A public hearing addressing the pressing issue of forced evictions in India took place on 22nd May at Surjeet Bhawan, New Delhi. Organized by Concerned Citizens, a collective of organisations from varied fields, the public hearing was to shed light on the unjust evictions taking place across the country, particularly targeting farmers, street vendors, waste pickers, and residents of bastis, as part of the preparations for the G20 summit and the beautification of cities.
The Forced Eviction Across India and G20 Events | Public Hearing
Join us for a public hearing on May 22 in Delhi on 'The Forced Eviction Across India and G20 Events.'
G20 and Forced Evictions
Massive forced evictions are happening across the country, esp in cities/towns where G20 events are being held. Watch the video to know more.
The Forced Evictions Across India and G20 Events
In recent months, the upcoming G20 summit has sparked a wave of evictions in various regions of India, including Delhi, Indore, Mumbai, Pune, Vizag, Mahabalipuram, and more. While the authorities argue that these evictions are necessary for the sake of development and to ensure a smooth hosting of the international event, it is crucial to …
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Public Statement by Indian people’s movements, trade unions and other civil society groups on G20
India’s presidency of the Group of Twenty (G20) comes at a critical juncture; even as the pandemic wanes, geopolitical tensions between the US and China could spiral into a possible military confrontation. The Russian invasion of Ukraine is now entering into its second year with little signs of resolution. Economists have been warning of an imminent recession in 2023 as also a deepening of the food crisis.
BRICS in 2022: Economic and Geopolitical Quandaries | Roundtable Discussion
The BRICS Summit took place on 24th June, 2022 with China as the chair. There are a lot of interesting developments taking place within and around the BRICS nations, and it is important that we analyze these developments from a people-centric lens. Every year a number of civil society organizations, trade unions and people’s movements …
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World without World Bank campaign commences | Press Release
A seminar on World Bank & International Finance: Legacy, Lessons & Current Struggles organized by Working Group on IFIs. 21st April 2022; New Delhi: A seminar was organised on the theme “World Bank & International Finance: Legacy, Lessons & Current Struggles” by the Working Group on IFIs and Financial Accountability Network as a part of …
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World Bank & International Finance: Legacy, Lessons & Current Struggles
World Without World Bank Date: 21st April, 2022 Venue: Seminar Hall II, Kamla Devi Complex, India International Centre, New Delhi Theme: World Bank & International Finance: Legacy, Lessons & Current Struggles Register to attend: https://forms.gle/AfGiUHjVjZCXgGGz8 Introduction The World Bank and IMF are having their Spring Meetings virtually from the 22nd to 24th of April, 2022 …
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People’s Summit on BRICS from 18th to 22nd October, 2021
As the 13th BRICS Summit was recently held and chaired by India, the People’s Forum on BRICS (a network of people’s movements, progressive civil society organizations, and trade unions) is convening a 5-day online People’s Summit on BRICS from 18th to 22nd October, 2021.
People’s Forum on BRICS: Call for participation & registration of panels
18th -22nd October, 2021; India Register for organising panels on various thematic areas by 24th of September, 2021. The People’s BRICS Forum 2021 is being convened to articulate people’s agenda and learn from each other. As the People’s BRICS will be organised online, we encourage various progressive civil society organisations people’s movements and, trade unions …
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