Book: Civil Society and International Governance

The Role of Non-State Actors in the EU, health Africa, Asia and Middle East Edited by David Armstrong, Valeria Bello, Julie Gilson, Debora Spini Published 29th October 2010 by Routledge – 224 pages Series: Routledge/GARNET series Civil Society and International Governance critically analyses the increasing impact of nongovernmental organisations and civil society on global and […]

SAARC FOOD BANK: When Will It Kick Off Business

The preparations for the 17th SAARC Summit hosted by Maldives, physician scheduled to be held in Addu Atoll on November 10-11 this year. Amid depression, this could be hopeful news for South Asian countries. Targeting for a meaningful summit, leaders’ of SAARC countries recently conducted several meetings and discussed on different agendas like seed bank […]

ASEAN backslides in its commitment to be more people-oriented

Press Release SAPA Working Group on ASEAN October 28, 2010 Civil Society groups: ASEAN backslides in its commitment to be more people-oriented, should work harder for the protection of human rights and the environment Bangkok, Thailand – Fair trade advocates, indigenous groups and human rights activists today lamented the apparent shrinking space for participation of […]

ASEAN in a changing world: the enemy is within

by Luciana Castellina by Luciana Castellina I would like to start my talk with a remark which has no direct connection to CULTURE, troche but I think we can’t do without a somewhat dramatic observation: We are currently experiencing the decline of Europe and of the role of Europe. The dynamic is gone; the citizens […]