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From crisis to sustainability -- Building resilient democracies

Fellowship Event

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Online via Zoom

Join RSA Fellows globally as we explore how we can shape a more resilient, socially just and sustainable world in the wake of the COVID pandemic. This is the last event in a six-part online event series, co-hosted by RSA Oceania and the RSA Sustainability Network, which aims to build awareness and collaboration, leading to RSA projects

 

The global response to COVID-19 has revealed the fragility of our democratic systems, and provides a stark reminder of the trust we place in our elected officials and the media outlets that hold them to account. We rely on our governments to safeguard our health and wellbeing, and to protect our individual freedoms. Yet the global lockdown has raised questions about the efficacy of democracy to address large-scale crises without negating these very freedoms. How do we harness the current social-mindedness to strengthen our democracies?

Please note, this is an online event open to the global Fellowship. Please check the timing in your region:

United Kingdom -- 8:00am BST
Sydney & Melbourne -- 5:00pm AEST
New Zealand -- 7:00pm NZST

Other events in the Bridges to the Future: from crisis to sustainability series:

Building capability for prevention -- Thursday 18 June, 8am BST/5pm AEST

Building resilience -- Friday 3 July, 8am BST/5pm AEST

Building health, with a healthy environment -- Thursday 16 July, 8am BST/5pm AEST

Building a culture of health and well-being -- Thursday 30 July, 8am BST/5pm AEST

Building equity and equality -- Thursday 13 August, 8am BST/5pm AEST


Joining instructions will be sent with your confirmation email once you register. Please direct any questions about this event to RSA Oceania Director, Philipa Duthie at philipa.duthie@thersa.org.


Taking Part in RSA Online Events 

For our interactive online events, the RSA uses the platform Zoom. We have found it simple for participants to use while also providing the necessary functionality for an engaging online event.  

To participate in the event, you will need to register for a ticket to receive the bespoke link to join. You will be sent detailed instructions via email upon registration. Attendees will need to register for a free Zoom account and download their software. To understand more about how Zoom uses your data, please read their Privacy Policy in advance.  

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