Trends in Southeast Asia: The politics of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)

Saturday,2014 By Farooq Tariq A People’s SAARC protest in Kathmandu.   The 18th South Asian Associations for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit took place at Kathmandu, Nepal on November 25 and 26. The heads of the eight states of South Asia took part in the summit. Kathmandu was a showcase of what has happened repeatedly in the […]

Nepal: People's SAARC challenges regional elite's agenda

Saturday, December 6, 2014 By Farooq Tariq A People’s SAARC protest in Kathmandu.   The 18th South Asian Associations for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit took place at Kathmandu, Nepal on November 25 and 26. The heads of the eight states of South Asia took part in the summit. Kathmandu was a showcase of what has happened […]

Economic integration for whom?

Nepal: People’s SAARC challenges regional elite’s agenda Saturday,December 6, 2014 By Farooq Tariq A People’s SAARC protest in Kathmandu. The 18th South Asian Associations for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit took place at Kathmandu, Nepal on November 25 and 26. The heads of the eight states of South Asia took part in the summit. Kathmandu was a […]

West Cold-Shoulders Rebuilding Southern Africa

Lorenzo Fioramonti   Crises, like those gripping Europe, tend to expose the process and practice of regional governance as technocratic and elite-driven. But citizens and civil society may well demand more voice and power, in a ‘politicisation’ of regions. In a globalizing world, where old and new evolutions challenge traditional decision making and (nation) states find it […]

Rebuilding regions in times of crises: the future of Europe and the ‘voice’ of citizens

Lorenzo Fioramonti Crises, like those gripping Europe, tend to expose the process and practice of regional governance as technocratic and elite-driven. But citizens and civil society may well demand more voice and power, in a ‘politicisation’ of regions. In a globalizing world, where old and new evolutions challenge traditional decision making and (nation) states find it increasingly […]

The EU has never been a European solidarity organisation. The European peoples must create their own unity

Lorenzo Fioramonti Crises, sale like those gripping Europe, tend to expose the process and practice of regional governance as technocratic and elite-driven. But citizens and civil society may well demand more voice and power, in a ‘politicisation’ of regions. In a globalizing world, where old and new evolutions challenge traditional decision making and (nation) states find it […]

The EU as a template for ASEAN?

Por Kintto Lucas En su genial novela El año de la muerte de Ricardo Reis, José Saramago señala “A esta ciudad le basta saber que la rosa de los vientos existe, este no es el lugar donde los rumbos se abren, tampoco es el punto magnífico donde los rumbos convergen, aquí precisamente cambian los rumbos”. […]