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Featured Blog Posts – November 2009 Archive (3)

International coalition for civil rights of citizens and artists in the digital era

A huge international coalition has come together to campaign for respect for the civil rights of citizens and artists in the digital era.



Today they will be launching internationally the "Charter for Innovation, Creativity and Access to Knowledge".



This initiative constitutes the beginning of an unprecedented offensive of civil society in defense of the fundamental rights in response to the pressure of the lobbies of the culture industry on the European Parliament and… Continue

Added by Michel Bauwens on November 14, 2009 at 15:41 — No Comments

Important fundraising appeal for the P2P Foundation - help us stay running

Dear friends,



I hope we can count on you to defray some of the legal costs of the P2P Foundation, which James has been funding so far.



Apart from existing as a informal network, if we want to attract funding for research projects and other activities such as conferences, we also need a legal structure, which exists in the Netherlands. This is why we achieved a first selection for a EU FP7 grant, which will fund 3 researchers as of march 2010; and why Phoebe is now leading… Continue

Added by Michel Bauwens on November 10, 2009 at 5:30 — No Comments

GOVERNANCE OF THE GLOBAL COMMONS BY THE PEOPLE: A UN LOBBY

Via James Quilligan, a message from Lisinka Ulatowska



Dear Friends,



I forgot to add my email address. It is ulatowska@versatel. nl.



A growing number of organizations are planning a dialogue with Governments, a cooperative lobby, starting with the CSD in May 2010 to see how the Global Commons (those areas of the world and human experience that are vital to the well-being of humanity and the Planet) can be stewarded so that all--people and whole planet can… Continue

Added by Michel Bauwens on November 9, 2009 at 19:19 — No Comments

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