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During this session Bert Wander, Acting CEO of Avaaz, will share their approach to campaigning, from how to spot opportunities to develop effective strategies, communicate powerfully, and deliver impactful advocacy. Avaaz is the world’s largest multi issue campaigning community with millions of members all over the world. Avaaz—meaning “voice” in several European, Middle Eastern and Asian languages—launched in 2007 with a simple democratic mission: organize citizens of all nations to close the gap between the world we have and the world most people everywhere want.



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Bert is the Acting CEO of Avaaz, the world’s largest campaigning community. A former journalist and aid worker, he’s been involved in countless global campaigns, including organising major climate marches that helped secure the Paris Agreement, helping win crucial bans on the ivory trade, successfully campaigning for the regulation of social media, protecting democracy in elections, standing with human rights defenders all the over the world, and securing a global agreement to put 30% of the planet under protection.