CANADA: Basic income at the World Social Forum in Montréal

Revenu de base Québec (RBQ) and the Mouvement Français pour un Revenu de Base (MFRB) have teamed up to organize a series of initiatives spanning this years World Social Forum, to be held from August 9th – 14th in Montreal.

Various activities will be organized to help people learn, create and exchange views on a number of issues relating to basic income, with the hope of advancing the idea during one of the largest global gatherings of civil society.

Convergence Assembly: “Basic income: From realistic utopia to public policy”

The goal of this convergence meeting is to bring together activists from all backgrounds to reflect on methods and actions to be taken at all different levels when it comes to turning the ideas of a realistic utopia into public policy. The scope extends from municipal politics to international politics, through experiments, and creating synergies between the various actors of civil society.

Wednesday, August 10th: 16h-18h

UQAM – Room A 1824 (Pavillon Hubert-Aquin)

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