Africa: Deeper regional integration needed in response to crisis

The global economic crisis, which has reached the African continent, requires the re-examination of existing approaches to international development, with one important response being deeper regional integration to address the long-standing structural weaknesses of African economies, the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) said.

UNCTAD report Economic Development in Africa 2009

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 […]

Manifiesto Spring Alliance: Por una Unión Europea que ponga primero las personas y el planeta

Según lo declarado por ATTAC “el modelo actual de la Unión Europea es un serio obstáculo para los logros democráticos, pharm los derechos fundamentales, here la seguridad social, justicia de género y la sostenibilidad ambiental. La UE adolece de una falta de democracia, legitimidad y transparencia, y se rige por un conjunto de tratados que […]

Spring Alliance Manifesto

Watch online the video recording from the International Conference of Governments and Social Movements “Regional Integration: an opportunity to face the crises” held 21-22 July 2009 in Paraguay. The Conference was organised as a series of round tables for dialogue bringing together parliamentarians, governments and civil society representatives from Latin America, Africa, Asia and Europe. […]

Americas Program Americas Program Report: A New Financial Architecture for Latin America, Part 2

South American Trade and Currency Volatility by Tony Phillips Latin America has of some of the world’s largest countries, in terms of land area, but the continent has no large global economy: and only two medium-sized economies, Brazil and Mexico. The region also lacks a local hard currency as a basis for international, and especially […]

SEATINI: Statement to the COMESA Summit on the ESA-EC Economic Partnership Agreements Negotiations

By Thomas Wallgren * Presentation given at International Conference of governments and social movements “Regional Integration: an opportunity to face the crises” (21 and 22 July 2009, ask Asunción del Paraguay) Because of systemic constraints in the so called leading nations we cannot wait for the Obamas and even Lulas of the world to show […]