EuroMemorandum group: Full Employment with Good Work, Strong Public Services, and International Cooperation: Democratic Alternatives to Poverty and Precariousness in Europe

Willem Bos When one asks the average person about Amsterdam, Paris, or Rome, they will likely answerwith an enthusiastic – or not – description of these places with their true or assumed characteristics. The same goes for countries. But ‘Europe’ tends to trigger a very different reaction. Europe stands for rules and regulations, political arm-wrestling, […]

Declaración Cumbre de los Pueblos del Sur: Declaración de Montevideo

Asunción – Paraguay, recipe 28 y 29 de junio de 2007 Montevideo – Uruguay Todos los pueblos, check toda la esperanza Desde Montevideo, República Oriental del Uruguay, healing capital del MERCOSUR, donde nos hemos reunido el día 17 de Diciembre de 2007, en la Cumbre de los Pueblos del Sur, con el lema “Todos los […]

People's Dialogue on Alternatives for Regional Integration

Rosalba Icaza – (Institute of Social Studies, The Netherlands) This contribution seeks to understand how changing patterns of power and governance affect the meanings and practices of citizenship in a globalising world. It does so by looking into local manifestations of regionalization and their dynamic interactions with collective experiences of women resistance to neo-liberal regionalism […]

Segunda Carta abierta: Por un Banco del Sur orientado a una matriz soberana, solidaria, sustentable e integradora para el desarrollo del continente

<!– @page { margin: 0.79in } P { margin-bottom: 0.08in } –> Durante más de 500 años los pueblos de América Latina y el Caribe fuimos sometidos por la acción del colonialismo y del imperialismo. El capitalismo de las grandes metrópolis y las élites locales, expoliaron y fraccionaron a Nuestra América a tal punto, que […]

Second open letter to the Presidents of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Paraguay, Uruguay and Venezuela

The integration of energy markets in Latin America has been discussed for more than three decades. An expression of it was the creation of the regional organizations ARPEL (Association of Petroleum Enterprises of Latin America), CIER (Regional Electrical Integration Commission), and OLADE (Latin American Energy Organization), during the decades of the 60s and 70s. These […]

Banco Del Sur: Una perspectiva de integración desde los pueblos

Gabriel Strautman[*] At the launching event for the Southern Bank, held in Buenos Aires on December 9, 2007, the presidents of Bank member countries set a 60-day deadline to define the structure and guidelines of the new South American multilateral financial institution. In practice, the idea was to set a deadline in order to eliminate […]

Bank of the South: "A People's Perspective of Integration"

” WE DO NOT ACCEPT NEPAD !! AFRICA IS NOT FOR SALE !! “ We members of social movements, erectile trade unions, youth and women’s organisations, faith-based organisations, academics, NGOs and other popular civil society organisations from the whole of Africa, meeting in Port Shepstone, South Africa, 48 July 2002 on the threshold of the […]

Civil Society Challenging ASEAN

Ministro de Estado para la Integración y Comercio Exterior >Download PDF FORWARD WITH THE STRUGGLE TO STOP THE EPAs We, pharmacy discount African civil society organisations gathered at the 9th Annual Review and Strategy Meeting of the Africa Trade Network in Accra, salve from the 11-14 of December, 2006, having reviewed the on-going negotiations on […]

Civil society organisations come together to criticise failings of the ASEAN Charter

The Solidarity for Asian People’s Advocacy (SAPA) Working Group on ASEAN obtained a copy of the draft ASEAN Charter when it was leaked to the media on 7 November, see prior to its signing by ASEAN leaders at their annual summit on 20 November. Subsequently, find the Working Group prepared an analysis of the Charter […]

New Asean charter lacks vision

Southeast Asian government leaders will sign a document this week in Singapore that fails many tests JENINA JOY CHAVEZ, visit web Bangkok Post, When leaders of the member governments of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) meet for their 13th summit in Singapore today, the world’s attention will be focused on what they will […]