Social Movements and Grassroots Groups

The Working Group of Social Movements and Grassroots Groups builds solidarity, facilitates mutual learning, deepens a shared analysis and builds global alliances around common challenges, goals and issues of collective interest, while promoting the active participation and leadership of grassroots leaders in all areas of the Network’s collective work.

Our work together

Facilitating collective conversations 

Solidarity Visits

The Working Group has facilitated several solidarity visits to enable members to demonstrate solidarity with each other’s:

Where we are

Resources

In 2007, the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing presented to the Human Rights Council a set of "Basic principles...
Almost
 half
 of
 the
 people
 in
 the
 world
 are
 peasants.
 
 Even
 in
 the
 high‐tech
 world,
 people 
eat 
food 
...

Who We Are

The Working Group is comprised of indigenous peoples, peasants and fisherfolk, residents of informal settlements and the urban poor.

It includes landless farmers, domestic workers, racial and ethnic minorities and people who have mobilized to resist harmful development projects. 

See here for a complete list of the members of this Working Group