One World in Brussels - Program

One World in Brussels 2021 will take place exclusively online.
From May 31 to June 4, you can watch live streams of documentary films followed by discussions through the One World Online platform.

The whole program of the festival is free of charge and is accessible from anywhere in Belgium
Discussions will also be streamed on Facebook and Youtube, available worldwide. 
The complete program of the festival is in English.

Please, register for the online screenings below.



31. 05.

19:00
Opening Ceremony
Coded Bias

Discussion

Keynote: Maria Arena, Chair of the European Parliament's Subcommittee on Human Rights

Discussion (prior to the screening of the film): 

FREEDOM OF SPEECH AND SECURITY IN THE DIGITAL ERA

Marcel Kolaja, Vice-President of the European Parliament

Eliška Pírková, Europe Policy Analyst at Access Now

Sharon Hom, Executive Director of Human Rights in China

moderator: Monika Ladmanová, Adviser to the Vice-President of the European Commission Věra Jourová

Organized in cooperation with BOZAR Centre for Fine ArtsInternational Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), and the European Parliament.

 

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01. 06.

16:00 Under the Same Sun

Discussion

DISCUSSION AFTER THE FILM

François Jacob, director

Leila Alieva, founder and president of two think tanks in Azerbaijan

Richard Giragosian, founder and director of an independent think tank in Armenia

moderator: Anna Zamejc, South Caucasus analyst

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19:30 Silent Voice

Discussion

DISCUSSION AFTER THE FILM

Reka Valerik, director

Veronika Lapina, Executive Advocacy and International Litigation Advisor for the Russian LGBT Network’s North Caucasus Division

Markéta Gregorová, Member of the European Parliament

Dima Yared, Human Rights Officer, UN Human Rights Regional Office for Europe

moderator: Fabienne Pompey, UNRIC

Organized in cooperation with United Nations Regional Information Centre (UNRIC).

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02. 06.

12:30
PANEL DISCUSSION: Impunity in Belarus - What can the EU do?

Discussion

What is Belarusian civil society striving for? How big is their hope for the ending of violence? And what can European Union do to support their fight for freedom?

For more information about the current situation in Belarus, watch this short Guardian documentary by Maksim Shved, Ekaterina Markavets, and Andrei Kutsila: https://youtu.be/KNT2uAayxos

Join the panel discussion with:

Ales Bialiatski, Founder of Human Rights Centre Viasna

Yauhen Merkis, Freelance Videographer – Belsat TV

Victoria Fedorova, Head of the NGO Legal Initiative

Luděk Niedermayer, Member of the European Parliament

Petras Austrevičius, Member of the European Parliament

Moderator: Nadiia Ivanova, Deputy Director of People in Need's Centre for Human Rights

Organized in cooperation with the European Parliament and Human Rights House Foundation

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16:00 The Foundation Pit

Discussion

DISCUSSION AFTER THE FILM

Urmas Paet, Member of the European Parliament

Nadiia Ivanova, Deputy Director of People in Need's Centre for Human Rights

moderator: Žiga Faktor, EUROPEUM, Head of Brussels Office

Organized in cooperation with EUROPEUM and Human Rights House Foundation.

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19:30 Fly So Far

Discussion

DISCUSSION AFTER THE FILM

Teodora del Carmen Vásquez, protagonist

Celina Escher, director

moderator: Catalina Martínez Coral, Senior Regional Director for Latin America & the Caribbean, Center for Reproductive Rights

Organized in cooperation with Center for Reproductive Rights

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03. 06.

16:00 She Had a Dream

Discussion

DISCUSSION AFTER THE FILM

Ghofrane Binous, protagonist

Nour Kaabi, Executive Director of Jamaity and Co-founder of Houloul

moderator: Yamen Akkari, alumni of the Tunisia School of Politics

Organized in cooperation with European Partnership for Democracy (EPD) and European Endowment for Democracy (EED).

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19:30 The Mole

Discussion

DISCUSSION AFTER THE FILM

Mads Brügger, director

Aaron Rhodes, human rights advocate and author

Rajiv Narayan, lecturer, researcher, and policy adviser

moderator: Willy Fautré, director of Human Rights Without Frontiers

Organized in cooperation with Royal Norwegian Embassy in Brussels and Human Rights Without Frontiers.

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04. 06.

12:30 Last Chance for Justice

Discussion

DISCUSSION AFTER THE FILM

Marina Shupac, director of the film

Eamon Gilmore, European Union Special Representative for Human Rights

Tolekan Ismailova, director of the human rights movement Bir Duino Kyrgyzstan

moderator: Heidi Hautala, Vice-President of the European Parliament

Organized in cooperation with the European ParliamentCommittee to Protect JournalistsHuman Rights Watch, Front Line Defenders, and International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR). 

 
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19:00
Closing Ceremony
Once Upon a Time in Venezuela

Discussion

DISCUSSION AFTER THE FILM

Anabel Rodríguez Ríos, director

Alejandro Álvarez Iragorry, coordinator of human rights and environmental organization Clima 21

Dita Charanzová, Vice-President of the European Parliament

moderator: Lucia Argüellová, Head of the People in Need's Latin American Program

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