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Poverty and hunger

Article / 19th May 2008

Some facts, organisations, reports and other resources about energy from a global perspective.

Article / 19th May 2008

土地、水、エネルギーという3つの不可欠な資源は、民営化と企業支配の拡大によって引き起こされる同じ不平等の危機によって結びついています。普遍的供給は依然として極めて現実的な目標ですが、そのためには世界的な優先順位の変更と、効果的かつ代表的な国連が監督する国際的な分かち合いのシステムを通じた大規模な再分配が必要です。

Blog / 18th April 2008

A new book by Dr Zeki Ergas, based on a collection of short essays originally published in Share The World’s Resources (STWR), explores the major threats facing humanity in the 21st century and outlines the systemic, structural and institutional changes necessary to avert a global catastrophe.

News / 5th January 2008

2007 was STWR’s most progressive year to date. Particular progress was made in terms of organisation, structure, networking and raising our profile.

Article / 23rd July 2007

A renewed air of questioning is being felt in the movement for global justice. Non-governmental organisations are wondering what to do next after the campaigns for more aid, less debt and better trade are proving inadequate to counter the sheer scale of mass poverty, whilst activists raising awareness of climate change have never been more prominent and yet overwhelmed by the task ahead. ...

Article / 6th April 2007

The latest overseas aid figures will be no suprise to the developing world. Broken promises will continue to make newspaper headlines until the deeper contradictions and biases of the current economic approach are addressed.

Article / 4th April 2007

The pursuit of economic growth as a sole measure of national success is not, despite the dogmas of the World Bank, a foregone conclusion or an inevitable assumption. A paradigm shift in thinking is required if our obsession with outmoded orthodox economics is ever to be overcome, writes Adam Parsons.

News / 2nd February 2006

A response to Mohammed Mesbahi's article 'the Tsunami, the Brandt Report' and other matters - from Christine Edwards of the Department for International Development.

Report / 31st January 2006

Arguably the most comprehensive and solutions-oriented analysis of critical global economic issues to date was a report by the Independent Commission on International Development Issues, chaired by Willy Brandt (former Chancellor of West Germany) in 1980 - widely referred to as the 'Brandt Report'.

Article / 2nd January 2006

1980年代初頭、ウィリー·ブラントは世界の貧困を研究する独立委員会を設立しました。ブラントは、主流の経済システムが莫大な貧困、苦しみ、退廃の原因になっていることを懸念していました。