Action with Pots and pans protest against food speculation, Weds 26 Sep, 8.30-10.00, Place Lux

CAMPACT, FRIENDS OF THE EARTH EUROPE, SOS FAIM, WORLD DEVELOPMENT MOVEMENT organise on Sept 26th in Brussels a protest with pots and pans against food speculation.

Campaigners will use hundreds of pots and pans to spell out ‘Stop food speculation’ in giant letters on the Place de Luxembourg in Brussels on Wednesday 26 September. The 925 pots and pans used will represent the 925 million people facing hunger worldwide. The protest comes on the day of a key vote by MEPs on proposals to prevent banks and financial investors driving up food prices through financial speculation.


The giant pots and pans message will measure 20m x 7m and two hydraulic, raised platforms will be provided to facilitate press photography.


WHERE?: Place de Luxembourg, Brussels.

WHEN?: Wednesday 26 September, 8:30–9.30 (handover to Mr. Ferber at 8.30)