Jo Leinen, MEP, and Javier Moreno-Sanchez, Secretary General of the Global Progressive Forum, have taken part in the Opening march of the World Social Forum, alongside the Senegalese Socialist Party on Sunday, February 6th in the afternoon. Jo Leinen, Chairman of the Committee for the Environment in the European Parliament, will intervene on February 8th in a round table on water management. Mr. Leinen stated: "Climate change is the greatest challenge of the 21st century, and in the whole world poor people are the most vulnerable to its effects.
Forum Social Mondial
7 - 10 Février 2011
Le Forum Social Mondial s'organise sur le campus de l'Université Cheikh Anta Diop (UCAD) à Dakar dans le quartier de FANN. Adresse: Cheikh Anta Diop Université, B.P. 5005 Dakar-Fann
The Global Progressive Forum is organising four Roundtables in the framework of the World Social Forum 2011 in Dakar, together with the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) and Solidar.
On the 7th of October, the Global Progressive Forum Geneva Group met in Washington to discuss a Global New Deal.