20 Feb. 2024

Challenges and Victories: The State of the Left in Europe and the U.S.

Join us for an insightful conversation exploring the struggles and successes of the Left amidst the shifting dynamics of the new international socio-political landscape.

Following the panel discussions, we’ll host a reception featuring the introduction of the new head of the New York Office.

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WHEN: Tuesday, February 20
3:00 – 6:30 pm ET (conference)
7:00 – 9:00 pm ET (reception)

WHERE: Scandinavia House, 2nd Floor, 58 Park Ave, New York


3:00 pm – WELCOME
Welcome remarks by Daniela Trochowski, Executive Director, Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung

3:30-4:45 pm – PANEL I: Navigating Multilateralism: Challenges and Victories for the Left
Barbara Adams, Chair of the Board and Senior Policy Advisor, Global Policy Forum
Nadja Charaby, Head of the International Politics and North America Unit, Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung
Binalakshmi Nepram, Global Alliance of Indigenous Peoples, Gender Justice and Peace 
Diana Duarte, Director of Policy and Strategic Engagement, MADRE

5:15-6:30 pm – PANEL II: The Long Shadow of Neo-Liberalism: The Rise of the Far Right and Victories for Labor
Philip Degenhardt, Head of Center for International Dialogue, Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung
Julia Wiedemann, Department of International Policy, DIE LINKE
Alex Press, Labor journalist
John Nichols, National Affairs Correspondent, The Nation

7:00-9:00 PM – RECEPTION
Greetings by David Gill, Consul General of Germany in New York
Remarks by:
Andreas Günther Aguayo, Head of Office (2018-2024), RLS-NYC
Stefan Liebich, Head of Office (incoming), RLS NYC

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