Social movements and organizations, trade unions, peasants, indigenous peoples communities, women and environmentalist organizations, gathered in Lima, Peru, on the 12h and 13th of August, invited by the Trade Union Confederation of the Americas (TUCA), to support the organization of the Peoples Summit that will take place in parallel to the COP 20 of the UNFCCC, from 9 to 12 December 2014. We commit to work together and mobilize ourselves in this process. In this sense, we emphasize the call to participate in the demonstration organized by the Peoples Summit on December 10 in Lima.
The Sri Lankan revolutionary and trade-unionist Bala Tampoe died on 1 September aged 92. This short tribute was immediately issed by Vickramabahu Karunarathne on behalf of the NSSP (Sri Lankan section of the Fourth International). We will publish a longer account of Bala’s life and contribution later.
We, the 595 cleaners of the Economics Ministry, who had lost our jobs since the 17th of September 2013, we propose to join forces with us and to organise together an International Day of Solidarity on the 20th of September.