Posted on October 8th, 2009 by Unionisland Republic
Tomorrow (Friday 9 October 2009) sees the start of another three day music and message extravaganza, from the very talented folks who brought you The Rings and SL HRF. The Imagine Festival will be spread over three locations, and will feature art installations, gigs and performances, and talks and discussions, anticipating a peaceful, fairer and [...]
A nicely made machinima trailer for Second Life’s Earth Week celebrations. Co-ordinated by a network of SL activists, 18th April to 25th April will see a programme of events, discussions, concerts, happening right across SL and right across timezones, but all aimed at raising awareness of environmental issues amongst Second Life users. Check out the [...]
Posted on February 10th, 2009 by Unionisland Republic
For those who missed it – or those who want to remember some of the highlights, Human Rights Festival organiser Medora Chevalier has put together a slideshow of events and sims that took part in last December’s Second Life festival to mark the anniversary of the UN Declaration of Human Rights. Check it out now.
I attended a follow up meeting last night for the SL Human Rights Festival, held last December to mark the 60th anniversary of the UN Declaration on Human Rights. It was nice to meet a bunch of really great individuals, with a lot of performing and organising talent, as well as a solid commitment to [...]
Thanks to everyone who came to our event for SL’s Human Rights Festival on Monday. We had an ambitious plan to link senior international unionists in Brussels, Geneva and London, and it nearly worked!
We had two great presentations from Philip Jennings, General Secretary of UNI Global Union, and Owen Tudor, Head of International for the [...]
Discuss globalisation, human rights and labour rights with Philip Jennings (UNI Global Union GS), Zuzanna Gorska (Solidarnosc) and Owen Tudor (TUC).
Union Island is taking part in a huge, six day Second Life Human Rights Festival, to mark the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Some of Second Life’s leading musicians are [...]
Union Island users will no doubt be interested in loads of the events planned for HRF – the Second Life Human Rights Festival that starts tomorrow, and you can find more information at slhumanrightsfestival.wordpress.com
If you’re around, you might like to go to an event organised by SLLU (Second Life Left Unity) at their Unity Station [...]
Posted on December 9th, 2008 by Unionisland Republic
The 60th Anniversary of the Declaration of Universal Rights is being celebrated by a huge festival in Second Life, stating tomorrow, 10 Dec. More than 60 concerts over 6 days mark the 60 years and the talents of 100 artists and musicians are part of the celebration. More than 30 sims reflect the 30 articles [...]
Posted on December 5th, 2008 by Unionisland Republic
Union Island is going to be taking part in a huge, six day cross-SL festival to mark the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Some of Second Life’s leading musicians are coming together with human rights activists and organisations to stage dozens of special events, raising awareness, forming international links and having [...]
2008 saw the first LabourStart Labour Photo of the Year Contest.
This was a judged and voted competition.
First, photos entered in the contest were posted on Flickr. A panel of three distinguished trade union photographers then whittled it down from 101 entries to 5 finalists.
The winners were then selected by a vote open to anyone on [...]