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Thursday, September 30, 2004 - 15:37
Gustave Massiah
The current international system is forcing the adjustment of every society to adapt the global market and to its dominant logic; it is barring all paths to social transformation. The search for alternatives to the transformation of every society requires another international system.
Monday, March 29, 2004 - 04:49
Mathieu Auzanneau
The idea of negative growth dates back to the beginning of the 1970s, about 20 years before the emergence of the concept of "sustainable development." It is a radical critique of the principle of constant growth of global income, in other words GDP growth, on which the entire current economic order is founded.
Sunday, August 31, 2003 - 12:38
Michael Windfuhr
Over the last two years, the right to water has received considerable attention both within the United Nations human rights system as well as within the work of non-governmental organizations. On the whole, the debate surrounding the content of obligations derived from the right to water is still in its early stages.
Saturday, May 31, 2003 - 06:47
Hugo Ruiz Díaz
This memo is a brief analysis of a few proposals for the institution of an international arbitration tribunal on debt. The idea is to institute an independent international arbitration body that recognizes the respective responsibilities of debtors and creditors.
Thursday, December 19, 2002 - 11:59
Roseline Vachetta
If there is a sector which, both in its organization and in its results, can be seen as the poster child for capitalist globalization, it must be maritime transportation. Roseline Vachetta, a member of the Regional Policy Committee for Transport and Tourism at the European Parliament, discusses this issue here.
Thursday, September 26, 2002 - 14:13
Nicanor Perlas
The author defines threefolding as a holistic approach to world governance, reflecting the different kinds of interaction between the three realms of society and the key institutions representing them (corporations, state, and civil society).
Sunday, September 30, 2001 - 14:50
Rolf Künnemann
While investigating the extraterritorial scope of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), this paper introduces the threefold classification of internal, external, and international obligations applicable to all Human Rights treaties.
Sunday, December 31, 2000 - 11:55
Ulrich Beck
The global terrorist threat is part of the risk society and blurs the distinction between internal and external security. Ulrich Beck concludes that in order to be able to deal with their national problems, today's states have to de-nationalize and transnationalize themselves.