- Published on Wednesday, 12 December 2007 08:23
The Global Day of Action Against Climate Change took place on Saturday, in parallel to the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Climate Change, which is being held in Bali for the past two weeks. A delegation of over 200 members of La Via Campesina from nearly 20 countries from Asia, Africa, America and Europe participated in the demand for serious government measures to tackle climate change globally. 1,300 people from social movements and organizations, as well as farmers, small producers and landless peasants joined a big mobilization in the Bali region of Kuta, to demand climate justice.
- Published on Tuesday, 11 December 2007 17:46
Closing day at the solidarity village for a cool planet
Bali, Indonesia (December 10, 2007) - Today, on international human rights day, peoples from all over the globe will gather for the closing session of the Solidarity Village for a Cool Planet, an initiative from different social organizations and movements fighting against ecological and social injustice and working for alternatives to the policies and practices that destroy livelihoods and the environment.
In the past four days affected communities, Indigenous Peoples, women and peasants have given testimony on their direct experiences of climate change, including floods, fires, drought, food insecurity, displacement and impoverishment.
- Published on Thursday, 06 December 2007 20:14
(Denpasar, 5 December 2007)
A large coalition of social movements and non governmental organisations from around the world are gathering in Bali to co-organise the « Solidarity Village for a Cool Planet » during the United Nations Climate Change Conference.
The Solidarity Village for a Cool Planet will be a space for debates, peoples assemblies, conferences, self organised workshops and cultural events where Global warming and its solutions will be discussed from a people's perspective.
- Published on Wednesday, 28 November 2007 06:42
European Coordination – Via Campesina
Let’s unify our forces to defend
sustainable family farming in Europe !
All in Brussels on November 26th !
Mobilisation to defend sustainable family farming in Europe.
Monday November 26th , 9:30 - 14:30.
In Brussels, 9:30 Square de Meeus and from 11:30 Rond Point Schuman.
We are farmers from more than twenty European countries gathered in organizations that question the current European agricultural policy submitted to the World Trade Organization.