May 7th-8th – Paris, Place de la République
This meeting is intended for activists and citizens all over the world. Please fill out this document to inform us of your expectations and needs
FRIDAY NIGHT Greeting the international participants, presentation of the week-end’s program,
SATURDAY MORNING: International popular assembly
1/ Presentation of the week-end’s program, brief explanation of NuitDebout’s history
2/ Presentations by international militants to share their experiences and initiatives, open reactions from the Assembly
SATURDAY AFTERNOON: International solidarity and organization of #GlobalDebout (15th of May)
1/ Four workshops to debate initiatives, techniques and tools used in social movements tackling international questions. Particularly given the current environmental context, migration issues, a neo-capitalist economy, Tafta/TTIP, European treaties
1st group: « Resisting » Social Movements (ex: targeted actions, strikes, demonstrations, social media campaigns) This session will discus actions and tactics used by social movements, such as strikes, direct action, demonstrations, social media campaigns
2nd group: Alternative social movements (ex.: ZADs, squats, autonomous zones). This session will discuss models and how to build resilience, such as zadists, squatters, autonomous zones
3rd group: Effective social movements (ex.: popular initiatives, law proposals, citizen platforms, participatory democracy…)
4th group: Towards a transnational social movement? (e.g.: communication & social media as tools to expand our movements; the effects movements have on each other, as with 15M and Nuit Debout)
2/ Workshops: how can we think and organize the #GlobalDebout day on May 15th?
Strategy meetings to organize the decentralized mobilizations of May 15th: tactics, communication, content and action.
SATURDAY EVENING: Music, food & fun
SUNDAY : Debates and discussions relating to international themes
1/ Thematic assemblies and workshops organized by international and local groups and commissions of Paris Nuit Debout.
Themes suggested so far: shale gas, nuclear energy and the environment; wars, migrant crises and the European Union; austerity, poverty and the debt; Tafta; labor laws and labor market; neo-capitalism
2/ General assembly presenting Saturday’s conclusions
3/ Closing action (surprise !)