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Janelle Delorme, who started engaging in activism with Development & Peace since the young age of 12, is now a Regional animator for the region of Manitoba. She supports members in getting campaigns out in the parishes, educating the Canadians on different social justice issues that Development & Peace' partners from the global South are dealing with. At the World Social Forum, during the workshop “Climate Change: Continuing mobilization after Paris” she talked about youth mobilization in Canada.
Mamadou Goita is the Executive Director of the Institute for Research and the Promotion of Alternatives in Development (IRPAD/Afrique), based in Bamako, Mali. An active participant of the World Social Forum since its first edition in Porto Alegre, he participated in Montreal as a panelist in the workshop “Agroecology for a healthy planet” organized by Development & Peace with USC Canada, Union Paysanne and SUCO. On that occasion we had a chance to chat with him on the most pressing challenges of our time, on the possible alternatives, and on the role the World Social Forum can play.
Invitation to CIDSE World Social Forum Webinar, Friday 12 August 2016
Another world is needed- together it is possible!
A group of young people learn how to respect diversity, care for the forests, and act for their conservation in the Philippines, as they understand how important it is for the life of their community.
A pilgrimage towards Paris « Act now ! Let’s go ! » (“Geht doch!” – “En marche!“)
The climate movement around the world stands for peace and justice.
Some days ago, the pilgrimage “Una Terra, Una Famiglia Umana. In cammino verso Parigi” left Italy to continue the walking towards Paris.
On October 24th, during the Annual Manos Unidas´ Training Meeting that took place in El Escorial, we had the chance to bring together our young supporters that are travelling to Paris under the CIDSE campaign “Change for the Planet - Care for the People” and under the mobilization actions towards COP21.
On 5th November 2015, two dams from Samarco SA, a joint venture between Vale SA (50%) and BHP Billiton Brasil Ltda (50%) broke, creating a torrent of mud and mining wastes in the district of Bento Rodrigues, at the town of Mariana, in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais.