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World Social Forum of the Transforming Economies 

Barcellona, 25-28 of June 2020

Global

The World Social Forum of the Transforming Economies is the process of convergence of the different movements of the alternative economy, those which promote transforming economies at a local and international level.

Most useful, interesting networks and ecosystems

Wikimedia Foundation Global

The nonprofit Wikimedia Foundation provides the essential infrastructure for free knowledge. We host Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia, created, edited, and verified by volunteers around the world, as well as many other vital community projects. All of which is made possible thanks to donations from individuals like you. We welcome anyone who shares our vision to join us in collecting and sharing knowledge that fully represents human diversity.


NGI Next Generation Internet Europe

Building a European initiative for a Human Internet that respects the fundamental values of privacy, participation and diversity. The Next Generation Internet offers new functionalities to support people’s needs and to address global sustainability challenges.


Open Knowledge Foundation Global

Our mission is to create a more open world – a world where all non-personal information is open, free for everyone to use, build on and share; and creators and innovators are fairly recognised and rewarded.


Rete Nazionale dei Beni Comuni Emergenti ad Uso Civico Italy

An italian network of “commons”” spaces aimed at spreading the model of collectively managed goods in every cities and especially at an administrative level through ad hoc laws for the commons beyond the public-or-private opposition.



Most useful, interesting knowledge sources and tools

The P2PF Wiki Global

The P2P Foundation is an international organization focused on studying, researching, documenting and promoting peer to peer practices in a very broad sense. This wiki is our knowledge commons. Our motto is "Together we know everything, together we have everything", i.e. pooling our resources through commons, creates prosperity for all. We document thousands of initiatives going in that direction on order to create "Hope with evidence".


F-Droid Global

F-Droid is an installable catalogue of FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) applications for the Android platform. The client makes it easy to browse, install, and keep track of updates on your device.


The Syllabus Newsletter Global

An eclectic weekly selection of new academic articles, essays, talks, podcasts, and more.

Every week, we send out carefully curated syllabi of 10-20 pieces each. You can also build – and receive – your own personalised syllabus out of the 60 “courses” that we offer. Our approach rests on a mix of algorithmic and human curation.


Most relevant trends

Cultural processes: open knowledge, community, engagement for the social good, collaboration, interculturality, inclusion.

Economic processes: cheapening of the means of production through global distributed and decentralized networks

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