BIEN Bulletin - September 2020

Welcome to the monthly BIEN Bulletin for September 2020


This is International Basic Income Week

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A new European Citizens' Initiative

On 25 September, the collection of statements of support for the European Citizens’ Initiative will begin. The initiative calls on the European Commission to submit to the appropriate institutions a proposal for the introduction of an Unconditional Basic Income while remaining within the competences conferred on the EU by the Treaties. 

Click here to read about the European Citizens' Initiative

A new map 

A new tool for communication, interaction and collaboration among Universal Basic Income (UBI) Advocates and UBI Networks was launched on the 15th September as part of the 13th International Basic Income Week.

The tool, ‘Global Map of UBI Networks’, has been developed under the umbrella of ‘Worldwide Meetings of UBI Advocates and UBI Networks’. It is a digital map of UBI Networks, and at its launch there were 132 UBI Networks from more than 45 different countries participating in it’s first version.

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Thank you to Louise Haagh

Louise Haagh has served as Co-chair and Chair of BIEN for a total of three terms of office, and has decided not to stand again for the post of Chair at the forthcoming Executive Committee elections. At its meeting on the 6th September the Executive Committee expressed its thanks to Louise

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More news items

On the news page you will find an article about Mongolia's resource-to-cash transfers; news of interesting developments in Russia; links to recordings of a recent international conference held in South Korea; a notice of an event in Bristol, UK;  and much more.  Basic Income Earth Network

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