World Social Forum and the world economic forum

World economic forum is going on in Davos
items of concern/interest :
infectious disease?
collaboration ?
climate change?

Citizens all over the world are responding with local events.

The eighth World Social Forum in 2008 won't be organized at a particular place, but globally, which means by thousands of autonomous local organization.
website fior info
Japan events site:

Here is the schedule of Tokyo workshops and discussions:

World social form - day of global action on Jan 26

"The World Social Forum is not an organisation,not a united front platform, but "…an open meeting place for reflective thinking, democratic debate of ideas, formulation of proposals, free exchange of experiences and inter-linking for effective action, by groups and movements of civil society that are opposed to neo- liberalism and to domination of the world by capital and any form of imperialism, and are committed to building a society centred on the human person".


  1. Thanks Sarajean, great to see you are blogging about these important issues. There is a lot going on in Japan, many people working for NGOs!


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