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24 November 2015 Repressions towards unions and Street vendors in South Korea
02 November 2015 Online crowd funding - a new experiment of StreetNet International
19 October 2015 StreetNet affiliate from Azerbaijan helps street vendors in villages and promotes ILO Recommendation 204
07 October 2015 Free Trade Unions of Ukraine marked a World Day for Decent Work
28 September 2015 Nothing for us Without Us !!
23 September 2015 Cooperation between Solidarity Center & Streetnet International: Programme launch in Tanzania and Zimbabwe
09 August 2015 South Africa celebrates National Woman`s Day - 9 August
06 August 2015 Country Programme in Liberia
22 July 2015 Transition from the Informal to the Formal Economy Recommendation, 2015 (No. 204)
09 July 2015 FTUEU holds protest action in Kyiv to oppose imposing of cash register machines
26 June 2015 SYTRIECI, a new African Organisation, accepted as part of the StreetNet International Family
19 June 2015 International Labour Organization adopts historical labour standard to tackle the Informal Economy
08 June 2015 StreetNet Presentation to Plenary
03 June 2015 Disappointing setback for marginalised workers in informal economy
03 June 2015 International Labour Organisation to address the future of the Informal Economy
29 May 2015 STREETNET/SATUCC inputs into the proposed ILO recommendation on “Transitions from Informal to Formal Economy”
22 May 2015 NASVI relief Lorry reaches NEPAL
13 May 2015 StreetNet launches New Manifesto Campaign in Eastern Europe
04 May 2015 IDEA celebrates May Day
28 April 2015 Brazillian Campaign against the criminalisation of informal traders
27 April 2015 Solidarity with our comrades, the people of Nepal [pdf]
24 April 2015 StreetNet launches New Manifesto and hosts Social Solidarity Workshop
17 April 2015 Xhidmat-ISH hosts Capacity Building Workshop
10 April 2015 Lift the cap on NYC`s street vendors
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INDIA. DP is irreparable, scrap it, say activists. Times of India (10 April 2015).

TANZANIA. College plans to identify trade opportunities for hawkers. Daily News (10 April 2015)  by Ludovick Kazoka.

INDIA. No street vendors, cycle rickshaws in Lajpat Nagar market: NGT. Zee News (8 April 2015) by PTI. New Delhi:

BOTSWANA. EDD is the way to go. Mmegi Online (8 April 2015).

USA. Five Courses: Hawkers' street food flair & more. Creative Loafing Tampa Bay (8 April 2015) by Meaghan Habuda.

INDIA. Hawkers may be allowed near Rishi Kapoor, Anil Ambani's Pali Hill residences. DNA India (8 April 2015) by Amrita Nayak Dutta.

ABU-DHABI. Abu Dhabi Municipality raid scares away street hawkers. Gulf News (7 April 2015).

SINGAPORE. Hawker centres to be spruced up with murals and art installations. Channel News Asia (5 April 2015) by Vimita Mohandas.

MALAYSIA. 'Development will be inclusive'. The Star Online (3 April 2015).

INDIA. 'Street vendors denied right to livelihood'. The Hindu (1 April 2015) by K.N. Umesh.

SOUTH AFRICA. South Africa: Xenophobic Violence in KZN - 'This Is a Black Easter for Foreigners'.

SINGAPORE. Singapore street food: stewed, sliced and steamed - video.

USA. Street vendors press city to legalize their trade.

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