The social and popular movements, trade unions, people, civil society organizations and environmental organizations from around the world present at the People’s Summit at Rio+20 for Social and Environmental Justice experienced in the camps, mass mobilizations and debates the building of convergences and alternatives, conscious of the fact that we are the subjects of another […]
In 30 minutes we take a look at the highlights of the Peoples’ Summit in Rio for our English-speaking audience.
International organization ETC Group highlighted that the UN negotiations on sustainable development taking place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, recognized that new technologies should be assessed in order to avoid negative impacts on health, environment and biodiversity.
On June 18th, women highlighted that is necessary to build equality and end violence against women to overcome the capitalist, patriarchal, homophobic and racist model of development, translated today in the green economy
After more than 500 years of resistance, we, Indigenous Peoples, local communities, peasant farmers, fisherfolk and civil society are not fooled by the so-called Green Economy and REDD+ because we know colonialism when we see it. Regardless of its cynical disguises and shameful lies, colonialism always results in the rape and pillaging of Mother Earth, […]
Now you can check out the dates and times of self-organized activities and the Future of the Territories during the Peoples’ Summit. Soon, we will post a complete schedule.
Have you registered any activities at the People’s Summit? Check out the confirmed self-managed activities and the Future Territories to see if your proposal has been accepted.
There is a growing trend in Brazil and other countries is to portray large hydroelectric dams as a source of “clean energy” critical to powering a “green economy”. To know more about this trend, read the article written by Brent Millikan, from International Rivers.
On 20-22 June 2012 NGOs, governments and businesses gather at the UN World Summit on Sustainable Development held in Rio de Janeiro. Simultaneously social movements from around the world organise an alternative meeting with focus on human rights and environmental justice on 15-23 June. Prior to this meeting, representatives from social movements all over Sweden […]
Check out the page of the International Youth Territory at the People’s Summit! There, you can register and understand what it’s all about. Welcome!