European Social Forum, Paris, 12-­15 November

Submitted by Anon on 22 October, 2003 - 5:51

The European Social Forum is just a month off, tens of thousands gathering to talk politics and decide on Europe-wide campaigns for the coming year. There will be something to suit every taste!

  • Monday 10 November: The AWL's own international meeting. For more information, see
  • Tuesday and Wednesday 11 and 12 November: trade union meeting organised by ETUC and CGT activists.
  • Wednesday 12 November: Assembly for Women's Rights (see above).
  • evening Weds 12 November: ESF opening ceremonies at the four sites, Saint Denis, Bobigny, La Villette, Ivry.
  • Thursday 12-Saturday 15 November: ESF plenaries, seminars and workshops. Details at
  • afternoon Saturday 15 November: Paris march
  • Sunday 16 November: meeting of the "social movements"-effectively a report-back from the whole ESF and a time to decide Europe-wide campaigns for the coming year.
  • Friday 14-Sunday 16 November: Forum Social Libertaire and anarchist bookfair at Saint Ouen, Paris.

Information about a special Eurostar train to Paris is available at Most of the practical details you might need regarding free/cheap accommodation at the ESF, how to register, orientation, etc., is available at, but if you need more advice get in touch with us!

Workers' Liberty at the ESF

The AWL will have a stall at the ESF, and plans to run a workshop about workers' Europe. To find out venue and times as we get information from the ESF organisers, see

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