International Ecosocialist Meeting – Update #1

More information on this fall’s planned international meeting of ecosocialists

The response to last month’s call for an international meeting of ecosocialists has been very encouraging. As that announcement said:

“This meeting is a very preliminary first step: we will get to know each other, establish a provisional organizing committee, and begin discussions of projects and activities. Our main goal will be to set a time, place and preliminary agenda for a larger meeting in 2008, at which we hope there will be broad participation from green-left activists around the world.”

This will not be an educational event or an academic conference. It is an organizing meeting for people who want to improve communication and coordination among ecosocialist activists around the world.

If you plan to attend, please let us know as soon as possible. Email ecosocialism[at]gmail[dot]com

Date: The meeting will be held during the day on Sunday October 7, 2007. We plan to begin at 10:00 a.m.

Place: We will meet in Paris, France. The exact location will be announced later. We are also trying to arrange space for informal discussion and networking on Sunday evening and (if there is interest) on Monday.

Who Can Attend: The meeting is open to anyone who wants to contribute to the work of improving communication and coordination among ecosocialist activists around the world.

Fees: There is no registration or admission fee. We may ask for voluntary contributions to defray some costs.

Expenses: Participants are responsible for all of their own expenses, including travel, accommodations, refreshments and meals.

Accommodation: We cannot recommend or endorse any particular hotels, but as a guide, these are not far from the meeting site:

  • One Star: 37 euros without wc, 59 euros with wc.
    Hotel des Alliés. 20 rue Berthollet, 75005 Paris. tel. 00 331 4331 47 52. e-mail allies@sequanahotels.com. Web: http://www.sequanahotels.com/
  • Two Stars: 69 euros with wc
    Hotel Sunny. 48 Bd. Port-Royal, 75013 Paris. tel. 00331 4331 7986. e-mail infos@hotel-sunny.com
  • Three Stars: 230 euros
    Hotel Serotel. 2, rue Berthollet, 75005 Paris. tel. 00 331 4336 2630. e-mail lutece@hotelserotel.com

Related Event: This meeting follows the International Marx Congress, October 3-6. For more information, go to http://netx.u-paris10.fr/actuelmarx/cm5/index5.htm

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Anonymous
9 years 1 month ago

Let’s all fly to Paris and stay in swanky motels to save the planet!

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