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July meeting

Written by oxford on June 15, 2017 – 10:46 pm -

The last few months have been a bit of a whirlwind of political upheaval. If you’re interested in joining us in campaigning for social justice around the world maybe you’d like to come along and get invovled with Global Justice Oxford. Our next meeting will be on the 11th July in Oxford Town Hall at 7:30 PM. As it’s summer we’ve got lots of festival events to plan so it’s a great time to sign up and volunteer!

As always you can drop us a line at globaljusticeoxford@gmail.com, tweet us @globaljusticeox, or find us on Facebook (we’re “Global Justice Oxford”)

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Come and see us at Elder Stubbs Festival

Written by oxford on June 15, 2017 – 10:35 pm -

Global Justice Oxford will be holding a stand at the Elder Stubbs festival in Oxford on the 20th August. The festival will be at Elder Stubbs allotment, Rymers Lane, Oxford. Drop by our stand to find out all about our campaigns, sign our petitions and learn how you can be involved too.

If you want to find out more or you’d like to help out we are always welcome to new members – drop us a line at globaljusticeoxford@gmail.com

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Next meeting – January 2017

Written by oxford on January 2, 2017 – 9:43 pm -

Our next meeting will be on 10th January at 7:30 PM in Oxford Town Hall. New members are always wlecome, feel free to come along and find out what campaigns and events we’ll be focusing on in the new year

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December meeting

Written by oxford on November 14, 2016 – 6:34 pm -

A special meeting with film showings (technology permitting!) and a social meet in the pub. As usual, we’re meeting in a wheelchair-accessible room at Oxford Town Hall. Non-members and new members are very welcome.

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Resisting agribusiness in Tanzania: talk, film and discussion

Written by oxford on March 1, 2016 – 8:31 pm -

The UK government is complicit in the “corporate takeover” of Africa’s food systems – but smallholder farmers are fighting back.  Come along and find out more.

Tanzania is a country at forefront of the global battle for control over our food. On one side corporations are lining up to seize control over the country’s land, seeds and soil. On the other side passionate small-scale farmers are strengthening their networks and deepening pre-existing knowledge in an attempt to keep control of their resources

Staff members from campaigning group Global Justice Now travelled to Tanzania to meet farmers who are turning their backs on expensive chemical fertiliser and corporate-owned seeds and are instead increasing their crop yields through organic farming.  This work sends a clear message that schemes like the G7’s New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition are not only unhelpful, but unnecessary. We should instead be supporting the smallholder farmers who produce the majority of Africa’s food.

Come along and meet those who went to Tanzania, watch a short film about what they got up to, and discuss food issues with people involved in the struggle for a fairer food system both overseas and here in the UK.

April 12th, 7.30, Oxford Town Hall (St Aldate’s Room).  For more information, contact globaljusticeoxford@gmail.com.

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Come along to our February meeting

Written by oxford on February 7, 2016 – 3:55 pm -

Our next meeting will be on Tuesday 9th February at Oxford Town Hall at 7:30. Come along, meet the group and find out how you can help create a TTIP free zone!

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Come to our next meeting

Written by oxford on January 7, 2016 – 7:15 pm -

Come to Oxford Town Hall at 7:30pm on Tuesday 12th January to meet the group and join us in planning an exciting 2016!

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TTIP debate, London

Written by oxford on January 6, 2016 – 11:19 pm -

The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London is organising a debate on controversial trade deal TTIP on 11 January. Participants include Natalie Bennett, Green Party leader, and Mark Dearn of War on Want. It will take place on Monday 11th January. This is not a Global Justice Now event.

http://www.globaljustice.org.uk/events/ttip-debate

 

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