Movement at Wall Street

A discussion marking the World Social Justice Day
Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 at 19h

The World Social Justice Day was proclaimed in 2007 by the General Assembly of the United Nations. Members of the UN have committed themselves to promote specific national activities that contribute to the achievement of the goals of the World Summit on Social Development held in Copenhagen in 1995 and to create a network of organizations and activities promoting social justice at the national, regional and international levels. It is especially pointed out that economic growth should follow the promotion of equality and social justice.

In essence, the notion of social justice is to enable all people to live dignifiedly, to form a “society for all” and to find a social foundation for the struggle against poverty. Utopia or the essence of sustainable development? Struggle for equality in capabilities or accomplishments?

This meeting will try to highlight all the dimensions of the concept of social justice through the review and critical understanding of the Movement on Wall Street, as well as the emerging movements that are fighting for the free flow of information, initiating a reflection on the essence of messages sent to us by such movements.

We’ll talk to:
Marijana Stojčić, sociologists;
Aleksandar Blagojević, the founder of the Pirate Party of Serbia;
Ana Milovanović, performer and the author of the project Symposium “Political Performance” and representative of the Rotary organization from Belgrade, and other guests.