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Solidarity in a COVID-19 world
This webinar will focus on the experiences and challenges faced by marginalized communities in the Global South and how COVID-19 has exacerbated these issues.

Fr Ismael Moreno (Fr Melo) will speak about human rights and the impact of the Canadian extractive industry in Honduras; Anitalia Pijachi from Colombia will share her experience on integral ecology in the Pan-Amazon region; and Noluthando Honono from South Africa will focus on the issue of migrants and refugees from an African perspective.

Nov 9, 2021 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Noluthando Honono
Postgraduate law student @South Africa
Noluthando Honono is a postgraduate law student, debater and debate coach from South Africa. She has developed a keen interest in economic and political frameworks used by different African countries and how these affect the decision making of ordinary citizens within these states.
Fr Ismael Moreno SJ (Fr Melo)
Director @Radio Progreso-ERIC (Honduras)
Fr Ismael Moreno SJ (Fr Melo) is director of Fundacion Eric and Radio Progreso in Honduras.
Anitalia Pijachi
Uitota community leader @Pan-Amazon Region
Anitalia is a Uitota community leader in the Amazon Region of Colombia and is a strong advocate for Indigenous and ecological justice. She actively participated in the Amazon Synod, hosted in the Vatican in Fall of 2019. Anitalia will speak on the importance of Integral ecology, solidarity and the challenges faced by Indigenous people during COVID-19.