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.

Climate Space

March 2013

Peoples Summit Rio +20

June 2012

TNI will be attending the Peoples Summit at Rio+20 and organising workshops on investment and energy. The Peoples Summit  is organised by social movements from all over the world and will be held at the Aterro do Flamengo in Rio de Janeiro, during the official Rio+20 Summit (UNCSD) from June 15-23.

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.

Activists from across Asia explain how the EU’s free trade agenda affects them: (3) Labour rights in the Philippines

November 2010

In the third of a series of interviews with civil society activists from Asia we hear about the damaging impacts of free trade agreements on labour rights in the Philippines.

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?