The International Alliance of Waste Pickers is a union of waste picker organizations representing more than 460,000 workers across 34 countries
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We’ll publishing here information about the global meetings where the Global Alliance of Waste Pickers has participated:

First Elective Congress Buenos Aires, Argentina
3rd Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC-3) on Plastic Pollution in Nairobi Nairobi, Kenya
2nd Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC-2) on Plastic Pollution in Paris Paris, France
International Coordination meeting in Nairobi Nairobi, Kenya
1st Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC-1) on Plastic Pollution in Uruguay Punta del Este, Uruguay
COP27 UN Climate Change Conference in Egypt Egypt
Constitution Launching Congress Virtual
UNEA 5. UN Environment Assembly in Kenya Nairobi, Kenya
COP26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow Glasgow, UK
Global exchange of waste pickers in Buenos Aires Buenos Aires, Argentina
COP21 UN Climate Change Conference in París Paris, France
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