The World Federalist Movement – Canada will be participating in the World Social Forum, which runs from August 9 to 14. The WSF is expected to attract over 50,000 participants, with dozens of meetings taking place each day at multiple locations in Montreal. This is the first time the Forum has been held in a city outside of the global south.
On August 11, from 11:30am to 4pm, WFMC will hold it’s annual general meeting. Members are welcome to attend. If you do plan on attending, please indicate your intentions.
Resolutions for submission to the WFMC annual meeting must be received at the national office no later than July 27, 2016.
Later on August 11, from 6 to 8:30pm, the 2016 WFM-Canada World Peace Award will be presented to the Sen. Murray Sinclair, former Chairperson of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. Justice Sinclair will receive the award and participate in a forum cosponsored by the World Federalists and McGill University’s Faculty of Law and Institute for the Study of International Development.
Additionally, WFMC will be sponsoring workshops on the Campaign for a Latin American Criminal Court for Transnational Organized Crime, United Nations reform, the Campaign for a UN Parliamentary Assembly, and UN peace operations. Further details will be available shortly.