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Alternative Information Center (AIC)

First Victory of BDS Campaign against Israel in Japan

On 1st December, the MUJI officially announced on their website cancellation of its plan to open a store in Israel. Since the 12 April 2010 release of the MUJI plan to open a store in Israel, and in order to respond to the BDS Campaign against Israel called upon by Palestinians to the people in the world, we, Palestine Forum along with other civil organizations and individuals, had appealed to the MUJI to cancel the plan. For over seven months, various nationwide actions such as appeal (...) read

date of on-line publication : 22 December 2010

Labour Assembly: Southern Trade Unions’ Voice on Global Economic & Social Crisis

> November 9, 2010, Seoul, Koren

Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) Central Única**dos Trabalhadores(CUT-Brazil) Korean Confederation of Trade Unions ** G20, a group of the 20 largest economies in the world designated itself as a center to defeat the global crisis. However, the solution given by the G20 is to keep stable the world system in which the profit is maximized thorough jobless growth and sacrifice of labour. People have lost their jobs and wages with the excuse of the (...) read

date of on-line publication : 3 November 2010

Is the Haiti Rescue Effort Failing?

Everyone wants to believe in the best intentions of all involved, but five days after the quake, with so few being helped, we have to ask: how did this get so badly done? Read more Also watch Naomi Klein’s comments on this topic and read Haiti coverage read

date of on-line publication : 19 January 2010

Finance for Socioeconomic and Climate Justice: Joint statement of Global Justice coalitions in Bangkok

A coalition of global justice groups give a statement on climate change while in Bangkok for an international strategy meeting. Read more read

date of on-line publication : 27 October 2009

Walden Bello named 2008 Outstanding Pulbic Scholar

Filipino academic and activist Walden Bello has been named the Outstanding Public Scholar of 2008 by the International Political Economy section of the International Studies Association (ISA). He will receive the award at the group’s annual convention to be held in San Francisco, California from March 26-29, 2008. Special events honoring Bello include a panel on his work on Thursday March 27, 2008 during the annual meeting. On Friday evening, March 28, Bello will join other scholar activists (...) read

date of on-line publication : 13 February 2008

Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN)

First group of Palestinians arrive in Brazil from desert camp

The first batch of Palestinians previously living in a squalid refugee camp on the Iraqi-Jordanian border arrived in Brazil on 21 and 22 September and has been receiving medical assistance, according to the Brazilian Ministry of Justice. The 35 Palestinians are part of a group of 117 Palestinian refugees who had been living in Ruwaished refugee camp in the desert on the Iraqi-Jordanian border since the fall of late former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein in 2003. “Brazilians have welcomed (...) read

date of on-line publication : 24 September 2007

Coordination SUD

Mass retailing in the South: impacts on subsistence farming and farm workers, regulations, and mobilisation within civil society

DIRECTIONS FOR USE Context of the study: In the last two decades the liberalisation trend in most economies has led to an increase in big companies’ power. The concentration of multinational companies in mass retailing has strengthened this sector’s power (“Buyer power”) over all the other actors in all sectors of the economy: industries and especially peasants and agricultural workers. Coordination Sud, a platform for French international solidarity organisations, functions on the basis of (...) read

date of on-line publication : 8 August 2007


NGOs Losing Privileged Status

> Epoch Times, January 31, 2006 (...)

NGOs are facing increased regulation by governments such as Russia and bodies such as the European Commission. As governments increasingly rely on NGOs for information and analysis, they want to further regulate and monitor NGO activities that impact on decision making, as well as NGOs that have differing political objectives. Some NGOs choose to work with governments, leading to participatory processes and funding channels. However other NGOs express concern that such relationships compromise independence.  read

date of on-line publication : 20 February 2006

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