Climate Space: Rethinking Strategies to Fight For Our Future

WSF 2013: Tunis Open call to join the Climate Space at the World Social Forum in Tunisia, March 26-30, 2013 The 2013 World Social Forum will be held this March 26-30 in Tunisia, where only two years ago, a revolution began and resulted into a historic change that created a ripple effect on the region.…

Statement of Asia Social Movements on Climate Change at the Asia Social Movements Assembly during the World Social Forum on Migrations, Manila, Philippines

We have seen climate change related phenomena with intensity never seen before, like Hurricane Sandy, in many parts of the world in the past year. We no longer have the luxury of time as incidents of increasingly severe storms, floods, droughts, disruption of water cycles and other similar events are becoming the “new normal” for…

CALL TO ASIA SOCIAL MOVEMENTS ASSEMBLY IN MANILA

Building solidarity and strengthening our struggles to address the economic and climate crisis in the fight to change the system Last September 17, 2012, in an inspiring expression of solidarity from the South to the North, more than 35 social movements and civil society organizations from Asia together with regional networks, international organizations and social…

Open Letter to PNoy on FOI

His Excellency BENIGNO S. AQUINO III President of the Philippines Malacañan Palace Manila Subject: FOI and the draft Philippine Action Plan for OGP Dear Mr. President: We write on behalf of the Right to Know, Right Now! Coalition, a network of about 150 organizations and individuals from various social sectors and civil-society groups, which have…

G20: A Threat to Peoples’ Economic and Political Rights!

The G20 and its global economic agenda are an affront and a threat to people’s rights and welfare. The detention and deportation of Filipino activists from Seoul and the harassment and intimidation of a number of other activists at the hands of Korean immigration authorities are manifestations of the undemocratic and anti-people nature of the…