ACCORD attends World Social Forum meeting

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Mr. Richard Kamidza, Senior Researcher at ACCORD, will participate in the World Social Forum (WSF) events being organized by the Economic Justice Network (EJN) of the Fellowship of Christian Councils of Southern Africa (FOCCISA) from 20 January 2007.

Two workshops and a meeting will take place at the Forum, which will discuss the theme “Rekindle our Continent: Churches speak on Unjust Global Trading systems and Odious Debt”. Mr. Kamidza will lead discussions on the above thematic areas which will also cover conflict and human security issues in Africa and beyond. The WSF is taking place in Nairobi, Kenya, in January 2007 and will be attended by Global civil society organizations including social movements as well as cooperating partners.