Be part of history! Celebrate Earth Day and attend the Peoples’ World Conference on Climate Change and Mother Earth’s Rights in Cochabamba, Bolivia. World scientists, academics, lawyers, and representatives of governments that want to work with their citizens to save our planet will be in attendance. (Conference is scheduled for April 20-22, 2010.)
Before and after the conference, celebrate indigenous resistance and explore food sovereignty issues in Bolivia, the first country in the hemisphere to be governed by an indigenous president. Learn about indigenous struggles for sovereignty over food, land, and water. Meet with farmers, community leaders, government leaders, union leaders, and others. Experience the rich culture of the Andes and soak in the sights, sounds, people, and politics in this historic moment in Bolivia.
When: April 18-28, 2010
Where: Start Cochabamba and end in La Paz; visits to El Chapare, Coroico (Yungas de La Paz), Oruro.
Cost for Activities: $850. This will cover all lodging, all ground transportation, at least 2 meals per day, and translation. Additional expenses during the trip will be minimal. Airfare not included. Possible group rate available for those traveling from NYC.
Anyone interested should email firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible, as space for this trip is very limited. Please allow a day or two for responses.
Sponsored by the Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle of New York.