The presence of World Bank and other International Financial Institutions makes the sources of life as a commodity, which is grabbed, and destroyed, as well as contributing to the destruction of society's (social, economic, cultural, knowledge, and spiritual values), particularly to women’s lives.
Why We Need
World Beyond Banks
The presence of World Bank and other International Financial Institutions makes the sources of life as a commodity, which is grabbed, and destroyed, as well as contributing to the destruction of society’s (social, economic, cultural, knowledge, and spiritual values), particularly to women’s lives. People of the world and including Indonesia have been experiencing havoc impacts of infrastructure projects, among them are funded by WB and other IFIs. It causes land grabbing, loss of community livelihood, environmental destruction, even criminalization and the lost of life due to agrarian conflict. Loan and Grants from World Bank are also affect on policy intervention, deregulation, and privatization of public services which really needed by women.
As we know that WB and IMF are two main actors who contributing to strengthening of inequality, impoverishment, and injustice. Therefore, during the annual meeting of World Bank and IMF in Bali, Indonesia on 10 – 14 october 2018, Gerak Lawan call all social movement and civil society in the world to join our resistance toward current fail global economic system that endorsed and perpetuated by WB and IMF.
A national coalition in Indonesia, formed in 2005, aiming to struggle current neo-colonialism-imperialism practices in Indonesia. This movement includes peasants, migrants, fisherfolk, women, youth, human rights lawyers, and many others organizations has been join forces in ADB Forum 2005 and End WTO 2013.
|RAKYAT MENGGUGAT : WORLD BEYOND BANKS|
|Wednesday, 10 October 2018|
|Opening||Cultural Performance||09.00-09.30 WITA||Denpasar, Bali|
|1st Plenary||“Extractivism, Monetization, Comodification”||13.00-14.30 WITA||Denpasar, Bali|
|1st Thematic Working Group||1. Extractives-ism, energy and international finance institutions. |
2. Blue Economy: A Model of Ocean Grabbing initiated by World Bank.
3. Land, Territory and Climate Justice.
4. Privatisation and Commodification of Essential Services
|14.30-17.00 WITA||Denpasar, Bali|
|Mobilization||"Fight Inequality Action"||17.00-08.00 WITA||*|
|Thursday, 11 October 2018|
|Mobilization||RAISEtheMICs Campaign||08.30-09.00 WITA||*|
|2nd Plenary||“Cooptation of Judiciary System, Corporate and International Financial Institutions Impunity”||09.00-10.30 WITA||Denpasar, Bali|
|2nd Thematic Working Group||1. Capitalism, Judiciary Corruption and Oligarchich Democracy. |
2. FTA, ISDS and Corporate Impunity.
3. Intimidation and criminalization of human rights defender.
4. IFIs Impunity.
|10.30-13.00 WITA||Denpasar, Bali|
|3rd Plenary||“Strategy of Resistance: Reclaiming People’s Sovereignty"||14.00-15.30 WITA||Denpasar, Bali|
|3rd Thematic Working Group||1. Deprivatisation. |
2. UN Legally Binding Treaty on Transnational Corporations and Human Rights.
3. Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas.
4. Rural Development.
5. People’s Struggle against Reclamation Project.
|15.30-18.00 WITA||Denpasar, Bali|
|Open Discussion||"Reflection of People’s Movement – Towards stronger movement"||19.00-23.00 WITA||Denpasar, Bali|
|Friday, 12 October 2018|
|1st Public Forum Session||1. Public Forum on Infrastructure and Mega Project. |
2. Launching the Publication Campaign against all forms of extravitism.
3. Commodification Migrant Workers.
4. WB, IMF and Geothermal
|10.00-12.00 WITA||Denpasar, Bali|
|2nd Public Forum Session||1. Public Forum on Infrastructure and Mega Project. |
2. Food Sovereignty: Power, Gender and the Right to Food.
3. Human Righst Defender.
4. Early Warning System in Development/ Independent Accountability Mechanism.
|13.00-15.00 WITA||Denpasar, Bali|
|Stage of Resistance||• People speak out • Declaration • Performance||15.00-21.00 WITA||Denpasar, Bali|
|Saturday, 13 October 2018|
|Mobilization||Infrastructure Day of Action||09.00-14.00 WITA||*|
|Mobilization||Solidarity with 'Tolak Bala' Ceremony||16.00-19.30 WITA||Denpasar, Bali|
|Sunday, 14 October 2018|
|Closing||Cultural Performance||09.00-13.00 WITA||Jatijagat Kampung Puisi|
|Mobilization||Feminist Carnival||15.00-18.00 WITA||*|
|Solidarity Night||Cultural Performance||19.00-22.00 WITA||Denpasar, Bali|