Events

A thinkery on water, anti-privatisation struggles and the commons

Feasta's Water Commons group, along with Orla O'Donovan and Patrick Bresnihan, are organising this event at University College Cork on June 23. Speakers will include Standing Rock Water Protector Chas Jewitt, Miriam Planas of Aigua és Vida (Barcelona) and the European Water Movement, and Marco Iob, of the Italian Forum of Water Movements and European Water Movement.

World Basic Income conference, Manchester, February 4 2017

The world’s first conference on world basic income will be held in Manchester (UK) on 4th February 2017. The event will explore a new practical solution to global inequality and poverty. Feasta’s Caroline Whyte, who is involved in the CapGlobalCarbon campaign, will be on a conference panel discussing practicalities.

The organisers write:

“To find out more about the proposal for worldwide basic income, please see WBI’s website at www.worldbasicincome.org.uk.

With speakers from a wide range of disciplines and organisations including The Guardian, BIEN, Share The World’s Resources, CapGlobalCarbon, Manchester Migrant Solidarity, national basic income movements, political parties and universities, the …

Conference on Basic Income, November 22 2016

Social Justice Ireland’s Annual Social Policy Conference 2016 will focus on Basic Income, the theory behind it, and how it can be applied in practice. Themes will include "Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities – The role of Basic Income", "Basic Income in Practice – International experience", and "Basic Income in Ireland – Options for implementation". Speakers will include Ville-Veikko Pulkka of Finland and Sjir Hoeijmakers of the Netherlands, as well as Feasta trustee Michelle Murphy.