Social Forums

Social Forums

Networking against Fracking

April 2013

Global networking is key to winning battle against fracking, say activists at WSF.

Declaration of the Social Movements Assembly

April 2013

As the Social Movements Assembly of the World Social Forum of Tunisia, 2013, we are gathered here to affirm the fundamental contribution of peoples of Maghreb-Mashrek (from North Africa to the Middle East), in the construction of human civilization.

Dismantle Corporate Power

June 2012

Call to International Action for the economic, political, cultural and environmental sovereignty of our peoples.
End the impunity of transnational corporations Now!

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Civil Society Gaining Ground

November 2011

Local organisations have adopted different strategies towards the authoritarian government in Burma. Focussing on the dynamics of civil society Tom Kramer looks into the possibilities and risks of growing international interest in engagement with these groups.

Austerity, debt, social destruction in Europe: Stop!

May 2011

Mobilising and resisting austerity ideology in the EU, building pan-European solidarity for an alternative economic and environmental future.

Voices from the World Social Forum

February 2011

Although initiated as a counter-forum to Davos, the World Social Forum has evolved beyond it now, focusing on the root causes of problems facing humanity and developing real alternatives as solutions.

Sad Spectacle in Istanbul

July 2010

If left-wing ideas have become popular again and social movements in Eastern Europe have strengthened, why is the European Social Forum in decline?

Istanbul 2010 European Social Forum: Call for a Just Transition

July 2010

This year's ESF in Istanbul saw social movements from across the continent come together together in the urgent call for a socially and environmentally just transition in the economy.

Call to the Peoples' Alternative Summit, Enlazando Alternativas 4

February 2010

Call to all the social networks and organisations, trades unions, political forces and civil society movements to join the Peoples' Alternative Summit in defense of peoples' sovereignty, human rights, participatory democracy, labour rights, the rights of women and indigenous peoples, social justice, the defense of the environment in the face of climate change, and the establishment of peace.

Ten years later: challenges and proposals for another possible world

January 2010

The WSF must work to strengthen and deepen the alliance of social movements with environmental campaigners, that was forged in Copenhagen, and broaden the alliance to include peace and conflict organisations as well.