Parallel to the hearings of the Monsanto Tribunal in October 2016, there was also a People's Assembly in The Hague. There, visitors from all over the world discussed strategies to counter the problems caused by industrial agriculture.
Starting on Friday October 14th was an opening session and press conference for the Tribunal, followed by a program with interesting speakers in the afternoon. On Saturday and Sunday three workshop rounds were planned on the topics of seeds, pesticides, GMO's, holding corporations accountable and agroecology. Other interesting speakers were planned for Saturday evening and for the closing session on Sunday. In between there was room for documentaries, a live webstream from the Tribunal, theater, information stalls and more.