War on Want at conference season

29 August 2017 - 11:15am
Event

EVENT DATE: Autumn 2017

LOCATION:  All around the UK

WHAT:  Conference season!

PAST

TUC Congress, 10 – 13 September, Brighton  - *please note these events have now past*

If you are a delegate to the TUC, please do come and see us at Stall 23 or come to the fringe meetings War on Want is involved in

Monday 11 September -  Living on the margins: the fight for migrant worker rights in a precarious world 17:30-19:15 - Room 1b, Brighton Centre

Tuesday 12 September - Agency Workers and Zero Hours - The Story of Hidden Exploitation - 17.45 - West Bar, Brighton Centre

UPCOMING

Labour Party Conference, 23 – 26 September, Brighton

If you are a delegate to Conference, please come to the fringe meetings War on Want is involved in

Monday 25 September - Reclaiming Internationalism: Moving UK Development Policy Beyond Empire 2.0   - 13:00 -14:30pm  Hilton Brighton – Durham Hall – Wentwood

Organised by the Progressive Development Forum

Tuesday 26 September  - Trading With Trump - Hall 7 – Wye - Brighton Centre 12.30pm

The World Transformed, 23-26 September, Brighton

If you're attending The World Transformed, please come to the meetings War on Want is involved with. Please check the printed programme for last minute changes.

Sunday 24 September - How Should Labour Deal with the Global Economy? - 13.00-14.45pm - Fabrica

Sunday 24 September - The Way of the Activist - Talk Socialism book launch & workshop (supported by War on Want) 17.30 - 19.15pm Synergy Arts Cafe

Monday 25 September - Pint & Politics - 9.30-11am - 68 Middle Street

Monday 25 September -  Precarious Workers of the World Unite workshop11.30 – 12.30 - Synergy Centre

Tuesday 26  September - Operation Hedgehog  - how to talk about economics without boring people stiff! - 09.30 - 11.00 - Fabrica

Tuesday 26 September Arming repression—UK’s role in arming repressive regimes around the world, and what we can do to stop it - 11.00 - 12:45 - The Synergy Centre

Tuesday 26 September - Tearing down Walls & Fences: Moving to a Just Migration Policy  13.00-14.45pm - Fabrica

more sessions tbc

 

Green Party Conference 7 – 10 October, Harrogate

Saturday 7 October - Low Pay No Way: the fight for workers’ rights in a precarious world - 16.45-18.00 - room tbc

 

Latest news

Buenaventura after the Civic Strike: What Next in the Resistance?

20 September 2017 - 12:15pm

DATE: Tuesday 26 September 2017

TIME: 7-8.30pm

LOCATION: Unite the Union, 128 Theobald's Road, London, WC1X 8TN

Join us for a panel discussion with Adriel Ruiz Galvan and Gilberto Lopez Vallecilla, two frontline community activists who were at the heart of the mobilisations which brought the city of Buenaventura to a standstill earlier this year. They have travelled to Europe to denounce the ongoing human rights abuses and to denounce the UK and Europe's 'Free-Trade' connnection to violence in the city. 

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Event: Precarious Workers of the World Unite

19 September 2017 - 4:45pm

Date: Monday 25th September 2017

Time:  11:30 -12:30

Location:  Synergy Centre, Brighton,

Event: Precarious Workers of the World Unite: 

Britain is facing an epidemic of insecure work. Zero hour contracts proliferate and millions of workers are denied basic employment rights and protections. Yet across the country workers are getting organised and fighting back. Join us and hear from workers from McStrike, the Picturehouse and cleaners campaigns, and discuss how precarious workers can win.

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