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KENASVIT members celebrates International Street Vendors Day by launching a clean-up campaign

KENASVIT members celebrates International Street Vendors Day by launching a clean-up campaign KENASVIT affiliates celebrated International Street Vendors Day by launching a massive clean- up campaign. Over a hundred informal workers and traders cleaned up the streets and their trading areas. They also took the opportunity to bring awareness to their demands and bring awareness of their plight with local authorities.

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Street vendors celebrate International Street Vendors Day and demand inclusive central legislation, representative voice and adequate social protection

NASVI to accelerate process of forming Asia level Alliance of Street Vendors

National Association of Street Vendors of India A large number of street vendors under the banner of the National Association of Street Vendors of India (NASVI) on Wednesday responded enthusiastically to the solidarity call of Durban based StreetNet International, a global collective of street vendor organizations working in Latin America, Africa and Asia, celebrating International Street Vendors Day in different cities and towns. NASVI announced that it would accelerate the process of forming an Asia level Alliance of Street Vendors to spearhead the street vendor movement in the continent.

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StreetNet Celebrates their 10th Anniversary and International Street Vendor’s Day on 14th November

Streetnet Newletter no.24   10th anniversary of the foundation of Streetnet
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  10th anniversary of the foundation of Streetnet
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NAPETUL, Liberia celebrates International Street Vendors Day with Sport

NAPETUL hosted a soccer tournament among other activities. The Governor of central bank of Liberia Dr. Mill Jones, and Deputy Governor and the chair lady of NAPETUL Comfort Doryen were also present. Here are some snippets of their day. For more information, please visit the StreetNet International Facebook page and the Campaigns Blogspot.

 

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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