World Social Forum 2009 in Belem

Tuesday, January 27, 2009 - 18:15 to Sunday, February 1, 2015 - 18:15

The Global Progressive Forum participated to the 2009 edition of the World Social Forum in Belem, Brazil with a delegation chaired by Josep Borrell, President President of the GPF, and including Socialist Members of the European Parliament Henri Weber, Francoise Castex and Kader Arif.

The activities of the GPF took place within the framework of the Decent World Decent Life Alliance and thus in close partnership with Solidar, ITUC and Social Alert. A total of three workshops were proposed under the heading of the Alliance in the tent World of Work focusing on the new global financial architecture, the global welfare state and the decent work campaign.

The GPF actively participated to the relevant assemblies in the run up to the concluding gathering on the last day of the World Social Forum presenting the result of each workshop and reporting on the main issues raised during discussions.

 

Location: 
Belem
Brazil
What we stand for: 
Global Governance
GPF in the World: 
Latin America
Initiatives: 
GPF and the World Social Forum