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VII International Conference of La Via Campesina: Program Details
19 July 2017 @ 8 h 00 min - 24 July 2017 @ 18 h 00 min BST
Venue: Hotel-Seminario en Derio, Bizkaia (5 minutes from Loiu airport)
The International Conference of La Via Campesina (LVC), held every four years, is the movement’s highest decision-making forum – gathering representatives from member organisations of peasants, small and medium size producers, landless people, indigenous people, migrants and agricultural workers – from all over the world. Collectively representing over 200 million people, these delegates will decide common strategies and host internal debates for the growing global movement.
16 July: Youth Assembly
17 July: Youth Assembly in the morning, Women’s Assembly in the afternoon
18 July: Women Assembly, (17h30-19h00) Regional meetings
19 July: Opening Act VII International Conference of La Via Campesina
19-22 July: VII International Conference (and parallel activities)
23 July: Public Act and Producers’ Fair in Bilbao
24 July: Field visits to diverse producers in Basque Country
25-28 July: Optional exchanges for few of the LVC delegates to spend time in different territories of Basque Country to exchange experiences, have meetings with institutions and learn about social movements in the territory
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