Politics

A Transnational South America?

On May 24, the nations of South America signed a treaty to create Unasur, a regional parliament that builds upon the trading agreements Mercosur and the Andean Community, but also may coordinate common military defense actions. <Read the article here >

 

Postcard from a new century:The US reconsiders role of the state, globalisation and its place in the world

"Postcard from a new century"

article from the Indian Express
by
Pratap Bhanu Mehta
president of the Centre for Policy Research, Delhi, is a short-term visiting scholar at the University of Pennsylvania

Posted online: Monday, May 05, 2008

http://www.indianexpress.com/story/305307.html

Interview with Prof. T. K. Oommen, Jawaharlal Nehru University, on Cultural Globalisation

This is a presentation of the approach of Prof. T. K. Oommen about the cultural, political, and social aspects of the process of globalization. It was recorded at the Sociological Department, Albert Ludwigs University, Freiburg (Germany ) on May 23, 2000 by Bernd Remmele and Markus Jenki. Dr. Frank Welz and Dr. Anand Kumar conducted the discussion with Prof. Oommen for this recording.

http://www.zmk.uni-freiburg.de/Oommen/default.htm

Ethical Globalization: Mary Robinson's Rights Based Approach to International Development

From the website (http://www.realizingrights.org/):

"Realizing Rights was founded in October 2002 by Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland (1990 - 1997) and former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (1997 - 2002).

In collaboration with, The Aspen Institute, Columbia University and the International Council on Human Rights Policy, we are committed to convening key stakeholders in new alliances to integrate concepts of human rights, gender equality and enhanced accountability into efforts to address global challenges and governance shortcomings.

Women's land rights and globalization in Nepal

Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development

World Rural Women's day

"WOMEN'S LAND RIGHTS AND GLOBALIZATION IN NEPAL"
Sarita Neupane
All Nepalese Women’s Association (ANWA

http://www.apwld.org/wrwd_nepal.htm

Global Gender Gap Report

From the World Economic Forum, a 2007 report on gender inequity across the globe. Authored by Ricardo Hausmann (Harvard), Laura D. Tyson, (UC Berkeley) and Saadia Zahidi (World Economic Form), the report focuses on four major areas: economic participation and opportunity, educational attainment, political empowerment, and health and survival.

Mosaic News - World News from the Middle East

The Mosaic: thirty minute news coverage of each country in the Middle East. The news is from the perspective of each country’s main news network. This page will be updated every Friday.  


 

 

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