EU Summit in Seville: General Strike and Actions - June 20-21
The main subjects of the Summit in Seville were the strengthening of "fortress Europe" and the toughening of immigration laws. Two days of action against the Europe of Capital took place in the city ending with a 200.000 strong demonstration. Trade unions across Spain also called for a General Strike in protest at the Popular Party government's reform of unemployment and workers' rights laws. Full report.
World Bank academic conference - Oslo June 24-25
Monday 24th was the start of the World Bank meeting in Oslo, Norway. At the same time a counter-conference called 'South meets North', and a series of events and demonstrations organized by the umbrella organisation Oslo2002 took place in the city. Full report.
Cross-Canada protests against G8 Summit - June 26-27
On June 26th and 27th two days of action took place in Canada as the leaders of the G8 countries met in the secluded mountains of Kananaskis, Alberta. Protesters took the streets of different Canadian cities to oppose the destructive agenda perpetuated by the G8. Full report.