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LUX'09: International Forum for Solidarity Schifflange/Luxembourg

Around 600 people from all parts of the world participated from April 23-25th 2009 in the International Forum for Solidarity Economy. For the fourth time this forum took place and each time on different continents organised by RIPESS (Réseau Intercontinental de Promotion de l’économie social solidaire). In the last forum leaders, activists, researchers and people from like-minded organisations met in Dakar/ Senegal in 2005...

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Wednesday, May 6, 2009

MIJARCs Annual report 2008 is online

The year 2008 was characterized by many changes. All continental movement have held their General Assembly and also the World Assembly has taken place in Uganda. The assemblies brought many new faces to our organisation in new responsibilities, a new action plan, a declaration towards the hunger crisis and a strong commitment to deepen our work in the field of economic projects was made.

The struggles for food sovereignty, solidarity economy and gender equity are still important elements of the work of MIJARC, during the last year we strengthened our work in these areas with trainings, seminars, networking and lobby work. This showed the importance of involvement of young people from rural areas which have significant impact on various policy making institutions and politicians, since rural youth is seldom recognised in politics; however they are the future, since most of the world wide existing land is considered as rural area. It is important and essential that young people from rural areas receive attention in politics and opportunities to develop their own well-being...

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Tuesday, April 21, 2009


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