Miscellaneous Documents

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Date Title
14 December 2012 STREETNET visit to Tunisia - Memorandum of understanding
05 September 2012 Campaigns Workplan 2012-2016 [pdf]
12 April 2012 Togo: FAINATRASIT and Syvemacot New Manifesto Campaign
21 March 2012 FEDEVAL completes first phase of the New Manifesto campaign
15 March 2012 Malawi Union For Informal Sector (MUFIS)
14 March 2012 Happy Women`s day!!!
07 March 2012 International Women’s Day – 8th March, 2012 celebration
05 March 2012 South African National Day of action against Labour Brokers: Call for strengthening the Social Solidarity Economy
20 February 2012 For Brotherly Organizations and cooperatives institutions
13 February 2012 1000 vendors against $1000 fines demonstration 16th February at the City Hall at 12 p.m.
19 January 2012 Message of Support to NASVI National Campaign for a Central Law
19 January 2012 NASVI National Day of Action for a Central Law for Street Vendors - 20th January
17 January 2012 Argentina: Vendors' organisations negotiate successful outcomes at La Salada Market in Buenos Aires
15 January 2012 WCCA Brazil- CUT calls for amendment to the General Law on the World Cup to support street vendors
07 November 2011 CTCP-FNT and the Federation of traffic light workers’ press conference.
21 September 2011 Another World Cup is possible? [pdf]
20 September 2011 StreetNet International meeting on Street vendors and informal traders living with disabilty
16 August 2011 KENASVIT Memorandum
22 August 2007 StreetNet International Policies [pdf]
26 April 2006 New Manifesto Campaign - basic document adopted by International Council in April 2006
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There is also a portuguese version of the Blog where one can access personal updates on news and events. It can be found on this link: http://streetnetbrasil.wordpress.com/

NewsBox, 2 - 15 March 2015


ZIMBABWE. First Lady`s Empathy On Vendors Misunderstood. All Africa (13 March 2015). She reminded the police officers that some of them had qualified to join the force because their mothers had sent them to school from the proceeds of street vending.

UK. Street traders` petition passes 5,000 mark. Essex County Standard (13 March 2015) by Andrea Collitt. The petition, seeking the right for the street traders to stay where they are, had 5,000 signatures by Wednesday.

SINGAPORE. Year-long SG50 festivities to highlight hawker food, local music. Channel News Asia (12 March 2015). The Minister for Culture, Community and Youth said it is important to celebrate Singapore`s heritage and culture, adding that the idea of a "distinctive Singaporean culture" is still relatively new and evolving.

MEXICO. Tacos are on credit as street vendors in Mexico use apps. The Globe and Mail (12 March 2015) by Patricia Laya. In Mexico city, known for its sprawling street markets, consumers are shunning cash and opting for credit cards they swipe on merchants` smartphones to pay for everything from shoes to tacos.

INDIA. Vendor goods being seized under anti-sabotage measures: HC told. Zee News (8 March 2015). An association for street vendors has alleged before Delhi High Court that goods of roadside sellers were being seized by police as part of its "anti- sabotage measures", which the organisation has dubbed as a "fresh modus operandi" to harass squatters.

INDIA. Asi Permission Awaited For Building Shops. NewsHub (7 March 2015). The Vellore Corporation is waiting for permission from the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to go ahead with the construction of shops for street vendors on the old fish market premises on Anna Salai.

AFRICA. Why Africa`s Booming Cities Need More Autonomy in Urban Planning. City Lab (3 March 2015) Sam Sturgis.  According to the article, the bond was going to fund a new market hall, where street vendors could sell their goods in a more formal exchange.

StreetNet International

StreetNet International is an alliance of street vendors. It was launched in Durban, South Africa, in November 2002.

Membership-based organizations (unions, co-operatives or associations) directly organizing street vendors, market vendors and/or hawkers among their members, are entitled to affiliate to StreetNet International.

The aim of StreetNet is to promote the exchange of information and ideas on critical issues facing street vendors, market vendors and hawkers (i.e. mobile vendors) and on practical organizing and advocacy strategies