Regional Alternatives

Regional Alternatives

Asia Europe People's Forum 2010

September 2010

At AEPF 2010 civil society from Europe and Asia will come together to discuss, propose and development democratic alternatives to neoliberal, free trade ideology dominating bi-regional development.

CAP 2013: European civil society calls on EU to reshape Common Agricultural Policy

September 2010

335 organizations call on EU ministers to revise failed "market" approaches to food policy, and focus instead on meeting human needs, ensuring food sovereignty and environmental protection.

Beyond divide and rule? From the Washington to the Beijing Consensus

September 2010

Cold War divisions were central to the rise of Asia-Pacific regionalism, but what factors are influencing alternative visions for Asia in the twentieth century, and what implications do they have for the global system as a whole?

Sad Spectacle in Istanbul

July 2010

If left-wing ideas have become popular again and social movements in Eastern Europe have strengthened, why is the European Social Forum in decline?

Civil society recommendations to the Asia-Europe Meeting 2010

July 2010

The Asia Europe Peoples' Forum puts forward detailed recommendations on how future ASEMs can become more accountable, transparent and relevant in meeting the needs of the people of Asia and Europe.

EU-China Civil Society Forum: Climate Change Conference

May 2010

This conference on climate change brings together civil society from China and the EU to develop common goals and approaches to helping a shift to low carbon economies.

The Lisbon Treaty: Workshop with Susan George at Enlazando Alternativas, 2010

May 2010

Despite repeated democratic rejection of the Lisbon Treaty, the European Commission pushed ahead with it via the EU Constitution via a private, technocratic and non-democratic process. Susan discussed the treaty and its implications in a workshop at the EA4 summit in Madrid, 15 May 2010.

Madrid 2010: The Peoples' Alternative Summit - Enlazando Alternativas 4

May 2010

This year's Madrid summit marks a key milestone in the ongoing development of the Enlazando Alternativas network for both highlighting EU complicity with human rights and environmental abuses and highlighting the real alternatives offered by social movements of integration and development that respect the rights of people, communities, and protect the environment. 

‘The Crisis’ and the Crises of Global Capitalism - Challenges for, and Alternatives from 'The South’

March 2010

Alternative socieconomic strategies implemented by countries and peoples of the South could serve as a model for global alternatives to the globalised capitalism.

People’s Summit Enlazando Alternativas 4

March 2010

Madrid, 14-18 May 2010