- Published on Saturday, 26 January 2008 03:11
The World Social Forum emerged seven years ago as an alternative to the World Economic Forum (WEF) held in Davos, Switzerland. Usually, thousands of activists activist from all over the world gather to protest and to share ideas about the alternatives to neoliberal policies and practices. This year however, instead of gorganising a forum, the social movements are organising activities in their respective countries under the common call for a Global day of Action on January the 26th. The objective is to show to the world that people's resitance to the neoliberal model is preading all over the world.
- Published on Friday, 11 January 2008 22:54
The meeting aims to exchange experiences between peasants, in order to take advantage of the presence of farmers from 20 countries in Indonesia who are taking part in the parallel activities to the UN Conference on Climate Change (COP 13).
La Vía Campesina had participated in a march on Saturday in the region of Kuta, in Bali, to demand climate justice and responsible measures of the industrialized countries governments to tackle climate change. Real World Radio was there and interviewed a member of La Via CampesinaCelso Rivero, who is also state leader of the Rural Landless Workers' Movement (MST) in the west of Parana.
- Published on Wednesday, 09 January 2008 18:07
- Published on Friday, 04 January 2008 22:06
Coalition's PRESS RELEASE - 14 December 2007
BALI (INDONESIA), 14 December 2007 - Peoples from social organizations and movements from across the globe brought the fight for social, ecological and gender justice into the negotiating rooms and onto the streets during the UN climate summit in Bali. 
Inside and outside the convention centre, activists demanded alternative policies and practices that protect livelihoods and the environment.
In dozens of side events, reports, impromptu protests and press conferences, the false solutions to climate change - such as carbon offsetting, carbon trading for forests, agrofuels, trade liberalization and privatization pushed by governments, financial institutions and multinational corporations - have been exposed.