Archive - 2009 - Call to Action

December 5th

A Call to Action - Reclaim Power!

Event Date: 
16 December, 2009 (All day)
On the 16th of December, at the start of the high-level "ministerial" phase of the two-week summit, we, the movements for global justice, will take over the conference for one day and transform it into a Peoples Assembly

Indonesia: Mobilization for Turn Around WTO Campaign and Advocacy

Mobilization for Turn Around WTO Campaign and Advocacy

November 3rd

Letter from 125 non-governmental organisations from 50 countries, calling on the governments participating in the mini-ministerial trade talks in India to reject the further liberalisation of food ... September 2009

We, 125 organizations from over 50 countries are writing to urge you to represent the interests of farmers, workers, consumers, women, and the environment, by rejecting the further liberalization of trade in food in the World Trade Organization (WTO) and instead, calling for policies which will achieve food security, rural development and safeguard farmers’ livelihoods through Food Sovereignty.

Letter from 243 organizations from more than 50 countries on the Food Crisis: "The WTO's Doha Round Will Not Stop the Food Crisis: Time for Real Solutions." June 2008.

Event Date: 
2 June, 2008 (All day)
The global food system is in crisis. Millions of people can no longer afford or access the food they need, increasing global hunger and malnutrition. The worlds’ governments need to act now. But the answer does not lie in deeper deregulation of food production and trade. We, concerned non-governmental organizations and social movements, urge you to reject the claims by the leaders of the World Trade Organization (WTO), World Bank, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), that concluding the Doha Round is a solution to the current crisis.

August 23rd

Asian Peoples' Solidarity for Climate Justice Day of Action

Day of Action 9am to 12 noon, October 5 2009 Bangkok, Thailand

June 26th

PRESS RELEASE: Rich countries block UN treatment of causes of the global economic crisis, say civil society representatives

Responding to the final UN document, approved today in the UN High Level conference of the global economic crisis, members of the Our World is not for Sale Network (OWINFS) said the following...

June 20th

OWINFS Program for UN Conference on the World Financial and Economic Crisis and its Impacts on Development

Program with the co-sponsored events of 'Our World is not for Sale' Network at the UN Conference on the World Financial and Economic Crisis and its Impacts on Development. And "talking points": Global “free” trade is the Root Cause of the Financial Crisis

June 11th

Letter to President of EC, Jose-Manuel Barroso: Suspend FTA Negotiations with Andean Countries

Together with other NGOs, FoEE is sending a letter to the President of the European Commission José-Manuel Barroso to ask for a suspension of the FTA negotiations with the Andean countries (Colombia, Peru and Ecuador).

Gerak Lawan: Stop attempting to revive WTO because Doha is not solution!

Gerak Lawan (the Indonesian Peoples' Movement against Neocolonialism-imperialism) will organise an action in front of the Ministry of Commerce, Jakarta, Indonesia. The action will protest the 33rd Cairns Group Ministerial Meeting, motored by the Government of Indonesia, on June 7-9, 2009 in Bali.

June 3rd

URGENT ACTION: UN Conference on Financial Crisis

Send a letter to your head of state encouraging them to go to the UN Conference, and come yourself!