29 September, 2020

Event details:

When: The event will be held on 29 September, 2020 to 30 September, 2020, and the schedule will be from 10:15 am to 1:45 pm
Where: Online
Organisation: Financial Justice Ireland
Theme: Debt, Infrastructure, Natural resources, and Private finance
Summary: An online conference exploring tools, methods and activities to educate citizens in financial justice.


The conference will take place over two mornings.

Day 1 (Tues 29th Sept, 10.15am – 1.45pm CET). Open to Citizens for Financial Justice participants, and invited educators, policy-makers or other colleagues and stakeholders.

  • 10.15: Introductions
  • 10.30: Panel discussion followed by plenary Q & A-  Educating Citizens for Financial Justice: Engaging with the formal education sector
  • 11. 45: Break
  • 12.00: Panel discussion followed by plenary Q & A – Informal Education: Tools and lessons for bringing financial justice education to the general public
  • 13.15: Concluding remarks – Bringing financial justice into the classroom: the example of fair trade.

Day 2 (Wed 30th Sept, 10.15am – 1.45pm CET). Closed session for Citizens for Financial Justice participants only.

Prof. Doug Bourne (Director, Development Education Research Centre, UCL)Speakers include:

  • Arnfinn Nygaatd (RORG Network of Development Education NGOs in Norway)
  • Aishling McGrath (Director, WorldWise Global Schools)
  • Meaghan Carmody (Head of Movement Building, FOE Ireland)
  • Plus teachers, educators and further speakers to be announced.