Ways to contribute

Ways to contribute

The people’s summit invites you to share and advance your ideas and contributions to shape the Global Values Declaration for a new eco-social world. We are seeking contributions from individuals and community representatives; people of lived experience; global organisations; students; health, social, education and economic professionals; environmental campaigners; members of trade unions; policymakers; civil rights champions; members of spiritual and religious networks, and government leaders.

The summit provides spaces for engagement and global conversation across cultures, diverse lived experiences, professional groups, and perspectives. We invite you to contribute to the conversation in a variety of ways, including sharing your professional or cultural practices, academic experiences or indigenous knowledge. Your proposals will contribute to setting a shared of values that can help us co-build a new eco-social world.

The summit will run 24 hours for four days, June 2 – July 29. All contributions accepted will be recorded in advance and uploaded to the summit platform. Participants will have the possibility to interact with the presenters, ask questions and make comments throughout the summit, via the summit platform.

Submitting a summary of your contribution for review

A summary of your contribution needs to be submitted for review and acceptance before 15th February 2022. Summaries will be reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis.

English is the working language of the summit. However, when it is not possible to submit your summary in English, reviewers will use automatic translation. Upon acceptance of your summary, you can prepare the full presentation of your contribution to the summit in any language.

Ways to contribute

People are invited to share values of their communities’ programs, social movements, indigenous rituals, culture and knowledge, academic work, personal experiences, etc. in the form of:

  • Academic Presentations
  • Blogs
  • Dances, Songs
  • Interviews
  • Panel Discussions
  • Pechakucha presentations
  • Poetry, spoken word
  • Posters
  • Research Findings
  • Storytelling
  • Ted Talks style presentation
  • Tik tok style video
  • Workshops
  • Other

Steering principles

Contributors are asked to select from one of the starting principles cluster that best reflect their ideas:

  • Buen Vivir, love and care of people and the planet, responsibilities, and rights.
  • Respect, dignity, harmony, and justice
  • Diversity, belonging, reciprocity and equity
  • Ubuntu, togetherness, and community

Contribution Timeframes

All contributions must fit into one of the following timeframes.  Contributions can be made by individuals or by groups. Choose the best option that allows you to get your message across:

  • 5 minutes contribution
  • 10-15 minutes contribution
  • Up to 30-minute contribution
  • Up to 60-minute groups contribution
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