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Global Citizens Forum

of over a dozen workshops facilitated by artists, activists, community organizers and international cooperation professionals that demonstrated the wide variety of possibilities for engaging the public in working towards global social justice. Led by Mayanka Gupta and Neeti Vaid, Canada World Youth participants from India, the workshop demonstrated the use of theatre as a tool for educating individuals and communities around social issues. It highlighted the power of creativity with the desire for change.


// OCIC will host its next Global Citizens Forum in the fall of 2010. The objective of it will be to continue promoting a collaborative approach to international cooperation by creating spaces where skills and best practices can be shared. By working together we hope to increase the effecitiveness of our work in fostering just, harmonious and sustainable communities.

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n October of 2007 over 150 people from across Canada and the world gathered in downtown Toronto for OCIC’s Global Citizens Forum. Focusing on art and technology as tools for social change, the objective of the gathering was to create a space where skills could be shared and capacity to support international cooperation could be increased. Theatre for change was one Page 1  |  Page 2  |  Page 3  |  Page 4  |  Page 5  |  Page 6  |  Page 7  |  Page 8  |  Page 9  |  Page 10  |  Page 11  |  Page 12  |  Page 13  |  Page 14  |  Page 15  |  Page 16  |  Page 17  |  Page 18  |  Page 19  |  Page 20  |  Page 21  |  Page 22  |  Page 23  |  Page 24  |  Page 25