21 April, at 10:00 am in the news agency “Ukrinform” the presentation of the first in Ukraine Guide on nonviolent struggle against the occupation (Crimea and Donbas) will be held. (Hall 1)
Speakers: Pavlo Zhovnirenko – Chairman of the Board of the Center for Strategic Studies, Emine Dzheppar – Advisor to the Minister of Information Policy of Ukraine.
The struggle for the liberation of the occupied territories and people is associated in the statements of politicians, media reports and minds of ordinary people mainly with three fronts: diplomatic, military and economic. Meanwhile, world’s and Ukrainian practice have a wide range of examples of successful non-violent struggle of citizens against the occupation.
NGO “Center for Strategic Studies” for the first time in Ukraine developed a guide to practice non-violent resistance for the population of temporarily occupied territories by Russian.
The participants of the press conference will present to journalists a wide range of topics, which are covered in the guide:
1. What is a non-violent resistance and why it is the best choice
2. Principles and historical examples of fighting without weapons
3. The facts of non-violent resistance to Russian aggression against Ukraine
4. Practical recommendations for activities and security in repressive environment