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August 2016

Peoples’ Tribunal on Transnational Corporations in Southern Africa

August 16, 2016 @ 8:00 am - August 17, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on Transnational Corporations in Southern Africa: To launch the Southern Africa Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power, AIDC is coordinating a Tribunal – the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on Transnational Corporations in Southern Africa. The Tribunal, which will be the first of its kind in the region, will bring together communities and movements from Southern Africa to present their struggles against the corporations who violate their human, environmental and socio-economic rights. It will create a platform for communities and…

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One Million Climate Jobs Monthly Meeting

August 18, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
AIDC Solidarity Centre, 129 Rochester Road, Obersvatory
Cape Town, South Africa
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AIDC has been hosting these monthly meetings since 2012. They have developed into being a regular forum for the exchange of ideas on broadly based climate change issues, with a particular focus on climate jobs. The overall intention of the meetings is to link theory with action, information with mobilisation These meetings are currently, probably unique in Cape Town – if not South Africa – in bringing together academics, NGO-based climate specialists and community activists. The main agenda item for…

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Taking back the land! Making the land work for us!

August 24, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
AIDC Solidarity Centre, 129 Rochester Road, Obersvatory
Cape Town, South Africa
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Join us next week Wednesday (24 August 2016) at the Alternative Information and Development Centre (AIDC) as we host the next session of the Amandla forums. This forum will open up a discussion over agrarian reform in South Africa and what needs to be done. The guest speakers are: Professor Ben Cousins: holds a DST/NRF Chair in Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies at the University of the Western Cape. Read more: http://www.plaas.org.za/staff-member/cousins Lubabalo Ntsholo: works as a Researcher for the EFF in the National…

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