Prague 2000:Why we need to decommission the IMF and the World Bank
A compilation of articles that argue that the "focus of our efforts these days is not to try to reform the multilateral agencies but to deepen the crisis of legitimacy of the whole system." and that that no matter what "reforms" the international financial institutions pull out of the hat this year, they should be judged against the historical record.
Edited by: Walden Bello, Nicola Bullard and Kamal MalhotraIn this important policy-and campaign- relevant book, economists, intellectuals and NGO leaders from both North and South confront what has now become the central issue of the new globalised world economy.
Focus on the Global South, October 2000
A thought provoking collection of articles that lay bare the dynamics, the interlinkages and impact of debt, financial institutions and the making of a Global South.
By Jenina Joy ChavezFocus on the Global South and Save the Children (UK)The study focuses on Children and Women who bear the brunt of macro-economic crisis such as that in 1997. This study was conducted from March 1999 to March 2000.
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Prague 2000: Why we need to decommission the IMF and the World BankBy Walden Bello, Nicola Bullard, Jaques-Chai Chomthongdi, Chris Adams and Shalmali GuttalSeptember 2000, Focus on the Global SouthA compilation of articles that argue that the "focus of our efforts these days is not to try to reform the multilateral agencies but to deepen the crisis of legitimacy of the whole system." and that that no matter what "reforms" the international financial institutions pull out of the hat this year, they should be judged against the historical record.Download here>> PDF version
Edited by: Brid Brennan
Melting the Iceberg analyses the oppurtunities and obstacles in the Korean Reconciliation and Reunification process while exloring effective ways of mobilising international support. The biggest challenge is to achieve the substantive democratisation of the peace process and consolidate new alternative aproaches to peace and security, breaking with the Cold War mould of "security deopendency" and embracing a future based on the "globalisation of solidarity".
Publisher: Transnational Institute in cooperation with Focus on the Global South
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A compilation of articles which critically analyze ADB's role in perpetuating poverty in the name of development. The articles lay bare the misconceptions of the Bank and expose the impact its policies have both at the Macro level as well as the micro level.ContentsThe ADB: Shape Up or Ship Out
By Shalmali GuttalADB 2000: Senior Officials and Internal Documents Paint Institution in Confusion
By Walden Bello
Annual Report 1999
Why Reform of the WTO is the Wrong Agenda
Four essays on four institutions: WTO, UNCTAD, IMF and the World Bank
A series of Workshops at the Hague Appeal for Peace May 11-13, 1999
The Transnational Institute (Netherlands)
Focus on the Global South (Thailand)
European Network Against Arms Trade (Netherlands)
American Friends Service Committee (Japan Office)
Publisher: Focus on the Global South, Bangkok,1999
Linking Arms offfers a new analysis and perspectives security dilemmas and proposes strategies for further cooperation between activists in Asia and Europe.