Planning Underway for WEF Protests, NYC, January, 2002

The World Economic Forum says about itself:

"The World Economic Forum, based in Geneva, Switzerland, is an
independent organization committed to improving the state of the world. Funded by the
contributions of 1,000 of the world's foremost corporations, the Forum
acts in the spirit of entrepreneurship in the global public interest to
further economic growth and social progress. The Forum serves its members and
society by creating partnerships between and among business, political,
intellectual and other leaders of society to define, discuss and advance
key issues on the global agenda."

Four major coalitions are planning actions against the Annual Meeting of
the World Economic Forum (WEF) in New York City from January 31-February 5,

Anti-Capitalist Convergence

International A.N.S.W.E.R.

Knickerbocker Fair Trade Campaign

Public Eye on New York

Web sites dealing with past mobilizations against the WEF contain a
of information:

Anti-WTO Coordination

Protest at World Economic Forum


Switzerland Indymedia

WEF European Economic Summit 2001

These sites contain useful analysis of the WEF:

The Other Davos

Where is the World Economic Forum coming from?

New information will be posted here as soon as it becomes available:

Finally, here is a nifty flier you can use to begin drumming up interest: