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    Es hora de que Europa ponga los valores y los derechos humanos por encima de los intereses comerciales

    • Cecilia Olivet, Paulina Novo
    21 March 2011
    Policy briefing

    La ratificación de los tratados de libre comercio entre la UE y Colombia/Perú tendrán efectos socio-económicos y medioambientales negativos en sectores clave de la economía y legitimarán las violaciones de los derechos humanos.

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    Time for Europe to put human rights above commercial advantage

    • Cecilia Olivet, Paulina Novo
    17 March 2011
    Policy briefing

    Free trade or slave trade? How the EU's free trade agreements in Colombia and Peru reward human rights abuses, destroy livelihoods, promote land grabbing and strip governments of their sovereignty to regulate capital flows.

  3. Perspectivas de la economía mundial en 2011

    Walden Bello
    03 January 2011
    Article

    Mientras los EEUU y Europa parecen abocados a una crisis más profunda, algunos analistas observan un “desacoplamiento” del este asiático y de otras áreas en desarrollo con respecto a las economías occidentales.

  4. The Global Economy in 2011: Recovery Recedes, Convulsion Looms

    Walden Bello
    03 January 2011
    Article

    As the U.S. and Europe appear to be headed for a deeper economic crisis, some analysts discern a “decoupling” of East Asia and other developing areas from the western economies.

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    The WTO Doha round and EPAs in an era of crisis

    23 September 2010
    Article

    The language contained in agreements being negotiated by the EU through the WTO with their southern counterparts often deliberately diguises real political goals, obscuring the negative economic implications for those countries of the neoliberal agenda.

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    Implications of EPA/FTAs against developmental regional integration in Africa

    22 September 2010
    Article

    Why the EU's so-called "Economic Partnership Agreements" and free trade policies will have exactly the opposite effect of development on Least Developed Countries' economies.

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

    Susan George
    27 May 2010
    Multi-media

    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.

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    Putting people before profits: opening speech for EA4

    Susan George
    27 May 2010
    Multi-media

    "The banks are ours!" Public money was used to bail out the banks, and now they are lending back to the public at interest, while governments ignore the social and environmental crises that confront society. It is time to demand real solutions that will work not only for the sake of the economy but for the lives and conditions of people on whom it depends.

  9. Declaración final de la Cumbre de los Pueblos 'Enlazando Alternativas IV'

    20 May 2010
    Declaration

    Declaración final de la Cumbre de los Pueblos 'Enlazando Alternativas IV' (Madrid, 14-18 de mayo de 2010).

  10. Madrid 2010: Cumbre de los Pueblos Enlazando Alternativas 4

    14 May 2010
    Article

    Los objetivos centrales son denunciar públicamente los crímenes cometidos por las transnacionales y los impactos de sus actividades sobre los derechos económicos, sociales y culturales, y visiblizar la corresponsabilidad de la UE al respecto.

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    Programme of the Permanent Peoples' Tribunal, May 2010

    13 May 2010
    Article

    Programme and background to Peoples' Tribunal on "Neoliberal Policies and European Transnational Corporations (TNCs) in Latin America and the Caribbean”.

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

    13 May 2010
    Article

    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. 

  13. La Unión Europea: ¿promotora de la integración regional?

    • Alberto Arroyo Picard, Graciela Rodríguez, Norma Castañeda Bustamante
    13 April 2009
    Report

    El informe analiza el discurso de la UE sobre su objetivo de apoyo a la integración regional en AL y lo contrasta con la realidad de las actuales relaciones de la UE con las regiones con las que busca firmar Acuerdos de Asociación.

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    The European Union: promoter of regional integration in Latin America?

    • Alberto Arroyo Picard, Graciela Rodríguez, Norma Castañeda Bustamante
    13 April 2009
    Report
    An examination of the contrast between the EU‘s professed aims for supporting regional integration in Latin America with the actual experiences of the different regions in LA with which the EU is seeking to sign Association Agreements.
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    La cooperación internacional financia una paz de monocultivos en un ambiente de militarización en Colombia

    Laia Bertran Casanellas, Moritz Tenthoff
    01 December 2008
    Article
    Este documento analiza la cooperación internacional en Colombia, específicamente los llamados Laboratorios de Paz, como una propuesta que busca asegurar los intereses económicos de países europeos y empresas extranjeras.
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    Asia-Europe civil society forum opens with calls to re-design global financial system

    13 October 2008
    Article

    Europe and Asia should take the initiative to re-design the global financial system, according to delegates at the Asia Europe People’s Forum (AEPF), which began in Beijing today.

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    Southern Africa: whither regional integration?

    Dot Keet, Interviewed by Aileen Kwa
    22 May 2008
    Article
    As a result of the free trade agreements with the European Union, called economic partnership agreements, regional integration in Southern Africa is in tatters. The question arises: what kind of integration would engender broad-based development?
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    "En África nos enfrentamos a un terrible peligro si permitimos el libre comercio con los europeos"

    Dot Keet, realizada por Aloia Álvarez Feáns
    24 September 2007
    Article
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    Bolivia intent on commercial suicide?

    22 June 2007
    Article

    The backlash from business and the opposition against Bolivia's trade policy with the EU was shrill enough to suggest that Bolivia had announced the end of external trade. Yet the Bolivian government's position is based on experience of the heavy costs of free trade for the majority of its citizens.

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