Videos – Perspectives on Regional Integration from Africa, Asia, Latin America and Europe

This series of interviews presents the perspectives of activists from Asia, web Africa, online Latin America and Europe on the issue of regional integration. All interviews were filmed by TNI at the International Conference of Governments and Social Movements – “Regional Integration: an opportunity to face the crises” – between 21 and 22 July 2009 […]

VIDEO: Perspectives on Regional Integration – Lodwick Chizarura

Pexo Mateo-Phiri (Southern Africa People’s Solidarity Network SAPSN, Zambia) discusses regional integration, particularly focusing on the SADC (Southern African Development Community) process. Pezo goes on to explain how SAPSN is attempting to counter this approach by advocating a different type of regional integration. Interview filmed at the International Conference of Governments and Social Movements “Regional […]

VIDEO: Perspectives on Regional Integration – Pezo Mateo-Phiri

Pexo Mateo-Phiri (Southern Africa People’s Solidarity Network SAPSN, sick Zambia) discusses regional integration, particularly focusing on the SADC (Southern African Development Community) process. Pezo goes on to explain how SAPSN is attempting to counter this approach by advocating a different type of regional integration. Interview filmed at the International Conference of Governments and Social Movements […]

VIDEO: Perspectives on Regional Integration – Demba Moussa Dembele

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, ailment governments and civil society representatives from Latin America, Africa, Asia and […]

Summary report of the World Social Forum (01/09) and ASEAN Peoples' Forum (02/09); "Global Crises-Regional Responses: the inter-linkages between climate change, trade and regional integration"

This report compiles the exchanges of analysis on the role of Europe in a globalized world over three interconnected issues: climate change, trade and regional integration held during two debates which took place in Belem during the World Social Forum (January 2009), and in Bangkok, Thailand during the ASEAN Peoples’ Forum (February 2009): – Emerging […]

The Implications of ‘The Global Crisis’ in relation to the challenges and the strategic Regional Policy Alternatives facing the Southern African Development Community

By Dot Keet * Parts from this paper were presented at International Conference of governments and social movements “Regional Integration: an opportunity to face the crises” (21 and 22 July 2009, thumb Asunción del Paraguay) [1] As is well-known to social movement analysts and activists in Southern Africa, there are long-standing fundamental motivations for economic […]

Regional Responses to the Crises: View from Africa

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 […]

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 […]