Roadmap

Roadmap

Lines of action

To carry out its mission in a concrete and operational way, GTA develops around 6 specific lines of action that organize the annual objectives. By it's lines of actions, the GTA tends to:

  • [A] Document : Foster platforms and spaces of exchange, mutual learning, documentation and visibility of the project amongst existing alternatives.
  • [B] Disseminate : Propagate the idea and visibility and process of the GTA among different media
  • [C] Connect : Create a space for already existing networks to connect and engage cross-sectorally.
  • [D] Stimulate : Stimulating new networking and weaving. Enable and stimulate new networks / confluences of alternatives in countries or regions that do not have them, by providing key lessons from current GTA's Weavers.
  • [E] Support : Develop strategies and actions of solidarity and support with allied projects and networks
  • [F] Advocate : Where necessary, join other global processes to advocate or campaign on urgent matters relevant to Alternatives

Annual planning

In the following section we describe the objectives per year. This is an organic plan that is regularly updated.

2021

  • Continue the development to achieve a more robust and improved version of our “meta-maps of alternatives”.
  • Strengh mutual connections (sharing information and ideas, practical collaborations) amongst alternative initiatives (groups, movements, networks and processes) that are publicly visible.
  • Develope concrete and operational tools for Weavers to deepen their autonomy; expand and strengthen their networks; promote mapping and self-documentation of their members actions and practices.
  • Start the definition of a common Open Framework for the identification, description and understanding of alternatives around the globe.
  • Create a toolbox of resources to weave local and thematic networks to promote the creation of new weavers
  • Promote and weaver similar processes promoted in at least 20 countries/regions in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Australia and Europe.
  • Promote the organization of national meetings for building alliances between alternative experiences (and resistance movements they are linked to) in the countries where they are already articulated; encouraging the spread of such initiatives into new areas.
  • Organize the first global phisical meeting of those participating in the GTA Core and main endorsers.
  • Engage into actions and expressions of solidarity with movements, either as the GTA or as a listing of its participating organisations/movements.
  • Establish the GTA as an international process for full range of activities relating to systemic transformation, in close collaboration with global fora like the World Social Forum.
  • Produce a charter/declaration or manifesto that publicly expose the core of agreements of the GTA's networked members.

2022

  • Sustain an international reference mapping and documentation platform that houses information and open knowledge about thousands of Alternatives at an international level, built in a collaborative way.
  • Facilitating establishment of autonomous regional ‘enclaves’ in all the countries where it would be possible, learning from the experiences of the Zapatista in Chiapas and the Kurdish initiative in Rojava.
  • Continued plugging into efforts, initiatives and mobilizations openly challenging the dominant system and advocating systemic alternatives in appropriate spaces, conditions and circumstances.
  • Continued global campaigns of information about the initiative, global/regional meetings, and documentation/outreach.