The 2012 SADC People's Summit Report

We the more than 250 representatives of grassroots movements, visit web community-based organizations, visit this peasant and small farmers movements, faith based organizations, women’s organizations, labour, student, youth, economic justice and human rights networks and other social movements met in Mumemo centre, Maracuene, Mozambique, from 15-16 August at the eighth People’s Summit incorporating the People’s […]

Communique from the eighth SADC People's Summit (Mozambique, 15-16 August 2012)

We the more than 250 representatives of grassroots movements, medical community-based organizations, peasant and small farmers movements, faith based organizations, women’s organizations, labour, student, youth, economic justice and human rights networks and other social movements met in Mumemo centre, Maracuene, Mozambique, from 15-16 August at the eighth People’s Summit incorporating the People’s Dialogue organized by […]

Another road for Europe: the Appeal

Europe is in crisis because it has been hijacked by neoliberalism and finance. In the last twenty years – with a persistent democratic deficit – the meaning of the European Union has increasingly been reduced to a narrow view of the single market and the single currency, leading to liberalisations and speculative bubbles, loss of […]

Submission of ACSC/APF 2012 related to ASEAN Human Rights Declaration

by Mark Weisbrot, treatment December 2011 Although most Americans have not heard about it, a historic step [http://www.cepr.net/index.php/blogs/cepr-blog/celac-speaking-for-latin-america-and-the-caribbean] towards changing this hemisphere was taken three weeks ago.  A new organization for the region was formed, and everyone was invited except the U.S. and Canada. The new organization is called the Community of Latin American and […]

Statement ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ ASEAN People's Forum 2012 (Cambodia)

This Report summarises the proceedings of the ASEAN Secretariat (ASEC) Symposium on Methods of Stakeholder Engagement in Regional Organisations, which was held from 23 to 25 November 2009 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Read the full document here. We,

Declaration on ASEAN (Bali, 16-18 November 2011)

More than 80 advocacy groups and people’s organizations from across the Southeast Asian region submitted letter-petitions for information disclosure to the ASEAN’s Committee of Permanent Representatives (CPR) and the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR). Citing important mandates from the ASEAN Charter, rx the groups requested the two bodies to share information related to […]

Memorandum Peoples' SAARC (Maldives 10-11 November 2011)

The Peoples’ SAARC delegates assembled in Maldives have submitted the “Memorandum” to the 17th official SAARC Summit being held in Addu City through the office of the President of the Maldives. The memorandum is a common aspiration primed by the representatives of various civil society organizations in the region who have created a parallel process […]

Press Release PEOPLES’ SAARC-2011

Eradicate Poverty and Injustices by Building Bridges and Connecting People PEOPLES’ SAARC-2011 Press Release November 10, 2011, Addu City, Maldives The 17th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit that is being held in Addu City, Maldives on 10-11 November, 2011 is expected to ink several deals covering the areas of food security, collective […]

Declaration People’s SAARC Assembly (Thiruvanathapuram, 9 November 2011)

People’s SAARC Assembly: Thiruvanathapuram Declaration People’s Movements Uniting South Asia 9 November 2011 We, the participants of the People’s SAARC India Assembly 2011 met in Thiruvanathapuram on 8-9 November 2011 to affirm our commitment to justice, peace and democracy in the region. We also affirm and commit ourselves to the vision of an alternative political, […]

Action: Say no to the attack on social and democratic rights in Europe!

The euro crisis has become the occasion to set up a neoliberal “economic governance” which will impose austerity measures in the different European countries for the next years. At the same time, here the European Commission will be given enormous power to implement burdensome financial sanctions on countries which do not adopt such painful measures. […]