Category: Regional/International

Focus on the Global South is currently looking for a Finance and Accounts Officer to join our team at the regional office in Bangkok. Job Purpose: The Finance and Accounts Officer will ensure the smooth and efficient running of Focus’ finances for Focus’ office in Bangkok and for the entire organiza …

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Nearly 20 years after “deglobalization” was introduced as an alternative paradigm by Focus on the Global South, one of its main authors looks back at its strengths and weaknesses and how its interaction with other alternative frameworks can be a mutually enriching exercise. As an annex to the main p …

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Please click the photo to go to the online exhibition page Introduction Asia, home to about 4.5 billion people or almost 60% of the total world population, is the fastest-growing region in the world in economic terms. Accompanying this economic growth are large economic disparities, persisting inequ …

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Solidarity with Those Who Feed the World On the occasion of the International Day of Peasants’ Struggles, Focus on the Global South presents an online photo exhibition to co-celebrate small-scale food providers’ perspectives on food sovereignty and their practices on food production, agroecology, an …

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[The following is the intro speech in the debate between Walden Bello and the chief economist of the World Trade Organization, Robert Koopman, at the Economist-sponsored Asia Trade Summit in Hong Kong, Feb 28, 2019. The Economist and the audience gave the nod to Walden’s side.] I am for trade. But I …

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by Jai Vipra, IT for Change [We feature this intervention made by IT for Change at the stakeholder consultation dduring the 25th round of negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, on 25th February, 2019. The intervention was made with the understanding that the RCEP chapter o …

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Online Photo ExhibitionSolidarity with those Who Feed the WorldMarking the 2019 International Day of Peasant Struggles by co-celebrating small-scale food providers’ perspectives on food sovereignty and their practices on food production, agroecology, and environmental protection. Online Photo Exhibi …

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  RCEP Negotiations Must Not Include Obligation to Join or Implement UPOV Systems and In Anyway Undermine Farmers’ Rights [Full text of Philippine civil society letter on RCEP and plant variety protection] The undersigned signatories are writing to strongly stress that the Regional Comprehensiv …

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Denpasar, 25 February 2019. The Coalition of Indonesian Civil Society for Economic Justice together with other civil society organizations from other RCEP member countries like India, Philippines, Malaysia urges governments not to agree on a Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreeme …

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