5 Guiding Principles for Social Justice
5 Guiding Principles for Social Justice
By People's Global Action / nadir.org
Jun 29, 2015

From the 23rd to the 26th of February of 1998, grassroots movements of all continents met in Geneva to launch a worldwide coordination network of resistance to the global market, a new alliance of struggle and solidarity called Peoples' Global Action against 'free' trade and the WTO (PGA). That was the birth of this global tool for communication and coordination for all those who fight the destruction of humanity and the planet by capitalism and build local alternatives to globalisation. 
The defining documents of the PGA are its five hallmarks, its organisational principles and its manifesto

At the conference in Bangalore, India in August 1999 the hallmarks and the organisational principles were amended to reflect discussions about clarifying differences to right-wing anti-globalizers. A new second hallmark was added. 

The Hallmarks were updated against at the conference in Cochabamba 2001. 

Here they are:

 

 

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