World Social Forum 2009

The WCC and its ecumenical partners have a long tradition of critically monitoring economic globalization and of participating in the World Social Forum. The focus of the WCC participation in the World Social Forum 2009 is primarily on the exploration of viable alternatives to the international financial architecture. Read more…

Audio pieces

Audio interviews are available here.

At the opening march of the World Social Forum 2009

Opening march through the streets of Belem, Brazil

Opening march through the streets of Belem, Brazil

WCC participants at the opening march

Inter-religious opening ceremony

A participant at the World Social Forum 2009 in Belem, Brazil.

Prof. Marcos Arruda at the World Social Forum 2009 in Belem, Brazil.

A fellow of the Transnational Institute and the director of Policy Alternatives for the Southern Cone (PACS), Arruda (centre) is an economist and educationalist and an expert on the international financial institutions.

All pictures © Juan Michel/WCC
High resolution versions of these pictures are available upon request.

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