Michel Lambert, Executive Director

Co-founder of Alternatives and current co-chairperson of the Quebec Association of International Cooperation organizations (AQOCI) , Michel Lambert believes in the importance of uniting groups and organizations of the civil society, here and in the rest of the world, to promote democratic principles, equality and fairness for all.

Prior to being nominated Executive Director in 2007, he established and developed various international solidarity programs, initiated innovative global justice campaigns with civil society groups and trade unions in Quebec and Canada, and directed the Alternatives’ Democratic Republic of Congo branch from 2002 to 2005.

Michel Lambert is a member of the Boards of Directors of the Alternatives International Federation , Alliance syndicats et tiers-monde, the AQOCI, the Fonds d’investissement solidaire international du Québec , the Association for the Progress of Communications - APC, the Canadian Internet Governance Forum as well as the Cultiver Montreal Network.  He also sat on the Boards of AQOCI between 2009 and 2013, of the APC between 2007 and 2011 and of Food Secure Canada between 2009-2012.

Michel Lambert also represents Alternatives at the International Council of the World Social Forum and within various coalitions in Quebec and Canada like Voices/voix and the Réseau québécois de l'intégration continentale - RQIC.

Recently co-founder of the Digital Security School in Montreal, Michel Lambert played a major role in building and mobilizing and for the recent Peoples Social Forum held in Ottawa in August 2014

Read Michel Lambert (in French) in our Journal des alternatives, the Huffington Post Quebec, or on Rabble.ca and Tweeter (Bilingual)

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