G20 Summit and Counter Summit in Saint-Petersburg

27 August 2013
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On the 3-4th of September in St. Petersburg a counter-summit, a large-scale international event that aims to be an alternative to the September G20 Summit and to develop new principles of economic and social policy that are not based on the "Washington Consensus" will be held.

MOSCOW, Aug. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - On the 3-4th of September in St. Petersburg a counter-summit, a large-scale international event that aims to be an alternative to the September G20 Summit and to develop new principles of economic and social policy that are not based on the "Washington Consensus" will be held. It will suggest ways to solve the problems associated with the crisis of the U.S. hegemony, "free trade" and the WTO. The international counter-summit organised by the "Postglobalization" initiative will bring together world-renowned experts, politicians, economists, social scientists from Europe, Asia, Africa, North and South America. In the frames of the counter-summit panel discussions, seminars and public lectures will be held.

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The initiative «Postglobalization» was formed with the participation of Transnational institute (TNI), Focus on the Global South, Institute of globalisation and social movements, ATTAC FRANCE and other international institutes. The international Postglobalization initiative aims to find new ways to recover the economy that suffers from the failure of the neoliberal project

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