No Sweat - upcoming events

Submitted by Anon on 4 March, 2005 - 2:31

Fair Trade Fortnight, World Development Forums, Night of Action for Trade Justice and Eyewitness from Nicaragua.

Read on for details.

Fair Trade Fortnight

Runs from 1–13 March.

Events and meetings on campuses and in towns throughout the UK.

Information and a diary of events on the Fair Trade web site.

World Development Forums

…in March include this meeting on 30 March, 7pm at St James’s Church, Piccadilly, London:

“The Commission on Africa: agenda for change or wish list?”

Speakers: Myles Wickstead, Head of the Secretariat of the Commission on Africa; Meghnad Desai, Professor of Development LSE.

Tickets: £5.

Night of Action for Trade Justice

Starts 10pm, Friday 15 April, and ends at 8am on Saturday, Whitehall, Central London.

See Whitehall lit up with thousands of candles and lanterns; dawn procession past Downing Street.

Hundreds of thousands of people across the world will be taking action together, as part of the Global Week of Action for Trade Justice from 10–16 April.

Eyewitness from Nicaragua

Brighton No Sweat meeting, Thursday 24 March, 7.30pm, Cowley Club, London Road, Brighton.

Find out how corporations are making a killing in Central America, abusing workers, paying crap wages and destroying the environment in the process. Almost 100 percent of clothing made in Nicaragua ends up in US shops and the White House is carrying out covert actions to keep the profits flowing.

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