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 […]

Statement: 2011 ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ASEAN Peoples’ Forum

DOWNLOAD PDF We, purchase more than 1,300 delegates at the 2011 ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ ASEAN Peoples’ Forum, representing various civil society organizations and , movements of workers from rural and urban sectors as well as migrant sector, peasants and farmers, women, children, youth, the elderly, people with disabilities, people affected by leprosy, urban poor, […]

SAPA 5th General Forum Press Release

Novedades sobre los procesos de integración en América Latina: – Mercosur – SICA – UNASUR – Claves 2011 Publicado en enero de 2011 por Editorial Nueva Sociedad y FES. Descargar pdf PRESS RELEASE “Today’s world must respect human rights. No country can feel safe without respecting human rights and democracy” said Dr. Mizanur Rahman , […]

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 […]

Regional Groups Call for Asian Solidarity

Documento borrador para discusión. El fracaso de Bretton Woods y los tres pilares de la Nueva Arquitectura Financiera Regional. Por: Equipo Técnico Nueva Arquitectura Financiera Regional –Banco del Sur. Ecuador Septiembre 22 de 2009 1. El Fondo Monetario Internacional y el Banco Mundial: su fracaso histórico De la cita de Bretton Woods en las postrimeras […]

Statement from the organisers of the Asean People's Forum/Asean Civil Society Conference

The events of People’s SAARC in Kathmandu were organized from 23 to 25 March 2007 with an objective of strengthening the people’s solidarity in South Asia in tune with the vision and perspectives of an alternative model for political, social, economic, and cultural order that must ensure democracy, justice and peace for all in the […]

Advancing a Peoples’ ASEAN: Continuing Dialogue: Statement of the 2nd ASEAN Peoples’ Forum (APF)/5th ASEAN Civil Society Conference (ACSC)

The events of People’s SAARC in Kathmandu were organized from 23 to 25 March 2007 with an objective of strengthening the people’s solidarity in South Asia in tune with the vision and perspectives of an alternative model for political, social, economic, and cultural order that must ensure democracy, justice and peace for all in the […]

REPORT – Plenary Discussion on ASEAN Economic Pillar

Today, discount the European Union stands at a crossroads.One of the EU’s overarching objectives is to generate economic prosperity. This has been pursuedby promoting productivity and consumption, purchase which was expected to increase social cohesion,stimulate employment, reduce poverty and advance environmental protection. But economic growth and competitiveness became objectives in themselves, rather than means toan […]