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18 October 2013 NSSF invites informal sector workers to participate in the National Security Fund in Tanzania
11 October 2013 International Day For Decent Work
08 October 2013 7th October - Day of action
04 October 2013 World Day for Decent Work - 7 October
04 October 2013 FUTRAND rises as a phoenix
01 October 2013 National Seminar for the Association of street vendors, market vendors and street hawkers in DRC: Participants clearly defined Terms of Reference of the mandate given to Interim Committee for the creation of a National Alliance of Vendors
23 September 2013 Worker Experts’ Final Statement
20 September 2013 Update on Tripartite Meeting of Experts on Facilitating Transitions from the Informal Economy to the Formal Economy
20 September 2013 Inhabitants of Kiev (Ukraine) witness another barbaric demolition of working places of entrepreneurs
20 September 2013 Tripartite Meeting of Experts on Facilitating Transitions from the Informal Economy to the Formal Economy at the International Labour Conference
17 September 2013 Please join StreetNet tomorrow for a live interview on a discussion on the Informal Economy in Africa. ZCIEA and SAITA will be part of the panel
07 September 2013 A historic day for Street Vendors
06 September 2013 StreetNet President Mr Oscar Silva invited to participate as a guest speaker at the “First International Social Responsibility Congress” in Argentina
30 August 2013 Street vendors prepare back up plan in Jakarta
30 August 2013 Send thousands of postcards to Congress president Sonia Gandhi for passage of Street Vendors Bill in monsoon session
23 August 2013 StreetNet Welcomes SEWA during their Field Visit to South Africa
20 August 2013 Gas attack on the market "Barabashovo" of Kharkiv city (Eastern Ukraine) continues
16 August 2013 The Quetzaltenango Workers` Union, (UTQ), Manifests To National And International Public Opinion
12 August 2013 Position Statement from the Women Cross Border Traders Forum on Mainstreaming Gender in the SADC Regional Trade Policy and the Tripartite Free Trade Area Policy Framework
08 August 2013 South Africa celebrates National Women`s Day
08 August 2013 StreetNet Eastern European holds a Regional Workshop for its Affiliates
08 August 2013 StreetNet meets with the Madrid City Council
31 July 2013 Nepal Street Vendors Unioun (NEST) organises workshop on Women leadership development training
22 July 2013 UPTA has constituted the National Federation of Street Traders in Madrid, aiming to dignify and professionalise their activities.
19 July 2013 Lack of response from EThekwini Municipality regarding requests for better service delivery and working conditions for Informal traders
 
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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