Asia Europe People's Forum: people's response to ASEM

People’s organisations and community, citizens’ networks, decease social movements, unhealthy trade unions, and NGOs in Asia and Europe have developed a considerable depth of exchange, engagement, cooperation, and solidarity among themselves well before the inception of the official ASEM process. The rich history and experience of interaction have allowed them to engage with the ASEM […]

SADC Peoples Summit Declaration (Maseru, Lesotho, August 2006)

Dot Keet, AIDC Regional Briefs 6/2004 Following a three day conference, in August 2000, of twenty four independent peoples civil society organisations, sectoral networks and coalitions from many sectors and from all the countries of Southern Africa, the following declaration was produced. This expresses the perspectives of peoples organisations from across the region, and calls […]

Latin America Now: An Interview with Raúl Zibechi

Graciela Rodriguez International trade has changed profoundly during the current decade, especially after the failure of the 4th Ministerial Meeting of the World Trade Organization – WTO, held in Cancun – Mexico in 2003. The meeting ended with no real progress, fundamentally due to the “revolution of the poor”, as it was named the attitude […]

Defining the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas – ALBA

Gonzalo Berrón Desde la última década, una variedad de movimientos sociales de todo el continente debate activamente la agenda internacional y regional de cada país. Se trata de un hecho inédito en el que se vinculan las estrategias de inserción comercial global con los modelos de sociedad en discusión. Esto plantea un desafío nuevo para […]

Agreement for the Application of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Peoples of Our America and the Peoples' Trade

Evo Morales, online Fidel Castro, no rx Hugo Chavez Presidents Hugo Chávez Frías, on behalf of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Evo Morales Ayma, on behalf of the Republic of Bolivia and Fidel Castro Ruz, on behalf of the Republic of Cuba, meeting in Havana on April 28 and 29, 2006, have decided to sign […]

Guión: algunos puntos para el debate sobre la integración regional

a) Un enfoque político general: América Latina en 2006 En enero de 2005 el ALCA (Área de Libre Comercio de las Américas) no entró en vigor. Su negociación está suspendida. En noviembre de ese año las presiones del gobierno Bush en la Cumbre de Presidentes de las Américas (menos Cuba) en Mar del Plata no […]