#12M15 Summary Minutes 12M15M GA 02/18/12

The facilitators team gives a brief introduction to the assembly in which explains that this assembly is not decisional but merely for the coordination of international working groups working for the preparation of 12M and 15M.
Explains the symbols used on this assembly, consisting of writing on the chat mumble a +1 if you agree with the proposal and a -1 if you’re not.
It is recommended to use a headset to avoid echoes and reverberations.
Presents the moderation team and agenda:


A: Updates from working groups

0) Facilitator
1) Actions
2) Global call
3) Methodology
4) Technical
5) Communication
6) Other groups

B: Questions, doubts … several interventions

0. Facilitators:

Facilitators group asked the working groups to attach the minutes of last meeting and the time and place of next meeting. Groups are also asked to create a contact email and send Minutes and other documents to facilitators mail to facilitate the dissemination and publication of their work progress

-The contact email from Facilitators group is  dinamization12m15m@gmail.com

We propose a biweekly Assemblies to enhance working groups enough time to develop.
So the next meeting is on Saturday 3th March.

We recall the consensus of the previous meeting consensus was reached on the rotation of servers:

occupytalk →  takethesquare → democraciarealya

So the next meeting will be on the server of the takethesquare, room 12M15M

Also be given a sweeping by the other rooms to ensure that no one is to miss the meeting.

1. Action

The group have created a facebook page:


They have basically focus on create links and contacts, among them World Social Forum

2.   Global call

Basically they have read different proposals from all over the world.
They have also opened a group on n-1 for enabling larger participation:


They have also created a tool to facilitate discussion that will  be launched on Monday February 20th:


-The contact email is globalcall@metabilly.org

It is reported that for the 15O we did not make a Global Call, since it is difficult to resume all demands on a global one. And some people do not think is necessary for 12M15M. they argued that local call is better to adapt to each different context.

It is said that the debt could be a possible connection point, because surely all agree we would be annulled.

3. Methodology

The group was empty. Facilitators group takes over, as it is the work that has already being done.

4. Technical Group

The group was empty. It remains open pending to be formed and which you will find necessary technical group.


They add their minutes and contacts:

PAD COM 1   http://titanpad.com/4iKhcrJgOP
PAD COM 2   http://titanpad.com/COM12M15M
MAILING LIST communication12M15M@lists.takethesquare.net
COM WIKI    http://communication12m15m.wikispaces.com/


They are making connections with all possible places to get a global coordination for the 12th and 15th May. Their core work is mostly Europe and America. But they are contacting with Russia, Australia and the Arab world. They also seek to have contacts with the Asian world.
They agreed on using the same  tools that were used for the15O


There is a group working on non-violence:

POINT B (information, questions, suggestions …)

There is open a talk of possible changing/rotating the schedule of meetings in order to facilitate  China participation (due to different timing). We talk  about different possibilities to facilitate different regions as  rotating schedule, or  several meetings based on different time zones. Since is a important topic, there will be a specific agenda point on this issue next meeting. (March 3th on Takethesquare server)

Is reported that every Thursday from now on,  on Occupy server  will be hold a meeting to discuss what is happening on the camps and local assemblies worldwide. Be free to disseminate and participate



Coming meetings and Servers:

Next General Assembly: Saturday March 3th  20h UTC+1
Mumble: SERVER Takethesquare.net  ROOM  #12M #15M

WorkGroups Meetings :

-Facilitators: Wednesday 20hrs  UTC+1 _SERVER: occupytalk _ROOM: happy room

-Communication: Friday  20:30hrs UTC+1_SERVER: occupytalk_ ROOM 12M15M communication.

Permanent working spaces and difussion webs for the #12y15M

DRY Internacional: http://international.democraciarealya.es/12m/
InterOccupy: http://interoccupy.org/globalspring/
BCN Internacional: http://acampadabcninternacional.wordpress.com/category/may-2012/
Madrid.Tomalaplaza.net: http://madrid.tomalaplaza.net/category/comisiones/internacional-comisiones/
N-1: https://n-1.cc/pg/groups/1112819/12m12-global-action-day/
N-1: https://n-1.cc/pg/groups/1010883/15m-global-strike/

How to use Mumble: http://takethesquare.net/2011/10/04/mumble-setup-walkthrough/

Previous GENERAL ASSEMBLY Minutes:

Minute: 21-01-02:https://docs.google.com/document/d/1l5I_hPAo9FYD4KKbuB2-TKKj2Hv3d1edwlU4BI7_C3I/edit

Minute 28-01-02: https://docs.google.com/document/d/18OS2tvKu7c-K2F3s6BxwjbK3pyKlQ_hA7GPA-FyiHQ8/edit?pli=1&hl=en_US


Minute 08-02-02: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1sR2ace1HsjmbJ5OfDQ_irkswUGOBy6c_6gI5-Xv6nOI/edit?userstoinvite=salvador.espada@gmail.com
Minute 11-02-02:


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We are just like you, citizens of the world fed up with the critical situation and we believe a real change can be achieved through the coordination of non violent actions and self-managed alternatives around the world. There must be a better way of dealing with the survival and enjoyment of our life, we believe in consensus and in non-hierarchical organization. We believe that another world is possible, where nobody has to die of hunger while others throw food away. We don’t have flags and we fight the borders crossing them. We try to be in the best place at the good moment, from Brussels to Lisbon, from Madrid to Athens, reporting but also acting. We come from activist groups, hacking platforms or post capitalist projects and we participated a lot in the Spanish revolution since the beginning. We leave our respective assemblies for this international project of global coordination but we keep in touch, sending back information and visiting regularly. We are open to integrate new people to our project or to help the creation of new teams. More information about our way to work in the protocol.

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