Press Conference: Assessment of the WSF 2016

13 August 2016


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Press Conference: Assessment of the WSF 2016

Montreal, August 13th – A press conference will be held on Monday, August, 15th at 9am at the Maison du développement de durable, 50, rue Sainte-Catherine, to make an assessment of the World social forum which was held in Montreal from August 9th to the 14th. The numbers say it all, the Montreal Forum was a success. A variety of topics will be addressed such as:

  • Visas and general participation
  • Unveiling of action plans and shared calendar created during the Agora of initiatives
  • Declarations from the coordinators

Last activity of the WSF 2016

The World social forum will officially end on Sunday, August 14th with the “Back to the Future” Show, held at Jarry Park from 2pm to 6pm. This final global gathering will mark the transition toward a post-Forum era and the beginning of our shared work.



Katia Stuart-Gagnon

Responsible of Communications

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Mathilde Ouellet

Media Relations

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