Suivez-nous

Accueil > S’informer > Glossaire > International Solidarity

International Solidarity

Given the fact that “poverty (economically but also socially, culturally, …) is increasing throughout the world [1]” and that “ globalization increases the interdependence between human beings, the state and economies [2]”, international solidarity consists in taking into account the reality of these inequalities, in the understanding of the causes and in acting to fight against those inequalities.
Everyone can be involved: public authorities, territorial collectivity, companies, medias, labor unions, associations, … Every citizen is involved” [3].
In other words, “international solidarity is :
• A rational action aiming at creating changes in individual and collective behaviors
• A political action aiming at making international politics’ rules fairer
• A necessity for everyone as it is the condition for a fairer world ! [4]”.

Notes

[1“More than a trillion people live in hunger. A trillion of citizens in the world live in precarious settlements. At the same time, global wealth has been multiplied by 8 in the last 40 years. The total volume of trades of the 200 most important transnational companies is higher than the economy of 180 countries. The inequalities have never been so important between countries, and within every country, included in the states of the “North”.”

[2« The political and economic choices have social and environmental consequences at a local as well as global level ».

[3All quotes come from: The week of international solidarity, what is international solidarity?: http://www.lasemaine.org/osons/quest-ce-que-la-solidarite-internationale-pour-la-semaine (translation by Ritimo)

[4Idem

Nouveautés

Ressources documentaires

Accéder à toute la documentation

Formations

Toutes les formations

Campagnes

  • Pour l’interopérabilité des géants du Web ! Lettre commune de 45 organisations

    La Quadrature du Net, soutenue par 45 organisations dont Ritimo, demande au gouvernement et au législateur d’agir pour que les grandes plateformes (Facebook, Youtube, Twitter…) deviennent interopérables avec les autres services Internet.

  • Contre le G7, pour un autre monde ! mobilisations du 19 au 26 août à Hendaye-Irun

    Du 19 au 26 août, des initiatives alternatives sont organisées au Pays Basque. Communiqué des plateformes nationale et basque.

Toutes les campagnes

À lire sur les sites des membres

Tous les articles