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Ariadna Fernández-Planells participates in the 2nd World Forum on Urban Violence and Education for Coexistence and Peace

Ariadna Fernández-Planells participates in the 2nd World Forum on Urban Violence and Education for Coexistence and Peace

The Transang researcher and JOVISCOM member, Ariadna Fernández Planells, has participated in the the 2nd World Forum on Urban Violence and Education for Coexistence and Peace, hold from 5 to 8 November in Madrid.

15.11.2018

 

Her participation took place on the “Social Media and Violence” plenary session, together with representers of youth in social media such as Arkano (Raper and youtuber), Estibaliz Quesada, aka. Soyunapringada, (youtuber and actress), Chenta Tsa, aka putochinomaricón (Youtuber and Singer), Manuel Huedo (actor and youtuber); from police instances with José María Martín Díez (from the Ciberdelinquence Unity); political and activists representers such as Fabiana Goyeneche (from Montevideo council), Rita Maestre (from Madrid Coucil), Augusto Hidalgo (from Palmas de Gran Canaria council) and Daniel García (director of DEMUCA Foundation).

The Madrid World Forum on Urban Violence and Education for Coexistence and Peace is a meeting place for local leaders, international organisations and networks, the academic world, NGOs and civil society. Its purpose is to open a joint process of debate, reflection and construction of common solutions that foster urban environments capable of eliminating expressions of violence.

The Foru gathered leading figures in the development of a better world from a variety of standpoints and perspectives. Participants included Nobel laureates like Ouided Bouchamaoui, city authorities like Ada Colau from Barcelona or Philippe Saurel from Montpellier, YouTubers like Esty Quesada, aka ‘Soy una pringada’, scholars like Doris Sommer from Harvard University, secretaries of state like Soledad Murillo, and activists like Beatrice Fihn, director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize). These and other speakers shared their experiences at the Forum.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J9Eu54W4OM0

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