From 9-14 August 2016, Joseph Purugganan, our Philippines Head of Office, and Shalmali Guttal, our Executive Director, represented Focus on the Global South at the World Social Forum in Montreal, Canada. Joseph reports on the discussions that we participated in, the partners we met and solidarity events we joined.
Photos by Joseph Purugganan unless indicated
6th February 2015
This month, the Philippines is commemorating the 29th anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution, which led to the peaceful overthrow of the Marcos regime in 1986.
The Knowledge Channel in the Philippines will once again be airing the collection of videos that Focus on the Global South produced on EDSA to tell the stories of people who were part of or had been associated with EDSA's historic events.
The Knowledge Channel programme schedule is as follows:
A call to social movements, frontline communities and campaigning networks, and progressive NGOs, academics and parliamentarians across Asia and Europe:
Join the 10th Asia-Europe Peoples’ Forum, “Towards a Just and Inclusive Asia and Europe: Building States of Citizens for Citizens”
Milan, Italy, 10-12 October 2014
The Asia-Europe People’s Forum (AEPF) will hold its 10th biennial People’s Forum on 10-12 October 2014 under the title “Towards a Just and Inclusive Asia and Europe - Building States of Citizens for Citizens”.
(press release below)
Climate Justice Alliance:
Statement to World Leaders and President Obama at the United Nations Climate Summit