Conference Agenda

Proposed Agenda for the Meeting, April 7

After 10 am Arrival, coffee, registration

11:00 – 11:30 am Welcome and introduction to the meeting with international video/audio messages

11:30 – 12:30 pm A Plenary discussion, political debate and exchange on the global political situation, the role of the G20 summit in July 2017 and the significance on the transnational mobilization/dimension (this part of the meeting will be open to all by livestream).

Why ist he G20 protest in the summer of 2017 important, why are they a chance for a transnational convergence of voices and struggles, what is it that we need to do and want to say in /with Hamburg? With brief inputs to start the common discussion from different context (Europe, Germany, from G20 countries from out of Europe)

12:30 – 1:30 pm An introduction to Hamburg and the German mobilization, to alliances, local organizations and the plans developed so far

With representatives and reports from the various work groups and alliances with specific focus on the structure and activities of the “compact week” (summit for global solidarity on July 5 & 6, the day of action on the start of the offical summit on July 7 and the mass demonstration on July 8) as well as on other activities, demonstrations and logistics (camp, anti-repression, arrival, assemblies etc).

This session will give an overall picture and what to expect and address how to get involved in the mobilization and specific activities such as the counter summit, the mass march, civil disobedience etc.

1:30 – 2:30 pm Lunch Break

2:30 – 3:00 pm Checking the needs for the transnational process and mobilization – planning the work to be done and introduction of working groups necessary in order to organize the transnational political and work process

Introduction of working groups such as transnational mobilization, media work and material; structuring the organizational /work process: drafting a plan of necessary organization structures, coordinating structures and outreach etc.; logistics in Hamburg (camp, infopoints, languages and translation of necessary info); legal information and anti –repression; participation as transnational movement in the different planned actions and demos; creating a mobilization calendar/collective use of homepage (and other workshops might come up)

3:00 – 4:45 pm Working in the mentioned work groups – coming up with results for the plenary and overall process

4:45 – 5:00 pm Coffee Break

5:00 – 6:00 pm Closing plenary and report of the working groups

Saving the results (minutes, dissemination etc.), agreements for work process (meetings, conferenc calls, workgourp processes etc.)


Friday after 7 pm (for those still in the city): Come-together at Centro Sociale (Sternstraße 2, 20357Hamburg,

Sat. in the morning (meeting point: Gängeviertel at  9 a.m): Getting a feeling for Hamburg – a guided walk through the heart of the political city and locations of the counter activities

Saturday/Sunday Action conference at St. Pauli Ballsaal for those who are in the city and are interested. There will be action trainings for civil disobedience and anti- repression workshops in english. (see