Issue 1 August 2006
Setting the stage for India Social Forum 2006
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Building Another World: Visions For The Future
India Social Forum in Delhi, 9-13 November, 2006

ndia Social Forum (ISF) will be held at Delhi between 9-13 November 2006, to further advance the movement against neo-liberal globalization, sectarian politics, casteism, patriarchy and militarization. India Social forum 2006 strives for ‘Building Another World: Visions For The Future’. read more...


Venue:The venue of ISF 2006 is Exhibition Ground, Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi.


Broad and Inclusion Mobilization
A report by Mobilization Group
Core group members of Mobilization committee met on 25 July at Gandhi Peace Foundation and discussed the mobilization issues pertaining to the forthcoming ISF process. read more...

Grounds adjoining the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium
A report by Venue
and Logistics Group
Based on the various spaces available in Delhi, we have chosen the grounds adjoining the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium (JNS) for the main event. read more...

Programme Consultation is on!
A report by Programme Group
The brief of the Programme Group is to articulate, consolidate and develop the Programme Note for the ISF. read more...

Asia-Africa Convergence
A report on the Africa Support Group
The Africa Support Group Meeting was
held on 24 July at Mumbai. The main agenda for the meeting was the seminar scheduled to take place from 6 to 8 September in Nairobi. read more...

Youth Forum as Part of the ISF Process
A report on the Youth Group
Youth Forum (YF) will be organized as a part of the ISF-2006 process, as a space for all sections of youths to come together and articulate their struggles and visions, individually and collectively.

Towards a Democratic and Plural Media
A report by Media and Communication Group
First Seminar cum Planning meeting on behalf of WSF-India for Communication and Media Group of ISF was held on 1 July, 2006 at the Indian Womens Press Co-op.


State Consultation: Karnataka Social Forum 
12 August 2006/ Tamil Nadu: More than 2000 participants from diverse sectors plan to attend this meeting. Venue: Lady Doak College, Madurai

Regional Consultation:
25 August, 2006 / Pune
: Western Regional Consultation for IS F will be held on 25 August, 2006 from 10 am to 5:00 pm. Venue: S.M. Joshi Foundation, Navi Peth, Ganjwe Chowk, Near Pune Patrakar Bhavan, Pune-30. For more details you could contact in Pune: Sampat (NCAS) ;09423202202;; Datta (BGVS);020-24456694;; Gauri (IIPLS);020-25282320;; Ojas (NAPM) 09850776334;

26 August, 2006 / Chandigarh: WSF Regional Consultation meet in Chandigarh, will be held on 26 August, 2006 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sixty Participants from Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan (Ganganagar) and some comrades from Jammu would be attending it.
Venue: 46-C Market, SCO-62, Uttam Fast Food and Restaurant, Chandigarh. Co-facilitators: Rakesh Bhatt and Prithvi Pal Singh


Thematic Areas @ ISF 2006
Democracy, Secularism,
Multiculturalism and Dignity
From Caracas to Nairobi via India
Casteism, Racism, Exclusion
and Discrimination
New Liberal Globalisation,
Militarism and Hegemony
Worlds of Work and Labour
Theories and Practices of
Sustainable Development
Media and Culture
Social Sector
Young India
Women’s Movements
Developing Alternatives

The next issue of FRAMEWORK will have snippets on Culture Group and Asian-African Solidarity Processes.

Venue & Logistics
Prabir Purkhayastha /
Anil Mishra
Mukul Sharma/ Ayesha Kidwai
Ashok Bharti/Sagarika
Communication & Media
Deepa Menon /
Ruchita Khurana
Prabir Purkhayastha /
Deepa Menon
The Youth and Culture processes are on.

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