19 December - 2012

Karibu Board Meeting
The Karibu Foundation's Board meets in Oslo on December 19th, 2012.

All applications for funding must be received by November 28th, 2012.

For more information, contact director Eilert Rostrup at post(a)

28-29 November - 2012

Migrant Tribunal on the GFMD

The International Migrants Alliance invites you to the Migrant Tribunal on the GFMD (Global Forum on Migration and Development).

The tribunal is a two-day political event that puts in trial the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) and its neoliberal globalization design on migration. This event will also highlight the resistance of grassroots migrants against such machinations.

The tribunal will hear testimonies from witnesses from migrant grassroots organizations which actively oppose the GFMD. These are organizations that organized the series of International Assembly of Migrants and Refugees (IAMR) in Manila (2008), Athens (2009) and Mexico City (2010). Presentations of the witnesses will be the position taken by each of the assembly held.

The judges shall be prominent individuals from international organizations concerned with migration and migrant workers. They will formulate the political judgment on the GFMD based on the presentations of the grassroots migrant workers.

It is going to happen on November 28-29, 2012 in the University of the Philippines in Quezon City, Philippines.

1-4 November - 2012

Norwegian Social Forum - Globalization Conference

The Norwegian Social Forum (NSF) is the norwegian branch of the World Social Forum. Every other year we organize a conference called "The Globalization Conference" (Globaliseringskonferansen).

This year the conference will be held at Oslo Congress Centre (Folkets Hus) in Oslo from 1st - 4th of November 2012.  There will be debates, workshops, presentations, concerts, movies and theatre.

For more information, visit

Globaliseringskonferansen er et møtested og et samarbeidsforum for aktivister, tillitsvalgte og andre engasjerte i de miljøene i Norge som arbeider for en verden der hensynet til mennesker, samfunn og miljø settes foran hensynet til fortjeneste. I løpet av de fire dagene konferansen pågår, holdes en rekke stormøter, seminarer, verksteder, debatter og foredrag med innledere fra både inn-og utland. I tillegg satser konferansen på fristende kulturinnslag som kulturbarnehage, konserter, film og bokbad.

Neste konferanse arrangeres 1.-4. november 2012 i Oslo.

For mer informasjon, besøk:

3 November - 2012

Karibu Seminar: Tourism and Globalization

Travel and Globalisation:  The Impact of Tourism on Global Peace and Justice

Globalization Conference / Norwegian Social Forum
Folkets Hus, Oslo, Norway

10:00 am - 11:30 am

The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), the tourism industry, and many governments claim that tourism is ‘a motor for development’; that it contributes to poverty alleviation and peacemaking in developing countries.  But how do the poor and marginalized really benefit?  And how can our choices reinforce the control of narratives and power norms on the ground, often exacerbating conflicts?  This seminar will explore these challenges of an expanding tourism industry, and how we, as tourists, impact global justice and peace worldwide.


Ranjan Solomon, former Executive Director of the Ecumenical Coalition On Tourism – Panelist

  Zoilamérica Narváez, Director of CEI- Centro de Estudios Internacionales (Center for International Studies) in Nicaragua – Panelist

  Eilert Rostrup, Director of Karibu Foundation, Norway – Panelist

  Linda Veråsdal, Director of Ethical Travel Portal, Norway - Panelist

  Tyler Dale Hauger – Information and Project Manager, Karibu Foundation, Norway – meeting leader

For more information on registration and more, visit the Norwegian Social Forum / Globalization Conference.

23 October - 2012

Karibu Board Meeting
The Karibu Foundation's Board meets in Oslo on October 23th, 2012.

All applications for funding must be received by October 10th, 2012.

For more information, contact director Eilert Rostrup at post(a)

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