Who we are

For the fourth time, the European Attac Network organises the European Summer University for Social Movements (ESU). In 2017, this festive and activist gathering will be held in Toulouse, France, from August 23 to 27.

During five days, you will attend plenty of:

  • Debates,
  • Conferences,
  • Workshops,
  • Cultural activities,
  • Meetings…

This will be an opportunity to meet activists from all over Europe (and the world), to analyse the current political context and to create together the alternatives and mobilisation for another world more necessary than ever before!

  • The organisers

    The European Summer University for Social Movements (ESU) is mainly organized by the European Attac Network in close partnership with many civil society organisations, trade unions, and social movements from all over Europe. In order to work together in understanding the current system and in building another world (through resistance and concrete alternatives building), they wished to open a space for meetings, exchanges, thought and experiments. This is what the ESU is.

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  • The Partners

    While the launching and organisation of the European Summer University for Social Movements is an initiative of the European ATTAC Network, a number of other partners are involved at different levels in the preparation of this event. The richness and success of this meeting will owe a great deal to the involvement of a wide variety of different organisations and to the initiatives that have come from social movements across Europe. They are providing truly forceful ideas and proposals in (...)

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  • What is Attac?

    ATTAC is an international organization involved in the alter-globalization movement. We oppose neo-liberal globalization and develop social, ecological, and democratic alternatives so as to guarantee fundamental rights for all. Specifically, we fight for the regulation of financial markets, the closure of tax havens, the introduction of global taxes to finance global public goods, the cancellation of the debt of developing countries, fair trade, and the implementation of limits to free (...)

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