MOSCOW, May 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Post Globalization Initiative - A new political international expert chain was established on a
scientific conference in Moscow. Conference «Post globalization: The
end of neoliberalism and renaissance of social state» took place in
Moscow State University, gathering many experts and politicians from
BRICS countries and USA.
Crisis of neoliberal model and hegemony of the USA were declared during
scientific conference on April, 30 in Moscow. It was the first
conference within the new international initiative - Post
Initiators of the project are: Institute of globalization and social
movements (Russia), Transnational Institute (Amsterdam), the Center of
development of civil society (Republic of South Africa), Forum on the
Global South, Krityka Polityczna (Poland - Ukraine) and others.
The project idea is organization of the international research group for
conceptual development of the new world economic order principles, the
corresponding social policy, and also reasonable constructive criticism
of existing international institutes.
"We term this joint project "Post-globalization Initiative" organizing
our efforts on international level without forgetting about all sorts
of specific differences that make our search for a viable alternative
so complicated but also so exciting. Our international debate will
result not only in organizing various meetings, discussions, public
events, including the Counter-Summit, publishing books and articles in
different languages, but also in developing a long term cooperation
aimed at changing international public opinion and dominant trends in
expert community, opening a strategic perspective for more democratic,
egalitarian and people-centered development in a multi-polar world" is written in the manifesto.
During the first conference on April, 30 in Moscow, where a lot of participants had hot and fruitful discussions, one of
the main ideas was announced: "The end of the hegemony of the USA and
BRICS as locomotive of new world economic order". This thought was
declared by University of Manitoba Professor Radhica Desai. Alan
Freeman, Professor at London Metropolitan University, was speaking
about investing in civilization, brought an idea when social justice
could be the overcoming of economic crisis. Politician from Lithuania
Algirdas Palekis, illustrated the crush of neoliberal project on the
example of his country.
In conclusion participants have decided to organize Counter-Summit for
G-20 in St. Petersburg. They are sure that it gives an opportunity to
form a movement, which are brought together not only by the common need
to criticize the "Washington consensus" and current global economic
order but also by the common will to design new policies and
alternative strategies to overcome the current crisis.
More information and upcoming agenda look for http://www.pglobal.org
Initiative founding members:
Transnational Institute (TNI) Attac France (France), Centre for Civil
Society (South Africa), Brazilian Network for Peoples
Integration/REBRIP (Brazil) Navdanya/ Research Foundation for Science
Technology and Ecology (India) Focus on the Global South (Asia:
Thailand, Philippines, India), Global Exchange (USA), Institute for
Global Research and Social Movements (Russia).
SOURCE: Post Globalization Initiative
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