Ways to contribute

Ways to contribute

The people’s summit invites you to share and advance your ideas and contributions to shape global values, principles, policies and practices for a new eco-social world. All people are welcome: Individuals, community representatives, people of lived experiences, global organisations, students, health, social, education and economic professions, environmental campaigners, trade unions, policymakers, civil rights champions, 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 partners want to ensure that the voices of all the participants will be included in the outcome of the summit. The outcomes will be delivered to the United Nations High-Level Political Forum in July 2022 where the world’s leaders will be invited to join us in this movement for an eco-social world.  Participants in the Summit will have different ways to contribute both before and during the days of the summit, June 29 – July 2. Participants can present their contributions as video presentations (before March 31st) or they can share their proposals in the spaces created in the programme.

Contribute during the Summit

During the days of the summit, participants will have the possibility to share their ideas and proposal to co-buidl a #newecosocialworld in different spaces of the summit platform

Summit Open Mic Session

Everyday, there will a Summit Open Mic Session. This session is a meeting point where summit participants can provide their reflections, feedback and ideas based on what they have heard, the presentations they have seen, and their life experience.

Interact with the contributers, keynote speakers, panellists

All contributions  and live sessions will have a comments section and participants will be able to interact with the presenters, ask questions and make comments throughout the summit.

All of the contributions and comments shared during the Summit will be included in the setting of the Summit outcomes.

Ways to contribute before March 31st

Submitting a summary of your contribution for review

A summary of your contribution needs to be submitted for review and acceptance before 31st March 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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