Agenda, June 11
Main Workshops (simultaneously)
Workshop 1: Active solidarity with Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua:
There will be a reflection, debate and development of action proposals regarding:
Economic blockade and unilateral coercive measures of US imperialism and its partners in the European Union to Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua. How these affect the population, this being a crime against humanity.
Immediate release of diplomat Alex Saab.
Workshop 2: Defense of Latin America as a zone of peace:
A reflection, debate and proposals for action will be developed about:
Expansion of NATO and Imperialism in Latin America, taking into account that the designation of Colombia as an external ally of NATO is official.
Results of the Summit of the Americas to be held in Los Angeles, California, USA, from June 6 to 10, 2022, which is an instance of subordination imperialist and colonial policies of the US and Canada, who seek to maintain hegemony over the peoples of Our America to the detriment of their sovereignty. In addition, the exclusion of sovereign countries such as Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua is noted.
Workshop 3: Regional integration from the perspective of workers and social organizations that aims at the creation of a permanent organic space for Our America:
There will be a reflection, debate and development of action proposals about the regional integration of workers that allows us to articulate the solidarities and struggles of the popular labor movement in Our America, as well as the active participation of the working class in the strengthening of CELAC, UNASUR and ALBA-TCP.
Regional Workshops (simultaneously)
Workshop 4: North American movement-building:
We want to reflect, debate and create proposals on the existing realities in North America (Canada and the US) that are an expression of internal imperialist and colonial violence against their own peoples. Among the issues that stand out are: police brutality, racism and the prison system in the US against Afro-descendants and Hispanics; the precarious situation of the native peoples of the region; racial violence against migrants and their cultural diversity; gender violence and sexual diversity; the struggles for labor and social rights; the neoliberal capitalist depredation of nature that causes global climate change; others.
Workshop 5: What’s next for Latin America & the Caribbean?:
We want to reflect, debate and create proposals on the existing realities in Latin America and the Caribbean that are an expression of imperialist and colonial violence against the peoples with the consequent loss of sovereignty over our resources and territories. Among the issues that stand out are: growing poverty; unemployment and job insecurity; violence against trade unionists and social activists; the environmental deterioration of the territories by the transnationals; gender violence, sexual and cultural diversity; structural racism and violence against indigenous, native and Afro-descendant peoples; the criminalization of migration; others.
Closing Plenary Session:
Presentation of the final declarations documents.