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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We’ll publishing here information about the global meetings where the Global Alliance of Waste Pickers has participated:

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The Global Alliance of Waste Pickers in Durban, South Africa.

COP17 UN Climate Change Conference

COP17 was especially important for the Global Alliance of Waste Pickers. Because the climate conference was held in Durban, South Africa, a huge number of members of the newly form...

Name Location Year Type
Rio+20 – United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development & The Peoples’ Summit Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Global Strategic Workshop for Waste Pickers. Pune Pune, India
South African Waste Pickers’ Meeting during COP17 Durban, South Africa
Clinton Global Initiative – Informal Recycling Sector Meeting New York, NY, USA
Waste and Climate Change Workshop Johannesburg, South Africa
International Solid Waste Management Association (ISWA) Workshop on Informal Sector Buenos Aires, Argentina
Dumpsite Workers’ Workshop Mumbai, India
Festival Déchets et citoyenneté Paris, France
4th Interim Steering Committee of Waste Pickers Bangkok, Thailand
COP17 UN Climate Change Conference Durban, South Africa
Waste and Citizenship Festival Belo Horizonte, Brazil
World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth Cochabamba, Bolivia
4th Congress of Waste Pickers of Latin America and the Caribbean Callao, Peru
South Africa’s First National Waste Picker meeting Gauteng?
Bonn Climate Change Talks Bonn, Germany
First International and Third Latin American Conference of Waste-Pickers in Bogota, Colombia Bogotá, Colombia