List of signatory organisations: End the private patent system! For a pharmaceutical industry under popular control and a free, universal and public vaccination system.

8 June 2021 by CADTM International , Collective , Attac France , World March of Women , TNI

At the initiative of CADTM International, two hundred and fifty social organisations, trade unions, NGOs and other movements active in the five continents have signed an international appeal ( which is published by various major media.

List of signatories

Intercontinental organisations :

  1. Committee for the Abolition of Illegitimate Debt (CADTM) international network;
  2. Global Campaign to Reclaim Peoples Sovereignty, Dismantle Corporate power and Stop Impunity;
  3. Global/Glocal Network for Quality Education Red global/Glocal por la calidad educativa;
  4. International Association of Health Policy (IAHP);
  5. International Peoples’ Assembly (IPA);
  6. Labour Network of Solidarity and Struggles ://;
  7. People’s Dialogue (south-south network);
  8. People’s Health Movement (PHM);
  9. The Agora of the Inhabitants of the Earth;
  10. Transnational Institute
  11. World Social Forum Reflection Group;
  12. World March of Women
  13. Zero Covid Alliance

Europe :

International organisations

  1. CADTM Europe (Belgium, France, Italy, Greece, Luxembourg & Switzerland
  2. European Network against Commercialisation of Health and Social Protection


  1. Active Unemployed Austria Aktive Arbeitslose
  2. Latin America Information Group Informationsgruppe Lateinamerika
  3. Institute for Intercultural Research and Cooperation
  4. Zéro covid


  2. ATTAC Wallonia-Brussels
  3. CADTM Belgium
  4. CEPAG
  5. CETRI - Centre tricontinental, Belgique,
  6. Cultural Presence and Action Présence et Action Culturelles
  7. Forum North South Forum Nord-Sud
  8. Fonds Ernest Mandel (Belgique)
  9. Formation Léon Lesoil (Belgique)
  10. General Labour Federation of Belgium Wallonia Fédération Générale du Travail de Belgique(FGTB) wallonne
  11. Health & Solidarity Action Platform Plateforme d’Action Santé & Solidarité
  12. National Employees’ Centre Centrale Nationale des Employés (CNE-CSC)
  13. Struggle for health La Santé en Lutte
  14. Walloon Anti-Poverty Network (RWLP) Réseau wallon de lutte contre la pauvreté


  1. Association for Culture and Art CRVENA in Sarajevo

Czech Republic:

  1. Prague Spring 2 - Network against right wing extremism and populism -

France :

  1. AITEC;
  2. Appel Brevets sur les vaccins anti-covid, stop. Réquisition !;
  3. Association for Employment, Information and Solidarity (APEIS) Association pour l’emploi l’information et la solidarité;
  4. Association INDECOSA-CGT;
  5. Citizens’ Science Association Association Sciences Citoyennes;
  6. ATTAC;
  7. Cedetim;
  8. Cerises la coopérative
  9. CGT Sanofi
  10. Collective of employees in Anti-Sanofric struggle Collectif des salariés en lutte Anti-Sanofric;
  11. Copernicus Foundation Fondation Copernic
  12. Democratic Kurd council in France Conseil démocratique kurde en France (anciennement: Fédération des Associations Kurdes en France;
  13. Emergency Workers Collective Collectif Inter-Urgences;
  14. Europe solidaire sans frontières (ESSF)
  15. Fédération SUD chimie -Solidaire, unitaire et démocratique-;
  16. France Amérique Latine (FAL) :;
  17. Health is a right for all La santé un droit pour tous
  18. Henri Pézerat Association(health, work, environment) Association Henri Pézerat (santé, travail, environnement);
  19. Ipam;
  20. Medicines Common Good Médicament Bien Commun;
  21. National Coordination of Committees for the Defence of Local Hospitals and Maternities Coordination Nationale des comités de défense des hôpitaux et maternités de proximité
  22. National convergence of collectives for the defence and development of public service Convergence nationale des collectifs de défense et de développement des services publics;
  23. Observatory of Transparency in Medicines Policies (OTMeds) Observatoire de la Transparence dans les politiques du médicaments;
  24. “Our Health in Danger” Collective Collectif « Notre Santé en Danger »;
  25. People’s Health Movement France;
  26. Revue Inprecor;
  27. Rousseau Institute Institut Rousseau
  28. Social Resistance Résistance Sociale
  29. Sud santé-sociaux;
  30. The University of the Common Good of Paris L’Université du Bien Commun de Parisé-du-bien-commun-2187371374822819/;
  31. Union Syndicale de la Psychiatrie;
  32. Union of General Medicine Syndicat de la Médecine Générale;
  33. Union syndicale Solidaire;
  34. WOS/agence des hypothèses;
  35. Zero Covid Solidaireéro-Pandémie-Solidaire-113278857470238/?ref=page_internal;


  1. Association of Democratic Doctors Germany
  2. LabourNet
  3. Socialist Newspaper Sozialistische Zeitung
  4. Zukunftskonvent
  5. Zéro covid

Greece :

  1. Expel Racism Initiative;
  2. Initiative of Healthcare Workers for a Public Health - People’s Right - Social Good Πρωτοβουλία Υγειονομικών για μία Δημόσια Υγεία – λαϊκό δικαίωμα – κοινωνικό αγαθό;
  3. Naturefriends Greece;
  4. Solidarity for All (Athens Greece);
  5. Sunday Immigrants School;
  6. UndebtedWorld,
  7. Women’s Rights Organisation (TO MOV) Οργάνωση Γυναικείων Δικαιωμάτων ΤΟV

Hungary :

  1. ATTAC Hungary

Ireland :

  1. Campaign for an All Ireland National Health Service

Italy :

  1. ATTAC Italy
  2. CADTM Italy

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Portugal :

  1. Amílcar Cabral Development Intervention Centre (CIDAC) Centro de Intervenção para o Desenvolvimento Amílcar Cabral

Slovenia :

  1. Institut Mirovni (Slovenia)

Spain :

  1. Andalusian Workers Union Sindicato Andaluz de Trabajadores/as (SAT);
  2. ATTAC Spain;
  3. Audit of the Health Care Debt (Health debt) Auditoria de la Deuda en Sanidad (Audita Sanidad);
  4. Basque Workers Solidarity (ELA Emergency Liquidity Assistance
    Emergency funds loaned to the private banks by the Eurozone central banks.
    ) Euskal Langileen Alkartasuna;
  5. Citizen’s Audit Platform on Debt Plataforma Auditoría Ciudadana de la Deuda;
  6. Coordination Against the Privatisation of Health Care Coordinadora Antiprivatizacion de la Sanidad
  7. Ecologists in Action Ecologistas en Acción;
  8. Galician Inter-Union Confederation Confederación Intersindical Galega (CIG);
  9. Health Workers’ Assembly Movement Movimiento Asambleario de Trabajador@s de Sanidad(MATS);
  10. Inter-Union Confederation La Confederación Intersindical
  11. Juntas X la Pública
  12. Langile Abertzaleen Batzordeak Workers Union (LAB) Basque country
  13. Multinational Observatory in Latin America Observatorio de Multinacionales en América Latina (OMAL);
  14. Navarra Health Platform Plataforma Navarra de Salud /Nafarroako Osasun Plataforma
  15. Platform against Vulture Funds Vulture funds
    Vulture fund
    Investment funds who buy, on the secondary markets and at a significant discount, bonds once emitted by countries that are having repayment difficulties, from investors who prefer to cut their losses and take what price they can get in order to unload the risk from their books. The Vulture Funds then pursue the issuing country for the full amount of the debt they have purchased, not hesitating to seek decisions before, usually, British or US courts where the law is favourable to creditors.
  16. Valencian Union Confederation Intersindical Valenciana (País Valencià)

Switzerland :

  1. CETIM
  2. Interprofessional Union of Workers (SIT) Syndicat interprofessionnel de travailleuses et travailleurs
  3. MultiWatch
  4. World March of Women
  5. Zéro covid
  6. Syndicat des services publics, SSP, Région Genève

United Kingdom

  1. Care and Support Workers Organise!(CaSWO)
  2. Another Europe is Possible (AEIP)
  3. Zéro Covid (England & Wales)


International organisations :

  1. African Alliance WoMin.;
  2. CADTM Afrique;
  3. North African Network for Food Sovereignty;
  4. Pan African Association for literacy and Adult Education;
  5. Rural Women’s Assembly Southern Africa

Democratic Republic of Congo :

  1. CADTM Lubumbashi
  2. UFDH : Union des Femmes pour la Dignité Humaine

Kenya :

  1. Kenyan Peasants League
  2. Kenya Debt Abolition Network

Morocco :

  1. Moroccan Association for Human Rights Association marocaine des droits humains (AMDH):;
  2. ATTAC CADTM Morocco;
  3. Democratic labour organisation Organisation démocratique du travail
  4. Moroccan Network for the Defence of the Right to Health and the Right to Life Réseau marocain pour la défense du droit à la santé et droit à la vie
  5. Southern Alternatives Forum Forum des alternatives Sud


  1. Health of Mother Earth Foundation

Senegal :

  1. Pan African Education for Sustainable Development NGO (PAEDD) La Panafricaine pour l’Education au Développement Durable ONG;
  2. Pan-African Youth Organisation Organisation des Jeunesses Panafricanistes;
  3. Senegalese Social Forum Forum social sénégalais

Tunisia :

  1. Al Warcha Media Association for Economic and Social Rights Association Al Warcha médiatique pour les droits économiques et sociaux;
  2. Tunisian Women’s Association for Research on Development (AFTURD) Association des Femmes Tunisiennes pour la Recherche sur le Développement
  3. Tunisian Observatory of the Economy Observatoire Tunisien de l’économie

South Africa :

  1. AIDC
  2. The People’s Vaccine Campaign

Americas :

International organisations :

  2. Central American Network of Popular Education, Red Alforja
  3. CADTM-Abya Yala Notre Amérique (CADTM-AYNA);
  4. Council for Popular Education in Latin America and the Caribbean (CEAAL) Consejo de Educación Popular de América Latina y el Caribe;
  5. Jubilee South Americas
  6. Latin American and Caribbean Society for Political Economy and Critical Thinking (SEPLA) Sociedad Latinoamericana y Caribeña de Economía Política y Pensamiento Crítico;
  7. Latin American Council of Social Sciences (CLACSO), Steering Committee Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales, Comité Directivo
  8. Latin American Network for Access to Medicines (RedLAM), Red Latinoamericana por el Acceso a Medicamentos (Argentina, Brasil, Peru and Colombia)
  9. Our America Trade Union Forum (ESNA), Encuentro Sindical Nuestra América

Argentina :

  1. ATTAC – Argentina;
  2. Argentine Workers’ Central Union Central de Trabajadores Autónoma regional CTA-A Rosario;
  3. Cooperative of Popular Educators and Researchers – Historic (CEIP-H) Cooperativa de Educadores e Investigadores Populares Histórica, Argentina;
  4. Corriente Sindical Carlos Chile (Argentina);
  5. Darío Santillán Popular Front Frente Popular Darío Santillán;
  6. Front of Organisations in Struggle (FOL) Frente de Organizaciones en Lucha;
  7. Fundación GEP (Argentina);
  8. Health Institute Patria Salud Instituto Patria;
  9. Movement for Latin American Unity and Change Movimiento por la Unidad Latinoamericana y el Cambio Social / Movimiento 8 de Abril)
  10. National Federation of University Teachers (CONADU)-Historic, Argentina Federación Nacional de Docentes Universitarios - Historica de Argentina
  11. People’s Movement: For a Feminist Socialism from Below Movimiento de los Pueblos: Por un socialismo feminista desde abajo (Frente Popular Darío Santillán – Corriente Plurinacional / Izquierda Latinoamericana Socialista;
  12. Santa Fe Teachers’ Association Asciación del Magisterio Santa Fe – Delegación Rosario;
  13. Sindicato ADEMYS;
  14. SUTEBA de El Tigre
  15. Ni una menos, Argentina

Bolivia :

  1. Confederation of Urban Education Workers of Bolivia CTEUB Confederación de Trabajadores de Educación Urbana de Bolivia

Brazil :

  1. ECCE Union of Education Professionals;
  2. Homa – Human Rights and Business centre Homa-Centro de Direitos Humanos e Empresas;
  3. National Association for Higher Education (ANDES) Sindicato Nacional dos Docentes das Instituições de Ensino Superior;
  4. São Paulo Teachers’ Union
  5. São Paulo State Teachers’ Union - Ourinhos;
  6. São Paulo State Teachers’ Union - São Paulo;
  7. São Paulo State Education Teachers’ Union - Litoral Sul;
  8. São Paulo State Teachers’ Union of Official Education - Osasco;
  9. The National Union of Federal Servers of Basic, Professional and Technological Education (SINASEFE);
  10. Union of Education Teachers of the State of São Paulo - Salto;
  11. Union of Technical and Administrative Workers of UFRN and UFERSA;
  12. Union of Bank Employees and Financiers of Bauru;
  13. Union of Teachers of Official Public Education of the State of São Paulo - São Bernardo do Campo;
  14. Union of Teachers of São Paulo State Official Public Education Union – Sumaré
  15. Vinhedo Employees’ Union

Canada :

  1. Quebec Network on Continental Integration (RQIC) Réseau québécois sur l’intégration continentale
  2. Attac Quebec

Chile :

  1. National Federation of Associations of University Officials of the University of Chile (FENAFUCH) Federación Nacional de Asociaciones de Funcionarios de la Universidad de Chile

Colombia :

  1. Colombian Platform for the Audit of the Public Debt and the Recovery of the Commons Plataforma Colombiana por la Auditoría de la Deuda Pública y la Recuperación de los Bienes Comunes;
  2. Grupo Kavilando Medellin Colombia;
  3. Inter-University Network for Peace (REDIPAZ) Red Interuniversitaria por la Paz;
  4. Latin American Autonomous University, Socio-legal Research Centre of Colombia Universidad Autónoma Latinoamericana, Centro de Investigaciones Socio jurídicas de Colombia;
  5. National Federation of Colombian Bank Workers Unions (FENASIBANCOL) Federación Nacional de Sindicatos Bancarios Colombianos;
  6. National Union of Bank Employees (UNEB);
  7. Research Group University de San Buenaventura Medellin (GIDPAD) Grupo de Investigación Universidad de San Buenaventura Medellín

Costa Rica :

  1. Association of Secondary Education Teachers (APSE) Asociación de Profesores de Educación Secundaria

Ecuador :

  1. National Union of Educators (UNE) Unión Nacional de Educadores;
  2. Platform “It’s worth of you Ecuador”

El Salvador :

  1. Alforja network Red Alforja

Haiti :

  1. Haitian Advocacy Platform for Alternative Development (PAPDA) - Plataforma Haitiana de Defensa para el Desarrollo Alternativo.

Honduras :

  1. COPINH Honduras

Mexico :

  1. Autonomous Movement for Community Emancipation (MAECC) of Oaxaca Movimiento Autónomo por Emancipación Comunitaria de Oaxaca;
  2. Confederation of Retired, Pensioned and Older Persons (CONJUPAM) Confederación de Jubilados, Pensionados y Adultos Mayores;
  3. Executive Committee, Section 9 Democracy (SNTE-CNTE) Comité Ejecutivo Sección 9 Democrática SNTE-CNTE
  4. Mexican Plural Pedagogic Collective Colectivo Plural Pedagógico Mexicano Kaichuk Mat Dha, Durango
  5. Mexican Union of Electricians Sindicato Mexicano de Electricistas;
  6. Mujer, Pueblo - Magisterio. Cnte Durango Mexico;
  7. National Assembly of Electrical Energy Users (ANUEE) Asamblea Nacional de Usuarios de la Energía Eĺectrica;
  8. National Coordinating Committee of Users in Resistance (CONUR) Coordinadora Nacional de Usuarios y Usuarias en Resistencia
  9. New Workers’ Centre Nueva Central de Trabajadores
  10. Workers Union of Higher Media Education Institute of CDMX (SITRAIEMS) Sindicato de Trabajadores del Instituto de Educación Media Superior de la CDMX

Panama :

  1. Association of Educators of Veraguenses of the Republic of Panama Asociación de Educadores Veraguenses de República de Panamá
  2. Critical Mass Panama Masa Crítica Panamá
  3. Teachers’ Association of the Republic of Panama (ASOPROF) Asociación de Profesores de la República de Panamá


  1. Autonomous Territorial Government of the Wampis-Gtanw Nation Gobierno Territorial Autónomo de la Nación Wampis-Gtanw;
  2. Unified Union of Education Workers of Peru (SUTEP)

Puerto Rico :

  1. Teachers Federation of Puerto Rico (FMPR) Federación de Maestros de Puerto Rico
  2. University of Puerto Rico Teachers Association Asociación de Profesores de la Universidad de Puerto Rico

United States of America :

  1. Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) International Committee
  2. New York Communities for Change

Uruguay :

  1. Marcosur Feminist Articulation (AFM)
  2. Plataforma Descam
  3. International Network of University Professors and Academics on the State of the Public Debt Red Internacional de Cátedras Instituciones y Personalidades sobre el estado de la Deuda Pública

Venezuela :

  1. Centre for Research and Border Studies Centro de Investigación y Estudios Fronterizos
  2. International Observatory on Educational Reforms and Teacher Policies (OIREPOD) Observatorio Internacional de Reformas Educativas y Políticas Docentes
  3. International Research Centre other voices in Education (CII-OVE) Centro internacional de investigaciones otras voces en educación
  4. Popular Training School Our America (EFPNA) Escuela de Formación Popular Nuestra América
  5. Venezuelan Forum for the Right to Education Foro venezolano por el derecho a la educación

Asia :

International Organisations :

  1. Focus on the Global South
  2. Health Action International Asia Pacific (HAIAP), Regional organisation - virtual HQ - Penang Malaysia;
  3. International Network for a Human Economy Asia (RIEH);
  4. NGO Forum on ADB;
  5. SAAPE South Asia
  6. World March of Women, Asia

Bangladesh :

  1. Bangladesh Working Group on External Debt (BWGED): ;
    CLEAN (Coastal Livelihood and Environmental Action Network):

India :

  1. Citizens Forum for Mangalore Development;
  2. Collective for Economic Justice;
  3. Growthwatch (India);
  4. Indian Social Action Forum (INSAF);
  5. Karavali Karnataka Janabhivriddhi Vedike;
  6. Nadi Ghati Morcha;
  7. People’s Alliance of Central-East India (PACE-India);
  8. Prantojon;
  9. Progressive Plantation Workers Union (PPWU);
  10. Tamil Nadu Land Rights Federation (TNLRF)
  11. Initiative for Health & Equity Equity The capital put into an enterprise by the shareholders. Not to be confused with ’hard capital’ or ’unsecured debt’. in Society

Japan :

  1. ATTAC Japan

Pakistan :

  1. Haqooq Khalq Movement Pakistan
  2. Pakistan Kissan Rabita Committee
  3. Labour Education Foundation
  4. Crofter Foundation
  5. Progressive Labour Federation 

Philippines :

  1. Alternative Budget Initiative-Health Cluster, Social Watch Philippines
  2. DIGNIDAD Movement Movement
  3. Sentro ng mga Progresibo at Nagkakaisang Manggagawa -SENTRO- (Philippines)
  4. WomanHealth Philippines

South Korea :

  1. KPDS (Korean Pharmacists for Democratic Society), Korea
  2. People’s Health Movement, South Korea

Sri Lanka :

  1. All Employees Union of Information and Telecommunication (AEUIT)
  2. Ceylon Estate Staffs Union (CESU),;
  3. Liberation Movement;
  4. Movement for Land and Agricultural Reform;
  5. Movement for Nature Farming and Indigenous Livestock Farming;
  6. National Fisheries Solidarity Movement;
  7. People’s Alliance for Right to Land –PARL-, Sri Lanka;
  8. Progressive Women’s Collective;
  9. Protect Union;
  10. Sri Lanka All Telecommunication Employees Union SLATEU;
  11. Telecommunication Engineering Diplomates’ Union (TEDA);
  12. United Federation of Labour (UFL)

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