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Date Title
01 March 2013 Resolution 27: Terminology
12 August 2010 Resolution 26: Anticipation and warning of health problems
(adopted at Third StreetNet International Congress, August 2010)
12 August 2010 Resolution 25: World Trade
(adopted at Third StreetNet International Congress, August 2010)
12 August 2010 Resolution 24: Class and employment relationships in the Informal Economy
(adopted at Third StreetNet International Congress, August 2010)
12 August 2010 Resolution 23: International Informal Economy / Street Vendors' Day
(adopted at Third StreetNet International Congress, August 2010)
12 August 2010 Resolution 22: Inclusion of Street Vendors in New Urban Policies
(adopted at Third StreetNet International Congress, August 2010)
12 August 2010 Resolution 21: Climate Change and Recycling
(adopted at Third StreetNet International Congress, August 2010)
12 August 2010 Resolution 20: Globalisation and the informal economy
(adopted at Third StreetNet International Congress, August 2010)
12 August 2010 Resolution 19: The Social Solidarity Economy [pdf]
(adopted at Third StreetNet International Congress, August 2010)
12 August 2010 Resolution 18: Fund-Raising
(adopted at Third StreetNet International Congress, August 2010)
12 August 2010 Resolution 17: Commission to work on the organizational structure to strengthen internal democracy and level of representation of StreetNet International
(adopted at Third StreetNet International Congress, August 2010)
22 August 2007 Resolution 16: Privatisation of Markets
(adopted at Second StreetNet International Congress, August 2007)
22 August 2007 Resolution 15: Fundraising Sub-Committee
(adopted at Second StreetNet International Congress, August 2007)
22 August 2007 Resolution 14: Creation of regional structures in StreetNet
(adopted at Second StreetNet International Congress, August 2007)
22 August 2007 Resolution 13 Exchange Visit Criteria
(adopted at Second StreetNet International Congress, August 2007)
22 August 2007 Resolution 12: Worker Education in the informal economy
(adopted at Second StreetNet International Congress, August 2007)
22 August 2007 Resolution 11: HIV-AIDS in the informal economy
adopted at Second StreetNet International Congress, August 2007)
22 August 2007 Resolution 10: Fight Against Poverty
adopted at Second StreetNet International Congress, August 2007)
22 August 2007 Resolution 9: Informal economy workers
(adopted at Second StreetNet International Congress, August 2007)
17 March 2004 Resolution 8: Fund-raising Sub-Committee
(adopted at First StreetNet International Congress, April 2004)
17 March 2004 Resolution 7: Street children
(adopted at First StreetNet International Congress, April 2004)
17 March 2004 Resolution 6: Our fight against harassment and government crack-downs
(adopted at First StreetNet International Congress, April 2004)
17 March 2004 Resolution 5: Child labour
(adopted at First StreetNet International Congress, April 2004)
17 March 2004 Resolution 4: Foreign and migrant street vendors
(adopted at First StreetNet International Congress, April 2004)
17 March 2004 Resolution 3: Loans
(adopted at First StreetNet International Congress, April 2004)
 
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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