Proposals of the World Social Forum, 2005

Publishing countries : Brazil

The Alliance of Independent Publishers, in partnership with the Ford Foundation (USA - and the Charles Léopold Mayer Foundation (Swizerland -, set up a copublishing project to gather the proposals that will come out of the World Social Forum context, in Porto Alegre (Brazil). To achieve this goal, the Alliance sent 11 writers to Porto Alegre, to cover the 11 themes of the 2005 WSF (see the 11 themes of the WSF on the website Each writer will contribute a chapter to a book that will be copublished by the Alliance members first in French, English, and Portuguese - followed by versions in other languages.