National Gathering 2016

National Gathering 2016


When: June 4, 2016

Whether you’ve campaigned with us for years or are totally new to Global Justice Now, our day of workshops, discussions and information sharing is a chance to be part of the growing movement against corporate power. Diane Abbott, shadow secretary of state for international development, will be our keynote speaker.

10am-6pm at the Human Rights Action Centre, 17-25 New Inn Yard, London EC2A 3EA.




Provisional timetable now available (pdf)

Workshops and sessions:

Have corporations taken over international development?
Shadow development secretary Dianne Abbott will speak about what’s wrong with the government’s approach to aid.

Unfair trade deals
If you don’t already know about the latest wave of unjust trade deals; CETA, TTIP and TISA come and find out about them. Also an opportunity to hear the latest developments in the campaigns against them and how best to get involved.

Energy democracy – switched on thinking
Learn about the exciting campaigns to win energy democracy in the UK. Fighting for socially just and climate friendly approaches to energy.

Our movement and what’s next
Global Justice Now’s director Nick Dearden speaks about where we are as movement and where we need to be heading.

Other elements of the day:

Open space
Time for you to lead your own discussions with others who are engaged.

Campaign surgery
A chance to speak to Global Justice Now campaigns and activism staff throughout the day. Ask them your questions and find out what they can do to help you and what you can do to make change happen.


A reasonable-priced lunch will be available to buy on the day. The venue is wheelchair accessible.

This event will incorporate our annual general meeting.


How to get there