Sozialforen

Yearbook

  • European Social Forums (ESF)
  • The ESF process is very important for Transform! because our network was formed during our participation in earlier ESF forums. And Transform! is in turn an important actor of the Forum.  In this first issue of our magazine Transform! we would like to contribute...
  • "Cosmopolitan futures. Global activism for a just world."
  • For an institution which has recently moved to its second decade of existence, the time is ripe to undergo a thorough discussion of its future direction. The World Social Forum (WSF) - the great gathering of global justice activists, an inspiration for innumerable people worldwide, even hailed as “the world parliament in exile” in its early days - is in such a point.

Blog

  • WSF: Resolution and a Plan of Action
  • "Other News" is a personal initiative seeking to provide information that should be in the media but is not, because of commercial criteria. It welcomes contributions from everybody. Work areas include information on global issues, north-south relations,...
  • Diary of the World Social Forum 2009 in Belém do Pará
  • Before the WSF The World Social Forum starts this Tuesday, in Belém do Pará, close to the Amazon Rain Forest. More than one hundred thousand participants are expected, to attend more than two thousand panels and discussion seminars, as well as over a thousand...
  • transform! europe at ESF 2008 in Malmö
  • transform!europe is a European network which consists of research and educational institutions and magazines in 13 European countries. Since its foundation transform!europe has participated in all European Social Forums. In Malmö, the network and its members will...
  • European Social Forum on its way to Istanbul
  • The EPA was held in Vienna from 19 to 21 June. More than 70 organizations from Turkey are involved in the organization of the next European Social Forum (ESF), to be held in Istanbul, in June 2010. This open and dynamic process was presented and discussed in the...
  • Mesopotamia Social Forum (MSF) in Diyarbakir
  • Thousands of activists from more than 50 countries participated in the Mesopotamia Social Forum, in Diyarbakir, (southeast Turkey). The struggles against war and neo-liberal policies, the fight for the rights of women, the environmental problems and the youth...
  • Axes for European Social Forum defined in Diyarbakir and Paris
  • 13 axes of discussion were defined for the European Social Forum - 2010 that will be held in Istanbul (1 to 4 of July), after the meeting of a working group last saturday (November, 21), in Paris, and a previous discussion in the European Preparatory Assembly...
  • On the Move to the Next World Social Forum
  • From May 5th to 9th, the International Council of the World Social Forum came together in Mexico City in a meeting to prepare the next edition of the World Social Forum in February next year in Dakar, Senegal. At the beginning of the meeting this year’s...
  • ESF: After the Meeting in Paris
  • Dear friends, Just below a message from the french committee: The CIFS (French initiative committee on social forums) met on the 15th of November to assess the european assembly held on October, 23-24 in Paris and to consider the follow-up steps that should be...
  • ESF Istanbul 2010: Analysis and Reports
  • transform!europe participated in the 6th European Social Forum held in Istanbul, July 2010.  The seminars co- organised by transform!europe were: Which political answer to the crisis ?Analysis of the car industry crisis: what kind of social and ecological...
  • Firenze 10+10: Joining Forces for Another Europe
  • In November, European social movements will meet in Florence to plan continent-wide responses to austerity and the European crisis of democracy. Tommaso Fattori calls for us to make ‘Firenze 10+10’ a priority
  • Declaration of the Social Movements Assembly of the WSF
  • We publish here the declaration of the Social Movements Assembly of the recent World Social Forum in Tunisia. "We are gathered here to affirm the fundamental contribution of peoples of Maghreb-Mashrek (from North Africa to the Middle East), in the construction of human civilization. We affirm that decolonization for oppressed peoples remains for us, the social movements of the world, a challenge of the greatest importance.
  • Peoples, united, never shall be defeated!
  • The Assembly of Social Movements of the WSF 2015, Tunisia is where we come together in all our diversity, in order to forge a collective agenda to fight capitalism, imperialism, patriarchy, racism and all forms of discrimination and oppression.

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