Under Slogan (Establishing Iraqi Social Forum for Peace)

2009-09-28

Under Slogan (Establishing Iraqi Social Forum for Peace)

Preparatory commission of Iraqi Democracy Future Network, Tammuz Organization for Social Development, Iraqi Nonviolence Group, Masala Center, the General Union for Trade Union in  Iraq and Oil Trade Union held its first conference on establishing of Iraqi Social Forum for Peace on Monday 28/09/2009 in Darobi Hall in Baghdad, with attending a number of Heads of Unions, Labor and Peasant Unions and representatives of Civil Society in Baghdad.



Preparatory commission of Iraqi Democracy Future Network, Tammuz Organization for Social Development, Iraqi Nonviolence Group, Masala Center, the General Union for Trade Union in  Iraq and Oil Trade Union held its first conference on establishing of Iraqi Social Forum for Peace on Monday 28/09/2009 in Darobi Hall in Baghdad, with attending a number of Heads of Unions, Labor and Peasant Unions and representatives of Civil Society in Baghdad. After opening of session, General Coordinator of Democracy Future Network Ali Dujili delivered a speech on behalf of preparatory commission and showed the mechanism and aims of World Social Forum, and then knocked to the first debates on the necessary to establish Iraqi Social Forum that expanded through Roma Conference and meetings of Morocco forum and other meetings in Erbil and Baghdad that all affirmed on the necessary to establish Iraqi Social Forum for peace including unions and organizations from different components of Iraqi community and from different provinces and contributing in enhance of peace and maintain on civil peace among Iraqi Communities.
During the conference, the participants submitted suggestions and quested the mechanism of work and aims of forum; the participants arrived to many recommendations:
1-Necessary to establish of Iraqi Social Forum must include different components of Iraqi Social, which included profession unions, civil social organizations, minorities and ethnics to exchange opinions and experiences to find solutions to treat the society cases.
2-Active the media and great relations among unions and trade unions and organizations and its invitation to participate in the preparatory commission, which will hold in November in the current year.
3-Fix the aims of forum among Iraqi people to spread the tolerance spirit, peace and leaving violence.
4-Hold a mini conferences in provinces in order to include a big number from unions, trade unions and civil social organizations in whole of Iraq.
5-The preparatory Commission continues in its work to contract expand conference in November 2009.
Lastly, the preparatory commission stopped at the decision of General Assembly No.271/61/RES/A at 15th June 3007, where it stipulated on commemorate the pioneering philosophy of nonviolence Mahatma Gandhi and 02/10 will be a world day to spread the message of Nonviolence.




 

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