The International Meeting ‘Another Davos' in Zurich, Switzerland, parallel to the meeting of the World Economic Forum
NATO war in Kosovo
Protests in financial centers around the world
International meeting ‘Another World is Possible' in Paris organized by ATTAC, Committee for the Abolition of the Third World Debt (CADTM), and the World Alternatives Forum
First Latin American Cry for the excluded using the slogan, ‘For Work, Justice and Life'
International meeting for Abolition of Third World Debt and the South-South Summit about the debt in Johannesburg , South Africa
November 30: Qualitative Leap in Computer Mediated Protest Movements
Thousands of people protest in Seattle against the WTO Millennium Round, disrupting the negotiations on the 2 nd day of the summit
The protest became a major media icon and political event proliferating and converging movements across borders and continents making them part of a single protest cycle.
The internet list ‘Stop the WTO Round' became an important vehicle to organize people.
Indymedia (Independent Media Centre) and the Direct Action Network (the Ruckus Society) along with several others made an unprecedented contribution in mobilizing activists, cultural groups and protest movements across borders.
Seattle became the inaugural media event that defines a qualitative leap towards ‘anti-globalization' mass mobilization through computer mediated network technology.
Marked a turning point in ‘the ability of nontraditional international actors to mobilize information strategically to help create new issues and categories and to persuade, pressure, and gain leverage' (Keck and Sikkink, 1998: p02)
January: Popular and indigenous uprising gin Ecuador
Protests in opposition to the World Economic Forum in Davos , Switzerland
February: Protests and mobilizations in Bangkok , Thailand , against the tenth United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Summit
March: Beginning of the World March of Women 2000 ending with a mobilization in front of the United Nations
April : Protests and mobilizations in Washington , D.C. in opposition t the International Monetary Fund meeting
May: Mobilizations throughout the world on International Labour Day, considered the Fourth Day of Global Action
Thousands of people protest in Chiang Mai , Thailand in opposition to the meeting fo the Asian Development Bank (ADB)
June: Alternative summit to the Second Social Development Summit organized by the United Nations in Geneva , Switzerland
Demonstrations demanding abolition of Third World Debt held in Okinawa , Japan during the G-8 meeting.
July-August : Around 20,000 people protest during the Republican National Convention in Philadelphia , demanding the right to abortion and an end to the death penalty, police brutality, environmental degradation, and the U.S. occupation of Peurto Rico
September : Third International Conference of Via Campesina in Banglore , India
Protests during the Millennium Meeting of the UN
Protests on Melbourne , Australia against the World Economic Forum
Fifty Day of Global Action on the occasion of the annual meeting of the IMF and the World Bank in Prague , Czech Republic . More than 15,000 people participate in the protests, which caused the meeting to end early, demonstrations held in more than forty countries
October: Culmination of the World March of Women
December: Mobilizations and protests in Nice , France , against the European Union Summit
International meeting of Dakar 2000, ‘From Resistance to Alternatives', with aims of annulling the debt and abandoning structural adjustment programmes in the Third World