Trends in Southeast Asia: The politics of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)

Saturday,2014 By Farooq Tariq A People’s SAARC protest in Kathmandu.   The 18th South Asian Associations for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit took place at Kathmandu, Nepal on November 25 and 26. The heads of the eight states of South Asia took part in the summit. Kathmandu was a showcase of what has happened repeatedly in the […]

Por uma integração ampliada da América do Sul no século XXI

9th Southern Africa Civil Society Forum (10-14 August 2013, Malawi) Representatives of civil society organizations from across the Southern Africa Region, met under the auspices of the Fellowship of Christian Councils of Southern Africa (FOCCISA), Southern Africa Development Community – Council of Non-Governmental Organizations (SADC-­?CNGO) and the Southern Africa Trade Union Coordination Council (SATUCC) between […]

Minería para el desarrollo integral en la estrategia de UNASUR

9th Southern Africa Civil Society Forum (10-14 August 2013, Malawi) Representatives of civil society organizations from across the Southern Africa Region, met under the auspices of the Fellowship of Christian Councils of Southern Africa (FOCCISA), Southern Africa Development Community – Council of Non-Governmental Organizations (SADC-­?CNGO) and the Southern Africa Trade Union Coordination Council (SATUCC) between […]

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 […]

Rebuilding regions in times of crises: the future of Europe and the ‘voice’ of citizens

Lorenzo Fioramonti Crises, 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 it increasingly […]

El difícil camino hacia un Mercosur Suramericano

Lorenzo Fioramonti Crises, 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 it increasingly […]