired by Libby Smith, LCID Exec member and Coalition for Global Prosperity COO.

Please RSVP to our talk with Preet Gill by clicking here.


LCID CLP Speakers Network

These two events mark the launch of LCID’s new speakers network to raise awareness of international development and humanitarianism amongst Labour members. Over 20 speakers have now signed up and are keen to come join your local CLP meeting to talk about these issues. You can request a speaker for your local Labour Party here.


Invitation: LCID at Conference / Labour Connected: What should a Labour vision for trade justice and private-sector international development look like?

We are pleased to invite you to another event, this time at Labour conference, or Labour Connected as it’s called this year. With Britain leaving the EU and DFID being taken over by the Foreign Office, this panel will explore what a fair and justice trade policy should look like for the UK, and how private-sector development can be done in a way that benefits those living in the worst poverty and help reduce inequality.

Speakers include, Shadow Minister of International Trade and LCID VP Gareth Thomas MP, Alice Lucas from the Fairtrade Foundation; and Ruth Bergan of the Trade Justice Movement, and will be chaired by LCID’s Chair Heather Staff. It will take place on Monday 21st September from 5-6pm, online. Link to follow, but in the meantime you can register for Labour Connected here.


Sharing links and resources to the issues discussed by Thursday’s panel

As discussed on Thursday night we are sharing a few links and resources for anyone interested in finding out more.

R2P
To find out more information about our campaign on the Responsibility to Protect civilians and read Jo Cox’s Cost of Doing Nothing report, click here.

To watch the event again on YouTube, please click here.

Syria British Council
Find out more about the work of Ibrahim’s Syria British Council at: sbcouncil.org.uk.

World Uyghur Congress
Rahima’s fundraising page is here: uk.gofundme.com/f/stop-uyghur-genocide

Guardian article on the forced sterilisation taking place in the camps:
theguardian.com/world/2020/sep/04/muslim-minority-teacher-50-tells-of-forced-sterilisation-in-xinjiang-china

Testimony of Sayragul Sauytbay:
businessinsider.com/muslim-woman-describes-horrors-of-chinese-concentration-camp-2019-10?r=US&IR=T

Shabana Mahmood MP article on what we should all do:
indexoncensorship.org/2020/09/british-mp-we-should-forge-a-path-for-uighur-freedom-heres-how/?fbclid=IwAR0ik5dg3fAP91kwomJ4vEfanI5fJYGlGzGoFXCXGy8jGAfxhugLM1eOv2A

Remembering Srebrenica
Find our more about the work of Elmina’s Remembering Srebrenica here: srebrenica.org.uk

Remembering Srebrenica is also launching a podcast next month that details the events of the Srebrenica genocide through the voices of survivors, experts and academics. Subscribe to it here: messageheard.com/podcasts/untold-killing-remembering-srebrenica

Ishami Foundation
Find out more about the work of Eric’s Ishami Foundation raising awareness of the lessons of the Rwandan genocide through sport and storytelling here: ishamifoundation.org

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