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The Forum of Peripheral Local Authorities is organizing a seminar in São Leopoldo and Porto Alegre in November

Source: Forum of Peripheral Local Authorities

In its will to continue to make the voice of peripheral cities heard, the world network FALP will organize an international seminar from November 23 to 24 in Porto Alegre and São Leopoldo (Metropolitan region of Porto Alegre). The Legislative Parliament of the State of Rio Grande do Sul and the town hall of São Leopoldo will be the hosts of this event.

In a difficult context of tensions, of political, social and financial crisis throughout the world, it is a question of carrying the voice of our cities, of our inhabitants to resist and build polycentric, interdependent, sustainable and democratic metropolises.

The topics of the right to the city, youth, democracy and equality are as some of the subjects which will be tackled during the seminar. The program is still in course of construction. 

Please, contact with falp2017@saoleopoldo.rs.gov.br for more information

Local authorities, universities and civil society organizations are invited to take part in this meeting. An important international mobilization is essential to build a common horizon for the network and to renovate the thoughts in a so complex moment in the history of Humanity.

Check the programme of the seminar here

A text (herewith) was written in order to present the challenges with which we are confronted. This text is open to your suggestions, observations, proposals and other comments to make of it a tool collective and being used for the mobilization.

Link to november's event here

Please, find attached the newsletter of the FALP network and also a text inviting to participate to the international seminar of FALP that will be held from 23 to 24 of November in Porto Alegre and São Leopoldo (Brazil).

Please, contact with falp2017@saoleopoldo.rs.gov.br for more information