CAPITAL FLIGHT CONVENTION: PREVENTION AND SANCTION

Recent special investigations and leaks referred to as “The Panama Papers” have revealed the indisputable criminal behavior of those who open accounts and store profits in so-called “tax havens,” as well as have exposed those governments and financial entities that facilitate and accept such transfers and deposits. With the conviction that there is a need to limit inequalities pervading the people’s social reality, CAF provides these governments and social organizations with a draft international convention, discussed and developed over the course of its 2016 annual meeting.

 

SYMUN 2017

More than 300 baccalaureate students gathered in Madrid for the first edition of the Spain Youth Model United Nations (SYMUN) to become a diplomat in a three-day congress. Co-organized by ANUDI and CAF, the participants debated on international security, human rights, gender, and education, and 14 of them were selected to travel to Boston to take part in the Harvard Model United Nations 2018.

08-10 Nov 2017, Carlos III University, Madrid

CAF2017 annual Forum - The Limits to Inequality: seeking a sustainable society

Forty top academics, politicians, journalists, activists, artists and members of civil society met in Madrid, November 3rd to 5th, in a three-day congress to collaborate in the pursuit of innovative proposals that address global inequalities and work towards a sustainable society.

Conversation with Wadah Khanfar: 'The Gulf Crisis, Qatar Blockade and the Voice of the Al-Jazeera Network'

An encounter with Wadah Khanfar, former Director General of Al-Jazeera Television Network and current President of
CAF, addressing The Gulf Crisis, Qatar Blockade and the Voice of the Al-Jazeera Network over a breakfast gathering of twenty experts and media. Framed by Pedro Rojo, President of Al Fanar Foundation, and moderated by Rafael Heiber, Cofounder and Director of CAF, with the special participations of Javier Solana, former Secretary General of NATO, and Celso Amorim,  Brazil’s former Minister of Foreign Affairs.

04 July 2017, Wellington Hotel, Madrid

Ibero-American countries and their role in light of the Trump administration

Conference open to the public featuring Celso Amorim, Brazil’s Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Marcelo Ebrard, Mexico DF’s Former Head of Government, and Miguel Ángel Moratinos, Spain’s Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, moderated by José María Forte, Director of Radio 5.
03 July 2017, Casa de América, Madrid

CAF Annual Forum 2016

“The Rise of Global Fear: Why Is The World Becoming Less Tolerant and More Radical?”

RefugeesMap

The Refugees Map is an interactive tool intended to empower and optimize transnational action regarding the current migration crisis. Rooted in a crowd-sourcing platform, it is easy to use and features a very intuitive user interface through which anyone can “submit a report” in several categories. This allows the activist to register an initiative, its general information, location, available links and contact information.

PROJECTS

SYMUN

Spain Youth Model United Nations is a program organized by  the Association for the United Nations and International Law (Anudi) and the Common Action Forum. A Model United Nations is a conference, usually lasting between three days and a week, where students from all over the world come together to step into the shoes of diplomats from all the UN member states in order to debate about topics concerning international relations. Moreover, a group of selected students will represent the program in Harvard in 2018.

ANNUAL FORUM

CAF2017

 03 -05 November 2017, Madrid, Spain. The Limits to Inequality: seeking a sustainable society

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Harvard Model United Nations 2018

Jan 25th – 28th, Boston. More than 3,300 high school delegates and their faculty advisors will gather to address some of the world’s most pressing challenges at the Harvard Model United Nations 2018 whose theme this edition is Empowerment & Education. Delegates from over 40 countries will experience the challenges and thrills of international diplomacy by assuming the roles of UN representatives and other international decision-makers.

YOUTUBE

Psicopolis

Written by Andrés Lomeña, Psicopolis is a short film that shows how individual behaviour is a direct result of social constructions. The story takes place in a Faculty of Psychology where the professor transforms his class into a captivating theatre performance that shows how his theories might work in “real life.”

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