Message of Support to NASVI National Campaign for a Central Law
FEDEVAL, in a meeting of its Executive Council, unanimously agreed to issue a message of support for the initiative undertaken by NASVI, since January 20 2004, this historic date, with the objective of achieving a Law to regulate the activities of street vendors of India, a Law which will recognise the value of their work; a Law which will guarantee their fundamental social and labour rights; a Law which will promote Decent Work for All.
NASVI National Day of Action for a Central Law for Street Vendors - 20th January
The StreetNet affiliate, the National Alliance of Street Vendors of India, is organising a series of activities throughout the country in order to mark the National Street Vendors' Day on 20th January. This date was when the Government of India approved the National Policy on Street Vendors in 2004. Since then, NASVI has been campaigning for a Central Law in order to strengthen the protection provided to street vendors.
Argentina: Vendors' organisations negotiate successful outcomes at La Salada Market in Buenos Aires
After almost two years of careful negotiations with the local Municipality of Lomas de Zamora, almost 8000 stalls on the outskirts of La Salada market were dismantled and moved some 500 metres away.