Calendar

If you have an event in your region, please use the event-form to send it in:
https://basicincomeweek.org/event-form/

 

At the moment, there are 3 each one worldwide synchronized Basic Income Week actions and projects:

  1. until Sunday 22nd September 2019 “Basic Income Week Campaign”:
    overlay your Facebook profile picture www.facebook.com/BasicIncomeWeek/posts/995055477506728/ or direct www.facebook.com/profilepicframes/?selected_overlay_id=666500437198081
  2. at Friday 20th September 2019 “2nd International Basic Income Beer – [City/Location]”:
    Since 2018 a worldwide synchronized regular table every year on the Friday evening of the International Basic Income Week where the local basic income groups meet in as many places as possible worldwide in a relaxed atmosphere for food & drink in cafes, bars, pubs, restaurants, etc. to exchange, network and at the same time on the topic basic income Interested local information materials/flyer and give speech & answer.
    This can be done from small mini basic income regular table in small villages with 3 people and a simple sign up to large basic income regular table (as a small mini basic income fair) with information tables, speeches, presentations, free food & drinks, live Music/Band, Social Media Greetings, Live Switch to basic income regular tables in other cities and countries.
    It is also a good time to reactivate or re-establish basic income initiatives through basic income regular tables!
    (Possibly change/translate the title in your language e.g. german “2. Internationaler BGE-Stammtisch – [Stadt/Region]”.)
    E.g.:
    Berlin (Germany), “2. Internationaler BGE-Stammtisch – Berlin” www.facebook.com/events/727312807612798/ or www.grundeinkommenberlin.wordpress.com/infos/#2
  3. at Saturday 26st September 2019 “Basic Income March – [City/Location]”:
    “The Basic Income March, led by Basic Income NYC, is set for September 26, 2019. It might be accompanied by Basic Income Marches in other cities on the same day.” www.basicincome.org/news/2019/07/a-march-for-basic-income-will-take-place-in-new-york-city-september-21-2019/
    due to time organizing the date is moved forward to 26thseptember, next your we hope to have a sychronized event within Basic Income Week
    E.g.:
    New York City (USA), www.facebook.com/events/2475965342623015/ or www.facebook.com/BasicIncomeMarch/ or www.basicincomemarch.com

Please simple set-up Facebook page Basic Income Week as co-host to your Facebook event and we will see and add your event to our Facebook page and list over here. https://www.facebook.com/events/310298613181576

Also check: https://www.facebook.com/pg/BasicIncomeWeek/events/

 

Sep
15
Thu
Events in Austria for the 9th basic income week 2016 @ Various Spaces
Sep 15 – Sep 26 all-day

WdG9.inddOur events in Austria for the “9. International Basic Income Week” are below on this page. Our list takes also 3 days before and 2 days after the international Basich Income Week.

There will be further events, which will be annaunced later in an online version in our website www.pro-grundeinkommen.at, but the events in the attachments will be printed now for distribution in Austria.

Sep
19
Mon
Basic Income for Ireland: Why and How? – Cork @ Maldron Hotel
Sep 19 @ 20:00 – 22:30

corkA public presentation on basic income by members of Basic Income Ireland, with plenty of time for discussion.

One of our Cork members, Dominick Donnelly, is organising this meeting. If you would like to help with publicity or in any other way, please contact Dominick.

In any case, it would be great if you could let Dominick know in advance if you are coming. But you can just show up on the night, too.

Sep
20
Tue
Discussion about unconditional basic income – České Budějovice (CZ) @ Literární kavárna Měsíc ve dne
Sep 20 @ 17:00 – 20:00

czech-pirate-partyPublic discussion on the unconditional basic income.

Lecturer: Ing. Iveta Šugárková and Ing. Bohumil Machacek.
Offers a variety ZONE, Z.S. together with the Czech Pirate Party.

 

Beseda o nepodmíněném základním příjmu

Veřejná beseda o nepodmíněném základním příjmu.
Přednášejí Ing. Iveta Šugárková a Ing. Bohumil Macháček.
Pořádá PESTRÁ ZÓNA, z.s. společně s Českou pirátskou stranou.

České Budějovice, Nová 3, Literární kavárna Měsíc ve dne

Sep
21
Wed
Basic Income Photo Op – Dublin @ Leinster House (Irish parliament)
Sep 21 @ 12:00 – 14:00
Sep
22
Thu
Nordic Conference on Basic Income Pilots – Copenhagen DK @ Christiansborg
Sep 22 – Sep 23 all-day

fjerdesøjlesådanThe first ever Nordic conference on Basic Income Pilots, will take place in the historical setting of Christiansborg, the Danish parliament building in the very centre of Copenhagen, on September 22-23, 2016.

The conference is hosted by the Danish branch of Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN Denmark) in collaboration with the political party the Alternative and in association with Unconditional Basic Income Europe. It will also be the main Danish event marking the 9th International Basic Income Week, September 19-25.

 

The idea of a basic income for all citizens has been around for some time, but has recently gained significantly in popularity, not only among social scientists, economists and philosophers, but also in the general population, in the media and in the political establishment. The number of newspaper and scholarly articles as well as television programs debating this theme has skyrocketed within the last two or three years.

Day 1 of the conference will deal specifically with basic income experiments or pilots. Basic income, in the context of pilots, may be defined as a form of economic safety net that is less conditional than existing welfare benefits. In contrast to traditional forms of social security or welfare benefit systems, a basic income is not made dependent upon work participation (workfare) or personal savings. Also, in some cases, personal income, earned in addition to the basic income, is not set off against it. This is to ensure that it will always pay to work.

In order to evaluate the effect of a basic income in a specific population, pilot studies have been conducted by either private organizations and individuals or even governments since the 1960s, at both regional and state levels.

Still, the exact implementation of basic income varies, particularly in terms of conditionality, and a number of different models have already been introduced or projected. The purpose of the conference is to discuss the anticipated short- or long-term effects of these models and to draw experience from previous experiments and studies.

Day 2 of the conference is dedicated to meetings between basic income activists, researchers and politicians from the Nordic countries and will include both presentations and group discussions. The working title of this part of the conference will be “Basic Income and the Nordic Model”.

A number of distinguished guest speakers have been invited to the conference, which will be moderated by writer and journalist Knud Vilby and officially opened by the political leader of the Alternative, Uffe Elbæk.

On Thursday evening, Day 1 of the conference, we are organizing a special event including a dinner with entertainment, and we hope that you will also want to participate in this less formal part of the program. For more details on this, please see the Evening Event page.

 

http://ubi-nordic.org/

Sep
23
Fri
Celebration of the 9th International Basic Income Week – Madrid (ES) @ Colegio Mayor Universitario "Isabel de España"
Sep 23 @ 19:30 – 22:30

rbi-madridThe event consists of three parts:

  1. in the first one, Paloma Bru (from the Basic Income Observatory of ATTAC), Juan José Huertas (from Basic Income of Fuenlabrada) and Mayte Quintanilla (from Humanists for the Universal Basic Income) will explain their points of view concerning UBI.
  2. In the second one, some questions regarding how a possible introduction of a UBI could influence our lives will be asked to those attending the event.
  3. Finally, in several groups people will exchange their answers to these questions and afterwards each group will share their conclusions with the rest of the groups.

Address: Colegio Mayor Universitario “Isabel de España”, calle Ramón Menéndez Pidal, 5, Ciudad Universitaria. Metropolitano underground station.

Remarks: This event can be consulted in the blog of Humanists for the Universal Basic Income:
https://nuevohumanismorbu.wordpress.com/

Mar
23
Fri
Basic Income: Neither Left nor Right? Join us in Göteborg, 23-25 March 2018! @ Kulturhuset Falken
Mar 23 – Mar 25 all-day

Is Basic Income a political project more of the left or of the right? Is it ‘the capitalist road to communism’ or a libertarian conspiracy from Silicon Valley? Or are these categories pointless when discussing a future with basic income? Who are, who should be our allies in the struggle for basic income? This will be the overarching theme of the next network meeting of Unconditional Basic Income Europe. The weekend in Göteborg (Gothenburg), Sweden 23-25 March 2018 will include a public meeting, seminars, workshops and our annual General Assembly. Come and join us!

Programme

Friday 23th: Basic Income – Neither Left nor Right

Public lecture and discussion with Guy Standing at Världskulturmuseet, moderated by Ann Ighe (Senior lecturer in Economic history, Editor-in-chief of Ord&Bild). Free entry for UBIE members.

Saturday 24th: Seminars and workshops

Venue: Kulturhuset Falken (Falkgatan 7, 416 67 Göteborg)

The detailed program will be published here later.

Saturday evening: Dinner, drinks, discussions and maybe dance at a private location. Limited capacity, first come first serve – register below asap, please!

Sunday 25th: UBIE General Assembly

Venue: Same as Saturday.

The UBIE General Assembly is open to all members and interested guests but only members have the right to vote. The meeting will finish around 3pm.

Sep
13
Thu
UBIE Summer School on the Politics of Basic Income – Barcelona (ES) @ venue will follow
Sep 13 – Sep 16 all-day

The first ever UBIE Summer School on the Politics of Basic Income will take place in Barcelona, from 13 to 16 September, 2018. Experts, policy-makers and civil society activists have been invited to speak about the opportunities and challenges of basic income in EU politics, with a specific focus on the 2019 European Elections.

Learn, discuss and build a European campaign with Unconditional Basic Income Europe! Let us try to understand together the political opportunities and challenges of making basic income a hot topic in the political marketplace of ideas in the European Union. Join us for the first European Summer School of UBIE in Barcelona, 13-16 September 2018!

The main outcome of the Summer School should be a concrete campaign plan to promote basic income during the 2019 European Elections. To achieve this, we plan to structure the programme in the following way:

The planned programme of the event is as follows:

  • Thursday 13th: Welcome Dinner
  • Friday 14th: Lectures and roundtables with invited experts
  • Saturday 15th: Workshops to develop a campaign plan for the 2019 European Elections
  • Sunday 16th: Finalising the campaign plan and sightseeing in Barcelona with UBIE activists!

UBIE does not have a huge budget for this event – which means that it can only be a success if you lend us a hand. There is plenty on things to do in preparation for the event, e.g. programme coordination (identifying and inviting speakers), participant coordination (following up registrations, helping with travel arrangements), logistics (accommodation, catering, equipments), internal and external communications, budgeting/fundraising, leaflet and programme design…

Barcelona started conducting a minimum income trial experiment (known as “B-MINCOME”) last year, which many local people would like to develop into an actual basic income pilot. So we will also use the opportunity to discuss with local politicians and project partners how this attempt could increase public support for a real paradigm shift in social policies – towards a fully unconditional basic income.

Would you rather help out during the event? There are plenty of tasks, like participant coordination, event assistant, speaker assistant, and translator.

Can you help in any other way? Do you have questions? We will be delighted to hear! Please write to [email protected] to let us know any way in which you can help before or during this event!

Going to join us? Great! Please fill in the registration form and do not forget to indicate how you can help!

We will organise a coordination phone call during next week to discuss preparations with all those who wish to help make this happen. The date and time is yet to be confirmed.

Greetings on behalf of the organising team,

Leire, Dániel and Barb

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