On November 17, 2015, Activists,civil society leaders, academics, and thinkers from different global regions will gather in Manila, Philippines for the 3rd International Festival of People’s Rights and Struggles (IFPRS) at the Bahay ng Alumni. The IFPRS is a space for peoples to share and learn from each other about new and longstanding issues related to people’s individual and collective rights. The IFPRS offers a wide range of opportunities for learning and networking with simultaneous forums, workshops, strategy sessions, film showings and exhibits.
The Festival will have a common opening on the morning of November 17th 2015 at the University of the Philippines, Diliman with keynote addresses from renowned activists and thinkers from the different global regions. This will be followed by simultaneous workshops in various venues within the campus and a common closing program with a cultural event.
The initial list of IFPRS co-organizers include: Asian Peasant Coalition (APC), Asia Pacific Research Network (APRN), Ban the Bases, Center for Women’s Resources (CWR), GABRIELA, Indigenous People’s Movement for Self-Determination and Liberation (IPMSDL), International Conference on Progressive Culture (ICPC), International Migrants Alliance (IMA), International Women’s Alliance (IWA), People’s Coalition on Food Sovereignty (PCFS), Philippine Solidarity and Exchange Tours (PSET), RESIST, and Salinlahi.
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