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  1. A Peoples' vision for a just and inclusive Asia and Europe

    16 Octubre 2014
    Article

    One week before the official Asia-Europe government meeting (ASEM) gathers in Milan, over 400 people from 42 countries in Europe and Asia gathered at the 10th Asia-Europe Peoples forum (AEPF) to present their demands and recommendations.

  2. Asia-Europe Peoples' AEPF10 Forum

    10 Octubre 2014 - Evento
  3. Declaration of the Social Movements Assembly

    02 Abril 2013
    Article

    As the Social Movements Assembly of the World Social Forum of Tunisia, 2013, we are gathered here to affirm the fundamental contribution of peoples of Maghreb-Mashrek (from North Africa to the Middle East), in the construction of human civilization.

  4. The Marikana massacre

    17 Septiembre 2012 - Evento
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    Crisis and alternatives

    • Achin Vanaik
    02 Agosto 2012
    Paper

    In the long term we have to transcend capitalism as it cannot ensure a decent livelihood for all nor is it compatible with preserving necessary ecological balances. In the short-term we must start out with basic social democratic demands.

  6. Voices from the World Social Forum

    Susan George
    08 Febrero 2011
    Article

    Although initiated as a counter-forum to Davos, the World Social Forum has evolved beyond it now, focusing on the root causes of problems facing humanity and developing real alternatives as solutions.

  7. This is no model for development: the "Neoliberal Games" in India

    Praful Bidwai
    28 Octubre 2010
    Article

    The flawed neoliberal notion behind India's hosting of the Commonwealth Games, that 'development' starts with attracting foreign capital investment - has brought only corruption and the destruction of communities to Dehli.

  8. Alternatives to neo-liberal globalisation

    28 Octubre 2010
    Article

    Alternatives to neo-liberal globalisation are needed that not only change people-to-people and South-South relations and situations, but also South-North relations and inter-actions to the benefit of all of humanity and our common planetary home.

  9. The resistible rise of corporate power

    Hilary Wainwright
    20 Octubre 2010
    Article

    The massive concentration and growth of corporate power poses a major threat to what remains of public services, highlighting the ever-deepening crisis of democracy, and the urgent need for people to reclaim the state.

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    Putting profit before society

    Praful Bidwai
    03 Octubre 2010
    Article

    Mining in India has been significant in contributing to the 45 million people displaced thanks to "development" projects, yet the industry is still not being made to compensate communities for the loss of livelihoods, homes and environmental health.

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    Press Release: Leading political analysts from Asia in Brussels to challenge ASEM

    30 Septiembre 2010
    Press release

    TNI and the AEPF will call on the Heads of State and governments of ASEM member countries to pursue more just and sustainable solutions to current global crises.

  12. Asia Europe People's Forum 2010

    28 Septiembre 2010
    Article

    The AEPF this year in Brussels brought together citizens for dialogue, solidarity and action, as a platform from which to oppose corporate-dominated, undemocratic and neoliberal responses to ongoing crises.

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

    21 Septiembre 2010
    Press release

    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.

  14. G20's Central Role? As a Lightning Rod

    Walden Bello
    21 Julio 2010
    Article

    The G20 is going to be around for some time. But it will probably be as ineffective as the G8 in stabilizing global capitalism.

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    Converging Crises: Reality, Fear and Hope

    • Susan George
    10 Mayo 2010
    Paper

    The term crisis implies a short lived period of uncertainty - suggesting there is something temporary or anomalous about the current state of the global economy. On the contrary, our global economy, from the financial clouds (or bubbles) to the real roots - where men and women work, live and survive - is suffering from systemic flaws based on an ever expanding void between rich and poor.


     

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    Perspectives on regional integration

    Brid Brennan
    05 Febrero 2010
    Article

    The current paradigmatic crisis needs to be dealt with at the regional level. In this respect, Latin American movements have already mobilised and placed different models of development and integration at the centre of their struggle. However, the European Union model, whereby integration is geared towards the interests of transnational corporations, should be avoided.

  17. Ten years later: challenges and proposals for another possible world

    Susan George
    21 Enero 2010
    Article

    The WSF must work to strengthen and deepen the alliance of social movements with environmental campaigners, that was forged in Copenhagen, and broaden the alliance to include peace and conflict organisations as well.

     
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    Civil Society in European-Chinese Relations

    21 Enero 2010
    Book

    In the context of the current state of European-Chinese relations and the limited influence of European NGOs on EU policies, this book discusses the challenges and dilemmas of co-operation between European and Chinese civil society organisations.

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    Asia-Europe civil society forum opens with calls to re-design global financial system

    13 Octubre 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.