ABOUT INITIATIVES (Announcement of action, statements)
Initiatives are a public statement or description of an action plan ( horizon 18 months) , preferably with up to 3 public action dates, that some organizations participants in APSF or WSF space and process, assume publicly together, as its promoter group.
( of course, an Initiative/annuoncement promoter group, gathering one or more organizations can be organizing activities to promote, discuss, develop, articulate its initiative)
Initiatives / announcements , public declarations, statements, action plan descriptions can be about struggles, campaigns, common agenda , innovative practices etc
There can be hundreds of initiatives active at the time of WSF2024 event
Initiatives are aggregated in a directory of initiatives in WSF platform . There is a diversity of ways to contribute to transformative action for anoher possible world. Initiatives described can be presented as struggles , campaigns, common agenda , innovative practices...
An initiative page also describes how to get in contact with its promoter group, and how to support the initiative/announcement, and possibly being included in its promoters group, or supporter group.
Public action dates announced in each initiative are aggregated in an Calendar of actions from WSF participants ( with a 18 month visibility)
Each initiative is given an interactive digital meetig room, where interested participants can meet with its promoter group, at dates and hours that the group indicates . This is aggregated into an Agora of futures / Square for actions
Agora/Square format may serve for
-holding a space of intercommunications about initiatives/announcements during an event ( such as WSF2024) , or for
- organizing a final moment of an event , where participants can project themselves in the future, visiting the booths/table of initiatives/announcements of their choice, for making contact with the promoter group, expressing interest for support and participation in the public actions announced by those initiative promoter groups.
A same public action date can be described in the two processe. APSF site is not implementing the notion of initiative. An action page in APSF can show the link to the initiative in WSF contextualizing this action.
Steps to announce an initiative in WSF are described in "using WSF platforms" in WSF2024 menu
See CONCRETELY what an initiative can be :
150+ initiatives here : https://join.wsforum.net/initiatives
Steps to announce an action in APSF are described in "how to use this site", in Home menu
See also the page "entry points" in org menu