World Social Forum
The capitalist system has exploited and abused nature, pushing the planet to its limits, so much so that the system has accelerated dangerous and fundamental changes in the climate.
Michel Lambert (alternatives.ca)
29 March 2013, Tunisia EN | AR | FR | ES
As the Social Movements Assembly of the World Social Forum of Tunisia, 2013, 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.
The Climate Space in the World Social Forum 2013 in Tunisia, March 26 to 30, will do what the recent negotiations have failed to do: tackle the hard questions, because “we have lost too many important battles in the fight for climate justice that there is little time left for us to stop Mother Earth and humanity from falling off the precipice and into a future too dire to imagine.”
The organizers of Climate Space have already raised some of these critical questions in the lead up to the Forum: