Electronics with a feminist perspective, the focus of the Mobile Social Congress

On Wednesday, the third edition of the  Mobile Social Congress concluded at Pati Manning. This Congress, organized by SETEM Catalunya on February 27 and 28 with the collaboration of over 30 local and international organizations and initiatives, seeks to reflect on the current model for the production and consumption of computer and communications technologies.…

Declaration on the denial of visa to two activists from the Congo invited to participate in the Mobile Social Congress

Sylvie Luzala and Erick Kambale were invited to participate on Wednesday in the third edition of the Mobile Social Congress, organized by SETEM Catalunya. They were asked to explain the role played by mobile technology in the war, violence and violation of human rights in the Democratic Republic of the…

Give us a hand: become a Mobile Social Congress volunteer

Once again, the Mobile Social Congress is back. This is an alternative to the Mobile World Congress that proposes options to move towards a fair electronic model. You can view the full, two-day program here. We’re looking for volunteers to help us with multiple tasks, from putting up posters in…

See the Program of the 2018 Mobile Social Congress

In its third edition, the Mobile Social Congress will focus on the alternative experiences from the social and solidarity economy promoting technological sovereignty from a feminist perspective. At the same time, participants will get to see examples of organization and resistance by female workers and women from communities affected by…

Showing of the documentary ‘Complicit’ and discussion with the director

China produces 90% of the world’s electronic devices. Every 5 hours a worker dies, poisoned by the high toxicity of the chemical products used to manufacture these devices (although the true number may be even higher). The documentary “Complicit”, will be shown on Monday, February 25 at 6:30 pm at…

SETEM activists protest the use of toxic chemicals in mobile phones at the MWC

The protest in front of the Fira de Barcelona denounces the poisoning of workers manufacturing mobile phones, demanding that companies guarantee their safety and operate in a more transparent manner. During the inauguration of the Mobile World Congress, a group of activists from SETEM Catalunya protested the use of toxic…