By GCAP – Global Call to Action Against Poverty
As we face increasing poverty, hunger and inequalities, debt crisis, climate emergencies and war, the call for global justice is urgent, now more than ever. Otherwise, the SDGs can not be achieved!
From 20 to 22 September 2022, Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP) coalitions organised national People’s Assemblies in 27 countries during the Global Week to Action #Act4SDGs. They expressed their demands for their governments during the high-level week of the UN General Assembly. This year it was possible to organise physical assemblies with representatives of marginalised groups – including women, youth, persons with disabilities and groups discriminated by work and descent. These national processes started at a local level and culminated in the virtual Global People’s Assembly with 1300 participants – which was an effort of solidarity co-organised with 28 networks, including SDG Watch Europe.
In cooperation with GCAP, SDG Watch Europe organised the European regional assembly as part of the Global People’s Assembly on 20 September. You can read the messages agreed in the 3-day long gathering in the Declaration of the Global People’s Assembly 2022.