European noborder network met in Paris, 9. and 10.12.2000
Activists from nine European countries participated in the third
the European Noborder network in Paris, hosted by the Collectif Anti
Expulsion (CAE). The broad participation shows that Noborder as a
networking project against the border regime has not only
is even extending. All groups present were willing to connect their
activities even closer than in previous years. Ressources will be
shared on a
common webpage (www.noborder.eu.org) which will also include links and
on locally rooted and europeanwide connected activities. The
"deportation-alliance.com" webpage will be extended with information
In addition to practical work, the network has started more in-depth
about globalisation, migration and their implications on the border
Summer 2001 will see a Europewide series of interconnected and
Activities in other countries during this period of time can be linked
this chain of bordercamps. Amongst others there is talk of a second
the Mexican-US border.
Building on this "hot July", a shared action-weekend from 13.-15.
envisaged. Under the motto: "For free circulation, against all racist
laws!", activities will be synchronised across Europe. Around this
there will be migration summit under Belgian EU presidency - actions
refer to that. To make a noborder action day a success, wide local
collaboration is needed - a call to groups working on borders and
implications (like for instance detention, dispersal, vouchers) will
early next year. Input welcome!
- Probably at the beginning of July, the first bordercamp 2001 starts
Tarifa in the south of Spain.
- Followed by a bordercamp at the Polish-Belorus border (probably
- From 21. to 23.7., the G8 summit will take place in Genua. Italian
including Ya Basta will take this as an opportunity to mobilise
counteractions with a focus on migration
- Finally, from 27.7. to 5.8.2001, the fourth bordercamp of "Kein
illegal" Germany will take place at the internal border of Frankfurt