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Date Title
23 June 2016 New Urban Agenda and perspectives for the street vendors in HABITAT III Conference
17 June 2016 IFWEA Meeting of the Executive Committee to discuss its Strategic Plan and Education Program
13 June 2016 Representatives of small businesses of Moldova threaten authorities with protest actions
07 June 2016 5th Congress of Unión de Profesionales y Trabajadores Autónomos (UPTA) elects new leadership
03 June 2016 Wisborn Malaya, Regional Focal Point Coordinator talks about his experience and challenges in the East & South African Region
25 May 2016 New Municipality Plan to relocate street vendors in El Salvador
19 May 2016 StreetNet marks International Workers` Day - 1 May, 2016
04 May 2016 StreetNet holds Negotiations and Strategy Course for the ZCIEA leaders in Harare, Zimbabwe
25 April 2016 Training Workshop on Organising from the Bottom up
11 April 2016 STREETNET Americas affiliates contribute to important book
30 March 2016 NASVI National Workshop on Town Vending Committee in New Delhi, India
25 March 2016 68 Comrades of Sindicato Unificado de Locatarios de Mercados de Honduras and FOTSSIEH lost their stalls and mechandises in a fire
14 March 2016 “The City We Want” Campaign launched in South Africa
08 March 2016 Greetings from StreetNet International Vice-President on the occasion of International Women`s Day
22 February 2016 Belarusian entrepreneurs are fighting for their rights, demanding the cancellation of the Decree № 222
22 February 2016 Xidmat-ISH educates youth of Azerbaijan on the drug addiction issue and its consequences
04 February 2016 Cities Alliance Liberia Programme Inception Workhop, 22-24 February 2016
01 February 2016 First visit of Rwanda Kenya exchange visit
14 January 2016 FTUEU discusses a newly adopted ILO Recommendation 204
10 December 2015 Cambodian Trade Unions oppose adoption of a new Trade Union Law
24 November 2015 Repressions towards unions and Street vendors in South Korea
02 November 2015 Online crowd funding - a new experiment of StreetNet International
19 October 2015 StreetNet affiliate from Azerbaijan helps street vendors in villages and promotes ILO Recommendation 204
07 October 2015 Free Trade Unions of Ukraine marked a World Day for Decent Work
28 September 2015 Nothing for us Without Us !!
 
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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