Category: Announcement

Focus on the Global South joins movements and peoples organizations in the Philippines in mourning the death of one of its respected leaders Isagani R. Serrano, President of the Philippine Rural Reconstruction Movement (PRRM). Gani, a close ally and friend of Focus, shared his insights on alternativ …

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      The Global Campaign to Demand Climate Justice will hold aPRESS BRIEFING1 PM, September 3, 2018Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand (FCCT), P floor, 518/5 Phloen Chit Rd, Lumphini, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 1033 On the eve of the United Nations Climate Change Co …

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Focus on the Global South, the ETC Group and Chulalongkorn University Social Research Institute (CUSRI) are organizing a Forum on Corporate Concentration in Food and Agriculture; Implications on Food Sovereignty in South East Asia on 24 July. Venue: The Political Science Alumni C …

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A conversation with Dorothy Guerrero and Kolya Ambramsky.Britain voted to leave the European Union in 2016, a decision that surprised many and with complex consequences that are still unfolding. Some interpreted it as the revolt of the have-nots against neoliberal globalisation, other see rising xen …

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“P-move (Peoples Movement for a Just Society) wishes to affirm that we are not only poor people who are troubled or abused, but we are also groups of people with our own concrete development models to solve our problems.  We have savings groups, community banks, community welfare systems f …

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For its video on the situation of human rights in Asia, human rights violations in the form of extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances, Focus will receive a human rights award; the video received the most likes and share among the participants/contenders. The awards night is on December 1 …

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    Invitation to Report Launch on:   “SEZs and Value Extraction from the Mekong: A Case Study on the Control and Exploitation of Land and Labour in Cambodia and Myanmars Special Economic Zones” 08:30 – 12:00 October 20th, 2017 Venue: Best Western Green Hill Hotel, No. …

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Focus on the Global South has organised a forum entitled “A Year of Dutertismo: Unpacking its Policies, Vision and Direction” on 18 July 2017 at the Balay Kalinaw, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City. The forum aimed to provide a space for social movements and civil society to critic …

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AN INVITATION TO A TALK & FORUM Focus on the Global South, the Philippines-Cuba Friendship Association, and the University of the Philippines-College of Mass Communications (UP-CMC) are co-organizing an event dubbed “The Struggle Against Forgetting: A Writer’s (Journalist & Novelist) Perspec …

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The European Commission proposal for a multilateral mechanism to settle investor-state disputes (ISDS) – publicly branded as a Multilateral Investment Court – would take us down that second path. It threatens to forever lock-in the highly controversial ISDS system that only benefits corporations. Th …

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