BRICS – The End of Western Dominance of the Global Financial and Economic Order

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

BRICS – The End of Western Dominance of the Global Financial and Economic Order   By Shyam Saran*   NEW DELHI, Jul 2014 (IPS) – The sixth BRICS Summit which has just ended in Brazil marks the transition of a grouping based hitherto on shared concerns to one based on …

OTHER NEWS: Where Will The New Europe Go?

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   Where Will The New Europe Go?   By Roberto Savio*   ROME, May   2014 (IPS) – “An era can be said to end when its basic illusions are exhausted” is a phrase from Arthur Miller which applies well to the European elections that have just ended. What those elections …

Other News: The Nobel for Peace – an Expanding Scandal

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   The Nobel for Peace – an Expanding Scandal   By Fredrik S. Heffermehl*   OSLO, Dec 9 2013 (Columnist Service) – A March 2012 decision by the Swedish authority supervising foundations is a ticking box of dynamite under the nobel peace prize. Even presented in an official, open document, …

G8 Compliance Score Rises to 77 Percent, According to G8 Research Group

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Chicago – G8 members have complied with the priority commitments they made at last year’s Deauville Summit at a level of 77%, higher than their score of 73% on the previous year, according to the 2011 Deauville G8 Final Compliance Report. They have fully complied with the commitments they made …

Durban Climate Talks: The Fight Begins

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Durban Climate Talks: The Fight Begins Global Warming / Climate Change has emerged as the single largest threat to mankind. The complexities of understanding global climate system and developing an appropriate global response strategy seem to have overthrown the scientific community into perpetual debate and widened the divide between the …

2011 Task Force Conference Communiqué: A Message to the G20

kristy Reforming Global Finance

For Immediate Release October 14, 2011 2011 Task Force Conference Communiqué: A Message to the G20 The Task Force on Financial Integrity & Economic Development released the following communiqué following its 2011 annual conference, held this year in Paris, France on October 6-7, 2011: This past week, the Task Force …