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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South African Waste Pickers’ Meeting during COP17

Durban, South Africa, Dec. 1, 2011


Abstract

South African waste pickers met during COP17 in a closed meeting to discuss the constitution of the South African Waste Pickers’ Association and the Code of Conduct for waste pickers on landfill sites and in streets. The South African Waste Pickers’ Association was launched in February 2010 and it has drawn up draft principles of the organization. Members continued to discuss this draft in the December meeting. (Organized and supported by groundWORK, GAIA, and WIEGO).


South African waste pickers met during COP17 in a closed meeting to discuss the constitution of the South African Waste Pickers’ Association and the Code of Conduct for waste pickers on landfill sites and in streets. The South African Waste Pickers’ Association was launched in February 2010 and it has drawn up draft principles of the organization. Members continued to discuss this draft in the December meeting. (Organized and supported by groundWORK, GAIA, and WIEGO).