Events
World people's conference on climate change and the rights of mother earth
The Bolivian government convened the 'World People's Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth'on April 19-22. Civil society organizations and movements had active participation in this conference.
World Social Forum 2010
The World Social Forum 2010 will take place in a decentralized manner, starting with a great event in the Greater Porto Alegre (Brazil), where it was born.
Seventh WTO Ministerial Conference - Geneva 2009
The Seventh Session of the WTO Ministerial Conference took place in Geneva, Switzerland, from 30 November to 2 December 2009.
People's Food Sovereignty Forum 2009
From November 13th to 17th, more than 400 delegates from 70 different countries gathered in Rome for a parallel initiative to the World Summit on Food Security organised by the FAO.
World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings - Istanbul, October 6-7, 2009
The World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings will be held on October 6-7, 2009, at the Istanbul Congress Center in Istanbul, Turkey.
G20 Pittsburgh Summit - 24-25 September 2009
Leaders of the G20 (G8 + Brazil, India, China, South Africa, Mexico, Argentina, Australia, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Turkey and the EU) will gather in the U.S. city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from 24 to 25 September 2009.
Beijing +15 - Fifteen-year review of the Beijing Platform for Action
From March 1 to 12 2010, government delegations attending the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) will assess progress made in the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action (BPFA) 15 years since it was adopted at the UN Fourth World Conference on Women held in Beijing, China in 1995.
Cairo +15 - International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD)
In April 2009, the UN Commission on Population and Development conducted a 15-year review of the implementation of the original Programme of Action, and produced a resolution recommitting national governments to priority actions.
UN Conference on the world financial and economic crisis and its impact on development
The conference took place 24-26 June 2009 at the UN Headquarters in New York. Several civil society organizations produced statements and organized campaigns pushing for leaders to give the due importance to this conference and ensure that its outcome works for the people and planet.
World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings - Washington D.C., April 2009
This year the meetings will be held over a 2-day period, from April 25 to 26, at the WB and IMF headquarters in Washington D.C. The event will consist of a series of policy dialogue sessions, which will bring together WB and IMF staff, civil society organisations representatives, and governments delegates.
The G20 Summit - 2 April 2009. London, UK
On the 2 April 2009 world leaders gathered in London to address the global financial crisis.
5th World Water Forum - Istanbul, Turkey
The 5th World Water Forum will be gathering in Ýstanbul, Turkey, 16-22 March 2009 in order to discuss the water policies of the world.
World Social Forum 2009 - Belém, Brazil
The World Social Forum 2009 took place from January 27 to February 1 in the Brazilian Amazon city of Belém.
UN climate change conference - 1-12 December 2008, Poznan, Poland
The 2008 UN climate change talks will continue to work on the "Bali Action Plan" that aims to implement Convention obligations that have not been met thus far, and also design the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol to start after 2012.
World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings - 11-13 October 2008, Washington D.C.
The 2008 Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will be held over the weekend of October 11-13 at the World Bank and IMF Headquarters in Washington, D.C.
AIDS 2008 - Mexico D.F, 3-8 August 2008
The AIDS 2008 Conference took place 3 - 8 August 2008 in Mexico City, Mexico.
G8 Summit 2008 – 7-9 July, Hokkaido, Japan
The leaders of the world's most industrialised nations gathered in Japan for the Group of Eight (G8) Summit, on 7-9 July 2008.
High-Level Conference on World Food Security – Rome, 3-5 June 2008
The UN Food and Agriculture Orgnization (FAO) Headquarters in Rome, Italy, hosted the High-Level Conference on World Food Security: the Challenges of Climate Change and Bioenergy from 3 to 5 June 2008.
Third High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness: 2-4 September 2008, Accra, Ghana
The Third High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness reviewed progress in improving aid effectiveness, broaden the dialogue to newer actors and chart a course for continuing international action on aid effectiveness.
World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings - Washington D.C., April 2008
This year the meetings will be held over a 2-day period, from April 12 to 13, at the WB and IMF headquarters in Washington D.C. The event will consist of a series of policy dialogue sessions, which will bring together WB and IMF staff, civil society organisations representatives, and governments delegates.
UNCTAD XII: 20 - 25 April 2008 in Accra, Ghana
The twelfth session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (known as UNCTAD XII) was held from 20 to 25 April 2008 at the International Conference Centre in Accra, Ghana.
9th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity
The 9th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 9) to the Convention on Biological Diversity was held in Bonn, Germany, from 19 to 30 May 2008.
Follow-up International Conference on Financing for Development
The Follow-up International Conference to Review the Implementation of the Monterrey Consensus was held in Doha, Qatar, from 29 November to 2 December 2008.
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Annual Meetings - Miami, April 2008
The 49th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the IDB will take place in Miami, USA, April 4-8. As in previous years, civil society representatives will actively participate in seminars and meetings with IDB staff members.
52nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women - Feb. 25 - March 7, 2008
The theme of CSW 2008 was financing for gender equality, the empowerment of women and the emerging issue was gender perspectives on climate change.
World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings - Washington D.C., April 2007
This year the meetings will be held over the weekend of April 14-15 in Washington, D.C.. As in previous years, a Program of Policy Dialogues for Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) will be organized between April 12-16, 2007.
World Social Forum global day of action - 26th January 2008
A Global Call for Action promoted by many international networks is asking social movements and civil society worldwide to mobilize together in the week culminating on January 26, 2008.
UN climate change conference - 3-14 December 2007, Bali
This two-week conference was the first major stage of negotiations for governments, UN agencies and organizations to come up with a replacement for the Kyoto Protocol which will expire in 2012.
6th Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal Court
The sixth session of the Assembly of States Parties takes place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 30 November to 14 December 2007.
World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings - Washington D.C., October 2007
The 2007 Annual Meetings of World Bank and International Monetary Fund The World Bank (WB) will be held over a 3-day period, from October 20 to 22, at the WB and IMF headquarters in Washington D.C. Civil society groups are organising events from October 18.
G8 Summit , 6-8 June 2007
From June 6 to 8, the leaders of the eight most industrialised nations (G8) met for their annual summit in Heiligendamm, Germany.
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Annual Meetings - Guatemala, March 2007
The 48th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the IDB takes place in Guatemala City, Guatemala, March 16-20, 2007.
International Conference for the abolition of foreign military bases
The International No Bases Network invites to join the International Conference for the Abolition of Foreign Military Bases, which will be held in Quito, Ecuador on March 5 - 9, 2007.
World Forum on Food Sovereignty - Nyéléni 2007
The World Forum on Food Sovereignty (Nyéléni 2007) takes place in Mali on 23–27 February 2007. It is organized by an alliance of social movements with the aim of reaffirming the right to food sovereignty and to begin an international drive to reverse the worldwide decline in local community production of food.
World Social Forum (WSF) 2007 - Nairobi
The seventh edition of the World Social Forum invites activists, social movements, NGO networks, coalitions and other progressive movements to gather in Africa in order to push forward the construction of alternatives to the neoliberal model that kicked off in 2001.
UN climate change conference - Nairobi 2006
Delegates meet in Nairobi, Kenya from 6 to 17 November 2006 to discuss how to push forward the international agenda on climate change.
IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings - Singapore, 14-20 September 2006
The IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings and related events will take place in Singapore from September 14-20, 2006.
International AIDS Conference - Toronto, 13-18 August 2006
The AIDS 2006 underscores the continued urgency in bringing effective HIV prevention and treatment strategies to communities the world over. Toronto Canada, 13-18 August 2006.
UN Small Arms Review Conference 2006
Representatives from governments, international and regional organizations, and civil society will meet at UN Headquarters from 26 June to 7 July 2006 to review the efforts and progress made in the combat against the illicit trade of small arms and light weapons.
World Urban Forum 2006
The World Urban Forum 2006 takes place in Vancouver, Canada, from 19 to 23 June 2006.
II World Social Forum on Migrations
To improve the conditions of displaced persons; migrants, refugees and stateless persons.
UNGASS review, 31 May - 2 June 2006, New York
From 31 May to 2 June, in New York, the United Nations Special Assembly on HIV/AIDS (UNGASS) will be meeting to review progress on the Declaration of Commitment adopted in 2001.
Linking Alternatives 2: Social Encounter Latin America, Europe and the Caribbean
Vienna, Austria, May 10th to 13th, 2006 - Organised by: Europe-Latin America Bi-regional Network.
World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings - April, 2006
The World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings take place on April 22 and 23 in Washington D.C. As in previous years, a program of Policy Dialogues for accredited CSOs is organized by between April 20-24.
Brazilian Social Forum
The Brazilian Social Forum takes place in Recife, in the North-eastern state of Pernambuco from 20 to 23 April 2006. Unlike previous editions, this year's debate will be framed by four areas of dialogue although the main focus will be the Brazilian experience in the recent years.
4th World Water Forum - Mexico, 16-22 March 2006
Several non-governmental organisations (NGOs) opposed water privatisation policies which came up at the Fourth World Water Forum in Mexico City held 16-22 March 2006.
8th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity
The conference was meant to debate the conservation of biological diversity, and the use of its components in a sustainable and fair way. 20-30 March 2006, Curitiba, Brazil.
International conference on agrarian reform and rural development
The conference will debate the possible options for a new agricultural paradigm that would be respectful of the environment and would contribute to eradicating poverty and hunger. 7-10 March 2006, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
World Social Forum 2006 - Karachi
The 2006 edition of the World Social Forum it's a polycentric event, taking place in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
World Social Forum 2006 - Bamako
The 2006 edition of the World Social Forum it's a polycentric event, taking place in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
World Social Forum 2006 - Caracas
The 2006 edition of the World Social Forum it's a polycentric event, taking place in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
World Summit on the Information Society II - Tunis, November 2005
The second phase of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), a global event aimed to improve access by all countries to information, and communication technologies (ICTs) to promote development, will take place in Tunis from 16 to 18 November 2005.
World Summit on the Information Society II: 3rd Preparatory meeting - September 2005
PrepCom3 took place in Geneva from 19 to 30 September 2005 in order to prepare for the final stage of the World Summit on the Information Society.
World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings - Washington DC., September 2005
World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings will be held on September 24 and 25, 2005 in Washington DC.
10th AWID Forum - Bangkok, October 2005
On October 27-30 will be held -supported by AWID- the 10th. International Forum on Women’s Rights and Development, that is both a conference and a call to action.
Millennium +5 Summit - New York, September 2005
In September 2005, the United Nations will host a Millennium+5 Summit to evaluate the progress towards the United Nations Millennium Declaration adopted by over 150 Heads of State at the UN Millennium Summit in September 2000.
Special High-level Meeting of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
Special High-level Meeting of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) with the Bretton Woods institutions, the World Trade Organization and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) on Monday, 18 April 2005 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
World Bank - Civil Society Global Policy Forum
The World Bank – Civil Society Global Policy Forum was held in Washington, DC on April 20 – 22, 2005.
World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund - Spring Meetings 2005
SPRING MEETINGS - World Bank-IMF hold meetings to discuss progress on the work of the Bank and Fund. This year the meetings will take place in Washington, D.C. from 16 - 17 April.
Inter-American Development Bank 2005 Annual Meeting
The Board of Governors of the Inter-American Development Bank will hold its 46th Annual Meeting in Okinawa, Japan, April 10-12.
13th session of the Comission on Sustainable Development
Representatives from the civil society and the private sector met at the 13th session of the Comission on Sustainable Development (CSD-13) to discuss three major issues: water, sanitation, and human settlements from 11-22 April 2005.
Sixth WTO Ministerial Conference - Hong Kong 2005
The Sixth Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) was held in Hong Kong, China from 13 to 18 December 2005.
World Summit on the Information Society: 2nd Preparatory meeting
Representatives from governments, the private sector and civil society participated in the Second Preaparatory Comittee (PrepCom2) that took place in Geneva from 17 to 25 February 2005.
Financing for Development: multi-stakeholder consultations on systemic issues
The consultations (February 17-18 2005, Lima-Peru) will serve as a contribution to the United Nations 2005 High-level dialogue on Financing for Development.
News and reports from Porto Alegre 2005
Reports and news on the fifth edition of the World Social Forum (2005), held in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
Global response to the Southeast Asian disaster
Up-to-date news and information on global actions to address the consequences of the earthquakes and tsunami that devastated the Southeast Asian shores on 26 December 2004.
10th Conference of the Parties on Climate Change
Held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the 10th session of the Conference of the Parties on Climate Change -COP 10- takes place form 6 to 17 December 2004.
World Forum on Agrarian Reform
Delegates from 70 countries participated in the World Forum on Agrarian Reform (WFAR), which took place in Valencia, Spain, from 5 to 8 December 2004.
World Bank-IMF 2004 Annual Meetings
The Bretton Woods institutions held this year's annual meetings in Washington DC on 2-3 October 2004.
International Conference on Hunger, Food Aid and GMOs
Attended by representatives of consumer organizations, NGOs, and policy makers from around the world, the conference took place in Maputo, Mozambique, from 14-17 July 2004.
XV International AIDS Conference
The XV International AIDS Conference will take place from 11-16 July 2004 in Bangkok, Thailand.
First Americas Social Forum
The First Americas Social Forum (ASF) took place in Quito, Ecuador, from July 25 to 30, 2004. The ASF programme is grouped in five thematic axes: The economic order, The violent face of the neo-liberal project, Power, democracy and the State, Cultures and communication and Indigenous peoples and African descendents. Gender and diversities have been transversal themes.
UNCTAD XI
The eleventh ministerial meeting of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (known as UNCTAD XI) was held from 13-18 June, 2004, in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
News and reports from Mumbai
Reports and news on the fourth edition of the World Social Forum (2004), which had been held by the first time in Asia.

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