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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

Democracy Collaborative  Global

Through our cutting edge research and our many diverse programs, The Democracy Collaborative works to carry out a vision of a new economic system where shared ownership and control creates more equitable and inclusive outcomes, fosters ecological sustainability, and promotes flourishing democratic and community life. (Particularly interesting: The Next System Project https://thenextsystem.org/)


The P2P Foundation  Global

The P2P Foundation (officially, The Foundation for P2P Alternatives) is a non-profit organization and global network dedicated to advocacy and research of commons-oriented peer to peer (P2P) dynamics in society.


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.


Democracy at Work Global

Democracy at Work is a non-profit that advocates for worker cooperatives and democratic workplaces as a key path to a stronger, democratic economic system.


Forum Disuguaglianze e Diversità  Italy

The "Diversity Inequality Forum" sees the participation citizenship organizations and a group of researchers and academics engaged in the study of inequality and its negative consequences on development. Through the meeting and collaboration between these two worlds, it intends to design general proposals for collective and public action aimed at reducing inequalities.


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".



Most relevant trends

Cultural processes: open knowledge, complexity, interdisciplinarity, complexity.

Economic processes: cooperation, global networks.

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