GLOBAL ALLIANCE OF WASTE PICKERS
GLOBAL ALLIANCE OF
WASTE PICKERS
The Global Alliance of Waste Pickers is a networking process supported by WIEGO, among thousands of waste picker organizations with groups in more than 28 countries covering mainly Latin America, Asia and Africa.
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4th Interim Steering Committee of Waste Pickers

Bangkok, Thailand, March 2-4, 2011


Abstract

Following a workshop on membership-based oganizations (MBOs) organized by WIEGO, waste picker representatives from the Latin American Network (Brazil and Chile), the Alliance of Indian Waste Pickers, as well as representatives from Africa (Senegal, South Africa and Kenya), and Asia (Cambodia) participated in a two-day meeting where the Global Alliance planned its program for the year. That included participation in COP17 in Durban as part of climate change strategy and a strong alliance with GAIA. It also included a LAW compilation on recycling policies around the world, a communication strategy for the Global Alliance of Waste Pickers (including its website) a global strategic workshop, among other activities to be developed in each region.


Following a workshop on membership-based oganizations (MBOs) organized by WIEGO, waste picker representatives from the Latin American Network (Brazil and Chile), the Alliance of Indian Waste Pickers, as well as representatives from Africa (Senegal, South Africa and Kenya), and Asia (Cambodia) participated in a two-day meeting where the Global Alliance planned its program for the year. That included participation in COP17 in Durban as part of climate change strategy and a strong alliance with GAIA. It also included a LAW compilation on recycling policies around the world, a communication strategy for the Global Alliance of Waste Pickers (including its website) a global strategic workshop, among other activities to be developed in each region.