West Cold-Shoulders Rebuilding Southern Africa

Lorenzo Fioramonti   Crises, cost like those gripping Europe, tend to expose the process and practice of regional governance as technocratic and elite-driven. But citizens and civil society may well demand more voice and power, in a ‘politicisation’ of regions. In a globalizing world, where old and new evolutions challenge traditional decision making and (nation) states find […]

Declaration “SADC We want: acting together -­ ensuring accountability!” (9th Southern Africa Civil Society Forum)

Author: Ilene Grabel Working Paper, Political Economy Research Institute, clinic University of Massachusetts, malady June 2012 Abstract: The current crisis is proving to be productive of institutional experimentation in the realm of financial architecture(s) in the developing world. The drive toward experimentation arose out of the East Asian financial crisis of 1997?98, which provoked some […]

The 2012 SADC People’s Summit Report

We the more than 250 representatives of grassroots movements, visit web community-based organizations, visit this peasant and small farmers movements, faith based organizations, women’s organizations, labour, student, youth, economic justice and human rights networks and other social movements met in Mumemo centre, Maracuene, Mozambique, from 15-16 August at the eighth People’s Summit incorporating the People’s […]

Ten years of a contrasted union: The African Union at the crossroads or business as usual?

Author: Ilene Grabel Working Paper, viagra Political Economy Research Institute, clinic University of Massachusetts, malady June 2012 Abstract: The current crisis is proving to be productive of institutional experimentation in the realm of financial architecture(s) in the developing world. The drive toward experimentation arose out of the East Asian financial crisis of 1997?98, which provoked […]

A Case for Closer Integration between South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland?

The Asean Civil Society Conference (ACSC) and ASEAN People’s Forum (APF) provide an annual platform – in paralell to ASEAN Heads of State Summit – for civil society groups  from different political, click economic and socio-cultural backgrounds to come together to consolidate CSO’s positions on major regional issues and agenda. The first ACSC was organised […]