Citizens' groups demand an end to the impunity of transnational corporations through an International People’s Treaty

Brussels, 5 September 2013

Civil society groups, trade unions, affected communities and MEP’s, will gather at a conference in Brussels later this week to urge the EU to promote an International People’s Treaty & International Tribunal that regulates transnational corporations and investments for the public interest.

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World Social Forum Climate Space Declaration: To Reclaim Our Future, We Must Change the Present

This declaration comes as a result of the activities of the Climate Space at the World Social Forum 2013 in Tunis, Tunisia. The Polaris Institute co-organized two of the 14 Climate Space workshops and was one of the 20 facilitators.

The Climate Space inside the World Social Forum 2013 in Tunisia was organized as a space to discuss the causes, impacts, struggles, alternatives and strategies to address climate change.

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The Polaris Institute’s New Executive Director

The Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Richard Girard will assume the role of Executive Director of the Polaris Institute effective April 15, 2013. He succeeds Tony Clarke who founded Polaris in 1997 and has served as Executive Director for the past 15 years.

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Bottled Water Free Day 2013 - Journée sans eau embouteillée 2013

(Le français suit)

March 18th is Bottled Water Free Day; thousands mark day with events across Canada

New video released today! (sous-titres disponibles en français)

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Open call to join the Climate Space at the World Social Forum in Tunisia

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Open call to join the Climate Space at the World Social Forum in Tunisia,
March 26-30, 2013

CLIMATE SPACE
RETHINKING STRATEGIES TO FIGHT FOR OUR FUTURE

The 2013 World Social Forum will be held this March 26-30 in Tunisia, where only two years ago, a revolution began and resulted into a historic change that created a ripple effect on the region. Now, Tunisia is an inspiration to movements both old and new, across the globe.

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